EXCELLENCE IN RESEARCH AWARDS

Thank You to the Sponsor of the 2018 Excellence in Research Awards

HISTORICAL AS OF JUNE 2018

Congratulations to all the previous winners who have shown excellence in their work! 

 

Pinnacle Award for Outstanding Research:
2017 (3rd Annual, Presented 2018) Hotspex, Google; "Cognitive Media Targeting"
2016 (2nd Annual, Presented 2017) CIBC, Ipsos Connect, RealEyes/element 54, Northstar Research Partners, Vision Critical, IMI SponsorPulse; "Run for the Cure"
2015 (Inaugural, Presented 2016) CIBC, Dine Discoveries, element54, Ipsos ASI

 

Best Qualitative Research Project
2017 (3rd Annual, Presented 2018) Sylvestre & Co., Scotiabank; "Canadian Consumers' Journey to Becoming 'Better Off'"
2016 (2nd Annual, Presented 2017) TD Bank, ARC Strategy Ltd., Market Alert; "The Customer Journey Project"
2015 (Inaugural, Presented 2016) Cirque du Soleil, The Palmerston Group, SID LEE

 

Best Quantitative Research Project
2017 (3rd Annual, Presented 2018) The Nielsen Company, Cirque du Soleil; "B2B Landscape & Segmentation Strategy Study for Cirque du Soleil"
2016 (2nd Annual, Presented 2017) McDonald's Canada, Dig Insights; "McDonald's Mighty Menu Simulator"
2015 (Inaugural, Presented 2016) Manulife, Ipsos

 

Award for Innovation and Advancement in Marketing Research
2017 (3rd Annual, Presented 2018) Hotspex, Google; "Cognitive Media Targeting"
2016 (2nd Annual, Presented 2017) Nielsen, Google; "Understanding Canadians' Mobile Search Behaviour"
2015 (Inaugural, Presented 2016) Delvinia, Methodify

 

Public Service Impact and/or Benefit Award
2017 (3rd Annual, Presented 2018) Edelman, Ipsos Connect, Adobe, Ontario Association of Optometrists; "OAO Educational Campaign Impact Study"
2016 (2nd Annual, Presented 2017) City of Edmonton, Leger; "The Way Ahead (The Way We Move)"
2015 (Inaugural, Presented 2016) City of Mississauga, Ipsos

 

Award for Excellence in Public Policy and Government
2017 (3rd Annual, Presented 2018) Environics Research, City of Calgary; "Cannabis Legalization Research"
2016 (2nd Annual, Presented 2017) Aimia, Edelman Canada, Maru/Matchbox; "The 100 Global Champions"
2015 (Inaugural, Presented 2016) City of Toronto, Ipsos Public Affairs

 

Emerging Leader Award
2017 (3rd Annual, Presented 2018) Mark Boulter
2016 (2nd Annual, Presented 2017) Kevin Hare
2015 (Inaugural, Presented 2016) Deborah Klotz

 

Award for Best Multi-Stakeholder Research Initiative
2017 (3rd Annual, Presented 2018) CorbinPartners Inc., Smart & Biggar; "Admiral Nelson Walks the Plank"
2016 (2nd Annual, Presented 2017) Forester Financial, Edelman Canada, Ipsos Connect, Ipsos UU; "Forester Financial Core Story"
2015 (Inaugural, Presented 2016) Not awarded

 

Award for Excellence Behind the Scenes:
2017 (16th Annual, Presented 2018) The Nielsen Company; "The Nielsen Company Operations Team: Decipher Implementation"
2016 (15th Annual, Presented 2017) AskingCanadians, Delvinia; "Application Sampling Algorithm"
2015 (14th Annual, Presented 2016) Research Now Client Team
2014 (13th Annual, Presented 2015) Rogers, Rogers Research "OTC Medication"
2013 (12th Annual, Presented 2014) Rogers Connect Market Research & “Today’s Parent Approved”
2012 (11th Annual, Presented 2013) Delvinia Designing a User-Centric Dashboard
2008 (7th Annual, Presented 2009) Pricing Solutions & David Hamburg
2005 (4th Annual, Presented 2006) Corporate Marketing and Research Insight Group at Microsoft.
2004 (3rd Annual, Presented 2005) The Advantage Group and Matrix Research Limited
2003 (2nd Annual, Presented 2004) Delvinia
 

