The most important people behind market research are the respondents! They provide their opinions, thoughts and ideas for research studies and surveys. Sometimes it can be difficult finding the right consumers and you need sample providers to help in your search.

Sample providers can help you find the right representative group of consumers for your research projects. These companies can provide you with the tools and techniques necessary to find the right sample size, as well as narrow down your sample to specific locations and demographics. Through channels like the Internet, telephone and even mail, sample providers can reach the appropriate respondents who will provide you with the greatest insight for your research. These companies can narrow down sample based on age, ethnicity, gender or any other demographic for any research segment, even hard-to-reach respondents. Many sample providers also have international reach, providing respondents from all over the globe. For your future sampling needs, consider these companies.

Branded Research Inc.

Founded 2012 | 36 employees

Matt Gaffney, CEO

Branded is a leading insights and technology company that provides actionable data to drive impactful business and marketing decisions. Our data collection platform helps our clients gather unique insights to develop more informed marketing and product development strategies. How’s it done? Branded Surveys, our proprietary research community, provides companies the consumer and business insights needed to make definitive decisions about their products and services. We take a unique, communicative approach to humanize the data collection process. Our community was founded on core principles of social engagement and the power of the simple conversation. It’s what sets us apart from the rest.

Phone 888-848-2525


Founded 1998

Morten Strand, CEO; Richard Thornton, Deputy CEO and COO

Cint is a software company developing technology to innovate the way insights are gathered. Cint specializes in API and SaaS solutions offering efficient, user-friendly tools to access online consumer panels, as well as panel management software. Cint’s exchange platform is a fully transparent insights marketplace, bringing together questions and answers from all around the world. Cint has developed and hosts the world’s Insight Exchange. Reach more than 40 million consumers in 80+ countries, all sourced via 1,500+ different panels owned by publishers, local media outlets, market research agencies and nonprofits.

Phone 818-754-9582



Founded 2015 | 15 employees

Ashutosh Narayan, Director

Conclave Research was founded on the supposition that there were advanced and crude ways to provide access to hard-to-reach audiences to support consumer and B2B research. At Conclave Research we strongly believe that a quick response rate is of the utmost importance. And often there are cases where the fieldwork period is very limited. It is then a case that a study needs to be fielded quickly and the response needs to be agile. We at Conclave Research are specialized in concealing such critical assignments without compromising on quality. We provide services in the U.S., U.K., Canada, Germany, Brazil, France, Italy, Argentina, Turkey, Indonesia, Australia, China, Spain, Mexico and India.

Phone +91-982-516-9946

Critical Mix

Founded 2011 | 170+ employees globally

Hugh Davis and Keith Price, Co-CEOs

Our passion is simplifying access to insights for better business decisions. Leading companies around the world rely on our easy-to-use, collaborative tools for seamless access to global target audiences, survey programming and management, data visualization and reporting. Work together with us, do it yourself or let us do everything for you. No matter the size or type of project, Critical Mix believes that you should always be able to contact someone to get help or a question answered. Our experienced team cares deeply about your business, anticipates your needs and is always available whenever needed.

Phone 800-651-8240

Full Circle Research Co.

Founded 2013 | 12 employees

Adam Weinstein and Nathan Lynch, Co-CEOs

Recently named Inc. 5000’s No. 917, Full Circle Research Co., is the first and only U.S.-based online consumer sample provider to earn ISO 26362 certification and the only company to offer HoNoR (Holistic Next-level Research), a proven approach to quality. This unprecedented, automated marriage of advanced technology, flexible community strategies and industry-leading quality controls gives business decision makers immediate access to the purest data in the industry. Full Circle’s foresight, agility and commitment to innovation translate into a uniquely pro-active, consultative experience. To learn more, visit iLoveFullCircle.com.

Phone 301-762-1972

Global Survey

Founded 2008 | 18 employees

Mayank Bhanushali, Founder & Managing Director

Global Survey is your top choice of solutions partner for end-to-end project management needs. We augment your research operations by making available top-of-the-line infrastructure setup, proven processes and highly trained personnel for every stage of the operational lifecycle of a research study. Under this engagement model, you keep control over the client interaction and overall management, while we help move the project successfully from survey scripting and data analytics to reporting and visualization. Engaging with us at Global Survey for our end-to-end project management capabilities provides multiple business benefits. You can apply economies of scale and execute a bigger volume of projects without the need to hire and maintain costly human capital in-house.

