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CALL FOR PRESENTERS: The Market Research Event 2013

CALL FOR PRESENTERS:
The Market Research Event 2013
October 21-23, 2013 | Nashville, TN
Email kvazquez@iirusa.com 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 (www.TheMarketResearchEvent.com) 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 kvazquez@iirusa.com 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 jsaxe@iirusa.com or 646-895-7467.

Call For Presenters Now Open: The Inaugural Strategic Selling Summit

CALL FOR PRESENTERS: Introducing the Inaugural Strategic Selling Summit co-located with the 13th Annual Shopper Insights in Action Conference July 15-17, 2013

Submit your proposal by email to rmcdonald@iirusa.com by Friday, January 25, 2013

Event Date: July 15-17, 2013 Location: Swissotel – Chicago, IL

INDUSTRY ALERT: OFFICIAL CALL FOR PRESENTERS
The Institute for International Research (IIR) is currently seeking corporate practitioner presenters for:

The Inaugural Strategic Selling Summit

Optimizing the Path to Profit

Due to the high volume of submissions, we suggest you submit your proposal early and no later than Friday, January 25, 2013 to Rachel McDonald, Senior Conference Producer at rmcdonald@iirusa.com. Only proposals from retail, brand and CPG corporate practitioners will be considered, for all other submissions please see sponsorship section below.

Every July in Chicago, key stakeholders within the shopper insights and shopper marketing ecosystem gather to connect with like-minded peers to share innovative stories, fresh insights and sure-fire successes at the Shopper Insights in Action Conference.

Responding to the growing value of shopper marketing, category leadership and merchandizing, this year we are thrilled to announce the Inaugural Strategic Selling Summit focusing on Optimizing the Path to Profit. Co-located with the Shopper Insights in Action Conference we are offering a one-stop shop for the entire customer-facing team. Stay-tuned for more event details on www.ShopperInsightsEvent.com.

With over 650 delegates, The Strategic Selling Summit will share keynotes, but will have its own dedicated tracks covering Shopper Marketing, Category Leadership, Analytics, Strategic Merchandising, and more.

We are currently seeking shopper marketing, merchandising, category and innovation practitioners to present case study examples that illustrate the implementation of the insight, technology that supports high impact activations, how to bring the activation to life at retail, and proven return on investment.

New Content Areas for the Strategic Selling Summit:
‘ Social Shopping
‘ High Impact Activations
‘ Mobile Innovations
‘ ROI & Measurement
‘ Proven Examples of How Shoppers Behave In-store
‘ Technology that Supports the Activation
‘ Collaboration Between Buyers & Shopper Marketers
‘ Virtual Shopping Case Studies
‘ Trends, Technology & Strategies Impacting Retail Environments
‘ Category Reinvention
‘ Retail Leadership
‘ Data Collection, Usage and Sharing
‘ Understanding the Mindset of the Always On Shopper
‘ Trends & Innovation Driving Shopper & Consumer Behavior
‘ Category Growth Strategies
‘ Aligning Shopper Marketing & Category Management Initiatives
‘ Strengthening Retail Partnerships
‘ Collaboration Practices for Category Growth
‘ Innovation in Private Brand & Brand Identity
We are also happy to consider other topics that you feel would add value and be appropriate.

Confirmed Keynote Speakers include:
‘ Andreas Weigend, Social Data Lab, Stanford University and Former Chief Scientist, Amazon.com
‘ Tim Dorgan, Vice President E-Merchandising, Peapod
‘ Doug Rauch, Former President, Trader Joe’s
‘ Jenn Lim, CEO, Delivering Happiness and Co-Creator, Zappos
‘ Phil McGee, Director, Director of Shopper Insights, Campbell Soup Company
‘ Jonah Berger, James G. Campbell Assistant Professor of Marketing, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and Author, Contagious: Why Things Catch On
‘ Paul Zak, Neuroeconomist, Professor of Economics, Psychology and Management at Claremont Graduate University and Author, The Moral Molecule

Retailers, CPGs and Thought-Leaders already committed to participate include:
Red Bull North America, Heineken, Kraft, Coca-Cola, Nestl??, Jockey, Peapod, Mondelez, Kellogg Company, The Hershey Company, Barilla America, Saint Joseph’s University, Campbell Soup, The Clorox Company, Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business, Staples, Church & Dwight, The Home Depot, Merck, AOL, Unilever and many more’

If you would like to nominate a track session speaker or a main-stage keynote presenter, please email: rmcdonald@iirusa.com.

