Leaders Forum - Elevate - March 6-7 2024

Sydney 6-7 March 2024

leaders forum sponsors 2024

Leaders Forum Sponsors

We are indebted to our generous industry sponsors without whom events like our Leaders’ Forum can’t be held. We are thrilled to welcome the return of old friends Forsta, Gallagher, GiftPay, CRNRSTONE, Enactuate, CIE Legal, and new friends The Resources Group.


Platinum Conference Sponsorwww.forsta.com

Forsta is the world’s No.1 Market Research Technology, focused on understanding the full Human experience (HX). From simple surveys to sophisticated research studies, Forsta offers advanced and versatile capabilities and is easy to use for first-timers and experienced professionals alike. Craft your online survey, obtain samples, gather, analyse, share, and visualise within hours, not weeks. Gain qualified feedback at speed. Turn data into insights, and insights into stories that fuel real action.

Trusted by over 2,500 customers in 100+ countries, our HX Platform works for any sized business, anywhere in the world: we partner with research agencies, consultancies, and enterprise brands globally.  Give your research the technology it deserves.

Visit forsta.com/request-a-demo and we’ll show you all the things Forsta can do for you.

Resources Group

Gold Conference Sponsorwww.resourcesgroup.com

Hello, we’re Resources Group, global talent specialists for Research, Data and Marketing Strategy with offices in Sydney and London. With the industry’s largest team of dedicated insights recruiters, we help our clients, from trailblazing agency start-ups to established brands build and grow successful teams and businesses.

We provide recruitment services, salary benchmarking and consult on hiring/organisational strategy, employer branding and employee value propositions. We accelerate our candidates’ careers by providing access to the best job opportunities across Australia, NZ, APAC, and the UK.

For almost two decades, we have built a reputation for unrivalled sector expertise, market knowledge and an incredible network of top industry talent, in the following areas:

  • Agency Market Research
  • Clientside Consumer Insights
  • Quantitative and Qualitative Research
  • Behavioural, Innovation, and Brand Strategy
  • Loyalty, Customer and Category Analytics
  • Business and Marketing Intelligence
  • Client Service and Business Development
  • Project Management, DP and Operations

People-centric, we live by our values of Empathy, Inclusivity, Integrity, and Excellence.

To get in touch please contact Rowan Haylett at rhaylett@resourcesgroup.com or Gemma Lewis at glewis@resourcesgroup.com


Silver sponsorwww.ajg.com/au/

Gallagher is an international insurance brokerage, risk management and consulting firm, operating in 130 countries. We are the chosen partner to more than 125,000 Australian businesses, from small businesses through to multinational corporations and iconic brands. 

Through our network of more than 30 regional and metropolitan branches across Australia, we understand local business communities because we are part of them ourselves.

Our values are core to our culture. Passionate service, strategic innovation, and ethical behaviour form the basis of how we do business. All with one purpose: To help you face your future with confidence.


Welcome Dinner Sponsorcrnrstone.com.au/

We deliver high quality, real people, and credible insights and data to help our clients confidently make decisions.

Founded in 1992 as Stable Research, CRNRSTONE supports Australian brands, companies, and research agencies to deliver high-quality qualitative and quantitative research programs. Whether it’s providing access to research participants through our proprietary panel of over 100,000 engaged Australians, programming research surveys, providing logistics support for research projects, or delivering delivery and reporting for completed projects, CRNRSTONE is a one-stop shop for all research fieldwork.

Most importantly, CRNRSTONE can tailor approaches to each project, additionally offering a combined qual-quant approach to bolster your results.

Our quality of service is unmatched, as evidenced by our high level of repeat business. From conception to delivery, our clients rely on us to provide research support services including product packaging testing and delivery, venue management, qualitative moderation, and custom reporting. See here for more information: crnrstone.com.au/


Conference Dinner Sponsorwww.giftpay.com.au/

Innovation in Rewards and Incentives

GiftPay is an innovative eGift platform that removes the hassles associated with distributing gifts or incentive payments. Ideal for any gift fulfilment situation, whether rewarding competition prize winners or qualitative attendees, distributing bulk incentives to a respondent database or processing panel redemptions. 

