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38 years of experience

94 % client satisfaction score

168 countries served

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HMI Performance Incentives will help you to pinpoint opportunities within your business strategy where you’ll have the greatest success when inserting incentive tactics for your target audience. Using our full repertoire of service capabilities, we’ll design and manage the perfect program for you.

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Industry Expertise

Building Supplies

HVAC

Electrical Supplies

Automotive

Technology

Financial Services

Building Supplies

Whether your issue is low margins, differentiation from competition, or decreased market share, our programs can scale to meet any issue, across all levels of the channel. Our experience in this industry is vast, and we specialize in loyalty, recognition, product pushes, and data acquisition and business intelligence. In other words, the works.

HVAC

Carving out your place amongst buyers loyal to competitive brands can be difficult. Our programs help you to optimize Co-op or Manufacturer Development Funds to better incentivize the purchase of your products. Whether that’s rewarding top performers with a group trip or moving your small- to mid-sized accounts, we’ve got you covered.

Electrical Supplies

Many electrical contractors buy from 4-5 suppliers on average, which means you may struggle with differentiating your brand, or you might find it hard to reach your end-users in a profitable way. Our programs can help you corral your buyers to your brand and motivate the sales personnel throughout your channel to push your products.  

Automotive

In an industry ruled by fast turn-around and the need to be the first call, sustaining monthly loyalty is of the utmost importance. By partnering with us to build an in-depth, branded program of your own, you can add a value that your competitors don’t have, increase your much-needed mind share, and capture those essential discretionary dollars.

Technology

Your Value-Added Resellers may have uncountable product options when installing their technology solutions. Our programs allow you to cut through the competition and noise to capture the attention of VAR principals, sales reps, and engineers. We’ll employ proven strategies like eLearning and rewarding steps-to-sale to give you an edge.

Financial Services

Maintaining engagement with disengaged F&I reps and dealers can be quite the feat. Our programs give dealer principals, sales reps, and F&I staff a real reason to extend your percentage of the deal, increase the number of deals done, and improve their overall incremental business by giving them something more than just commission.

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