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Research Now

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Quirk's Marketing Research Review

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Creative Technology

Official translations partner 2016-2017

Language Connect

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Join THE biggest must-attend event for marketing and research professionals from around the world...ESOMAR Congress 2016!

In 2014 we asked what inspired you. In 2015 we invited you to define, discover and delight at the latest revelations from around the world. For our 69th international annual Congress in 2016 we continue the story with transformation and impact at its heart – prepare to be #WOWed in New Orleans!

ESOMAR Congress 2016 brings new innovations to make your networking and event experience even better!


ESOMAR is excited to present to you ESOMAR TV, our new FREE online interactive TV and Livestream straight from the Congress set. Together with livestreaming of all Congress presentations, you can now tune in for exclusive content and the latest industry scoops, insights and revelations. Engage with our guests and ask questions via Twitter #ESOMARTV or our online Q&A.
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Congress 2016 is taking networking to the next level! Attached to your badge you will find a Poken device – your digital business card and digital briefcase for a more efficient and fun networking. Collect contacts and event materials with a simple touch!
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Research Rally

A one-day workshop - think hackathon style - where local startups will have the opportunity to fast forward their business. Congress conference delegates will get the chance to work with new and exciting companies while startups will put forward their information/market research needs to the talents of the international market research community.
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Don’t forget that ESOMAR also offers the ESOMARLive App. The app, available for iPhone and Android, is now available!
Everything you will need to know at the event in the palm of your hand! Use the app to access the networking tool, rate speakers and have useful programme and venue information at the touch of a button! Download from your app store.
If you already have it, just open the app and click the refresh button to download the newest content.
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#WOW Why attend?

What better city to unite 1000+ participants from 70 countries on a theme that is an expression of excitement and admiration. “WOW” a response to actions that demands courage, reinvention and determination, resulting in surprising outcomes and impact that makes a difference. The host city, known not only for being a melting pot of influences and cultures, has also been a hotspot for reinvention, regeneration, transformation and growth across the last decade.

Let’s get together to create a viral impact for a ground-breaking future! #WOW New Orleans!

Top industry content

ESOMAR Congress is packed full of original, peer reviewed content, presented in innovative and engaging formats by 80+ international speakers. This year Congress also features a number of FREE pre-event industry workshops and one of the largest industry exhibitions in the world!


Take away more than just great content... Network, engage and connect with hundreds of delegates, key industry decision makers, CEO level executives and speakers from over 70 countries at our welcome and farewell receptions, during coffee breaks and at our exclusive ESOMAR Awards Dinner and Ceremony.

ESOMAR Awards Dinner and Ceremony

Your Congress ticket includes access to one of the biggest industry award evenings – the ESOMAR Awards Dinner! Join us as we celebrate excellence in the area of market research and give out a number of internationally renowned industry awards, in front of a 1000+ audience!


Warning: Please ignore third party correspondence offering support on accommodation arrangements for this event. For more information and link to the ONLY official accommodation arrangement made by ESOMAR, go to the location page for this event.

Recommended video

For some inspiration, enjoy the highlights of ESOMAR Congress 2015 in Dublin, Ireland.

Congress 2015 highlights