Recipients can choose their preferred retailer gift card and use it immediately. GiftPay has secured the rights to offer digital gift cards from 120 of Australia’s most popular brands including Woolworths, Uber, Myer, Priceline, iTunes, Bunnings and Dominos.

Giftpay operates in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, the United States, Canada, U.K. and the EU GiftPay is the trusted incentive partner for the Australian Market Research Industry, with over 100 research clients and over $200 million incentives successfully distributed. Find out more here: hwww.giftpay.com.au/


Conference Drinks Sponsorwww.dynata.com

Dynata is the world’s largest first-party data company for insights, activation and measurement. With a reach that encompasses nearly 70 million consumers and business professionals globally, and an extensive library of individual profile attributes collected through surveys, Dynata is the cornerstone for precise, trustworthy quality data.

The company has built innovative data services and solutions around its robust first-party data offering to bring the voice of the customer to the entire marketing continuum — from uncovering insights to activating campaigns and measuring cross-channel marketing ROI.

Dynata serves more than 6,000 market research, media and advertising agencies, publishers, consulting and investment firms and corporate customers in North America, South America, Europe and Asia-Pacific. Visit www.dynata.com or have a chat with our team, we will show you what Dynata can do to support your business growth.


Coffee Cart Sponsor contact@enactuate.com

From veteran fieldwork practitioner Paul Hoger comes Enactuate, his new venture as an independent research services provider.

Enactuate’s business is the performance of research. It provides fieldwork delivery and data management services, and consultancy about response practice, program design, and program governance. Informed by its founder’s experience and delivery ethos, it works with its clients to solve research problems, and to address measurement challenges with credible and innovative approaches to program design, response integrity, vendor management, and participation experience.

Enactuate has an accountable and comprehensive approach to response practice. It equips buyers with tools to engage effectively with the ever-changing response challenges of trust, inclusivity, and fraud. It uses a multitude of manual, programmatic, and AI measures to glean remarkable insight into response integrity and quality assurance… which reveal much more than the validity of a response is valid. Enactuate provides clients with the confidence that they are working with legitimate responses.

To get in touch, email Paul Hoger at contact@enactuate.com.

CIE Legal

Delegate Bag Sponsorwww.cielegal.com.au/

CIE Legal is a corporate and commercial law practice based in Melbourne and servicing local, national and international clients. CIE Legal was founded on the philosophy that clients need something more from their legal advisors than a simple restatement of the law.

We know the law – any reputable firm does – but this is only the starting point. Clients are delivered timely, accurate and commercially pragmatic solutions, tailored to meet their short and long-term business goals and objectives.

With a deliberate focus on meeting the needs of our clients, our team has expanded into a talented pool of practitioners from top tier law firms and in-house legal roles at some of Australia’s most respected companies. See more here: www.cielegal.com.au/ and here:

CIE Legal Services – supporting ADIA members – ADIA (dataandinsights.com.au)

Australian Super

Future Leaders Program and Bronze Conference Sponsorwww.australiansuper.com

AustralianSuper is Australia’s largest super fund, managing more than $316 billion in assets on behalf of 3.3 million members as at December 31, 2023.

It’s our goal to help members reach their best possible financial position in retirement. Here’s how:

• We’re run only for members — we don’t pay profits or dividends to shareholders, so the money we make goes back into the fund.

• We provide access to education and advice options* to help members create the future they want.

Visit http://www.australiansuper.com for more information on how AustralianSuper helps its members achieve their best possible retirement.

Read the PDS and TMD at australiansuper.com

*Personal financial product advice is provided under the Australian Financial Services Licence held by a third party and not by AustralianSuper Pty Ltd. Fees may apply.

Sponsored by AustralianSuper Pty Ltd, ABN 94 006 457 987, AFSL 233788, Trustee of AustralianSuper ABN 65 714 394 898.

Ekas Marketing Research Services

Industry Supporter Sponsorwww.ekas.com.au

Ekas has been supporting the market research industry since 1971 and after many technology iterations we are still at the cutting edge.

Whilst specialising in healthcare and consumer sensory research, we cover all methodologies within these areas and other industries. Including: recruitment – online – face to face – analysis – reporting tools – tracking.

Partnerships are core in our work ethos, building strong long-term relationships with our MRA clients.

With thanks to our sponsors

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