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$250.00 USD

The Panel Company of the year award recognizes one research panel company that is a proven game-changer providing faster, easier access to respondents while maintaining high-quality recruitment, top-of-the-line data security and ethical business practices. Companies should excel in the following areas: 

  • Significant innovation - technology, value-adding services or improved processes.
  • Excellent collaboration, technical support and customer service.
  • Goes above and beyond to provide a personalized offering to clients.
  • Actively pursues best practices to panel recruitment and data security.
  • Proven commitment to the quality of respondent experience. 

Submission must include a 500-word statement outlining why the company should win the award, using metrics to support the claims. Nominations must include two client recommendations/testimonials (max. 250 words each) that showcase how the panel company is meeting the above criteria. Submissions are encouraged to include a case study example of a panel at work and up to three additional supporting materials, for example: business metrics demonstrating panel recruitment quality and data security commitment; PowerPoint presentation showcasing value-adding services or improved processes; testimonials from clients to showcase how the panel company excels at technical support or customer service; etc.

You can nominate your own project.

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 entry fee: $150 (March 1 - April 30, 2021)
  • Standard entry fee: $250 (May 1 - Aug. 4, 2021)

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Portal closes 11:59 p.m. CT on August 4, 2021.

Winners will be announced at The Marketing Research and Insight Excellence Awards Virtual Ceremony – Powered by Quirk’s. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, in 2021 we are not hosting an in-person award ceremony. Finalists will be provided with information regarding a virtual awards ceremony.

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