Outstanding Young Researcher 

  • Emily Gribble, BT

  • Dana Kim, Highlight

  • Clareana Suarez, Sylvestre & Co.

  • Thomas Ware, Liberty Mutual Insurance


Fearless Leader

Sponsored by: Zappi

  • Diego Adolfo Chávez Terrazas, EyeSee

  • Sarah Kotva, Fieldwork

  • Dobrinka Vicentijevic, EyeSee 

  • Georgina White, BT


Nonprofit/Social Enterprise Research Project 

Sponsored by: MarketVision

  • EyeSee

  • Fraser Communications

    Opinium and Guys and St Thomas’ Charity

    Opinium and Plan International


Global Marketing Research Project 

  • Big Sofa Technologies and PepsiCo Europe for the Consumer Closeness Programme

  • FIREFISH and Unilever

  • Sony Pictures Television

  • Sparkler, Part of PA Consulting, and Twitter


Groundbreaking Research Project 

  • Escalent, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management

  • Hotspex and Canadian Football League

  • ICW Group Insurance Companies

  • InSites Consulting, Philips Consumer Lifestyles North America


Advertising Research Project

Sponsored by: Remesh 

  • Feedback Loop

  • MESH Experience and Fidelity International

  • Opinium

  • PBS and Methodify by Delvinia


Health Care/Pharmaceutical Research Project 

  • GSK and EyeSee

  • NHS Healthier Together and Mace & Menter 

  • Nutricia, HRW, Qualie, SurveyHealthcareGlobus 

  • SurveyHealthcareGlobus, Jade Kite, Unanimous AI

B2B Research Project

  • Herbalife Nutrition

  • ICW Group Insurance Companies

  • Microsoft

  • Verizon and Reach3 Insights


Best Place to Work 

  • Echo Market Research

  • Full Circle Research

  • Opinium

  • Zappi

Transforming Insight 

Presented by the IMA

  • Jason Alleger, Traeger Grills

  • Elizabeth Oates, Ulta Beauty

  • Jinky Rosselli, BioCryst

Qualitative Research Impact 

  • Behaviorally (Formerly PRS)

  • buzzback

  • Explorer Research and Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation

  • Feeling Mutual


Technology Impact 

Sponsored by: Methodify by Delvinia

  • Imperium

  • quantilope

  • Rival Technologies

  • Shopper Intelligence

Panel Company 


  • Full Circle Research

  • Product Insights, Inc.

  • RarePatient Voice


Best New Product/Service Innovation 

Sponsored by: EyeSee

  • Catalyx

  • Discover.ai

  • Kadence International

  • Research Defender


Client/Supplier Collaboration 

  • BT and The Customer Closeness Company

  • Dish/Sling Network, MDRG and Bera

  • Nestlé, Aspen Finn

  • Spectrum Brands and MMR


MR Supplier (revenue below $10 million)

  • Differentology

  • Discover.ai

  • Ebco Trends

  • Streetbees


MR Supplier (revenue at or above $10 million)

  • InnovateMR

  • Material

  • PureSpectrum

  • Suzy


Best Client-Side Team 

Sponsored by: Opinium

  • BT

  • Cox Automotive

  • Ferrara

  • The Wonderful Company


Researcher of the Year (end-client)

Sponsored by: Toluna

  • Jason Alleger, Traeger Grills

  • Lubov Ruchinskaya, Colgate-Palmolive

  • Paul Varner, ICW Group


Researcher of the Year (supplier)

  • Chris Efken, Aspen Finn

  • Gennadiy Geyler, MedSurvey

  • Thomas Troch, InSites Consulting

Lifetime Achievement 

Sponsored by: Explorer Research

  • Monica Wood, Herbalife Nutrition

MREF Everyday Hero 

Sponsored by: OvationMR

  • Jaceey Sebastian


Philanthropic Company of the Year

Sponsored by: Forsta

  • M/A/R/C Research