Part of Impact Week 2018

On the 12 March, the Global Research Business Network (GRBN), kicks off IMPACT WEEK 2018 by inviting the UK research sector to join them on their global mission to tackle two of the most critical issues facing our sector today: the ROI of Insights and Participant Engagement.  

In order to maintain and grow budgets, we must do a better job at demonstrating the business impact of insights and measuring the ROI we deliver. Participants are the life-blood of our sector, and fundamental to our ability to deliver a ROI on insights, but people’s willingness to participate is on the decline as we continue to give them poor experiences.

NEW REPORT: the 12 March will see the UK launch of the GRBN Invest in Insights Handbook - a practical guide to measuring the ROI of Insights and demonstrating its business value. Attend the workshop to be the first in the UK to learn about and benefit from this ground-breaking initiative.

Attend to:

  • Discover key findings and insights from the latest research-on-research
  • Hear from clients and industry experts and take part in the debate
  • Leave with a concrete list of actions you can implement within your organisations

Who should attend?

  • Client-side managing Insights teams
  • Agency-side managing researcher teams

Full details of the Day can be found at here where you can also register to secure your spot at the early bird rate of £300.

In the meantime, if you would like to know more about the GRBN’s initiatives, please visit -

Sponsorship opportunities

There are two key packages available to sponsor this event. If you are interested in being a key sponsor please contact Andrew Cannon at GRBN on +358 50 522 6922 or to find out more.


The following ticket packages are available

  • £300 early bird rate, available until 15 February, price after this date £395
  • End Clients: Bring a co-worker or agency partner along for free
  • Agencies: Bring an end-client along for free

Grange Hotel Tower Bridge
15 Prescot Street,London,E1 8GP

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Registration and coffee



Andrew Cannon, GRBN


Presentation - Research findings

Andrew Cannon, GRBN


Panel discussion - Views from the client-side

Catherine Haigh, Premier Foods
Neil Mortensen, ITV
Sara Picazo, Twitter
David Torres, Nestle Purina UK
Ross Antrobus, The FA

interviewed by Paul Griffiths, Client Advocates




Presentation - Research findings

Nikki Lavoie, Mindspark Research International
Lisa Wilding-Brown, Innovate MR


Client / Agency / data collector panel discussion

Pete Cape, SSI
Philip Cox, Premier Foods
Claire Emes of Ipsos 
Richard Goosey, Kantar Health
Nikki Lavoie, Mindspark Research International
Lisa Wilding-Brown, Innovate MR






Workshop 1

Improving the research participant user experience

Andrew Cannon, GRBN
Nikki Lavoie, Mindspark Research International


Short break


Workshop 2

ROI from Insights – Setting up for success

Andrew Cannon, GRBN
Paul Griffiths, Client Advocates


Networking drinks


Finish and close

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