Annual Conference Exhibitors & Sponsors

Sago, formerly Schlesinger Group, is the global research and data partner that connects human answers to business questions. Combining our legacy of impact, global reach, and innovative spirit, we enable our clients to solve business problems through extensive audience access and an adaptive range of qualitative and quantitative solutions. We help our clients understand what their customers want and demand — empowering them to make decisions with confidence. As a partner to our clients, their clients, and the industry, Sago seamlessly connects businesses to key insights.

Momentive is an agile experience management company built for what’s next. We deliver intuitive, people-centric solutions that help industry leaders quickly and confidently make important decisions, take action, and achieve tangible results.

Our AI-powered platform is built with a purposeful balance of humanity and technology, weaving together over 20 years of experience with data derived from billions of real questions and responses. Today, we offer enterprise solutions for agile experience management and insights by our three product brands: Momentive, GetFeedback, and SurveyMonkey.

Collage Group is the leading cultural intelligence company supporting over 300 iconic U.S. brands in their efforts to unleash the power of culture to drive brand growth. Through our consumer insights, data, tools and best practices we work with marketing and insights professionals to help them more effectively and efficiently understand, reach and engage diverse consumers in the midst of America’s seismic cultural transformation. Members of the Collage Group Cultural Intelligence Programs–Multicultural, Generations, LGBTQ+ & Gender and Parents & Kids–have access to 10+ years of consumer insights and 350+ studies with new data unveiled weekly. For more than 10 years, we have provided brands with the tools needed to build the Cultural Fluency necessary to activate consumers across race, ethnicity, generation, sexuality, gender and parent-child relationships.

Forsta is the new frontier of Customer Experience and Market Research Technology. Formed in 2021 via the merger of industry leaders Confirmit, FocusVision and Dapresy, our global company powers the richest and most comprehensive platform for research and insights solutions, spanning CX, enterprise feedback management, VoC (Voice of the Customer), VoE (Voice of the Employee) Qual, Quant, Data Visualization and more. Forsta’s extensive set of market-leading tools, including its award-winning data visualization and reporting suite, combined with the expert guidance of our seasoned data and insights professionals, empower decision-makers to drive business impact based on truly deeper customer understandings. Founded in the Nordics, Forsta means “to understand” in Swedish. Visit for more information.

Headway in Research has been a proud provider of innovative workforce solutions to leading research organizations for over 25 years, with a proprietary network of data collectors participating in hundreds of studies nationwide. Our services include field data collection/call center workforce recruitment, employer of record solutions, HR support, and large-scale contingent workforce programs. Passionate about our work and dedicated to our clients, Headway is committed to exceeding expectations in the human capital service sector.

For more than 35 years, Luth Research has been advancing next generation consumer intelligence with innovative market research approaches. Powered by our proprietary online research panel and cross-platform digital tracking capabilities, as well as traditional focus group and call center services, our innovative research methods help today’s businesses thrive.

The Broad School at Michigan State University now offers a Master of Science in Marketing Research degree in two formats: full time, a one-year program that includes an internship period, and online, a 19-month program designed for working professionals. The MSMR at MSU provides a graduate-level degree to people who want to build or accelerate their careers in marketing research. Less than a handful of universities in the United States offer graduate degrees in marketing research, and even fewer universities house these programs within a top-ranked, AACSB accredited business school—Michigan State University does both!

ReconMR are experts in multi-mode data collection, making us the most experienced company in the marketplace today. Our 700+ station CATI facilities combined with our proprietary Online sampling solution (11million+ panelists) and SMS/MMS solutions have made us the clear choice for Researchers, Academia, Pollsters and Social Scientists for over 25 years.

Qualitative and Quantitative Global Panel, Recruitment & Data Collection Experts for B2B, B2C, Healthcare, and Hard-to-Reach Audiences.

Walmart Data Ventures commercialized – and democratized – Walmart data to deliver a single source of truth, giving merchandisers and suppliers the same picture of category health and consumer trends with unprecedented scale. Walmart Luminate is Walmart’s proprietary suite of data products within Data Ventures. It delivers actionable, customer-centric insights to empower merchants AND their supplier partners to make better business decisions.

Entropik Tech is a pioneer in reading human emotions and helping brands redefine their offerings and experiences.

In our mission to humanize experiences, we have built AI technologies that understand human emotion through Facial Expressions, Eye Movement, Voice Tonality and Brainwaves - in a fast and scalable manner.