Corporate Practitioner Speakers receive complimentary admission to The Shopper Insights in Action Conference as well as The Strategic Selling Summit as well as any pre-conference activity such as workshops or symposium (a value over $8500).

Sponsorship & Exhibiting Opportunities:
What if I am not a corporate practitioner (from a client-side company) but still would like to participate?
More than 70% of our content will be delivered by corporate practitioners from retail, brand and CPG. If you are a consultant, market research firm or solution provider and wish to be a part of the program, please contact Jon Saxe, Senior Business Development Manager at jsaxe@iirusa.com or 646-895-7467. We will customize opportunities to fit your needs from speaking, branding, networking and/or exhibiting.

How to Submit:
For proper consideration, please include the following information with your proposal:
‘ Proposed speaker name, job title, and company name
‘ Complete speaker contact information – address, telephone and e-mail
‘ Short biography of speaker (50-75 words max)
‘ Title of presentation (one-line, benefit oriented)
‘ Short summary of content to be delivered (no more than 75 words), followed by three bullet points of what audience members can expect to “take away” from the presentation
Tips/Guidelines to Consider:
‘ Sessions are 30-40 minutes in length, inclusive of time for Q&A
‘ Preference will be given to proposals that clearly illustrate the full insights to activation process
‘ Commercialism and self-promotion from the podium is strictly prohibited. Your presentation will be reviewed by a Content Review Board prior to the event and should you self-promote during the session, you will not be invited to return as a speaker.
‘ The conference audience consists of brand/CPG-side marketers, category leaders, retailers and thought-leaders responsible for implementation of the insight at retail. Your proposal must present new innovations and strategy, and how it will move the industry ahead.
‘ Travel and expenses are the responsibility of the speaker.
‘ If your proposal is accepted you agree that it has not and will not be presented at any other industry forum within one year. It is important that the content is new and not repurposed here or anywhere else.

Due to the high volume of proposals we receive, not every submission is selected. We rely heavily on three components:
‘ Content matches interest of audience.
‘ Compelling topic that showcases something new and exciting. It must show how to optimize the path to profitability.
‘ Speaker is able to provide details in the format of a case study or interactive session. This event is about sharing with members of your industry, so the speaker must be willing to showcase the “how-to” details.

Those selected will be notified no later than February 2013. Thank you for your interest in IIR’s Inaugural Strategic Selling Summit. Stay-tuned for more event details on www.ShopperInsightsEvent.com.

CALL FOR PRESENTERS: DEADLINE EXTENDED! Total Customer Experience Leaders Summit

INDUSTRY ALERT: OFFICIAL CALL FOR PRESENTERS: Total Customer Experience Leaders Summit 2013 Call for Presenters Now Open

The Institute for International Research (IIR) presents:
Total Customer Experience Leaders Summit
April 8-10, 2013

Due to the high volume of submissions, we suggest you submit your proposal early and no later than Wednesday, September 12, 2012 to Rachel McDonald, Senior Conference Producer at rmcdonald@iirusa.comor 646.895.7405.

The Total Customer Experience Leaders Summit is an event that showcases trends, insights and best practices for measuring, aligning and communicating your customer experience strategy to ensure business relevance.

A Three Day Conference Experience Featuring NEW Topics
Customer Experience Design & Measurement
‘ Experience Engineering
‘ Design Management
‘ Redesigning a Program
‘ Analyzing VoC
‘ Data Deployment and Data Dissemination
‘ Social Media Feedback
‘ New Innovative Methodologies
‘ Internal Customer Index Scoring vs. NPS
‘ Enterprise Feedback Management

Strategy & Alignment
‘ Using VoC to Take Actionable Insights
‘ Employee Engagement
‘ Monetizing Your Customer Experience
‘ Recovery Strategy
‘ Linkage
‘ Customer Service

High Level General Sessions that Focus On:
‘ Innovation & Creativity in Customer Experience
‘ Operational Perspective
‘ Digital Customer Experience
‘ Behavioral Economics
‘ Leadership

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

PLUS! Idea gathering forums following each session topic.
The Audience
‘ Individuals within the company responsible for customer experience, voice of customer, customer research
‘ Individuals with direct experience for the customer experience and/or voice of customer collection, dissemination, interpretation and results
‘ Individuals seeking to enhance their own company’s capabilities in these areas (become more customer-centric and drive business results through improved customer experience), and willing to help others advance through sharing of best practices and experiences

Speakers receive FREE admission to the conference.

