MRS Award Winners 2016 – Best Agency Sponsor

8th December 2016

“The minute you walked in the room! Wham! Bam! Thank you John Bizzell! Straight into dress rehearsal with, the charming, Stuart Fox and then onto the Veuve in VIP – delightful! Dinner commenced promptly, our table guests included the dashing Hugh Burkitt, of The Marketing Society, and the glamourous duo of Jane Frost (Voice of God) and Dianne Thompson, of the MRS, and was delicious. The Awards presentations, compèred by the equally quirky and amusing comedian Holly Walsh, built to the crescendo of ‘Best Agency Awards’ – I’d made it – see below. Another fabulous evening of celebration and revelry. Gosh!”

The MRS Awards celebrate research’s ability to drive innovation, inspire change and deliver results. Evidence matters and the MRS Awards are proof positive of the power of research.

The winners of the MRS Awards 2016 were announced on Monday night, at the London Supernova. Foreign Tongues Translation would, once again, like to congratulate all of this year’s winners below …

MRS Award Winners 2016 - Best Agency Sponsor


MRS Awards

MRS President’s Medal
Africa’s Voices

MRS Grand Prix for Greatest Impact
Kantar TNS and the Scottish Government

MRS Award for Advertising & Media Research
BBC Global News

MRS Award for Applications of Research
Home Office

MRS/BIG Award for Business-to-Business Research
Lightspeed & Kantar TNS

MRS Award for Financial Services Research
British Gas, Decision Technology & Sparkler

MRS Award for Healthcare Research
Department of Health & Revealing Reality

MRS/ICG Independents’ Day Award
Hope + Anchor

MRS Award for Innovation in Research Methodology

MRS/AURA Award for Insight Management
Catalyx & 100% Open

MRS Award for International Research
Firefish & PayPal

MRS Award for New Consumer Insights
Kantar TNS and the Scottish Government

MRS Award for Public Policy/Social Research
Flamingo, United Nations Agencies & NGOs
AQR Prosper Riley-Smith Award for Qualitative Excellence
Acacia Avenue & LTA
Northstar Research Partners

MRS Award for Social Media Research
Kantar TNS & Unilever
MRS Silver Medal
John R. Rossiter, Sara Dolnicar and Bettina Grün

MRS/ASC Award for Technology Effectiveness
Virginia Valentine Award for Cultural Insights
Firefish & PayPal

Research Live Awards

Best Agency with a turnover above £20million – Sponsored by Foreign Tongues
Hall & Partners

Best Agency with a turnover below £20million – Sponsored by Foreign Tongues
Circle Research

Best In-house Team
The Football Association

Best Innovation
Girl Effect, 2CV & Maido

Best New Agency
fineline market research

Best Place to Work
Opinium Research

Business Impact of the Year
Penguin Random House

Newcomer of the Year
Graeme Cade, Circle Research

Foreign Tongues would like to thank everyone for making the night such a fabulous celebration and we look forward to seeing you again at next year’s Awards!

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