M/A/R/C Research, a consulting firm providing insights and strategies, is honored to be this year’s recipient of the Marketing Research and Insight Excellence Award for “Philanthropic Company of the Year.” The Marketing Research and Insight Excellence Awards, powered by Quirk’s Media, recognize the researchers, suppliers and products and services that are adding value and impact to marketing research.

Finalists are selected by a panel of judges made up of a combination of end-client researchers, supplier partners, and Quirk’s editorial staff. M/A/R/C Research’s philosophy is to contribute toward efforts that have a positive impact locally and nationally to ensure a better tomorrow. For the award, the judging panel considered M/A/R/C’s leadership in developing a complimentary Insights Resource Guide that shares industry knowledge and resources, mentorship in market research programs at several universities, free weekly podcasts, insights on pertinent topics available for public use, and volunteerism in their communities.

Merrill Dubrow, CEO of M/A/R/C, said, “We are both shocked and excited to receive this honor. From the beginning we have emphasized giving back to our industry and community, and it is our hope to inspire more people to donate their time and resources to a cause they find meaningful.” The Marketing Research Education Foundation sponsors the Philanthropic Company of the Year award category. In relaying the exciting news, MREF Executive Director Andra Davidson said, “It was such a Contact: Keri McBride 314-322-6702 keri.mcbride@marcresearch.com pleasure to learn about the culture of philanthropy at M/A/R/C Research, and we look forward to honoring the organization at the upcoming virtual ceremony.” The award winners will be announced at The Marketing Research and Insight Excellence Awards Virtual Ceremony on November 9, 2021. Please visit quirksawards.com for more details.