Sponsorship & Exhibition Opportunities
If you are interested in sponsorship or exhibit opportunities please contact Jon Saxe, Business Development Manager at jsaxe@iirusa.com or 646.895.7467.

Interested in Becoming a Media Partner or Featured Event Blogger?
Contact Kacey Anderson, Marketing Manager, at kanderson@iirusa.com.

Call for Presenters:
For consideration, please email rmcdonald@iirusa.com with the following information by Wednesday, September 12, 2012.
‘ Proposed speaker name(s), job title(s), and company name(s)
‘ Contact information including address, telephone and fax numbers and e-mail
‘ Talk title
‘ The main theme you plan to address
‘ Summary of the presentation (3-5 sentences)
‘ Please indicate what is NEW about the presentation
‘ What the audience will gain from your presentation (please list 3-5 key ‘take-aways’)
‘ Previous conference experience
‘ Short bio

Due to the high volume of responses, we are unable to respond to each submission. All those selected to participate as speakers will be notified shortly after the deadline.

Thank you for your interest in the Total Customer Experience Leaders Summit. We look forward to receiving your proposal!
The Total Customer Experience Leaders Event Team

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Total Customer Experience Leaders Summit 2013 Call for Presenters Now Open

INDUSTRY ALERT: OFFICIAL CALL FOR PRESENTERS 
 The Institute for International Research (IIR) presents: Total Customer Experience Leaders Summit March/April 2013

Due to the high volume of submissions, we suggest you submit your proposal early and no later than Wednesday, September 5, 2012 to Rachel McDonald, Senior Conference Producer at rmcdonald@iirusa.com or 646.895.7405.

The Total Customer Experience Leaders Summit is an event that showcases trends, insights and best practices for measuring, aligning and communicating your customer experience strategy to ensure business relevance.

A Three Day Conference Experience Featuring NEW Topics 
‘ Customer Experience Design & Measurement
‘ Experience Engineering
‘ Design Management
‘ Redesigning a Program
‘ Analyzing VoC
‘ Data Deployment and Data Dissemination
‘ Social Media Feedback
‘ New Innovative Methodologies
‘ Internal Customer Index Scoring vs. NPS
‘ Enterprise Feedback Management Strategy & Alignment
‘ Using VoC to Take Actionable Insights
‘ Employee Engagement
‘ Monetizing Your Customer Experience
‘ Recovery Strategy
‘ Linkage
‘ Customer Service

High Level General Sessions that Focus On: 
‘ Innovation & Creativity in Customer Experience
‘ Operational Perspective
‘ Digital Customer Experience
‘ Behavioral Economics
‘ Leadership

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

PLUS! Idea gathering forums following each session topic.

The Audience:
‘ Individuals within the company responsible for customer experience, voice of customer, customer research
‘ Individuals with direct experience for the customer experience and/or voice of customer collection, dissemination, interpretation and results
‘ Individuals seeking to enhance their own company’s capabilities in these areas (become more customer-centric and drive business results through improved customer experience), and willing to help others advance through sharing of best practices and experiences Speakers receive FREE admission to the conference.

Sponsorship & Exhibition Opportunities 
If you are interested in sponsorship or exhibit opportunities please contact Jon Saxe, Business Development Manager at jsaxe@iirusa.com or 646.895.7467.

Interested in Becoming a Media Partner?
Contact Kacey Anderson, Marketing Manager, at kanderson@iirusa.com.

For consideration, please email rmcdonald@iirusa.com with the following information by Wednesday, September 5, 2012.
‘ Proposed speaker name(s), job title(s), and company name(s)
‘ Contact information including address, telephone and fax numbers and e-mail
‘ Talk title ‘ The main theme you plan to address
‘ Summary of the presentation (3-5 sentences)
‘ Please indicate what is NEW about the presentation
‘ What the audience will gain from your presentation (please list 3-5 key ‘take-aways’)
‘ Previous conference experience
‘ Short bio

Due to the high volume of responses, we are unable to respond to each submission. All those selected to participate as speakers will be notified shortly after the deadline. Thank you for your interest in the Total Customer Experience Leaders Summit.