Phone +91-79-2589-0030


Founded 2014 | 80 employees

Gregg Lavin, Co-Founder/Managing Director

InnovateMR is a fiercely independent sampling company. Our ingenuity, reliability and agile approaches to sampling delivers faster answers. We find ways for quicker turnarounds and sourcing the hard-to-reach audiences. Our panel quality builds trust and confidence with our clients. Our speed in launching projects and sampling platform efficiency translates into lower costs and quicker decision-making.

Phone 818-584-2090


Founded 1996 | 700+ employees globally

Caroline Frankum, Global CEO

What’s more meaningful than insights from your targeted consumer? Globally, Lightspeed collects comprehensive insights about habits, characteristics and behaviors that aid in survey targeting, allowing for fast and accurate sample feasibility. With Lightspeed’s high-quality, highly profiled panelists from around the world, we can quickly obtain the opinions of your target audience, including Millennials, B2B/IT, finance and health care. As part of our ambition to help clients discover truth through data, Lightspeed proactively helps clients move toward more modern, real-world approaches to conducting surveys. Learn more about our modern surveys at www.lightspeedresearch.com/modernsurveys.

Global Headquarters: 908-605-4500

Market Cube LLC

Founded 2011 | 80 employees

Steve Hopkins, Adi Raj, Ted Pulsifer, Dipak Singh, CEOs

Market Cube is selected by hundreds of clients globally to be their trusted partner. We specialize in precise and timely sample delivery, data collection, reporting and programming, while providing tremendous value and savings to our clients with no project minimum charges. We provide world-class customer service and strive to continually innovate and evolve, embracing the newest best practices and technologies. In additional to our custom communities and panels, we have developed proprietary custom panel management and project management technologies and security solutions that extend leverage, scale, reliability of service and delivery to our clients. We focus on the heavy lifting of data collection so you can focus on the insights – at Market Cube “we help you shine.”

Phone 843-628-5388

Marketing Systems Group

Founded 1987 | 60 employees

Gerald Oberkofler, CEO

Marketing Systems Group was founded in 1987 with simple goals: to provide the highest-quality marketing research sampling solutions at a competitive price to ensure each and every client is completely satisfied and appreciate the opportunity to develop long and valued relationships. Thirty years later, MSG has become a high-tech provider of innovative products, services and information solutions designed specifically for the survey, sensory and marketing research communities. As MSG begins its fourth decade, it is thoroughly committed to investing in people and technology to meet the evolving needs of the industry. Headquartered in suburban Philadelphia, MSG provides full-service qualitative and quantitative global sampling and market research intelligence. MSG also provides automated feedback and panel management platforms for recruitment, scheduling, data collection and custom reporting as well as research predictive and TCPA-compliant dialing systems. 

Phone 215-653-7100

MindField Online 

Founded 1980 | 110 employees

Gary McMillion, CEO

MindField Online is The Premier Consumer Panel. Boasting 40 years of market research experience, we are not only a high-level technology and sample provider but we are researchers through and through. If you want leading online solutions and sample options, our team can provide the power, high response and quality you need in a sample provider. All proprietary panelists are validated by Experian Data Quality and have been for over 10 years. 

Phone 800-969-9235

myCLEARopinion Panel

Founded 2008 | 475 employees

Mitch Henderson, CEO

myCLEARopinion specializes in high-quality B2B skilled industry sample, providing access to a unique and powerful audience of decision makers recruited from specific and demographically diverse market sectors. MyCLEARopinion can provide panelists with vertical industry expertise in a variety of industries including: HVAC, engineering, architecture/construction/maintenance, packaging, flooring/floor maintenance, plumbing, mechanical systems, roofing, electrical, landscaping, safety and security, manufacturing and logistics, painting, food and beverage product and development and more. We can offer survey sample, research services, hosting and programming. 

Phone 248-786-1274


Founded 2001 | 318 employees globally

Germán Loewe, CEO and Founder

Netquest is the No.1 provider of opinion and digital behavior data in the market research sector in Latin America, Spain and Portugal. Netquest has globally expanded, now providing digital behavioral, survey and profiling data to the United States, United Kingdom and the rest of Europe. We have more than 15 years of experience in creating representative panels of the population while remaining ISO 26362 certified. We are one of the only companies capable of offering integrated information about consumers with our cross-device behavioral technology. We offer specialized services, all mobile-optimized, related to samples, observational samples, programming and data processing.

