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The Outstanding Young Researcher award will be given to an individual 30 years of age or younger to recognize their contributions to the marketing research and insight industry. The nominee should demonstrate:

  • potential as a future leader in marketing research
  • practical applications of marketing research 
  • dedication to the marketing research industry 

Nominees shall not have reached their 31st birthday prior to January 1, 2020. Self nominations are accepted. Previous winners of the Marketing Research and Insight Excellence Award Outstanding Young Researcher categories are not eligible.    

For additional guidelines, information on judging criteria and rules of entry visit quirksawards.com.     

Quirk’s will never make public anything marked as “Confidential Information” as we fully respect the entrant’s commercial confidence. If material is not marked as "Confidential Information," Quirk’s Media may use it for editorial coverage, business or marketing purposes as an example of best practice.    

Fee to nominate: Early-bird deadline EXTENDED!

Early-bird entry fee: $150 (March 30 - April 30, 2020 May 29, 2020) 

Standard entry fee: $250 (May 29 - June 30, 2020)

Late entry fee: $375 (July 1 - July 8, 2020)

Winners will be announced at The Marketing Research and Insight Excellence Awards – Powered by Quirk’s, taking place on November 9, 2020 at The Edison Ballroom in New York City. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, in 2020 we are NOT requiring finalists to attend the award ceremony and accept the award in person. We will continue to monitor guidelines and travel advice from the CDC and the WHO and, if the gala is able to take place, finalists will receive a single complimentary gala ticket (a $400 value) (nominee can designate someone to attend in their place). In the event an in-person gala cannot take place, finalists will be provided with information regarding a virtual awards ceremony. 

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