We look forward to receiving your proposal!

All the best,
Rachel McDonald Senior Conference Producer, IIR

CALL FOR PRESENTERS: Total Customer Experience Leaders Summit

The Institute for International Research (IIR) presents: Total Customer Experience Leaders Summit, June, 2012

Due to the high volume of submissions, we suggest you submit your proposal early and no later than Friday, January 13, 2012 to Stacy Levyn, Conference Producer at slevyn@iirusa.com or 646.895.7335.

Total Customer Experience Leaders is an event that showcases trends, insights and best practices for measuring, aligning and communicating your customer experience strategy to ensure business relevance.

3 Full Days of NEW Topics
Day 1: Customer Experience Design & Measurement
‘ Experience Engineering
‘ Design Management
‘ Redesigning a Program
‘ Analyzing VoC
‘ Data Deployment and Data Dissemination
‘ Social Media Feedback
‘ New Innovative Methodologies
‘ Internal Customer Index Scoring vs. NPS
‘ Enterprise Feedback Management

Day 2 & 3: Strategic Thinking & Action Planning
‘ Using VoC to Take Actionable Insights
‘ Alignment
‘ Employee Engagement
‘ Monetizing Your Customer Experience
‘ Recovery Strategy
‘ Linkage
‘ Customer Service

High Level General Sessions that Focus On:
‘ The Rising Role of the CCO
‘ Innovation & Creativity in Customer Experience
‘ Operational Perspective
‘ Digital Customer Experience
‘ Leadership
‘ Behavioral Economics

Plus! Idea gathering forums following each session topic.
The Audience:
‘ Individuals within the company responsible for customer experience, voice of customer, customer research
‘ Individuals with direct experience for the customer experience and/or voice of customer collection, dissemination, interpretation and results
‘ Individuals seeking to enhance their own company’s capabilities in these areas (become more customer-centric and drive business results through improved customer experience), and willing to help others advance through sharing of best practices and experiences
Speakers receive FREE admission to the conference as well as any pre-conference activity such as workshops or symposium.

Sponsorship & Exhibition Opportunities
If you are interested in sponsorship or exhibit opportunities please contact Jon Saxe, Business Development Manager at jsaxe@iirusa.com or 646.895.7467.

Interested in Becoming a Media Partner or Featured Event Blogger?
Contact Kacey Anderson, Marketing Manager, at kanderson@iirusa.com.

Call for Presenters:
For consideration, please email slevyn@iirusa.com with the following information by Friday, January 13, 2012.
‘ Proposed speaker name(s), job title(s), and company name(s)
‘ Contact information including address, telephone and fax numbers and e-mail
‘ Talk title
‘ The main theme you plan to address
‘ Summary of the presentation (3-5 sentences)
‘ Please indicate what is NEW about the presentation
‘ What the audience will gain from your presentation (please list 3-5 key ‘take-aways’)
‘ Previous conference experience
‘ Short bio

Due to the high volume of responses, we are unable to respond to each submission. All those selected to participate as speakers will be notified shortly after the deadline.

Thank you for your interest in the Total Customer Experience Leaders conference. We look forward to receiving your proposal!

CALL FOR PRESENTERS – Submission Deadline Extended: The Mobile Marketing Conference

Submit a proposal to speak at the top industry event for mobile marketing.

Your Opportunity
Production has begun for the groundbreaking new event – The Mobile Marketing Conference (TMMC). A top destination for marketers, digital experts, strategists and mobile evangelists, TMMC reveals extraordinary ideas about leveraging the mobile medium to build brand awareness, consumer engagement and increased profits. The TMMC experience will empower you to connect more meaningfully with consumers through this “always on” medium. TMMC will be chaired by Jeff Hayzlett, Former CMO of Kodak and Author of The Mirror Test.

The Mobile Marketing Conference
Capturing Share of Mind, Catalyzing Transactions & Proving ROI
We are actively recruiting speakers to bring The Mobile Marketing Conference to life in 2012. The submission deadline is Thursday, September 8, 2011. Proposals will be accepted on a rolling basis so early submission is encouraged.
Added Bonus: All speakers will receive complimentary admission to the entire event (a $3,000+ value) and a discount code for 20% off the standard rate to pass along to colleagues and contacts.
This call for presenters is limited to client-side companies. If you are a vendor, consultant or solutions provider and wish to get involved, please see special notice below.

