HMI Performance Incentives Wins 13 Creative Awards from Hermes Creative Awards and Communicator Awards

by | September 9, 2022 | Press Release

For Immediate Release

Making 2022 the fifth year in a row for HMI to earn creative marketing awards and the first for Awards of Excellence with the Communicator Awards

NORWOOD, Mass. – September 9th, 2022HMI Performance Incentives, a global leader in B2B incentive solutions, is has won four awards in creative marketing for the fifth year in a row underneath Hermes Creative Awards. HMI has also won ten awards under the Communicator Awards, marking this year as the second consecutive year and the first winning Awards of Excellence.

For the Hermes Creative Awards, HMI won Platinum under the categories Digital Marketing Campaign and Integrated Marketing Campaign for their internal market research report, Contractors Speak Out, and work with client, Kichler Lighting LLC. The company also won Gold in the Integrated Marketing Campaign category for their loyalty program work with Trane Supply, a brand of global climate innovator Trane Technologies.

In the Communicator Awards, HMI was awarded two Awards of Excellence. The first, in the category Digital, Branded Content, Campaign-Content/Promotion for the same market research report, Contractors Speak Out. For the second, the company was awarded at this level in the category, Integrated Campaign, Promotional, for the same loyalty program work with Trane Supply, a brand of global climate innovator Trane Technologies.

Additionally, the Communicator Awards recognized HMI with multiple Awards of Distinction:

  • In the category, Video or Moving Image, for work on HMI’s Mobile Invoice Reader video.
  • In the category, Integrated Campaign, for work with Kichler Lighting LLC. for work on “Kichler Showroom Rewards”.
  • In the category, Video – Instructional, How-To, for work on with Kichler Lighting LLC. on its instructional claim submission video.
  • In the category, Video – Other, for work on with Kichler Lighting LLC. on its program announcement video.
  • In the category, Branded Content, Campaign-Content/Promotion
  • In the category, Integrated Campaign
  • In the category, Video – Other

Finally, the Communicator Awards also awarded HMI Performance Incentives with an Award of Distinction for a Corporate Social Responsibility campaign during the holiday season which saw a donation go out to charitable organizations that were handpicked by HMI’s internal employees.

“This year, we challenged our team to go above and beyond creatively, and it has certainly paid off for us and our clients. As our company grows, we work at a greater scale and with the highest level of attention to detail for our clients. Our excellence in creativity and execution allows us to consistently achieve success, and these awards are a reminder of the remarkable work our team does every day.” – Kiwon Chang, CEO of HMI Performance Incentives.

“When we decided to refresh our technician loyalty program, HMI delivered with the collaboration and creative insights that helped us build the highly successful Trane Supply Tech Rewards. We are proud to be partners in this award-winning work that will drive customer loyalty and success in our supply stores for years to come.” – Heather Rodino, vice president of marketing for Trane Technologies Residential HVAC and Supply.


About HMI Performance Incentives

People are an organization’s most important asset. Using data and behavior-driven methodologies, strategic design, creativity, and empathy, every company can achieve their growth and profit goals through a comprehensive incentive loyalty strategy. Founded in 1980 in Cambridge, MA, HMI Performance Incentives is a global leader in designing and managing incentive loyalty solutions.

About Kichler Lighting LLC.

Kichler Lighting LLC strives to transform the home and workspace by developing fixtures that perform efficiently, install intuitively and deliver an overall effect that combines style with purpose. With an extensive portfolio of more than 3,000 on-trend products – including lighting, landscape and ceiling fans – and a commitment to providing services and project solutions, Kichler® is the brand homeowners and professionals know and trust since 1938. Kichler Lighting products are available at independent showrooms, Lowe’s, electrical and landscape distributors and online. For more information, visit

About Trane Supply

Trane – by Trane Technologies (NYSE: TT), a global climate innovator – creates comfortable, energy efficient indoor environments for commercial and residential applications. To learn more about Trane Supply and our product portfolio and services, please visit

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