How to Enter
The Awards are open to all Market Research practitioners (including Research / Insight / Marketing Managers in client-side organisations) operating in the Republic of Ireland whether they be research agencies OR 'Clients;
Research organisations MUST enter with the permission of the relevant client where appropriate.
You MUST be a member of the Marketing Society to enter the awards.
Research fieldwork must have taken place between January 1st 2020 and October 31st 2021
Research must be Compliant with ESOMAR guidelines https://www.esomar.org/uploads/public/knowledge-and-standards/codes-and-guidelines/ICCESOMAR_Code_English_.pdf
Winners will be required to present a case study of their winning entry at our Research Excellence Showcase event in January 2022.
The closing date for the 2021 Research Excellence Awards is Friday, 5th November 2021 at 4pm.
Entries will be accepted in the following categories:
- Advertising and Advertising Media Research
- Brand Development & Strategy
- Public Policy & Social Research
- Customer Experience Research
- Product Innovation and NPD Research
- Analytic Impact
- COVID-19 and implications for Brand Building
Provided that it is relevant, a single piece of research CAN be entered into multiple categories.
N.B As per the awards entry template if a single piece of research is entered into more than one category it must clearly state in the Executive Summary why the submission is appropriate for the particular category.
The Entry Process
Submissions should not exceed 1,500 words.
A maximum of two attachments - Images/charts/ etc. can be submitted as part of an entry provided they are relevant.
Please DO NOT attach video / audio files but rather upload them to YouTube or Vimeo and provide us with the link to same.
A complete entry should contain the following elements.
Entries should be uploaded via https://researchexcellenceawards.secure-platform.com:443/a
- One completed entry form for each entry
- Your submission
- Any relevant attachments – charts, images, etc (Max of 2 per entry)
- The appropriate fee (Entries will NOT be accepted for submissin until the appropriate fee has been received.)
NB - All entries must be complaint with ESOMAR Guidelines. Guidelines can be seen here: https://www.esomar.org/uploads/public/knowledge-and-standards/codes-and-guidelines/ICCESOMAR_Code_English_.pdf
Completed entries (including attachments) will only be accepted via our Online Entry System
A complete entry should contain the following elements:
- Completed online entry form for each entry
- Your submission
- The appropriate fee
- Any relevant attachments – charts, images, audio, video etc. (Max 2 submissions)
Entries will NOT be accepted for submission until the appropriate fee has been received.
- One entry: €200
- Two entries: €400
- Three Entries: €500
- Subsequent entries €150 each.
All entries are subject to VAT @ 23%.
Payment can be made by cheque, and should be made payable to "Alchemy Event Management".
For Credit Card Payments please call 01-284 6096.
Invoices will be issued for all entries received.
Rules of Entry
Please refer to the entry template for specific guidelines on the structure and content of entries