Qualitative research is a vital part of any marketing research and insight initiative. If you are looking to gain targeted, in-depth insight from consumers, a focus group may be the route you choose to take. Focus groups can provide critical insights, giving you the ability to uncover deep-seated emotions and beliefs.

Whether you are gaining consumer insight for a product or service, or developing strategies to grow your business, the following companies located in and around Tampa and St. Petersburg, FL can provide the necessary channels to reach relevant audiences and conduct quality focus groups.
In our complete online directory, you can search multiple metropolitan areas, as well as map a single location or all locations.

Herron Associates, Inc.

Sue McAdams, President
Experienced and reliable. Herron Associates is focused on Qualitative, Quantitative and mixed methods research in our Indianapolis and Tampa locations or any market your research takes you. Trust a team with a proven record and expertise to deliver services ranging from data collection to full-service research and design.  Best-in-class service and premium amenities in Tampa with oversized well-appointed suites, large viewable CLT and a test kitchen along with Hispanic/Latino capabilities. Let Herron simplify your project and become an extension of your team. We believe that “only the best will do” and that our clients should never settle for “good enough”.

Phone +1 813-282-0866 or +1 800-392-3828

Test America a division of CRG Global - Tampa

Jennifer Schwartz, Director of Field Operations
Test America, the data collection division of CRG Global, offers consumer testing facilities that are characterized by the highest in quality standards and are positioned in high traffic retail locations throughout the U.S., providing virtually unlimited access to the consumer.  Specifically designed for conducting product level research, our sites are equipped to conduct the most complex tests.  We specialize in CLTs, HUTs, focus groups, mobile research, and more.  Select facilities include sensory booths, fragrance evaluation rooms, test kitchens, laundry rooms, and focus and viewing rooms.

Phone +1 800-831-1718

L&E Research

Lisa McGary, Client Relationship Manager

Tampa, Florida bills itself as “The Next Great American City” and L&E's Tampa facility is way ahead of it. We offer a first-class experience in the heart of a major metropolitan city, and yet only 10 minutes away from Tampa International Airport (TPA.). From the facility space to the nearby food options, you can be sure you will have a top notch experience. L&E Tampa offers three spacious suites, large conference rooms and a staging area. With our sunny Tampa hospitality, L&E will put your mind at ease, expertly manage your project and help you focus on clients.

Phone +1 877-344-1574

C&C Market Research

C&C Market Research, an industry leader for over 25 years, is the complete answer to all of your market research needs. Our highly trained data collection specialists and beautifully designed field locations, combined with our state of the art programming and data transmission capabilities, will ensure your next project is a success. With data collection locations nationwide, we are the largest privately owned and operated market research company in the U.S. C&C has remained a leader in today’s marketplace through hard work, ingenuity, and a dedication to quality that is second to none.

Phone +1 479-785-5637 or +1 877-530-9688

Plaza Research-Tampa

Lindsay Price, Director
The nation’s premier network of focus group facilities! Plaza Research offers multi-city project coordination in 14 locations with an extensive nationwide database. One experienced project manager will be your sole contact for the duration of your project at any of our markets. Our focus group suites are designed with tiered seating, volume controls, private phone booths, simultaneous in-depth interview rooms and client-viewable test kitchens. Free high-speed Internet access in all client suites, conference rooms and lounges. Streamline and Viewpoint are our in-house videostreaming options.

Phone +1 813-769-2900

The Tampa/St. Petersburg metropolitan area includes facilities in (but is not limited to) Clearwater, Lakeland, New Port Richey, Palm Harbor, Port Richey, Redington Beach, Riverview, Safety Harbor, Sebring, Seffner, St. Petersburg, Tampa, The Villages and Winter Haven.