Sponsors

MRS extends sincere thanks to our sponsors, who help make the conference possible.

If you are interested in sponsoring IMPACT 2020, please contact: 
tim.jones@mrs.org.uk tel: 0207 566 1843

 

Platinum sponsor

Capgemini

Capgemini

A global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation, Capgemini is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of clients’ opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms.

Gold sponsor

Lucid

Lucid

Lucid is a market research platform that provides access to authentic, first-party data in over 90 countries. Its products and services enable anyone, in any industry, to ask questions of targeted audiences and find the answers they need – fast. These human answers can be used to uncover consumer motivations, increase revenue, and measure the impact of digital advertising. Founded in 2010, Lucid is headquartered in New Orleans, LA with offices throughout the US, EMEA, and APAC.

Quadrangle

Quadrangle

Quadrangle is a customer consultancy.

We use insight to develop an understanding of what matters to customers to help brands create and implement customer-led strategy and track how they are performing. We work with brands seeking an open dialogue with their customers to help them understand, prioritise and play into what matters.

Savanta

Savanta

Savanta is the intelligence business. Savanta was born when five best-in-class agencies, all specialists in their fields, joined forces to offer big agency benefits, whilst retaining a refreshingly boutique mindset. The result? A full range of integrated intelligence services at global scale, married to deep sector, issue and methodological expertise, delivered with an entrepreneurial spirit and client-first mindset. All to help our clients Make Better Decisions.

Toluna

Toluna

Toluna provides consumer insights designed to empower success in today's on-demand, global economy. Powered by the perfect fusion of technology, expertise, and the largest global community of influencers at the ready, Toluna delivers rich, reliable, real-time insights to individuals, and companies of all sizes.

Our automated consumer insights platform, TolunaInsights™ underpins everything we do. Clients can access the platform directly, leverage Toluna’s managed services, or create fully-customized digital consumer insights programs via our engineered services.

Toluna is committed to promoting Insights on Demand, an entirely new way for businesses to obtain insight and understand constantly shifting consumer sentiment and taste in the on-demand economy. Toluna is a founding member of the Insights on Demand Consortium, a multi-lateral group that's advancing the principles and adoption of Insights on Demand. The company has 24 offices globally spanning Europe, North America, South America, Asia Pacific, and MENA.

Client sponsor

Unilever

Unilever

Every day, 2.5 billion people use Unilever products to feel good, look good and get more out of life. With more than 400 brands bought in 190 countries, we have a unique opportunity to work with consumers to make sustainable living commonplace.

Our employees across more than 100 countries are key to our success. They deliver our growth strategy and represent our purpose in action. Their insight and innovation drive us to anticipate and act on the trends shaping our industry and our world.

CEO sponsor

Confirmit

Confirmit

Confirmit enables organisations to develop and implement Market Research, Voice of the Customer, and Employee Engagement programmes that deliver insight and drive business change. Confirmit’s clients create multi-channel, multi-lingual feedback and research programmes that engage customers, empower employees, deliver a compelling respondent experience, and provide high Return on Investment.

We understand that MR companies are under constant pressure to deliver results in the most cost-effective way. Because our platform spans the entire survey project lifecycle, we can drive efficiencies, cost-savings, and quality throughout the entire course of your programmes.

Our Confirmit Horizons platform supports the research project lifecycle from survey creation to results delivery, enabling you to take advantage of the most complete, feature-rich, and robust MR software available today. We are uniquely able to support hundreds, thousands, or millions of respondents thanks to the scalability of our platform.

Bronze sponsor

Incling

Incling

We are digital research experts who specialise in building engaging online communities of all shapes and sizes to generate powerful consumer insight. Our proprietary platform has been built by researchers and incling’s own in-house developers. We can set up new platforms in under 24 hours, securely hosted in over 20 languages, and all fully optimised for mobile with a customisable design. You can choose a self-service option, or we offer support every step of the way from set-up and recruitment, to translation, moderation and participant management. You’ll have unlimited access to a full range of tools, carefully designed to be intuitive and engaging, and we’re constantly innovating to take advantage of new technology.

Double Exhibitor sponsor

Bilendi

Bilendi

Bilendi provides services and technology that allow market researchers to collect and interpret data. We provide sample using our own online panels in 12 countries as well as via global partners. We offer programming and hosting, community building, mobile, interactive solutions, ad tracking and an omnibus service. We have local teams in the London, Paris, Madrid, Milan, Berlin, Cologne, Leuven, Copenhagen, Odense, Stockholm and Helsinki.

Exhibitor Sponsor

Ardent Fieldwork

Ardent Fieldwork

Ardent Fieldwork is a dynamic and forward-thinking independent market research fieldwork agency offering a full range of Qualitative and Quantitative fieldwork services. We provide fieldwork services for Consumer, B2B, Healthcare, Automotive and UX research projects, in the UK and Internationally.

At Ardent Fieldwork we have an in-house telephone unit and over 800 trained field recruiters and interviewers across the UK and Ireland. We have extensive experience at managing all types of market research fieldwork projects including Freefind, CATI, Online, Desk research and Client List recruitment. Our philosophy is to provide exceptional fieldwork services by delivering projects on time and on budget, and by maintaining highest quality standards.

Crunch.io

Crunch.io

Crunch.io is a modern survey data analysis platform developed by survey experts, market researchers, data scientists, and engineers. We were frustrated by the current tools used to compile, analyze, visualize and deliver survey data. So, we built Crunch.io to bring simplicity and usability to survey data analysis.

With Crunch.io, you can build crosstabs with a drag-and-drop, and a graph with one click. Export real PowerPoint objects. Build and deliver a dashboard in 5 minutes. Get rid of two-day turnarounds to answer questions. See it in action at crunch.io.