Our diverse product portfolio allows you to measure experiences across Media, Digital, and Shopper interactions in an accurate and meaningful way.

NetBase Quid delivers AI-powered consumer and market intelligence to enable business reinvention in a noisy and unpredictable world. Our platform uses advanced artificial intelligence to process billions of indexed resources across all forms of structured and unstructured data, empowering brand, agency, and consulting services customers to make smart, data-driven decisions accurately, quickly, and efficiently. NetBase Quid is the trusted partner of Coca-Cola, Ogilvy, T-Mobile, United Airlines, YUM! Brands, Walmart, Hyundai, Wunderman Thompson, Microsoft, BCG, and The New York Times.


Discuss is helping leading organizations, brands and agencies across the globe turn people’s experiences into insights. Hundreds of thousands of Market Insights, CX and UX professionals trust Discuss to go beyond data points and bring in-depth insights to life across their organization in real-time, transforming customer relationships. With Discuss, hundreds of global brands and agencies such as Unilever, Target, Ipsos, KraftHeinz, Netgear, Ford, and Mastercard are making more informed strategic decisions faster than ever before. Our platform has been recognized on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™ list and one of the most innovative market research companies for seven consecutive years in the annual Greenbook Research Industry Trends (GRIT) report.

Our unique capabilities drive value across a variety of product development, marketing and advertising, customer closeness and competitive feedback programs, driving impact and improvements across the market research process:

  • Enable structured conversations and unmoderated feedback at scale
  • Effortless coordination of scheduling & consent
  • Maximize respondent engagement
  • Auto-generate never before seen insights
  • Easily share research insights and highlights

Named the 2021 Panel Company of the Year by The Marketing Research and Insight Excellence Awards, powered by Quirk’s, and a staple on Inc. 5000’s Fastest-Growing Companies (2017-2022), Full Circle leads the industry in data quality. The only US-based, online consumer sample provider certified to ISO 26362;now certified to ISO 20252;and the Co-Founder and Promoter of #QualityForAll, Full Circle’s award-winning survey experience HoNoR® (Holistic Next-Level Research) marries advanced tech, flexible community strategies and industry-leading quality controls to deliver immediate access to proven-purest data. One of the highest-scoring businesses on Inc.’s 2022 Best Workplaces list, Full Circle’s foresight, agility and innovations are a direct result of a uniquely consultative approach delivered by diverse industry veterans.

InnovateMR is a fiercely independent sampling and ResTech company that delivers faster answers from business and consumer audiences utilizing technologies to support agile research. As industry pioneers, InnovateMR connects organizations with targeted audiences around the world and develops forward-thinking products to support informed, data-driven strategies, and identify growth opportunities.

Multilingual Connections supports your global research in 75+ languages through survey and discussion guide translation, interview and focus group transcription, bilingual moderation and research support. Linguistic accuracy, cultural nuance and research expertise to help you make meaningful connections across the world. Chicago-based and proudly woman-owned.

The Tremendous platform allows organizations to pay people around the world. One core element of our platform is choice. People have different preferences for how they prefer to be paid. Organizations use Tremendous to give their recipients a choice of money, prepaid cards, gift cards and charity donations.

We also handle the rest of the tricky stuff–currency conversions, money movement, cross-border regulations, and reporting. And if something ever goes wrong, our customer support team is best-in-class and ready to help. We're just getting started.

Payroll services help organizations pay their employees... but what about everyone else? The user who participated in a live feedback session, the job applicant who did a take-home project, the loyal customer who put up with a terrible bug?

Organizations are constantly working with people, and then struggling to find ways to compensate them. That's what Tremendous is here to solve.

Move beyond incentives and leave the limitations of legacy vendors behind with VI.

VI embeds people and expertise into the core of our platform, helping you solve your incentive challenges and giving your enterprise the power to adapt quickly to a changing world.

From day one, we imagined a more adaptable enterprise payment platform. And then we built it. Designed for constant change, the VI technology platform puts the power to adapt in your hands.

VI sets itself apart through its technology and consultative services, customized solutions, experiential refinement, and a borderless ecosystem–designed to pay respondents worldwide, boost engagement, reduce churn, and build lasting respondent relationships on a foundation of trust and frictionless interaction.

