MRA’s 2015 CEO Summit was held February 8–10 at the Villagio Inn & Spa in Napa. Located on the 23-acre Vintage Estate, the Tuscan-inspired property featuring flowing water fountain pathways and lush Mediterranean-style gardens provided the perfect destination for creativity and learning.
The Summit is an extraordinary event exclusively designed for C-level executives (CEOs, CFOs, COOs, business owners, presidents, etc.) of small to mid-sized marketing research companies. The event challenges thinking, expands knowledge and strengthens businesses. During the event, attendees explore the most pressing leadership issues through keynotes, hot topic presentations and panel discussions. Breakout sessions allow for peer-to-peer discussion and debate on the timeliest topics. Based on survey results and onsite feedback, this year’s event was highly regarded as a must-attend event.
“No other conference gives me a forum to learn from my peers like this one. The expert presentations will inspire good ideas when we address C-level challenges in our roundtable discussions.”
Steve Schlesinger, PRC,
CEO, Schlesinger Associates
2015 MRA CEO Summit Co-Chair
A Special Thank You!
With great appreciation, MRA acknowledges the 2015 CEO Summit Program Committee.
Merrill Dubrow, M/A/R/C Research, Co-Chair
Steve Schlesinger, PRC, Schlesinger Associates, Co-Chair
Scott Baker, PRC, Schlesinger Associates, Committee Member
Jerry Haselmayer, SEEK Company, Committee Member
Additionally, we’d like to thank the companies who chose to attend this year’s CEO Summit. By doing so, they invested valuable time and resources, which in part help to make MRA’s advocacy on behalf of the marketing research industry possible.
20\20 Research, Inc.
Amplify Research Partners, LLC
Brado Creative Insight
Chadwick Martin Bailey
Clear Seas Research
Cooper Roberts Research, Inc.
East to West Marketing Research
Gazelle Global Research Services
House of Marketing Research
MACRO Consulting, Inc.
Market Adjustment Research Center
The Matrix Group, Inc.
Metrix Matrix, Inc.
Nichols Research, Inc.
Northwest Research Group, LLC
PVR Research, Inc.
Research America, Inc.
University of Southern California
Valpak Direct Marketing Systems, Inc.
Ashish Soni, Founding Director, USC Viterbi Engineering Startup Garage
Simon Chadwick, Managing Partner, Cambiar
Russ Rubin, Associate, Research Impact, Cambiar
Phil Terry, CEO, Collaborative Gain, Inc.
Joan Lewis, Research Executive, Formerly of Procter & Gamble
Steve Henke, President, Harpeth Marketing
Jeffrey Henning, PRC, President, Researchscape (unable to present due to weather/travel delays, but on the roster and conducting a webinar in the future for all attendees)
Jake Kloberdanz, CEO & Founder, ONEHOPE
Melissa Lake, Director of Social Impact, ONEHOPE