2021 AWARD WINNERS 

Outstanding Young Researcher 

Thomas Ware, Liberty Mutual Insurance

  

Fearless Leader sponsored by Zappi 

Diego Adolfo Chávez Terrazas, EyeSee

Nonprofit/Social Enterprise Research Project sponsored by MarketVision 

Opinium and Plan International

Global Marketing Research Project 

Sparkler, Part of PA Consulting, and Twitter

Groundbreaking Research Project  

Escalent and Merrill

Advertising Research Project sponsored by Remesh 

MESH Experience and Fidelity International

Health Care/Pharmaceutical Research Project 

NHS Healthier Together and Mace & Menter

B2B Research Project

Microsoft

Best Place to Work 

Zappi

Transforming Insight presented by the IMA

Jason Alleger, Traeger Grills

Qualitative Research Impact 

Feeling Mutual

Technology Impact sponsored by Methodify by Delvinia

Imperium

Panel Company 

Full Circle Research

Best New Product/Service Innovation sponsored by EyeSee

Catalyx

Client/Supplier Collaboration 

Dish/Sling Network, MDRG and Bera

MR Supplier (2020 revenue below $10 million)

Ebco Trends

MR Supplier (2020 revenue at or above $10 million)

PureSpectrum

Best Client-Side Team sponsored by Opinium

Ferrara

Researcher of the Year (end-client) sponsored by Toluna 

Jason Alleger, Traeger Grills

Researcher of the Year (supplier)

Thomas Troch, InSites Consulting

MREF Everyday Hero sponsored by OvationMR 

Jaceey Sebastian

Philanthropic Company of the Year sponsored by Forsta 

M/A/R/C Research

Lifetime Achievement sponsored by Explorer Research

Monica Wood, Herbalife Nutrition

2020 AWARD WINNERS 

B2B Research Project - Feeling Mutual and 2Europe 

Qualitative Research Impact - Disney Channels Worldwide

Technology Impact - Measure Protocol

Panel Company of the Year - MedSurvey

Best New Product/Service Innovation - Big Sofa Technologies

Client/Supplier Collaboration - Verizon and buzzback

Outstanding Young Researcher - Gracie McKinstry-Smith

Global Marketing Research Project - Opinium and Ancestry

Nonprofit/Social Enterprise Project - Southwark Council, Shared Intelligence and Analogue Strategies

Groundbreaking Research Project - InSites Consulting and Anheuser-Busch

Advertising Research Project - Twitter and EyeSee

Health Care/Pharmaceutical Research Project - Healthcare Research Worldwide and RealityMine

Marketing Research Supplier of the Year (2019 revenue below $10 million) - EyeSee

Marketing Research Supplier of the Year (2019 revenue at or above $10 million) - Zappi

Best Client-Side Team (with less than 10 researchers) - Liberty Mutual Insurance

Best Client-Side Team (with a department of 10 or more researchers) - BT

Researcher of the Year (end-client) - Michelle Gansle

Researcher of the Year (supplier) - Christopher Barnes

MREF Everyday Hero - Sabina Ramdas

MREF Philanthropic Company of the Year - Research Results

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