Working with hundreds of the world’s best-known brands and more than half of the Fortune 100, Virtual Incentives has delivered more than $1 billion in payments in over 100 countries. For more information about Virtual Incentives, visit

We are on a mission to inspire and empower people to live more joy-filled lives. Through a mix of tips and tricks, inspirational stories and hard facts, our aim is to empower people to make positive changes in their lives. So, if you’re seeking a bit more joy in your own life or seeking to bring some more joy to the lives of others then we could well be for you! We joyfully welcome you to the Year of Joy community and join like-minded people on a journey to build and harvest more joy in your life. Find out more

A global ResTech leader, Civicom®Marketing Research Services facilitates online and in-person IDIs and focus groups. We support hybrid quant/qual, online communities, mobile insights, mobile UX testing, multimedia curation, and more.

CCam® focus, our portable HD 360° recording, and streaming solution, brings new opportunities for market researchers through a hybrid combination of in-facility participants with remote moderators and observers all in the same live interview or focus group.

With Civicom, you get the best of both worlds; technology and people. Civicom is known for our quality of support and dedication to clients through our motto “Your Project Success Is Our Number One Priority.”


E-Tabs is the acknowledged global leader in automated charting/reporting for the market research industry. Our solutions include ground-breaking and innovative reporting solutions as well as Data Visualisation and Dashboard services :

  • Automated Charting/Reporting: fully automated reporting and charting for PowerPoint, Excel, Word, PDF, Google Slides and Sheets.
  • Cloud based automation platform: With an API to connect with online data sources including Tableau and PowerBI to export dashboard analyses and visualisations into native, fully editable PowerPoint and Google Slides exports.
  • Data Visualization with Vizualz; our PowerPoint plug-in for instant data-driven infographics!

E-Tabs offers global support with offices in London, Europe, North America and APAC.

GfK is the trusted source of relevant market and consumer information that enables its clients to make smarter decisions. More than 13,000 market research experts combine their passion with GfK’s long-standing data science experience. This allows GfK to deliver vital global insights matched with local market intelligence from more than 100 countries. By using innovative technologies and data sciences, GfK turns big data into smart data, enabling its clients to improve their competitive edge and enrich consumers’ experiences and choices.

Knit helps brands understand this next generation of consumers through on-demand feedback from Gen Z. Get instant answers to your biggest Gen Z strategy questions and feedback on all your product or marketing ideas – through our extensive quant, qual & video solutions.


Maven connects top minds in any field with those who need advice, guidance or knowledge about what they're researching. It empowers individuals and teams by giving them direct access to information from experts on-demand. Our customers gain knowledge that would otherwise not be publicly available but is key to answering critical business questions. Maven expands people’s horizons so leading organizations can make smart decisions faster! By turning to Maven for answers, businesses gain a critical edge over their competitors. Maven’s online platform is easy to use and lets users tap into a vast network of experts from around the world. With Maven, organizations can get the insights they need to make informed decisions quickly and efficiently. If you’re looking for a competitive advantage, Maven is the answer. With access to the best minds in any field, you can get the information you need to make decisions that will help your business succeed. .

We are experts in qualitative and offline quantitative recruiting. All methodologies and all audiences. Consumer, B2B and Healthcare.Our services are specifically tailored to meet the needs of market researchers. We collaborate with qualitative research moderators from around the globe. Our team of experienced research professionals provide world-class services. We strive to be a step above the rest.

We offer highly acclaimed online certificate courses that cover the Market Research & Insights process from beginning to end. The Principles of Market Research course is based on the Market Research Core Body of Knowledge (MRCBOK™) – a compilation of the underlying principles and essential skills which comprise the Market Research process. We also offer Principles Express courses: • Introduction to Market Research and the Research Process • Market Research Design and Data Identification • Sampling in Market Research • Qualitative Market Research • Quantitative Data Collection Methods • Measurement and Questionnaire Design • Introduction to Data Analysis • Advanced Analytic Techniques • Working with Secondary Data: Syndicated and Big Data • Communicating Research Results • Global Market Research • Emerging Methods and the Future of Market Research • Ethical and Legal Issues in Market Research • Analytics 1-2-3 These online, start-anytime courses are endorsed by the Insights Association, corporations, and thousands of practitioners worldwide. Members of IA enjoy a course discount!

2023 Sponsors and Exhibitors

Sponsors & Exhibitors

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