Your business research community
Welcome to the Business Intelligence Group (BIG) – the insight community supporting and advising on market research in business. We’re a resource for the latest thinking and techniques in business to business research. Join us for networking opportunities with insight professionals, find our knowledge centre on this website and keep up to date with our e-newsletter. For research buyers, we have the BIG Directory of specialist business research and insight providers.
BIG Forum – May
Date: Tuesday 22 May 2018
What are the applications of Virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) in B2B research, now and in the future? Find out from Alastair Goode and Jonathan Barrowman of Gorilla in the room. This will be followed by a demo, giving you an opportunity to try out some of the kit, see how it works, and get some ideas and inspiration for future projects.
MRS Business-to-Business Research Conference
Date: Thursday 28 June 2018
At this year’s B2B research conference, find out what’s important to businesses in 2018 and grow your understanding of the communication preferences, attitudes and requirements of future millennial business leaders. Hear how leading UK businesses are embracing next generation research techniques and transforming their B2B insight and join the discussion on how to develop insight leaders and insight functions fit for the future.
Questions about business to business research?
Q. Why are mixed methodology studies more common in B2B?
A. The complexity of B2B markets means that multiple research methods often need to be used in order to provide answers or solutions for strategic decisions
Q. Why are B2B costs higher than B2C costs?
A. B2B transactions often take more consideration and involve more decision makers. The B2B consumer will more often than not need to be able to prove a return-on-investment for their purchase
BIG membership is open to anyone who works in market research or related areas. We would love to have you on board. Membership is only £25 a year (excluding VAT), and runs for the 12 months from your date of joining.