 

Award for Best Integration of Research Tools and Techniques:
2017 (16th Annual, Presented 2018) Edelman, Maru/Blue, Calgary Zoo, ZappiStore; "Calgary Zoo Brand Narrative Stakeholder Research"
2016 (15th Annual, Presented 2017) CIBC, Ipsos Connect, RealEyes/element 54, Northstar Research Partners, Vision Critical, IMI SponsorPulse; "Run for the Cure"
2015 (14th Annual, Presented 2016) PepsiCo, Explorer Research
2014 (13th Annual, Presented 2015) AstraZeneca, IMS Brogan, InSync Research, Angela Tsui "Brilinta"
2013 (12th Annual, Presented 2014) RBC Royal Bank, Ipsos & “ICE’ing on the Cake”
2012 (11th Annual, Presented 2013) Kraft Foods, IPSOS, Nielsen, ACCE, Dunnhumby MIO Liquid Water Enhancer
2011 (10th Annual, Presented 2012) Environics Research Group, IMS Brogan Inc. & SANOFI
2011 (10th Annual, Presented 2012) Corbin Partners Inc, MBA Recherche, Leger Marketing & Counsel for Canada Bread
2010 (9th Annual, Presented 2011) Kraft Canada "Tassimo" with Ipsos, Synovate, NPD, TNS, Fresh Squeezed Ideas, Millward-Brown
2009 (8th Annual, Presented 2010) Kraft "Sizzling Salads" with Nielsen BASES, ACCE, New American Dimensions, Hotspex, Ipsos, Fresh Squeezed Ideas, Millward Brown
2008 (7th Annual, Presented 2009) Kraft Canada Inc. & ABM Research for Loblaw
2007 (6th Annual, Presented 2008) Kraft Canada
The Hartman Group
Nielsen
Dine & Associates
DDB
2006 (5th Annual, Presented 2007) CorbinPartners Inc. and Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
2005 (4th Annual, Presented 2006) CorbinPartners Inc. for its team's work for Ridout and Maybee LLP, the Corporate Counsel for the Jaguar Car Company.
2004 (3rd Annual, Presented 2005) RBC (Royal Bank) and Longwoods International
2003 (2nd Annual, Presented 2004) Foster Parents Plan and Synovate
2002 (Inaugural, Presented 2003) Polar Bear and Current Research

 

Murray Philp Altruism Award:
2017 (16th Annual, Presented 2018) CorbinPartners Inc., The Canadian Institute; "Breaking the Logjam in Expert Evidence"
2016 (15th Annual, Presented 2017) Nielsen Consumer Insights; "Insights on Charitable Donors"
2015 (14th Annual, Presented 2015) CorbinPartners Inc.
2013 (12th Annual, Presented 2014) CorbinPartners, Legal Aid Ontario & The Elusive ‘Client of Modest Means’
2012 (11th Annual, Presented 2013) CorbinPartners / Cdn Legal Information Institute An Internet Free-for-All
2011 (10th Annual, Presented 2012) Upwords Marketing Solutions & Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of Canada
2010 (9th Annual, Presented 2011) Corbin Partners Inc. and The Wasser Pain Management Centre
2009 (8th Annual, Presented 2010) CorbinPartners and The Conference Board of Canada
2008 (7th Annual, Presented 2009) Youthography for REEL Canada
2007 (6th Annual, Presented 2008) ZINC Research
Calgary OutGames 2007
2005 (4th Annual, Presented 2006) Cameron Strategy for its work for the Calgary Folk Festival.
2004 (3rd Annual, Presented 2005)

Tied:

  • Glenbow Museum and Claros Research
  • Invest in Kids and Northstar Research
2003 (2nd Annual, Presented 2004) Heart & Stroke Foundation and CGT

 

previous AWARD categorieS:

 

Best in Class:
2014 (13th Annual, Presented 2015) Canadian Tire, Vision Critical "Tested for Life"
2013 (12th Annual, Presented 2014)
Yahoo Canada, Fresh Intelligence, True Impact Marketing
& "The Zero Moment of Memory"

