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Best of - Russia 2012

Moving fast...moving forward

Moscow / 18-19 June



In 2012, approximately 58.7 million people were using the internet in Russia, ranking it second in the top ten internet user countries in the European Union. (*according to e-Marketer)

What are the implications of this online explosion for the market research industry and for the Russian society? What are the opportunities for businesses? Will the Russian consumer become easier to reach in the future than other consumers?

This full day event, that will be held on the 19th June, and allows market research agencies a unique opportunity to listen to new methodologies and techniques, foster contacts and strengthening networking opportunities, within Moscow. This event offers the local market research industry opportunity to hear award winning speakers such as: Ray Poynter on understanding social media via discourse analysis, Jon Puleston on Gamification and Malte Friedrich-Freksa on the Mobile R(e)volution

Don’t miss the new session on LEARNING FROM FAILURE. This session will explore how the market research industry can become more successful by learning from failures and challenges.

The conference also features local talent:

  • Alexei Levinson from the Levada Centre
  • Vadim Radaev from Higher School of Economics
  • Nelly Mamyan and Artem Tinchurin, Tiburon Research, Russia
  • Mavletova Aigul, Russian Higher School of Economics
  • Local industry Updates from Associations OIROM and 7/89

A wonderful new addition to the conference this year are the workshops that will be held on 18th June: Advanced Quantitative Techniques and Current and emerging trends in qualitative research.

Workshop Registration for the 18th June includes:

  • Workshop materials
  • Lunch, refreshment breaks

Conference Registration for the 19th June includes:

  • Entrance to all sessions
  • Lunch, refreshment breaks

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Helen Parker at



Monday, 18 June
Tuesday, 19 June
"Best of" meeting

ESOMAR "Best of" - Russia 2012 - Programme (English)
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ESOMAR "Best of" - Russia 2012 - Programme (Russian)
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Holiday Inn 
15 Lesnaya Street
Moscow 125047 Russia
Hotel Front Desk: +7 (495) 783 65 00
Hotel Fax: +7 (495) 783 65 01

Click here for the venue's website



Please note: To take advantage of the preferential member rate, you can apply for membership while filling in your event registration. Please note - it is not necessary to apply for membership separately. Once you have registered, both the membership fee (plus one-time administration costs) and reduced member fee will then be applied.

Early Bird rate (until 30 March 2012)
Regular delegate EUR 90 EUR 110
Academic* EUR 75 EUR 75
Workshop EUR 200 EUR 200

* Read the conditions that apply for registration carefully.

Standard rate (31 March 2012 - 14 June 2012; includes on-site registration)
Online registration open until 14 June 2012,
16:00 GMT. On-site registration is possible.
Regular delegate EUR 110 EUR 130
Academic* EUR 75 EUR 75
Workshop EUR 200 EUR 200

* Read the conditions that apply for registration carefully.

Cancellation Policy

If you are unable to attend, a substitute may attend in your place. Please note, however, that the status of the replacement delegate (member/non-member) may affect the original fee charged. Cancellations must be received by ESOMAR in writing or you will be considered a No Show (no refund given). All refund claims must be received within 5 working days after the event has been held. The cancellation charges will apply irrespective of whether the registration fees have been paid or not.

The following charges will apply:

  ESOMAR Best of Workshop
Until 30 March 2012 No charge.
Full refund given
No charge.
Full refund given
After 30 March 2012 Cancellation charge:
EUR 60
Cancellation charge:
EUR 100

Cancellation fee can only be waived upon receipt of visa refusal document.


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