The Marketing Society of Ireland has launched a call for entries to the 2019 Research Excellence Awards.
The annual awards, now in their 11th year, are one of the highlights of the marketing calendar and will be held at The Marketing Society Annual Christmas Luncheon on Friday, 6th December 2019 The judging panel for this years’ Awards is made up of Etain Kidney, Head of the School of Marketing at TUD; Jackie Conway, An Post; Michael Dargan, AIB; Paul Loughrey, RTE and Aoife Sadlier, William Grant & Son.
The categories for the Awards are as follows: Advertising and Advertising Media Research, Brand Development and Strategy, Public Policy and Social Research, Customer Experience Research, Product Innovation and NPD Research and Analytic Impact.
Once again this year, a major highlight of the Marketing Society’s 2019 Research Excellence Awards programme is a collaboration with ESOMAR, the global voice in the data, research and insights community. This collaboration provides a high profile European platform for the best in market research in Ireland, the winner of the Grand Prix award at the Research Excellence Awards in Ireland will also be awarded a speaker platform at the 2020 ESOMAR conference.
According to Chris Upton, Chairperson of the Marketing Society of Ireland and Managing Director of Havas Dublin: “As Ireland’s only dedicated market research awards, the Marketing Society Research Excellence Awards provides a truly unique opportunity to recognise the power that quality and insightful research has on a campaign to really connect with audiences while delivering positive organisational growth or change. Research plays a vital role in ensuring that we as an industry continue to deliver best-in-class work that competes at a global level. Furthermore, our continued collaboration with ESOMAR demonstrations our commitment to raise the profile of the marketing excellence that is delivered year on year on behalf of brands in Ireland. As always we wish those entering the Awards the very best of luck and we look forward to announcing the winners on 6th December at our gala Christmas luncheon, as we celebrate the creativity and brilliance of our industry”
The closing date for the 2019 Research Excellence Awards is Friday, 8th November 2019 at 4pm. Entries must be submitted online and further information is available at https://marketingsociety.ie/awards/index