CRC 2023 - Chicago
Chicago | November 1 - 3, 2023

Corporate Researchers Conference
Driving Growth in Turbulent Times

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The Insights Association’s Corporate Researchers Conference (CRC), November 1 - 3 at the Hilton Chicago, was developed just for you: client-side insights leaders and practitioners committed to advancing the profession.

This year the conference theme is Driving Growth in Turbulent Times and will highlight insights’ essential role in supporting organizations through turbulence – be it economic, geopolitical, environmental or social – to maintain and ignite growth.

Be a part of it as together we demonstrate and celebrate our best, most transformative work and boundless potential.

CRC 2023 - Chicago

Inspiring & Informative Keynote Presenters

Renee Richardson Gosline, MIT Sloan School of Management

Renee is the head of the human-AI integration group at the MIT Sloan School of Management. She is a hands-on practitioner who previously worked for LVMH and Leo Burnett and has advised leaders at Fortune 500 companies including IBM, P&G, Johnson & Johnson, Salesforce, and BMW using her research-backed frameworks for transforming CX with behavioral science. She studies the science behind choice, then applies her winning strategies in real-world settings with powerful results.

Mark Adams, VP, Head of Innovation, VICE Media

Having led the digital transformation of more than a hundred entertainment brands and public personalities – from Usher and Lady Gaga, through to Barack Obama and Buckingham Palace – Mark remains at the forefront of digital media innovation and thought leadership. He chairs the Digital Leadership Council and is on a mission to democratize digital transformation.

Pam Forbus – Hear from one of the World’s Most Influential CMOs (Forbes, 2023).


Jason Feifer, Editor-in-chief, Entrepreneur magazine

Jason breaks down an actionable strategy for navigating moments of disruption, whether they’re giant (like artificial intelligence) or more specific (internal reorgs or shifts in industries).

Andy Hines, Program Coordinator, University of Houston’s Graduate Program in Foresight

In addition to his role in academia, Andy is a sought-after business consultant through his firm Hinesight. His 30+ years of professional futurist experience includes a decade working inside first the Kellogg Company and later Dow Chemical. He is the author of several books, including ConsumerShift: How Changing Values Are Reshaping the Consumer Landscape, and the upcoming Imaging After Capitalism. He is a member and was Founding Chair of the Association of Professional Futurists.


Food & Drink

Included with your registration: Meals & Receptions + After Parties to expand your circle and catch up with MRX friends.

Expo Hall

An Expo Hall

Teeming with fresh solutions, interactivity & fun.

CRC 2023 Excursions

Group Excursions

to popular Chicago sites.

Why Attend

Why Attend

Content and connections you can't get elsewhere...

  • Brands, Brands, Brands! TD Bank, J&J, Carhartt, and dozens more will present revealing case studies that detail their winning strategies and methodologies
  • An Event Hallmark: Candid conversations with your corporate insights peers in a private roundtable session
  • Groundbreaking Research – Including new IDEA Council findings and best practices to ensure your research is truly accessible to all 
  • Guidance to boost trust in MR and improve sample quality
  • Learn how to showcase the Business Impact of Insights, quantify ROI, and garner more resources for your team

Who Attends

Developed by corporate researchers for corporate researchers

CRC draws leaders and research practitioners from brands large and small across all industry verticals, as well as non-profits. Executives from market research and data analytics agencies better understand the needs of their clients by attending CRC – hearing their challenges and priorities firsthand. No matter your role in the insights industry, CRC is the place to learn from and connect with innovators and decision-makers.

Who Attends


Corporate Department Professional Package


Corporate Researcher Member


Corporate Researcher Non-Member


Provider Company Member


Provider Individual Member


Educator/Seeking Employment/Student


Provider Non-Member


2023 Sponsors and Exhibitors




Sponsors & Exhibitors