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$250.00 USD

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, 2021. Self nominations are accepted. Previous winners of the Marketing Research and Insight Excellence Award Outstanding Young Researcher categories are not eligible.    

Self-nominations are accepted.

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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