Lawes Consulting

Lawes Consulting

Brands succeed when their owners can anticipate social trends, have reliable tools for innovation and know how to engage consumers. That's what we are here for. We are known for our special ability to decode and explain consumer culture. Expert teams led by Dr Rachel Lawes conduct research using psychology alongside a range of social science methods such as ethnography and semiotics. The results are fresh, engaging and culturally relevant brands and brand experiences. Established 2002.

Rachel is the author of Using Semiotics in Marketing: How to achieve consumer insight for brand growth & profits (Kogan Page, 2020)

MIS Group

MIS Group

MIS Group provides both Quantitative (Made in Surveys) and Qualitative (Made in Studios) field solutions.

With our highly-qualified proprietary panels consisting of over 1,500,000 panellists worldwide, we can sample and recruit respondents for any kind of project.

Our triple opt-in panels (yes, you read right!) in the UK and in France have been providing the research industry with answers for over 18 years. Quality makes a difference!

Relative Insight

Relative Insight

Relative Insight technology was originally designed to support law enforcement agencies identify paedophiles online. Today, we apply the same methods of language comparison to uncover crucial and unexpected differences in the way people talk. This then helps brands and organisations inform new strategies to interact and communicate more effectively with their audiences.

Shopper Intelligence

Shopper Intelligence

Shopper Intelligence provide the only syndicated database of shopper metrics. Now in 9 countries, in the UK our survey benchmarks 130 consumer goods categories across each of the major multiples to help you understand their most importance characteristics compared to the rest of the store, tracked over time. Now, we add to this a world first “total store” measurement of real shopper behaviour instore via automated observations. Via large scale video analysis undertaken by algorithm not humans we compare, for example, conversion see to buy across all categories, gondola ends and shopper marketing activity. Data that fuels better category strategy, improved marketing ROI,  and more compelling joint planning discussions.

Putting the shopper into the conversation.

Streetbees

Streetbees

Streetbees is a global intelligence platform that reveals how people behave, and why, by analysing real-life moments. Over 3 million users – or ‘bees’ – across 189 countries worldwide use the chat-style Streetbees app to share moments from their daily lives via videos, photos and text, giving as much or as little information as they like.
Natural language processing is then used on the billions of unstructured data points to find what people want and what really matters to them.

Zest

Zest

Great insight begins with great fieldwork – respondents, venues and perfectly run interviews. It makes projects run smoothly, gives final outputs their character. You wouldn’t dispute this yet how often have you had to make do with second rate? Zest is more than a name. It infuses all we do. Zest gives citrus fruit its edge, it energizes all it touches. It sharpens. It cuts through. We promise the same – to be the zing in your amazing.

First night drinks sponsor

Acumen

Acumen

Acumen are an award-winning fieldwork agency who take the intelligent approach to managing your research projects. Our teams of specialist fieldworkers provide expertise in all methodologies including qualitative, quantitative and healthcare. We work with you at every step of your project to ensure that your project runs smoothly from start to finish; allowing you to focus completely on the insights you need.

Whether it’s in the UK or in international markets, our team of project managers are on hand - working to deliver your research with all the care and attention to detail that we’re renowned for.

Relaxation zone sponsor

Empower (formerly RP Translate)

Empower (formerly RP Translate)

The usual indulgent experience with EMPOWER (formerly RP Translate)… sit back and relax when it comes to localising your global research. Our highly-specialist and award-winning team has been innovating continuously for over 20 years to develop our expert Insight Language Services, all designed to empower accurate and actionable global insights. Find out what it’s like to have time to focus on the parts of research you love: leave the translation headaches with us!

Lanyard sponsor

Research House

Research House

The Research House is an ISO 9001 & ISO 20252 certified Schlesinger company providing outstanding recruitment, project management and research facilities. Set in prime Central London and suburban locations, we set the benchmark for the UK's leading focus group facilities and study support. Each Schlesinger company in the US and Europe is a leader in its market, with its own heritage and personality. Just say the word, and our international brands come together as one team to create exceptional results and a unique Schlesinger brand experience.

Delegate bag sponsor

Arpo

Arpo

At Arpo - Spain - we do what we’re good at, Market Research. And what we’re good at is knowing that brands and institutions need tools to stand out from the rest, to shine above the competition, to be heard over the noise. And we know how to get it done.

WE ANALYSE, we look consumers straight in the eyes to uncover drivers for action. Their decision-making processes are our driving force.
WE EVALUATE, brands have souls. We penetrate their inner depths to unlock their potential.
WE FACILITATE, we’re big on data. Mostly because we know it helps you innovate.
WE DECODE, only those who listen carefully to the conversation between brands and consumers know exactly what to say.

Closing drinks sponsor

Esomar

Esomar

ESOMAR is the global voice of the data, research and insights community, speaking on behalf of over 40,000 professionals and more than 600 companies who provide or commission data analytics and research in more than 130 countries, all of whom agree to uphold the ICC/ESOMAR International Code.

Together with national and international research associations, we set and promote professional standards and self-regulation for our sector and encourage, advance and advocate the role and value of data analytics, market and opinion research in illuminating real issues and bringing about effective decision-making.

The ICC/ESOMAR Code and all ESOMAR guidelines are available on www.esomar.org.

Survey sponsor

Survey Mechanics

Survey Mechanics

Survey Mechanics is a complete UK-based market research solution - easy, quick and affordable, professional online surveys with instant results. Simple to use, with online and phone support. No limit to number of surveys, email invitations, questions or sample size (no pay per complete!) and compatible with the major panel solutions. Unlimited analysis with online cross tabbing and filtering of results, and the unique Automatic Analysis Engine gives you insight instantly, whatever your expertise – so you won’t miss anything and you could have your answers today…