Phone 267-713-3007 ext. 1001


Founded 2010 | 55+ employees

Mathijs de Jong, Co-Founder and CEO

P2Sample’s active member panel consists of 25+ million members worldwide. As the most sophisticated technology-driven sample provider in the market research industry, our strong aptitude for programmatic solutions allows us to fill each client’s specific needs. Through a deep understanding of sample – beyond simple delivery – P2Sample is able to get to the heart of the respondents’ needs and motivations to deliver higher engagement and response rates. We utilize proprietary sampling technology and provide sample in hard-to-get areas, including strong male, Hispanic/ethnic targets, Millennials/teens and multinational audiences. P2Sample’s proprietary quality score system, top-notch security and superior respondent experience allow the delivery of first-rate sample. For more information about P2Sample, visit www.p2sample.com.

Phone 404-446-2720


Founded 2009 | 200 employees

Chuck Davis, CEO

ProdegeMR is a leading provider of people-driven insights for the market research industry. Through diversified recruitment methods and a world-class consumer engagement model for over 30 million members, we deliver a more thoughtful approach to research. Our breakthrough model fosters member retention and ongoing participation. This brings many benefits to our clients, including delivery of recontact surveys, longitudinal studies, in-home use tests and ongoing research programs.

Phone 424-397-2011

Reckner Healthcare

Founded 1991 | 225 employees 

David Reckner, President

Reckner Healthcare provides the industry’s most trusted health care panel for pharmaceutical and medical marketing research projects. Serving clients for more than 25 years, the company specializes in delivering access to physicians, allied health care professionals, payers, decision makers and opinion leaders across the United States and the world. Reckner has its own independently-maintained panel and internally-designed panel management system, making it one of the industry’s most robust, respected health care panels. Providing fast access and easy platform linkages, Reckner offers recruiting and scheduling for qualitative and quantitative health care research projects. Services include list matching, recruitment, scheduling, verbal confirmations, programming, hosting, and project, segmentation and honoraria/1099 management. 

Phone 215-822-6220

Research Now

Founded 1999 | 1,200 employees

Gary Laben, CEO

As the established expert in digital market research data, Research Now optimizes market research through its data assets, innovative solutions and consultative services to drive better business decisions and results for companies and agencies around the world. Founded in 1999, we were pioneers in originating online data sampling and created the first B2B panel, and continue to provide robust research data through rigorous first-party consumer and B2B data collection for more than 3,000 clients worldwide through our 11+ million panelists in more than 40 countries. As a trusted provider of comprehensive research services and data solutions, we enable powerful insights for competitive advantage

Phone 888-203-6245

Secret Shopper

Founded 1990 | 50 employees

Paul F. Ryan, CEO

At Secret Shopper®, our expertise is in evaluating the customer experience in both the digital and brick-and-mortar worlds. We provide a variety of survey options so you can reach out to customers, employees and vendors in your preferred form: online, over the phone or even by mail. With over 25 years of experience, we have the players in place to get the job done. Our in-house IT group can create innovative mobile apps that are easy to read and navigate on any device to help meet any business objective. Our Minneapolis-based technical support team prides itself on providing world-class customer service. Our training and coaching programs raise customer service to the highest levels. Find out more here: www.secretshopper.com.

Phone 763-525-1460


Founded 2012 | 45 employees

Jacqueline Rosales, Chief of Operations

Brands need insights that lead to great ideas. SoapBoxSample helps you turn your business questions into actionable insights. Our team of super-likeable humans combines decades of research experience with a nimble and disruptive start-up mind-set. We believe in making your life easier, saying no even when you don’t want to hear it and giving you a research experience that improves your business’ bottom line. Offering a fresh blend of research and technology, our suite of services includes: Community Insight Platform (icmib); mobile and app-based research; passive metering; online data collection; and full-service design and analytics.

Phone 855-SOAPBOX

SSI (Survey Sampling International)

Founded 1977

Chris Fanning, President and CEO

Celebrating 40 years in business, SSI is the premier global provider of data solutions and technology for consumer and business-to-business survey research. SSI reaches participants in 90+ sample countries via Internet, telephone, mobile/wireless and mixed-access offerings. SSI staff operates from 40 offices and remote staff in over 20 countries, offering sample, data collection, CATI, questionnaire design consultation, programming and hosting, online custom reporting and data processing. SSI’s employees serve more than 3,500 customers worldwide.

Phone 203-567-7200

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