Topic Areas
We are looking for best in class presentations around mobile strategy, user experience & engagement and what’s next. Specifically we are seeking case studies demonstrating the following key initiatives:
‘ Maximizing Brand Impact in the Mobile Space
‘ Using the Mobile Medium to Build Awareness & Engagement
‘ Developing Brand Appropriate Short & Long Term Mobile Strategies
‘ Translating Mobile Strategy at the Regional Level for Global Programs
‘ Harnessing the Amplifier Effect: Integrating Mobile into Your Overall Marketing Strategy
‘ Triggering Desired Customer Actions through Mobile
‘ Extending Engagement through Push Notifications
‘ Extending Your Loyalty Programs through Mobile
‘ Using Mobile to Drive Awareness of & Participation in Social & Digital Campaigns
‘ Mobile Usage Insights: Emerging Patters of Consumer Behavior
‘ Capitalizing on Augmented Reality to Deliver Truly Personalized Mobile Experience
‘ Generating Operational Efficiencies with Mobile
‘ Allocating Your Mobile Spend
‘ Understanding the Opportunities with LBS
‘ Engaging Customers at the Point of Experience to Capture Real Time Feedback

Please do not feel limited to by the list above. We are happy to consider topics not listed here that you feel would add value and be appropriate.
Formats Include
1. Case study presentation (30-45 minutes long)
2. Interactive ideation and brainstorming sessions to engage the audience in discussion (30-45 minutes long)
3. Panel with 3-4 people debating/discussing a particular topic (30-45 minutes long)

Speaker Benefits
Speakers enjoy many benefits of presenting at IIR’s leading conferences including:
‘ Advance the purpose and value of mobile marketing
‘ Position their company as a pioneer in mobile marketing
‘ Reinforce their own position as a leader
‘ Share results of an exciting project
‘ Network with other industry leaders and participate in high-level discussions
‘ Access to IIR’s private online community exclusively for speakers
Submission Guidelines & Deadline
For consideration, please email Krista Vazquez at kvazquez@iirusa.com with the following information by Thursday, September 8, 2011.
‘ Proposed speaker name(s), job title(s), and company name(s)
‘ Contact information including address, phone and e-mail
‘ Title of presentation
‘ Brief overview of the presentation (1 short paragraph plus 2 bullets that illustrate audience takeaways): Please note: if your proposal is selected, portions of this description will be printed in the brochure and used online to promote your participation
‘ Brief speaker biography (2 sentences max)
Special Notice to Vendors, Consultants & Solution Providers
Whether you are looking to build awareness, generate new business or strengthen existing relationships- a presence at The Mobile Marketing Conference will help you achieve your goals. Be at the right place at the right time. A limited number of sessions on the program are reserved for our event sponsors. Solution providers who wish to become part of the program should contact Melissa Ashley at mashley@iirusa.com.
Due to the high volume of responses, we are unable to respond to each submission. All those selected to participate as speakers will be notified shortly after the deadline.

Thank you for your interest in The Mobile Marketing Conference.
All the best,
Krista Vazquez
Conference Director & Director, Special Projects
Institute for International Research

The Mobile Marketing Conference: Call for Presenters

The Mobile Marketing Conference

Event Date: March 19-21, 2012

Location: Miami, FL

Submit a proposal to speak at the top industry event for mobile marketing.

Your Opportunity

Production has begun for the groundbreaking new event – The Mobile Marketing Conference (TMMC). A top destination for marketers, digital experts, strategists and mobile evangelists, TMMC reveals extraordinary ideas about leveraging the mobile medium to build brand awareness, consumer engagement and increased profits. The TMMC experience will empower you to connect more meaningfully with consumers through this “always on” medium. TMMC will be chaired by Jeff Hayzlett, Former CMO of Kodak and Author of The Mirror Test.

The Mobile Marketing Conference: Capturing Share of Mind, Catalyzing Transactions & Proving ROI

We are actively recruiting speakers to bring The Mobile Marketing Conference to life in 2012. The submission deadline is Wednesday, August 24, 2011. Proposals will be accepted on a rolling basis so early submission is encouraged.

