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Best Presentation, Best Paper Nominee and YES Pitch Competition Winners Announced at Asia Pacific 2018

16 May 2018

ESOMAR, the global voice of the data, research and insights community is proud to announce the winners of the Best Presentation Award, the Best Paper Nominee and YES Pitch Competition winner at ESOMAR Asia Pacific 2018, held in Bangkok, 13-15 May.

The winner of the Best Presentation Award is:

Research to the Rescue
How market research can direct ivory demand reduction strategies, saving elephants from imminent extinction
Chenyang LI, Senior Programme Manager, TRAFFIC / WWF, China
Wander Meijer, Director Asia Pacific, GlobeScan, Hong Kong

The Best Presentation Award is voted for by ESOMAR Asia Pacific event attendees. The competition was open to all presenters - winners of the ESOMAR Best Presentation Award received a tech gift and certification. 

The Best Paper Award Nominee is:

The Future is Voice
How is voice technology changing the world for consumers and brands?
Arpapat Boonrod, Managing Director, Kantar Insights, Thailand
Prachawan Ketavan, Director of Planning, JWT, Thailand

The Best Paper Nominee is chosen by the ESOMAR Asia Pacific 2018 Programme Committee. The Best Paper Nomination qualifies as a nominee for the ESOMAR Excellence Award for Best Paper, which carries a grand-prize of € 4,000 and will be presented at ESOMAR Congress 2018, held in Berlin, 23-26 September.

The YES Pitch Competition winner is:  

Leveraging the Peer Group Support System 
Lee Lee & Amalina Rashid, Kantar Millward Brown, Malaysia

The YES Pitch Competition is voted for by the ESOMAR Asia Pacific attendees. Three pitchers, all under 35, took to the stage to pitch in 60 seconds an innovative data, research and insights idea. The highest rated pitch is invited back on the stage to give their full presentation Pecha Kucha style. First prize receives a voucher and certificate.