CALL FOR PRESENTERS: The Market Research Event 2013

The Market Research Event 2013
October 21-23, 2013 | Nashville, TN
Email by Friday, February 22, 2013.
Submissions due by Friday, February 22, 2013
NOTE: Presenters are accepted on a rolling basis so early submissions are encouraged.


About TMRE
The Market Research Event ( is the “World’s Top MR Event” focused on the business value of consumer insights and market research. Designed to empower the researcher to move from insights partner to strategic, consultative leader, TMRE has more than 140 sessions and 175 speakers, making it 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.

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. Note: ONLY client-side submissions will be reviewed. If you are a market research firm, vendor, or consultant, please see below.


The Audience
In 2012, TMRE drew more than 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 Insights: Data Collection, Listening & Analysis
2. Shopper Insights
3. Consumer & Market Trends
4. Segmentation
5. Biometrics & Neuroscience
6. Ad & Media Research
7. MR Leadership & Strategy
8. Marketing & Brand Insights
9. Insight Driven Innovation & Product Development
10. Business to Business Research
11. Data Analytics & Advanced Analytics
12. Innovation in Tools, Techniques & Methodologies
13. Global Insights
14. ROI & Measurement
15. Activating Insights
16. Big Data
17. Mobile & Technology
18. Storytelling & Data Visualization
19. What’s Next & The Future
We are also happy to consider topics not listed here that you feel would add value and be appropriate for the audience.

Submission Guidelines

Those who wish to be considered for the TMRE speaker faculty should send the following via email to Krista Vazquez, Conference Director at no later than Friday, February 22, 2013. Due to the high volume of responses, only those selected for the program will be notified.
1. Benefit oriented title of session
2. Summary of session (no more than 100 words)
3. Full contact details for speaker including name, title, company, email, phone and mail
4. Speaker bio

If your submission is selected, portions of your 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 prior to the event.

Past Speakers Include:

Stan Sthanunathan, Vice President, Marketing Strategy & Insights, The Coca-Cola Company, Paulette Kish, Strategic Insights Officer, Mars Petcare, Julia Oswald, Vp, Strategy & Insights, Domino’s Pizza, John Wright, Director, Consumer Insights, Safeway, Renee Pezzi, SVP, Research, Citizen’s Bank, Mike Greco, EVP of Strategic Insights, A&E, 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, 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 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 or 646-895-7467.