Added Bonus: All speakers will receive complimentary admission to the entire event (a $3,000+ value) and a discount code for 20% off standard rates to pass along to colleagues and contacts.

This call for presenters is limited to client side companies. If you are a vendor, consultant or solutions provider and wish to get involved, please see special notice below.

TOPIC AREAS

We are looking for best in class presentations around mobile strategy, user experience & engagement and what’s next. Specifically we are seeking case studies demonstrating the following key initiatives:

Maximizing Brand Impact in the Mobile Space

Using the Mobile Medium to Build Awareness & Engagement

Developing Brand Appropriate Short & Long Term Mobile Strategies

Translating Mobile Strategy at the Regional Level for Global Programs

Harnessing the Amplifier Effect: Integrating Mobile Into Your Overall Marketing Strategy

Triggering Desired Customer Actions Through Mobile

Extending Engagement Through Push Notification

Extending Your Loyalty Programs Through Mobile

Using Mobile to Drive Awareness of & Participation in Social & Digital Campaigns

Mobile Usage Insights: Emerging Patterns of Consumer Behavior

Capitalizing on Augmented Reality to Deliver Truly Personalized Mobile Experience

Generating Operational Efficiencies with Mobile

Allocating Your Mobile Spend

Understanding the Opportunities with LBS

Engaging Customers at the Point of Experience to Capture Real Time Feedback

Please do not feel limited by the list above. We are happy to consider topics not listed here that you feel would add value and be appropriate.

Formats include

1. Case study presentation (30 – 45 minutes long)

2. Interactive ideation and brainstorming sessions to engage the audience in discussion (30 – 45 minutes long)

3. Panel with 3 ‘ 4 people debating/discussing a particular topic (30 – 45 minutes long)

Speaker Benefits

Speakers enjoy many benefits of presenting at IIR’s leading conferences including:

‘ Advance the purpose and value of mobile marketing

‘ Position their company as a pioneer in mobile marketing

‘ Reinforce their own position as a leader

‘ Share results of an exciting project

‘ Network with other industry leaders and participate in high-level discussions

‘ Access to IIR’s private online community exclusively for speakers

Submission Guidelines & Deadline

For consideration, please e-mail Krista Vazquez at kvazquez@iirusa.com with the following information by Wednesday, August 24, 2011.

‘ Proposed speaker name(s), job title(s), and company name(s)

‘ Contact information including address, phone and e-mail

‘ Title of presentation

‘ Brief overview of the presentation (1 short paragraph plus 2 bullets that illustrate audience takeaways): Please note: if your proposal is selected, portions of this description will be printed in the brochure and used online to promote your participation

‘ Brief speaker biography

SPECIAL NOTICE TO VENDORS, CONSULTANTS & SOLUTION PROVIDERS

Whether you are looking to build awareness, demo an exciting new technology, generate new business or strengthen existing relationships ‘ a presence at The Mobile Marketing Conference will help you achieve your goals. Be at the right place at the right time. A limited number of sessions on the program are reserved for our event sponsors. Solution providers who wish to become part of the program should contact Melissa Ashley at mashley@iirusa.com.

Due to the high volume of responses, we are unable to respond to each submission. All those selected to participate as speakers will be notified shortly after the deadline.

Thank you for your interest in The Mobile Marketing Conference.

Krista Vazquez

Conference Director &

Director, Special Projects

IIR

kvazquez@iirusa.com

646-895-7336

708 3rd Ave, 4th Floor NYC 10017

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.

Official Call for Presenters Now Open: CUSTOMER WORLD 2010

CUSTOMER WORLD
the co-location of 3 unique customer-centric events:
8th Annual NACCM Customer’s 1st Conference
2nd Annual Customer UNinterrupted Conference
14th Annual Linkage Strategies Conference

From: Kelly Potanka, Conference Director, IIR
Re: CUSTOMER WORLD Call for Presenters
Event Date: October 25-27, 2010
Location: Orlando, FL

We are looking for both customer-centric case studies, as well as interactive/experiential activities. Creativity in format involving audience participation/inspiration will receive preferred attention. Please send all submissions to Kelly Potanka (kpotanka@iirusa.com).

About the Events:
CUSTOMER WORLD is where the VOICE OF YOUR INDUSTRY comes together to champion and celebrate CUSTOMERS 1st. Never before has there been such a comprehensive offering of customer-centric events focused on your customer service/experience, measurement/metrics and self-service/technology needs.

