Some research needs reach across the globe, delving into different languages, cultures, attitudes and behavior. Navigating these thresholds takes skill and sensitivity - and sometimes finding low-incidence respondents is the easy part. The world is becoming increasingly connected while global research is in some ways more possible than ever, that accessibility is squandered without an adequate intermediary. 

To meed your international research needs, look no further than these companies, that are equipped to assist you both technologically and interpersonally. From in-person interviews, focus groups and translation services to CATI, online surveys and tracking studies, these companies offer a wide range of research services.

Civicom Marketing Research Services

Founded 2000 | 500+ employees
Annie McDannald, Global Manager

When your qualitative project involves international capabilities, turn to Civicom. We are the global leader in facilitating qualitative research in multiple countries using a wide range of web-enabled solutions. This includes facilitating virtual in-depth interviews and focus groups using advanced audio and web technology as well as technology to support in-person focus groups and interviews worldwide. Our clients benefit from our strengths in managing simultaneous translation, multi-language transcription and international recruitment. We operate 24/7 globally and support clients both large and small. Civicom is known among its clients for dedication to our motto: “Your Project Success is Our Number One Priority.” Contact us today at inquire@CivicomMRS.com


EMPOWER Translate

Founded 1997 | 17 employees
John Temple, CCO and Co-Owner

EMPOWER (formerly RP Translate) was founded in 1997 as a specialist market research localization agency. Our team of experts offers unique translation, transcription, coding, verbatim and other language services for global researchers, with the mission of empowering highly accurate and actionable global insights. To achieve this, we stay at the cutting edge of linguistics for international research and continually work to maintain our reputation for excellence and innovation. Our clients, who include key insight agencies around the world, benefit from entirely bespoke language solutions designed with ease and efficiency in mind. The result: More time for the parts of research that you love! Get in touch today to see how we can empower you in your global research.

+44 (0) 117-379-0400, U.K.


Founded 2001 | 14 employees
Abby Goodell, Vice President

Fieldwork’s dedicated Network International team is experienced in managing projects across the globe. To date, we have managed projects in over 100 cities in 57 countries. From the initial proposal to dates in-field, Fieldwork is there to ensure a high level of quality. Our services include choosing and vetting the best vendors in the market; managing language and cultural barriers such as local moderation, advice on local customs and translation services; handling currency conversion and exchange rates; and managing vendor procedures and processes. Focus on the research. We’ll do the rest.


Holden Healthcare

Founded 2006 | 50 employees
Jeffrey Kelsch, Managing Partner

Holden Research is your research interface to Asian markets. Holden Research is a full-service primary and secondary market research company with local offices in China and Japan and extensive research capabilities throughout Asia. Our local teams provide insight based on over a decade of experience. We work with our clients at any stage of their business evolution from market entry consulting to ongoing branding support to concept testing and much more. We can support any aspect of the research process including project management, recruitment, moderation and analysis/research reporting. We will support your efforts to understand the increasingly sophisticated and ever-evolving Asian consumer.

+1-208-809-7117, U.S.
+86-135-6409-4904, China

Ironwood Insights Group, LLC

Founded 2017 | 35 employees, 5 call centers
Brad Larson, Founder and CEO

Ironwood Insights Group leads the market research industry by offering a seamless integration of all research methodologies into one point of service. We assist corporate researchers, marketers, marketing research firms and consultants with high-quality data collection services. Our platforms use the latest technology with cloud-based servers and panel integration for increased production, quality and security. We maintain strict security and confidentiality controls. Full services include consultation, questionnaire design, sample sourcing, survey fielding, data processing and analysis and reporting. Qualitative methodologies include traditional and online focus groups, bulletin boards and in-depth interviews. Quantitative methodologies include CATI/CAWI, online surveys and face-to-face interviewing, with international reach through vetted partners. We are dedicated to providing our clients with the best research solutions at reasonable rates. Call or e-mail today for: “Insights that provide clarity and drive action.”


Multilingual Connections

Founded 2005 | 25 employees
Jill Kushner Bishop, Ph.D., Founder and CEO

Multilingual Connections helps you understand, engage and grow your multilingual audience through translation, transcription and multimedia localization in 75 languages. Founded in 2005 by a linguistic anthropologist with a background in UX research, Multilingual Connections has supported international research across languages and cultures for research and design firms, corporate in-house teams, marketing agencies, museums, universities and nonprofits. Our global network of linguists, dedicated project managers and research expertise across industries ensure you accomplish your goals, no matter the language.



Founded 2017 
Jim Whaley, CEO

Fast, Reliable Answers for Insightful Research®: Where researchers find high-quality data from global B2B and consumer online survey audiences to significantly improve study success rates. “Our mission is to expand opportunities for researchers to do the work they believe in and can stand behind for their company, their community and their cause.” We conduct tracking studies, segmentations studies, conjoint studies, awareness and usage studies, customer experience, political polling and much more. Our clients are independent research practitioners, consulting organizations, pollsters, global market research companies, nonprofits, NGOs and global brands. We provide sampling and supporting research services in every region of the world. You can contact us today at info@ovationmr.com.


