With so many conferences and events to choose from in the Market Research industry, you may be overwhelmed and confused as to which ones are worthwhile to attend. We have compiled a list of the top 22 Market Research Conferences (in chronological order) for 2022, which include cost and target audience for each one to help you decide.

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1. InsighTALENT vs. InsighTECH 

InsighTALENT vs. InsighTECH

Date: March 1 – 2, 2022

Location: Virtual

Cost: Free

Description: The traditional research toolkits and skillsets are evolving at a rapid pace. The winners are those who seize this rapid change as opportunity – those who are embracing new skillsets, more diversified teams, more agile technologies, and a more strategic mindset. Is your insights team ready to lead in the new direction?

2. QUAL360 North America 

Qual360 North America 2022

Date: March 8 – 9, 2022

Location: Washington, DC and Virtual

Cost: $995 Regular, $795 Group, $499 On-Demand Access

Description: Qual360 North America 2022 will be back in Washington D.C. on March 8&9 2022! Join us for live discussions, cutting-edge case studies, round tables and interactive networking sessions.

Join the most dedicated community of qualitative market researchers and connect with client-side researchers, innovative agencies , independent moderators and disruptive technology providers. The unique Qual360 concept allows for a diverse range of participants and topics at each conference, offering local trends as well as a global perspective.

Geared Towards: Qualitative Researchers

3. IMPACT 2022


Date: March 16 – 17, 2022

Location: Virtual

Cost: MRS Members: 250 Euros,  Non Members: 295 Euros

Description: From new ways of working to new commercial models, from making our businesses truly inclusive to achieving net zero, we need to be creative and change the way we think and act.

Impact 2022 is all about re-invention, spreading out for you a feast of inspiring speakers, bold ideas and clever case studies as well as demonstrating techniques to help you and your business meet those challenges.

Not many of us are lucky enough to have a clean slate on which to draw – the rest of us need re-invention.

Geared Towards: Consumer Insights Professionals


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4. Intellus World Wide Summit 

Intellus 2022

Date: March 24, 21 & April 7

Location: Virtual

Cost: $500 for members Educator or In-Transition, $949 Professional

Description: We are honored to work together with hundreds of members of our community to discuss our common challenges and the latest advances in healthcare insights and analytics that will empower us moving forward.  This is a crucial opportunity for us to connect and build skills virtually that can strengthen professional networks and facilitate professional development.

Geared Towards: Healthcare Insights and Analytics Professionals

5. IA Annual Conference

IA Annual 2022

Date: April 4 – 6 , 2022

Location: Philadelphia, PA. Sessions available virtually

Cost: Free for corporate researcher and Insights Association members

Description: We celebrate exemplary work by brands and agencies – showcasing the novel methods used, new data tapped, and successful business impact achieved; analyze and discuss findings of IA’s exclusive benchmarking studies on Compensation, Corporate culture and hiring; DEI – both in the workplace and in our research; Top-growing sectors, Emerging trends, opportunities and challenges. Enjoy music, awards, & much more!

Geared Towards: Market Researchers

6. The Quirk’s Event

The Quirk's Event

Dates: April 11 – 12 , May 4 – 5, July 20 – 21, 2022

Locations: Chicago, IL (April) London, England (May), Brooklyn, NY (July)

Cost: End Client/Corporate Researchers is $149/€99, MR Suppliers $899/€699

Description: A plethora of cutting-edge marketing research methodologies and consumer insights learning. Give your team a boost, with presentations featuring real-world case studies, conversations, the most innovative marketing research, insight topics, limitless networking opportunities.

Geared Towards: Corporate Researchers

7. IIeX North America 2022

IIeX North America 2022

Date: April 19 – 20, 2022

Location: Austin, Texas

Cost: Standard $849, Brand-side $19, Student $749

Description: From its early days in 2014, IIEX North America has been bringing insights professionals, data scientists, marketers, academics, startups, consumer brands, and data enthusiasts alike together to co-create the future of insights over the span of 2 epic days.