NACCM CUSTOMER’S 1st CONFERENCE
NACCM consistently helps customer service executives reignite the passionate leader within to confidently lead their teams and customers. Balancing actionable, practical content with unique and memorable experiences- Customers 1st delivers the motivation you need to keep the customer at the center of every business decision. We are currently seeking cross-industry corporate practitioners to share unique strategies and best practices for creating WOW experiences by driving customer-centric initiatives at their organization.

CUSTOMER UNINTERRUPTED CONFERENCE
Customer service is an investment, not an expense. Understanding how the customer wants to be approached and through which contact channel can redefine your next-generation of profitable customer connections. Customer, UNinterrupted is designed for customer operations career professionals to develop and execute a strategy for delivering a consistent, seamless service experience across multiple channels. We are currently seeking expert case studies that focus on Self-Service Technologies and Call Center Excellence.

LINKAGE STRATEGIES CONFERENCE
In times like these, waste is not an option. Ensure every dollar spent on your customers delivers optimal profitability. Linkage Strategies is the only conference that measures the impact of your customer strategy investments on the business’ bottom line. If you have a case study on how to take the crucial step forward and show attendees how to manage, measure, link and act on customer data, submit your proposal now.

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES:
If you are a corporate practitioner ONLY, we invite you to submit a speaking proposal directly to Kelly Potanka on or before Friday, April 16, 2010 to kpotanka@iirusa.com. Please note: Abstracts are reviewed and selected on a rolling basis, so please submit early. ONLY corporate practitioner submissions will be reviewed. If you are a consultant/vendor/solution provider, please see below. For consideration, please include:
‘ Proposed speaker name(s), job title(s), and company name(s)
‘ Contact information including address, telephone and fax numbers and e-mail
‘ Talk title
‘ Summary of the presentation (3-5 sentences)
‘ What the audience will gain from your presentation (please list 3-5 key ‘take-aways’)

Added Bonus: Each speaker receives free admission to the conference (a $2000+ value) including admission to all conference sessions, workshops, networking breaks, lunches, exhibit halls, etc.

Special Notice to Vendors, Consultants and Solution Providers:
Whether you are looking to build awareness, generate new business or strengthen existing relationships- a presence at Customer World can help you achieve your goals. A limited number of sessions are reserved on the program for this group to participate and sponsors are given priority. If you are interested in sponsorship or exhibit opportunities, please contact Jon Saxe, Business Development Manager at jsaxe@iirusa.com or 646-895-7467.

Thank you for your interest in CUSTOMER WORLD. We look forward to receiving your proposal!

CALL FOR PRESENTERS: The Market Research Event 2010

Email kvazquez@iirusa.com by Friday, March 19, 2010

From: Krista Vazquez
Re: The Market Research Event 2010
Event Date: November 8-10, 2010
Location: Hilton Bayfront San Diego, San Diego, CA
Deadline: Friday, March 19th, 2010

Krista Vazquez, Conference Director, The Market Research Event is now recruiting speakers for the 2010 program.

The Market Research Event is the industry’s leading conference showcasing the business value of market research and introducing the very best of what’s new in the market research field. Recognized for consistently delivering high quality content and speakers who are willing to share real stories, TMRE has earned the reputation as the “World’s Top MR Event.” The 2010 event is projected to attract nearly 1000 attendees with more than 60% representing end users and clients. Get involved today. All speakers will receive a free pass to attend the event ($3000+ Value).

Read on for submission guidelines.

Note: Submission deadline is Friday, March 19, 2010.

Content areas include:
Segmentation
Marketing & Media Mix
In-store Research & Shopper Insights
Trends
Research & Social Media
Analytics & Measurement
Marketing & Brand Insights
Management & Leadership
Insight Driven Innovation
Business to Business Research
New Tools, Techniques & Methodologies
ROI
Neuroscience/Biometrics

NOTE: Suggestions for alternate topics also accepted. Sessions can be presented as a case study or interactive/roundtable discussion.

All submissions must include the following:

1. Compelling and benefit oriented session title
2. 75 word description of proposed topic
3. 2 bullet points identifying key take-aways
4. Short bio for proposed speaker (include name, business title and company)
5. Contact information including e-mail address and phone number for proposed speaker.

We encourage you to forward this to your colleagues.