CALL FOR PRESENTERS: The Market Research Event 2011

CALL FOR PRESENTERS:

From: Krista Vazquez
Re: The Market Research Event 2011
Event Date: November 7-9, 2011
Location: The Peabody Orlando, Orlando, Florida

Submissions due by Friday, February 18, 2011

NOTE: Presenters are accepted on a rolling basis so early submissions are encouraged.

About TMRE
The Market Research Event is all about the business value of market research. With more than 125 sessions and 150 speakers, it is by far the most comprehensive market research conference in the world. Multiple tracks and symposia allow participants to truly customize their experience based on their unique learning goals. New for 2011: More global perspectives promise to showcase the most valuable case studies and industry innovation from around the world.

Presenter Qualifications
TMRE is seeking client side executives to join the speaker faculty. Speakers can come from any department within the organization. Content must be original and not have already been presented at this or any other industry conference.

The Audience
In 2010, TMRE drew close to 1000 participants with more than 60% representing client side companies from all major industries including: CPG, Media & Entertainment, Finance & Insurance, Travel & Tourism, Durable Goods, Pharmaceutical & Healthcare, Retail, Energy & Utilities, Telecommunications, Technology, & Automotive and more.

Attendees have backgrounds in market research, consumer insights, marketing, intelligence, brand insights, marketing analytics, R&D, product development, innovation, customer experience, strategic planning, shopper insights, advertising and customer experience among other related areas.

Suggested Topic Areas
1. Social Media & Market Research
2. Shopper Insights
3. Consumer Trends
4. Segmentation
5. Biometrics & Neuroscience
6. Mobile Research
7. Ad & Media Research
8. MR Leadership & Strategy
9. Marketing & Brand Insights
10. Insight driven Innovation & Product Development
11. Business to Business Research
12. Data Analytics & Measurement
13. Innovation in Tools & Techniques
14. Strategic Global Expansion
15. BRIC

We are also happy to consider topics not listed here that you feel would add value and be appropriate for the audience.

Submission Guidelines Past Speakers of 2010 Those who wish to be considered for the TMRE speaker faculty should send the following via email to Krista Vazquez, Conference Director at kvazquez@iirusa.com no later than Friday, February 18, 2011:
1. Bio of proposed speaker
2. Benefit oriented title of session
3. Summary of session (no more than 150 words)
4. Full contact details for speaker including name, title, company, email, phone and mail

If your submission is selected, portions of your bio and summary will be used to promote your participation. In an effort to ensure the utmost quality, all final presentations will be subject to review by our content review board one month prior to the event.

Past Speakers from 2010
Bill Hoffman, SVP, Consumer Insights Best Buy, Susan Wagner, VP, Global Strategic Insights, Johnson & Johnson, Stan Turek, VP Customer Strategy & Shopper Insights, PepsiCo, Dan Zigmond, Technical Lead & Manager, Ad Quality & Pricing Group, Google TV, Joel Aach, VP Consumer Insights, Darden Restaurants, Mike Katz, Princial User Experience Researcher, eBay, Troy Stevenson, VP, Client Loyalty & Consumer Insight, Barry Blyn, VP, Consumer Insights, ESPN

Benefits to speakers
Each speaker receives the following:
1. Free pass to the event including access to all pre-conference symposia and workshops
2. Continental breakfast and lunch
3. Admittance to exclusive speaker networking activities
4. Unique discount code entitling anyone who uses it to 20% off the standard conference rate

Special notices to market research firms, vendors and solutions providers
This call is limited to client side presenters. If you are a vendor, consultant, solution provider, or technology provider and would like to speak at TMRE, please contact Jon Saxe at jsaxe@iirusa.com or 646-895-7467 or Sarene Yablonsky at syablonsky@iirusa.com or 646-895-7474.