This year, we’re proud to be hosting this incredible event in the heart of downtown Austin, Texas – and you know what they say… “everything’s bigger in Texas,” and with 100+ speakers and 5 incredible tracks, that’s a promise we intend to keep

Geared Towards: Brand Researchers

8. CIEX Data Insights Summit

CIEX Data Insights Summit

Date: May 10, 2022

Location: Virtual

Cost: $395

Description: Chemical, Biotech and Pharma producers are increasingly putting data-driven R&D at the heart of their innovation strategy – leveraging from ‘inside-out’ domain knowledge and product development data to ‘outside-in’ customer insights and competitive intelligence. CIEX Data Insights Summit will cater to this trend and offer a unique platform for R&D, innovation and insight specialists around the world.

This exciting conference includes presentations from top innovators from the world’s largest chemical, biotech and pharma industries, interactive panel discussions and 1-2-1 meetings. This is a must-attend conference for innovators to learn, be inspired and network.

Geared Towards: Pharma/Biotech R&D, Innovation and Insight Specialists

9. Pharma Market Research Conference USA

Pharma Market Research Conference

Date: May 10 – 11, 2022

Location: Newark, New Jersey

Cost: Pharma/Biotech/MD&D $1,955, Agency/Vendor/Service Provider $3,195

Description: The Pharma Market Research Conference is the key to uncovering knowledge and developing new business relationships. All the major players in the pharmaceutical industry are very well-represented. However, we also take great measures to make sure this conference remains intimate and exclusive. For example, the limited exhibitor spots are available to only premier providers. This helps ensure a high-quality and productive event for everyone attending.

Geared Towards: Market Research professionals from large, medium-sized, and emerging pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, and diagnostics companies

10. AAPOR 2022 Annual Conference

AAPOR 2022 Annual Conference

Date: May 11 -13, 2022

Location: Chicago, IL

Cost: TBD

Description: The AAPOR Annual Conference is the premier forum for the exchange of advances in public opinion and survey research. The Conference allows attendees to network with colleagues, learn the latest updates and trends in the field and make new connections. The meeting highlights innovative research, short courses and discussion forums for attendees of diverse disciplines from around the world.

Geared Towards: Public Option and Survey Research Professionals

11. SampleCon 2022

SampleCon 2022

Date: May 16 – 18, 2022

Location: Pasadena, CA 

Cost: TBD

Description: Since its inception, SampleCon has experienced exponential growth and the unique ability to attract industry players from organizations across all facets of the sample space. In 2015, leadership partnered with industry bodies to drive the conversation forward on the establishment of common protocols and definitions. SampleCon remains focused on providing a collaborative environment to share perspectives on industry issues, challenges, trends and most importantly, successes at a global level.

Geared Towards: Market Research Professionals


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12. 2022 QRCA Annual Conference

2022 QRCA Annual Conference

Date: May 16 -18, 2022

Location: San Diego, CA

Cost: Members $1,095, Non-Member $1,545, NewQ Members $550, Emeritus Members $550, Grad Student Members $225

Description: QRCA’s 2022 Annual Conference is the place to reach leading qualitative practitioners seeking resources to maximize the full power of their qualitative research. Sponsorships opportunities are available and add exceptional value in driving interest, increasing top-of-mind awareness and engagement.

Geared towards: CEOs, Presidents, Owners, Founders, Qualitative Researchers

13. Future of Pharma Marketing Summit

Future of Pharma Marketing Summit

Date: May 18 – 19, 2022

Location: Toronto, ON

Cost: $699 Virtual Access, $2,595 Vendors & Suppliers Pass

Description: This event brings together the biggest names in the pharmaceutical industry and provides them with leading-edge marketing solutions. It enables them to access strategically focused content in an environment conducive to forging lasting business partnerships.

This is your opportunity to cultivate relationships with the industry’s key influencers and buyers at this exclusive event. Build your pipeline with qualified sales leads by taking advantage of one of our limited sponsorship opportunities now.

Geared Towards: Pharma Marketers

14. The Media Insights & Engagements Conference

The Media Insights & Engagements Conference

Date: May 23 – 25, 2022

Location: Nashville, TN

Cost: All-Access Pass $2,595, 2-Day Pass $1,995

Description: Year after year, The Media Insights & Engagement Conference unites the industry to navigate content and explore new opportunities with insights-rich decision making.

