A resource for recommended podcasts, upcoming market research and insights conferences, and additional learning

Laura Drews-Freund (guest) and Jamin Brazil (host) of the Happy Market Research Podcast
Recommended Podcasts from Market Research and Insights Industry Influencers


CONFERENCES and EVENTS
2022 & 2023

The Quirks Eventshttps://www.thequirksevent.com/

Los Angeles, CA: Feb 22 – 23, 2023
Chicago, IL: March 27 – 28, 2023
London: May 3 – 4, 2023
New York, NY: July 19 – 20, 2023

TMRE – November 14 – 16, 2022
https://informaconnect.com/tmre/purchase/select-package/

SPEAKERS: Stan Stanunathan, Unilever | Stephen Gans, PepsiCo | Jennifer Avery, Universal Park & Resorts | James Cummings, Mars Wrigley | Mark Hardy, Walmart | Larissa Justice, Bush Bros | Sarah Maloy, PepsiCo | Nadia Masri, Perksy | Kate Brelsford, Universal Parks & Resorts | Mariline Alsuar, Reckitt | Dave Healing, Zillow Group | Lauren Boyman, KPMG | Carly Shira, GutCheck |

Corporate Researchers Conference – October 26 – 28, 2022
https://www.insightsassociation.org/Events/CRC-October-26-28-2022

SPEAKERS: Anulet Jones, Valvoline | Daniel Jenski, Reckitt | Greg Mishkin, Escalent | Jonathan Stringfield, Activision Blizzard | Sam Pisani, The Logit Group | Tamara Charm, McKinsey & Company |

Insights Association Annual Conference April 4 – 6, 2022
https://www.insightsassociation.org/Events/Event-Info/sessionaltcd/2022ANNUALCONF
SPEAKERS: Lisa Courtade | Merrill Dubrow | Andrew Cannon | Basil Hatto | Bianca Pryor | Camille Nicita | Debby Schlesinger-Hellman | Jamin Brazil | Julie Kurd | Julia Eisenberg | Katie Gross | Thor Olof P. | Vidyotham Reddi | Steve Schlesinger | Sam Herzing | Linda Lee | Gina Pingitore | Brooke Reavey | Brian Miller | Cory Cunningham
IIex by GreenbookApril 19-20, 2022
https://events.greenbook.org/iiex-north-america
SPEAKERS: Lev Mazin and Kandice Coltrain (AYTM), Jess Gaedeke (Gutcheck), Stijn Mentzel (Conjointly), Dan Mallin and Joe Kvidera (Lucy.ai), Michelle Gansle (McDonalds), Holly Rozelle (Nature’s Way), Anne Branchut (Shopify), Tia Maurer (Procter & Gamble), Tiffany Lever (Kantar), Carrie Campbell
(Ketchum), Amanda Krivanec (C+R Research), Adam Walker (The Walt Disney Company), Jason Alleger
(Traeger Grills), Amanda Jeppson (Fetch Rewards)…and many more

(CRC) “Corporate Researchers Conference” October 26 – 28, 2022 https://www.insightsassociation.org/Events/CRC-October-26-28-2022

SPEAKERS: Anulet Jones – Sr. Market Research Manager at Valvoline, Carrie Dalos – Optum, Strategic Insights Group, Craig Worden – Pollara Strategic Insights, Ivey Crespo – Vital Findings, Jonathan Stringfield – Activision Blizzard, Maryam Mohit – Research Lead, Nextdoor, Melanie Courtright – CEO, Insights Association, Sam Pisani – Managing Partner, The Logit Group, Tamara Charm – McKinsey & Company, Tim Twitchell – Global Insights at Deckers Brands, Tracy Saathoff – Optum Strategic Insights Group, Alison Poston – McKee Foods Corporation and other presentations by Stravito, Escalent, Linkfluence, DISQO, “Big Village”, “Collage Group”, “Pure Spectrum”, Kantar, “NetBase Quid”, Ipsos, Burke, “Chadwick Martin Bailey”, GfK, ProdegeMR, and Bloomfire

Graduate Degrees, Continuing Education and Learning

  1. (MMR) Master of Marketing Research – University of Georgia https://www.terry.uga.edu/mmr
  2. (MSMR) – Master of Science in Marketing Research – The University of Texas Arlington, Dr. Scott Hanson https://www.uta.edu/academics/schools-colleges/business/departments/marketing/msmr
  3. (MSMR) – Michigan State University https://online.msu.edu/programs/mkt-research
  4. (MMR) – SIUE, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville – https://www.siue.edu/academics/graduate/degrees-and-programs/marketing-research/
  5. (IPC) Insights Professional Certification, The Insights Association – https://www.insightsassociation.org/Education/Insights-Professional-Certification-IPC
  6. What IS market research? https://whatismarketresearch.com/
  7. Research Rockstars – https://training.researchrockstar.com/

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