HONORING THE FINEST IN

MARKETING RESEARCH AND INSIGHT 

Powered by Quirk’s Media – the industry’s most respected provider of content, events and resources for marketing researchers – the awards shine a much-deserved spotlight on the researchers, vendors and products and services that are adding value and impact to marketing research. 

Once you select a submission opportunity below, you must then create a free Submittable account to get started. Your account will allow you to save/review your work before submitting, and view your application status. 

2020 DEADLINES AND IMPORTANT DATES 

March 30 – Early entry period opens

EXTENDED to May 29 – Early entry pricing ends 11:59 p.m. ET

May 30 through July 22 (extended!) – Standard entry pricing period 

July 23 through July 29 – Late entry pricing period

July 29 – Nomination portal closes at 11:59 p.m. ET

September – Finalists announced 

2020 CATEGORIES 

 Researcher of the Year

(end-client) 

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Toluna 

A trailblazer, an individual making a significant difference in the overall promotion of MR as well as the performance of their organization. 

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A trailblazer, an individual making a significant difference in the overall promotion of MR as well as the performance of their organization. 

Marketing Research Supplier 

(2019 revenue at or above $10 million)

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ProdegeMR

A marketing research and insight firm making outstanding contributions to the success of brands. 

Marketing Research Supplier  (2019 revenue below $10 million)

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A marketing research and insight firm making outstanding contributions to the success of brands. 

 Client-Side Team  

(department of 10 or more researchers)  

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Zappi

A client-side MR and insight team consistently executing high-quality research; elevating the role of insights; and working to collaborate with key internal stakeholders. 

 Client-Side Team  

(department with less than 10 researchers)   

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Opinium

A client-side MR and insight team consistently executing high-quality research; elevating the role of insights; and working to collaborate with key internal stakeholders. 

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MarketVision

A research project (completed or ongoing) that has had a demonstrated impact on a nonprofit organization, government project or social/human interest issue. 

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A research panel company that is a proven game-changer, providing faster, easier access to respondents while maintaining high-quality recruitment and top-of-the-line data security.

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A marketing research-related multi-country project that has demonstrated more than standard best practice or use of a new/innovative approach. 

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A marketing research-related project that took an innovative approach, demonstrated more than standard best practice and ensured the research had the potential to influence long-term or wider business objectives. 

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An advertising research project that took a creative, innovative approach and demonstrated more than standard best practices. 

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An MR-related health care or pharma research project that took an innovative approach, demonstrated more than standard best practices and ensured the research had the potential to influence long-term or wider business objectives. 

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An effective, creative and innovative business-to-business marketing research-related project. 

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An individual or research team making an outstanding contribution to business objectives using qualitative research. 

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A research product, tool or service making an impact on the marketing research industry. All submissions must be real-world solutions launched on or after January 1, 2019 and available for use today. 

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An existing technology within the marketing research industry that has improved the effectiveness of a project or organization in a significant way. 

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A team of clients and vendors that successfully collaborated using research to solve strategic problems.

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Ipsos

An individual 30 years of age or younger (end-client or supplier-side) who has made significant contributions to the marketing research and insight industry. 

MREF Everyday Hero

(nomination fee waved)

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OvationMR

A researcher who is making a difference in or outside of their community but who may not be getting the accolades they deserve. 

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A marketing research company that leads by example in the giving of time and financial resources in relation to the size of their organization. 

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