Join your insights peers to uncover the latest in measurement and engagement strategies, and explore new opportunities with insights-rich decision making.

Geared towards: Media Researchers

15. The X Event

The X Event

Date: June 6 – 7, 2022

Location: TBD

Cost: TBD

Description: The X event was developed to encourage better understanding of the evolving role of UX & CX in consumer insights and to foster appreciation for the specialized skills of UX, CX & MRX practitioners. The goal is to advance the knowledge and network of each attendee so they may optimize their value in this evolving, coordinated process.

Geared towards: CX, UX and Insights Professionals

16. MRMW North America

MRMW North America

Date: June 15 – 16, 2022

Location: Atlanta, GA

Cost: Early-Bird $595 – $795, Regular $995

Description: The MRMW North America will be back in Atlanta on June for live discussions, cutting-edge case studies, round tables and interactive networking sessions.

MRMW brings together forward thinking clients, innovative agencies and technology disruptors to discuss the latest trends and innovations driving the industry forward. Now more than ever, creative thinking and out of the box solutions are needed. The unique MRMW concept allows for a diverse range of participants and topics at each conference, offering local trends as well as a global perspective.

Geared Towards: Market Research Professionals

17. IIEX Europe

IIEX Europe

Date: June 21 – 22, 2022

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Cost: TBD

Description: With multiple stages, there is something for everyone. IIEX agendas are designed for your full team to attend. Come together for the plenary sessions, and divide and conquer the split track sessions.

The goal is to bring the most disruptive startups, technologies, and ideas into the evolving insights and analytics industry (and have fun while doing so).

Geared Towards: Insights Professionals

18. IIeXBehavior 


Date: September 13 – 14, 2022

Location: Chicago, IL

Cost: TBD

Description: IIEX Behavior showcases how the best brands are applying behavioral science and implicit measurement. We feature practical application, inspiration and just enough theory. This is your opportunity to show how your company is using behavioral science to drive brand equity, product innovation, shopper marketing, and more.

Geared Towards: Market Researchers

19. ESOMAR Congress 2022

ESOMAR Congress 2022

Date: September 18 – 21, 2022

Location: Toronto, ON

Cost: TBD

Description: ESOMAR Congress has been at the forefront of showcasing data, research, and insight innovation for over 75 years. This industry has bared witness to more rapid and radical change and evolution over the last 6 years than ever before, and the one constant throughout this development? ESOMAR. Since the very beginning, we strive to give you the best content that displays the brilliance of market research’s impact.

Geared Towards: Global Data, Research, and Insights Professionals

20. CRC 2022

CRC 2022

Date: October 26 – 28, 2022

Location: TBD/Sessions available virtually

Cost: TBD

Description: Insights Associations largest event, with corporate researchers making up about half of its 600+ attendees. The program features case studies from leading and emerging brands and discussions on how insights leaders are building stronger connections with their customers, exposing unmet needs and dramatically increasing ROI on tight budgets. Access to an exhibit hall with 60+ exhibitors and multiple networking functions.

Geared Towards: Corporate Researchers

21. TMRE 


Date: November 14 – 16, 2022

Location: San Antonio, TX

Cost: TBD

Description: To win in today’s insights world, it’s all about relationships. To rise to the top, you must effectively build global networks, work across business silos, wow internal stakeholders, and maximize vendor partnerships. TMRE: The Market Research Event arms leaders with the skillsets, toolkits and community support to ensure your insights drive bottom line impact.

Geared Towards: Market Research and Insights Professionals

22. IA Converge

IA Converge

Date: December 6 – 7, 2022

Location: TBD/Sessions available virtually

Cost: TBD

Description: CONVERGE fulfills a crucial need for those working in the confluence of data analytics, consumer insights, and market research to expand their network and knowledge. Get expert advice to better navigate data analytics and integration management issues, including talent development, outsourcing, data privacy and inter-department coordination. Hear from market researchers and data analysts from leading brands as they detail the inner workings of successful projects that combine disparate and emerging data streams.

Geared Towards: Consumer Insights and Data Analytics Practitioners

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