2020 AWARD FINALISTS

Researcher of the Year

(end-client)

 Finalists

  • Michelle Gansle, Mars 

  • Michelle Grushko, Twitter

  • Ethan Lin, Mars Wrigley

Client-Side Team (department of 10 or more researchers) 

Finalists

  • BT Group

  • Cox Automotive

  • Microsoft

Groundbreaking Research Project

Finalists

  • Anheuser-Busch and InSites Consulting

  • BT Consumer and Basis

  • Catalyx

  • SKIM

Best New Product/Service Innovation

Finalists

  • Big Sofa Technologies

  • Market Cube

  • PPTX Builder

  • Zappi and PepsiCo

Qualitative Research Impact

Finalists

  • Catalyx

  • Disney Channels Worldwide

  • General Mills and Olson Zaltman

  • Starbucks and Ipsos Sustainability Project Team

Researcher of the Year

(supplier)

Finalists

  • Christopher Barnes, Escalent

  • Maggie Kane, LBR Insight

  • Allyson Wehn, MFour Mobile Research

Client-Side Team (department with less than 10 researchers)  

Finalists

  • Liberty Mutual Insurance

  • Progressive Insurance

  • RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust

Health Care/

Pharmaceutical Research Project 

Finalists

  • buzzback

  • Catalyx

  • Healthcare Research Worldwide and RealityMine

  • InSites Consulting and GSK

Client/Supplier Collaboration

Finalists

  • Bank of America and Escalent

  • Decision Technology Ltd and BT Group

  • Verizon and buzzback

  • Zappi, PepsiCo, Mars, Colgate-Palmolive, Vodafone, Verizon, Reckitt Benckiser and McDonald’s

Outstanding Young Researcher

Finalists

  • Iona Jackson, Big Sofa Technologies

  • Maya Kantak, Disney Parks, Experiences and Products

  • Gracie McKinstry-Smith, Target Corporation

  • Allyson Sovinksky, MarketVision Research

Marketing Research Supplier

(2019 revenue at or above $10 million)

Finalists

  • Fuel Cycle

  • PRS IN VIVO

  • PureSpectrum

  • Zappi

Nonprofit/Social Enterprise Research Project

Finalists

  • Bakamo

  • Civis Analytics

  • Southwark Council, Shared Intelligence and Analogue Strategies

  • SURA and Inspiralab

B2B Research Project

Finalists

  • BT Enterprise and Basis

  • Feeling Mutual and 2Europe

  • Illuminas and Cisco

  • UPS and MMR LIVE Experience Design

Panel Company 

Finalists

  • Kantar Profiles

  • MedSurvey

  • MFour Mobile Research

MREF Philanthropic 

Company of the Year 

2020 Award Winners

  • Research Results

Marketing Research Supplier

(2019 revenue below $10 million)

Finalists

  • Catalyx

  • EyeSee

  • FlexMR

  • Sklar Wilton & Associates

Global Marketing Research Project 

Finalists

  • Catalyx

  • Kantar

  • Opinium and Ancestry

  • quantilope

Advertising Research Project

Finalists

  • BAMM

  • Kellogg's and Quester

  • quantilope

  • Twitter and EyeSee

Technology Impact

Finalists

  • Big Sofa Technologies

  • Formula 1, Walnut Unlimited and RealityMine

  • Measure Protocol

  • Shell, Infotools and Incite Marketing

MREF Everyday Hero

2020 Award Winner

Sabina Ramdas, NextEra Energy 

2019 AWARD WINNERS 

Researcher of the Year (end-client) – Tony Foleno, Ad Council

Researcher of the Year (supplier) – Laura Radosh Butt, LBR Insight

Marketing Research Supplier (2018 revenue at or above $10 million)  – LRWGreenberg

Marketing Research Supplier (2018 revenue below $10 million) – Kadence International

Client-Side Team (department of 10 or more researchers) – Herbalife Nutrition

Client-Side Team (department with less than 10 researchers) – Disney Channels Worldwide

Global Marketing Research Project – Microsoft and EyeSee

Nonprofit/Social Enterprise Research Project – Magenta

Groundbreaking Research Project – Dstillery

B2B Research Project – Cox Automotive

Best New Product/Service – Hall & Partners

Marketing Research Impact – Cox Automotive

Outstanding Young Researcher (end-client) – Elizabeth Saulsbury, Cox Automotive

Outstanding Young Researcher (supplier) – Carolina Starkhammar, Kadence International

Philanthropic Company of the Year – 20|20 Research; Sklar Wilton & Associates

MREF Everyday Hero – Claire Kuhn, InSites Consulting

MRC Hall of Fame – Alice Sylvester, Sequent Partners; Gian Fulgoni, comScore

MRC Award for Academic Excellence – Steven Licari, Michigan State University

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