Marketing Innovators Named a U.S. Top 500 Diversity Owned Business

Marketing Innovators Garners Three Diversity Business Awards

ROSEMONT, IL, JANUARY 12, 2015 — Marketing Innovators International, Inc. (MI), a leading provider of employee engagement and incentive programs, once again has been named a Top 500 Diversity owned Business by This is the fourth time the company has received the honor. MI was also ranked 40th in the Top 500 Women-owned Businesses in the U.S., and among the top 500 mid-sized businesses in the U.S.

More than 1,300,000 U.S. businesses participated in the survey, which looks at business profiles and gross revenues to determine award recipients. The company was a U.S. Top 500 Diversity-owned Business in 2003, 2010, and 2013, and a U.S. Top 500 Women-owned Business in 2003, 2010, and 2013. In addition, MI has previously been named one of Chicago’s top private firms by Crain’s Chicago Business, and has been the recipient of an Entrepreneurial Success Award from the U.S. Small Business Administration.

MI is a full-service provider of employee engagement and incentive programs and technologies to Fortune 500 and private 2000 companies nationwide. These include organizations in the healthcare, retail, energy, finance, and automotive sectors.

Lois M Le Menager has served as the company’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer since 1981.

“Employers must engage and motivate their workforce in ways that resonate with who they are—individuals—and not what they are—employees. Diversity in the workplace is a key factor to not only our success, but a critical dynamic to those companies we serve,” says Le Menager. Reflecting further on MI’s success, she adds, “Engagement programs that deliver on goals, incentives that motivate, and rewards that are as individual as each employee are the ingredients we strive to include in every client relationship. People are vital to every business. It is our mission to help companies connect their people and create communities of productivity, imagination and fun in the workplace. Ultimately, this drives employee satisfaction/engagement which in turn advances customer satisfaction. This is a formula that has made MI a top agency in the incentive industry and the choice of organizations that want to inspire outstanding performance.”

About Marketing Innovators:

Marketing Innovators International, Inc. is located at 9701 W. Higgins Rd., Rosemont, IL 60018-4717. For more than three decades, the company has combined industry expertise with cross-industry best practices to help organizations develop and deploy people performance management strategies. Visit or call toll free 800.543.7373 for more information. Follow the Marketing Innovators Blog or join MI on Facebook and Twitter.