Foundation & Research




The mission of the SITE Foundation is simple -- to enhance the awareness and effectiveness of motivational experiences and incentive travel, thereby increasing use globally. Join us in this effort to raise funding for research and educational programs that enhance the effectiveness of the professionals in our community.

A not-for-profit organization, the SITE Foundation’s primary goal is to develop fundraising initiatives resulting in donations from individuals, corporations and industry organizations to facilitate research, trend analysis and educational program support for the incentive and travel professional.

The SITE Foundation benefits members and the industry by providing:

  • Valuable industry research, such as the SITE Index
  • Competitive business knowledge on a global level 
  • Sponsored SITE membership for the academic community
  • Scholarship opportunities
  • A wealth of information and resources such as education sessions, case studies and white papers

The SITE Foundation is under the direction of the leadership of the Board of Trustees.

Become a Recognized Donor   

Join the SITE Foundation as it uses research to advance our industry.  You can support the Foundation in the following ways:

     Individual contributor
     Corporate grant
     Research sponsor
     Event sponsor
          SITE Classic
          SITE Nite Europe
          SITE Nite North America

The SITE Foundation is recognized as a tax-exempt organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions to the SITE Foundation will be deductible as charitable contributions to the extent permissible by law.

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We sincerely thank the members of the SITE Foundation Founders Club for their support of the education and research efforts of the foundation.

Fay Beauchine, Aimia

Ray Bloom, IMEX

Bill Boyd,CITE, Sunbelt Motivation

Bonnie Boyd, CMP

Carolyn Dow, The Dow Consultancy

Eco Destination Management Services of Aruba

Doyle J. Girouard, The Cypress Group

Scott Graf, BCD Meetings & Incentives

Joost de Meyer,  First Incentive Travel

Galactic Meeting & Incentive

Jim Hensley

David Hornby, Visit London

Sean J. Mahoney

Marriott Individual Incentives

Madelyn Marusa, DMCP, PRA Destination Management, Inc.    

Jerry McGee

Stephen D. Powell

PRA Destination Management Southeast Florida    

Jane E. Schuldt, CITE, World Marketing Group

Roger Tondeur
Bob Vitagliano, CITE, V Associates

Penny Wing

Rich Wise