Quest Mindshare

Founded 2003 | 70 employees
Greg Matheson, Managing Partner
Joe Farrell, Managing Partner

Quest Mindshare is one of the largest providers of international B2B and B2C research, with online panels that span the globe. Our experienced market research team has seen it all when it comes to devising sample and data collection strategies to deliver on your hard-to-reach audiences – from IT, financial decision makers and web developers to small business owners, moms and geo-targeted music rating surveys. Quest leads the battle against fraud and cyberattacks with the industry’s premier security tool, Quest DETECT™, regarded as the most effective sample security technology on the market. Quest’s goal and commitment is to continue to be a trusted source of quality and the most reliable data collection partner one can have.


Random Dynamic Resources

Founded 2006 | 30 employees
Paul Nnanwobu, CEO

Random Dynamic Resources LTD is a private equity frontline social, opinion and market research company with headquarters in Nigeria – as well as a U.S. subsidiary, Random Dynamic Resources LLC, a Delaware corporation limited liability company – providing market research services in more than 35 markets across Africa. With a strong focus on Sub-Saharan Africa, we combine our expertise and deep understanding of African diversity to enrich your research projects. Our vision is to be the leader in field research and operation management in Africa through unparalleled and timely service delivery, honesty and development of people. Our mission is to provide high-quality data for superior decision-making for our clients to succeed. We have served various governments, international development agencies, international research agencies, companies and organizations within and outside the Sub-Saharan African market. 

+234-803-325-5099, Nigeria
+1-929-355-4831, U.S.

RONIN International

Founded 1998 | 150 employees
Simon Glanville, Managing Director

RONIN International is a global data collection company based in central London, U.K., where we operate an 80-seat CATI center with in-house scripting, translation, project management, panel and social media engagement departments. Our value proposition is one-stop shop, end-to-end CATI and online data collection across the broadest range of methodologies and geographies ensuring superb output through our project management team across more than 250 projects per year. We bring creative answers to your market research questions making full use of our more than 20 years of operating experience to take ownership of and deliver on every single project you commission with us.


Schlesinger Global Solutions

Founded 1966 | 1000 employees
Nadine Casaletto, VP, Global Solutions

We are your one-stop partner for taking the pulse of international markets. Whether qualitative, quantitative or hybrid, leave the management of your data collection to our experts and liaise with one dedicated and accountable project manager committed to your success. We take a consultative approach to supporting your study and advising which methodologies are likely to be most successful in each market. Our local teams in Europe are experts in their countries and collaborate as one team. We have developed a vast network of global partners and are masters of executing multiple panels. The result is a better experience and better insights worldwide. Please contact Nadine at Nadine.Casaletto@SchlesingerGroup.com.



Founded 1999 | 1,200+ employees
Zander Lurie, CEO

With panels from over 100 countries built right into a robust survey platform that supports 57 languages, SurveyMonkey is a great fit for fast international market research. Using SurveyMonkey Audience, you can find exactly who you need to reach with pre-profiled targeting options or custom screening questions. Audience is fully automated so you can instantly check global project feasibility, get a cost estimate and launch your research study with one click. If you need help getting started, our Audience Premium offering comes with expert survey consultation and support, including language translation services for multinational studies and trackers. Contact us to learn more or to get a demo.



Founded 2000 | 1,400 employees
Frédéric-Charles Petit, CEO

Toluna, an ITWP company, provides consumer insights designed to empower success in today’s on-demand, global economy. Powered by the perfect fusion of technology, expertise and the largest global community of influencers at the ready, Toluna delivers rich, reliable, real-time insights to individuals and companies of all sizes. Our automated consumer insights platform TolunaInsights™ underpins everything we do. Clients can access the platform directly, leverage Toluna’s managed services or create fully-customized digital consumer insights programs via our engineered services. TolunaInsights was built to complement QuickSurveys, Toluna’s on-demand platform designed for quick-turn, automated research.


Track Opinion

Founded 2009 | 25 employees
Piyush Khurana, Director

Track Opinion is a leading insights and technology company that provides a range of cohesive B2B and B2C research solutions consisting of quantitative studies, customer experience, segmentation, pricing and new product development to create expedient audience insights for impactful business and marketing decisions. Our offerings also extend to online sampling, surveying, programming, translation services and tabulation. With over 4.5 million active members worldwide, our team infuses all its energy and expertise to take the customer experience to a whole new level. Our steadfast team always takes keen interest in all projects no matter how big or small to provide customized solutions to your requirements. Track Opinion might not be the longest-running company, but we strike a perfect balance in shaping strategic insights that are technology-driven, feasible and reliable. 


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