The 2020 Quirk’s Events
Our 2020 Special Events have been postponed due to COVID-19 restrictions; we’ll update this page once we have new dates scheduled. The box below is a up-to-date notice of our in-person event plans as they adjust to local and global public health requirements.
All local, in-person WIRe events have been postponed until further notice.
On top of our WIRe+ webinar series, we’ve begun rolling out “Virtual City Events” in select cities; head over to our city event page to see what events will be occurring in the coming weeks.
We’ve compiled a community resource guide for managing stress and self-care during quarantine, view here.
2020 Quirk’s Brooklyn
Opening Night Reception
Monday, March 2nd, 2020
Rocco’s Tacos (directly next door to the Quirk’s conference venue)
We’re back in Brooklyn for another Opening Night Reception with the Quirk’s Event! Join us at the fun and funky Rocco’s Tacos—directly next to the conference venue—for light snacks, drinks, and some good old fashioned networking! The Quirk’s Events are an invaluabel opportunity to connect with the global MR community, learn about the newest methods, trends, and tech in the industry, and drive your market research practice forward. Learn more about and register for the conference here; use code 20WIRe for a discount at registration!
This event is FREE and WILL sell out—register now! A BIG thank you to DISQO, Zappi, to our corporate donors Toluna, and to our partners ESOMAR for supporting this event and making it all possible and to the Quirk’s Media team for including us in the conference festivities—we couldn’t do it without you!
MRX Diversity Champion Award + Rockin’ Party in the Exhibit Hall
Join WIRe at TMRE in Las Vegas for our third annual MRX Diversity Champion award celebration! The MRX Diversity Champion award seeks to highlight those industry professionals who have embedded a foundation of diversity into the work they do, pressing market research forward toward a more inclusive future. You can read more about our 2018 and 2017awardees at the provided links. A BIG thank you to the KNect365 team for once again supporting this award and event!
WIRe’s Best Places to Work Award Ceremony + Luncheon
10 September 2019
12:35 – 13:50
Lomond Suite – Edinburgh International Conference Centre
Join WIRe in Edinburgh, Scotland this September for a luncheon and award ceremony during ESOMAR Congress where we’ll be announcing the winners of our second annual “Best Places to Work” awards! This is an invaluable opportunity to network with fellow WIRe community members and market research professionals from around the world. Hear industry experts weigh in on the topic of the changing MR workplace during a brief panel. A light lunch will be provided. Space for this event is limited—register now to ensure your spot and be sure to join the waitlist should we fill up! You do need to be registered for ESOMAR Congress in order to attend—click here to sign up and use code ESOMAR2019_WIRE at checkout for a discount at registration!
MRX Meet and Mingle at IIeX NA 2019
Tuesday, April 23rd
1900 Rio Grande Street
We’re excited to announce our upcoming MRX Meet and Mingle at IIeX NA! Join research professionals from around the world at historic Hotel Ella—just four blocks from the AT&T Conference Center—for beer, wine, and some famous Austin tacos! Things happen first at IIeX—learn more about IIeX NA and register here; use code WIRE25 at checkout to save! This event is currently sold out but we’re hoping to add capacity; join the waitlist via the Eventbrite checkout below.
A BIG thank you to FocusVision, Little Bird Marketing, MMR LIVE, ScaleHouse and Think Group Austin for supporting this event and to the Greenbook team for aiding in organizing and promoting this event, we couldn’t do it without you!
Opening Night Reception
The Quirk’s Event Chicago
Monday, April 1st 2019
The Albert, Hotel ECM2
Join WIRe in kicking off the 2019 Quirk’s Event in Chicago! Enjoy cocktails and light appetizers while catching up with friends and researchers from around the world. The Quirk’s Event is THE place to drive your market research forward. Interested in attending the conference? Visit the event site and use code 20WIRe for a discount at registration.
Opening Night Reception – The Quirk’s Event Brooklyn
Monday, March 4
Circa Brewing Co. 141 Lawrence St.
Join us in New York City this March for our opening reception event at The Quirk’s Event Brooklyn! Enjoy wine, beer, and canapes while connecting with Quirk’s Event attendees from around the world.
Opening Night Reception – The Quirk’s Event London
Monday, 11 February
Meridian Lounge— InterContinental London, The O2
Join WIRe in kicking off the 2019 Quirk’s Event in London! Enjoy drinks and catered treats while catching up with friends and researchers from around the world. The Quirk’s Event is THe place to drive your market research forward. Interested in attending the conference? Visit the event site and use code 20WIRe for a discount at registration.
A BIG thank you to ZappiStore for supporting this event, we couldn’t do it without you!
WIRe’s “Best Places to Work” Award Ceremony + Luncheon
Tuesday, 25th September
Time: 12:50-2:05 PM
Restaurant Maritim in the Maritim Hotel Berlin
Join WIRe for a luncheon and award ceremony during ESOMAR Congress. We’ll be presenting the research from our “Best Places to Work” study as well as the winners of the “Best Places to Work” awards. This is an invaluable opportunity to network with fellow WIRe community members from around the world. Space is limited, register today!
A big thank you to Elizabeth Norman International, Toluna, P2Sample, and Voxpopme for sponsoring this event and to our partner ESOMAR for facilitating the lunch during Congress; we couldn’t do it without you!
Paris: Printemps des Etudes
Tuesday, 6 April, 2:00-3:00 PM, Palais Brongniart (Paris Bourse)
“Women at the Top: a Question of Culture? A look at International Perspectives”
September 12, 2017
12:45pm – 1:45pm
Beurs van Berlage
Keurzaal (Ground Floor)
1012 ZJ Amsterdam
WIRe continues our 10 year anniversary celebration at ESOMAR Congress!
Please join us for an onsite luncheon where we will present the topline results of WIRe’s 2017 Global Diversity Study, an update to the research we released in 2012. To sign up for the free luncheon, you must be registered for ESOMAR Congress. Email us for discounted Congress registration rates.
At the luncheon, we’ll be joined by Niels Schillewaert, ESOMAR President who give a brief welcome, as well as by Pratiti RayChoudhury from Facebook, who will share her insights on the importance of diversity to the future of research, and Emma Angelica, Senior Research Manager at Lieberman Research Worldwide. This event is a unique opportunity to meet and network with the global WIRe community.