In 2016, the market research industry generated approximately 44.51 billion U.S. dollars in revenue worldwide. The industry has grown by 41 percent since 2010. With this, the number of market research events has ballooned.

Given the number of market research events out there, it might be difficult to prioritize which ones to attend. Here’s our wish list of the top events that you should attend to better understand the breakthrough innovation that is happening in the industry. We will be attending, presenting, and partying at all of these events so we hope to see you in 2018.

Bookmark this blog post and check back for details on must-attend speakers, parties, and booths.

Quirks – West

January 30-31, 2018 | Orange County, CA
Two days of cutting-edge marketing research and consumer insights learning. This market research event will have your team an edge, with sessions featuring real-world case studies, discussions on the hottest marketing research and insight topics and endless networking opportunities.

Number of Attendees: 1000+
Speakers: 70+
Country: USA
Cost: $999

IIex (Europe 2018)

February 19-20, 2018 | Amsterdam, Netherlands
IIeX was designed to do three things: introduce you to the new ideas changing the world of insights, provide practical trainings and learning sessions to help you develop new skills, and connect you with other innovative market research pros from some of the most effective brands and agencies in the world.

Number of Attendees: N/A
Speakers: 70
Country: Netherlands
Cost: 945 €

Quirks – East

February, 27-28 2018 | New York, NY
Two days of cutting-edge marketing research and consumer insights learning. This market research event will have your team an edge, with sessions featuring real-world case studies, discussions on the hottest marketing research and insight topics and endless networking opportunities.

Number of Attendees: N/A
Speakers: 102
Country: USA
Cost: $999

IIex (North America 2018)

June 11-13, 2018 | Atlanta, Georgia
 IIeX was designed to introduce market researchers to new ideas changing the world of insights and connect you with the most future-focused market research pros from around the world. This three day event is full of the industry’s most groundbreaking content, a roster of 200+ world-class speakers, an unbeatable community of innovative insights pros, and technologies you’ll have to experience to believe.

Number of Attendees: N/A
Speakers:
200+
Country: USA
Cost:
$ 1195 before March 30th

ESOMAR Congress

September 23-26, 2018 | Berlin, Germany
ESOMAR Congress is billed as the “biggest” and one of the oldest market research events in the market research industry spanning three days across three stages of content, two large exhibition halls, and plenty of opportunities to network.

Number of attendees: 1200
Number of speakers: 80
Countries: 70+
Cost: TBA (register for updates here)

CRC

October 8-10, 2018 | Chicago, IL
CRC 2018 will build off the momentum of last year’s record-breaking, rave-inspiring edition: Enjoy comfortable conversations with hundreds of fellow corporate researchers, hear new case studies from leading and emerging brands, and learn how insights leaders are building stronger connections with their customers, exposing unmet needs and dramatically increasing ROI on tight budgets

Number of Attendees: N/A
Speakers: 60
Country: USA
Cost: $1799

TMRE

October 16-18, 2018 | Scottsdale, AZ
The Market Research Event. With the most comprehensive agenda (120+ sessions!), it’s no wonder why over 1,100 market research and insights executives from your industry unite each year to create research-led organizations and deliver the business value of insights.

Number of Attendees: 361
Speakers: 120
Country: USA
Cost: $ 3995

One topic covered in many of these events is market research automation. To learn more about how market research automation is the future of market research, get in touch.

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