The Research Club is a not-for-profit organisation providing networking opportunities within the Market Research sector.

Networking is an essential part of our roles and has proven to be a valuable tool in building strong connections, a way to expand your knowledge, learn from the success of others, attain new clients and tell others about your business. It’s also a lot of fun!

Established in 2007 we host between 15 – 20 events per year, covering the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific, and collaborate with the many of the industry’s leading conference organisations with a growing membership of 10,000 members worldwide.

The Team


The Research Club is an independent company founded and owned by Company Directors Bob Qureshi, Jonathan Wheeler & John Mackay

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What People Say

Don’t take our word for it! Here’s what our attendees and sponsors have said…

  • Alexandra Coleman

    Alexandra Coleman Digital Media/ Marketer St Basils

    “One visit, two new clients, three providers for future, and lots of new friends. The Research Club is perfect for not only networking, but having fun in a friendly environment with like-minded professionals.”

  • Remek Gabrys

    Remek Gabrys Commercial DirectorSapio Research -

    “It was such a pleasure to see everyone in person again, for the first time in months, at The Research Club Bounce Back Outdoor Networking event in London. Everyone was having a blast and the quality of the organisation was second to none. I am thrilled to hear there is a plan to have another event this year. Hopefully we will have dates confirmed very soon.”

  • Adam Birss

    Adam Birss VP, Business Planning DivisionRakuten AIP -

    “Sponsoring The Research Club allows us to connect with clients and partners in a social setting, a little away from the bustle of the conference. The organization is impeccable, venues are well chosen, and a good time is always had by all.”

  • Tiffany Hays

    Tiffany Hays Founder + CEOFUELglobal and The Focus Room -

    “Sponsoring The Research Club events has brought about networking opportunities for FUELglobal and The Focus Room across the globe and allowed us to cultivate so many mutually beneficial relationship over the years. We always look forward to their events that not only showcase THE BEST venues, but consistently provide a high- energy, super fun environment to connect with others in the industry. ”

  • John Temple

    John Temple Finance DirectorEmpower -

    “We have found the events to be very well-organised and good for networking (with a big dash of fun). Sponsoring has certainly helped us reach out to many more people and the support from the TRC team has been wonderful. As a result, we are sponsoring again for 2023!”

  • Elfriede Meyer-Roennau

    Elfriede Meyer-Roennau Founder & Managing Directorat random International -

    “We have been sponsors of the Research Club since it started, expanding from London all over Europe and the rest of the World in 2010. This is the place to be, if you want to connect with inspiring people from the market research industry, to meet old friends and new clients. For us, this is the most effective way of networking there is. And most of all: it's fun!”

  • Cindy Cunningham

    Cindy Cunningham Vice-PresidentC&C Market Research Inc -

    “C&C has been attending and sponsoring The Research Club events for about 5 years now and we cannot think of a better way to network with fellow colleagues and clients. The Research Club events are usually more beneficial for networking purposes than the conferences. We have met many new clients as well as forged lifelong friendships with The Research Club.”

  • Jens Cornelissen

    Jens Cornelissen Managing Director Europe & North AmericaMerlien Institute -

    “The Research Club events are always good fun and a great way to wrap up a busy conference day. We at MRMW see them as a great addition to our conferences.”

  • Anna

    Anna Corporate Consultation OfficerWalsall Council -

    “I attended the Birmingham networking event, it was my first introduction to The Research Club and what an introduction! I had a great night and came away not only full of lovely cocktails but full of ideas, renewed vigour for what I want to do next and a pocket full of contacts. I got more out of my £15 networking ticket than other industry events & memberships!”

  • Sarah Kotva

    Sarah Kotva Vice PresidentFieldwork Network -

    “Fieldwork is proud to sponsor and partner with The Research Club. We have found TRC events to be a successful way to network and learn from others in the Market Research Community. Events are well planned in advance and generally concur with other industry events. Working with Tara couldn’t be easier, she has been super helpful and was able to prepare a special sponsorship package for our budget.”

  • David Paull

    David Paull Founder / CEODialsmith -

    “For years, The Research Club has been mainstay of our networking and sponsorship efforts. Between the industry visibility, and the ability to connect with so many relevant people in a fun, casual atmosphere, these events are an incredible value. We also love the fact that, because of TRC’s global reach, we can pick and choose from the regional events that will meet our marketing needs at any time.”

  • Oliver Kohrmann

    Oliver Kohrmann Managing DirectorIngress GmbH -

    “Meeting market research insiders in a spectacular, informal and fun atmosphere is just one of many reasons for us to sponsor and attend The Research Club events. We have always taken back some good memories and look forward for many more to come, that’s why for us exhibitions, conferences and The Research Club events go hand in hand.”