Master of Ceremonies - Jordan Levitin, CMRP
2012 (11th Annual, Presented 2013) Unilever, TNS, Nielson BASES Knorr – What's for Dinner?
2011 (10th Annual, Presented 2012) Sylvestre Marketing & PepsiCo Canada
"Pepsi Refresh Program"
2011 (10th Annual, Presented 2012) Kraft Foods & Fresh Squeezed IdeasIPSOSNielsen 
"Big, Bold and Brewed to Perfection"
2010 (9th Annual, Presented 2011) Kraft Canada "Tassimo" with IpsosSynovateNPDTNSFresh Squeezed IdeasMillward-Brown
2009 (8th Annual, Presented 2010) Canadian Tire "Project Darwin" with Dine & AssociatesHeads Up
2008 (7th Annual, Presented 2009) Youthography for Durex
2007 (6th Annual, Presented 2008) Kraft Canada
Ogilvy
Ipsos Reid
2006 (5th Annual, Presented 2007) Environics Research Group and Canadian Tourism Commission
Commission canadienne du tourisme
2005 (4th Annual, Presented 2006) Youthography, for their work for the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care on the STUPID.CA campaign
2004 (3rd Annual, Presented 2005) Nestle Canada and The Advantage Group
2003 (2nd Annual, Presented 2004) Foster Parents Plan and Synovate
2002 (Inaugural, Presented 2003) BC Ferries and POLLARA

 

Best Multinational:
2014 (13th Annual, Presented 2015) Ritchie Bros Auctioneers "Buying Journey"
2013 (12th Annual, Presented 2014) Metz Communications, Pfizer, The Forbes Consulting Group
2012 (11th Annual, Presented 2013) OTMPC, Hotspex, Level5 Strategy Group Grow Tourism
2010 (9th Annual, Presented 2011) Environics Research Group AstraZeneca
2007 (6th Annual, Presented 2008) Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants International Innovation Network
2004 (3rd Annual, Presented 2005) International Research Institute and Environics
2003 (2nd Annual, Presented 2004) GM and Environics

 

Award of Outstanding Merit:
2014 (13th Annual, Presented 2015) Adam Froman
2013 (12th Annual, Presented 2014) Annie Pettit, PhD
Joanne O’Connell, CMRP
2012 (11th Annual, Presented 2013) Dr. Ruth Corbin
2008 (7th Annual, Presented 2009) Ruth Lukaweski, CMRP
John Tabone

 

Award of Distinction:
2014 (13th Annual, Presented 2015) Isabelle Landreville
2013 (12th Annual, Presented 2014) Raj Manocha
2012 (11th Annual, Presented 2013) Nick Drew
2009 (8th Annual, Presented 2010) Tricia Benn
2008 (7th Annual, Presented 2009) Sean Conry

 

Chapter Merit Award:
2014 (13th Annual, Presented 2015) Prairie Chapter
2013 (12th Annual, Presented 2014) Alberta Chapter
2008 (7th Annual, Presented 2009) MRIA Ottawa Chapter

 

Public Policy Impact Award:
2014 (13th Annual, Presented 2015) CorbinPartners, Questrade Wealth Mgmt "Changing the regulation of wealth management"
2013 (12th Annual, Presented 2014) City of Calgary, Ipsos & “Food and Yard Waste Pilot Project”
CorbinPartners, Legal Aid Ontario & The Elusive ‘Client of Modest Means’
2012 (11th Annual Presented 2013) Rogers Annual Capital Accumulation Plan
2011 (10th Annual Presented 2012) Corbin Partners Inc. & Lerners for CBC & Bell Media "A little birdie told me"
2010 (9th Annual Presented 2011) Corbin Partners Inc. and Department of Justice Canada
2009 (8th Annual Presented 2010) Environics Research Group for Environics Institute's "The Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study"

 

Client Side Researcher Impact and Effectiveness Award:
2014 (13th Annual, Presented 2015) Rob Redford
2013 (12th Annual, Presented 2014) Jared Prins
2012 Dr. Kathryn Forgacs and Joseph Chen
2011 Marina Gutman , Knowledge and Insights Manager, Juice Business Unit, Coca Cola

 

Vue Magazine - Best Paper:
2014 (Presented 2015) "Google and IBM get it. Do you?"
2013 (Inaugural, Presented 2014) “Perspectives on Polling” Brian Singh, CMRP zinc tank

 

Grassroots Volunteer Leadership Award:
2014 (Inaugural, Presented 2015) Deborah Klotz