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ESOMAR Excellence Award

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This prestigious award recognises outstanding achievement and excellence in contributing to the market research industry at an international level.

Entry: The award is open to anyone in the market research industry including individuals and organisations, clients and providers of research, members and non-members of ESOMAR. However, only the ESOMAR Secretariat and ESOMAR Members may nominate.

Prize: EUR 10,000 - sponsored by ESOMAR

Winners

Look who's talking?!
Exploring the impact Twitter has had on language and culture
Sara Picazo, Twitter, UK
Cecily Long, Flamingo, UK

Data Combo
Combining open data and econometric modelling to understand voter's motivations
Antoine Moreau, SLPV-Analytics, France
Laurent Flores, Université Paris II & Inseec, France

Timetable
Deadline for submissions: 2 June 2017
Winner announced: 12 September 2017, at the ESOMAR Congress

Eligibility

Nominations can include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Encouragement and/or broadening the application of professional standards
  • Innovative or rigorous methodological approaches
  • Adding credibility to the profession

The submission has been closed

Past winners

2015

Adam Phillips

Adam Phillips

The jury said:

An incredibly successful career. Fascinating work done in combining quantitative and qualitative work as well as lecturing at business schools and universities. Well deserved.

2013

Georges Guelfand

Georges Guelfand
Managing Partner
H,T,P Concept Happy Thinkng People
France

2011

John Smurthwaite

John Smurthwaite
Chairman, Asia Pacific, Latin America , Middle East & Africa, TNS, Regional Headquarters, Malaysia

The jury said:

"Too often busy schedules of senior MR professionals prevent them from dedicating time to educate others. John’s work in Asia has been well documented. John has helped ensure that MR has a significant respected and appropriate presence in one of the leading regions of the 21st century.”

2009

Kim Dedeker

Kim Dedeker

The jury said:

“For showing Leadership, pro-activeness and passion in driving “Online Quality” putting this at the forefront of the agenda for clients and suppliers."

2007

David Smith

David Smith
Director, DVL Smith Group, UK
‘Defined the area of Market Intelligence’
Doctorate of Organisational Psychology,
University of London

2005

Mario van Hamersveld

Mario van Hamersveld
Director, van Hamersveld MC, Netherlands
‘Overall contribution to house of quality by enthusiastic and consistent fostering and guidance to standards promotion'