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On behalf of all of us at QRCA, we hope you are safe, healthy, and navigating these challenging times as best as possible.

We know qualitative researchers are flexible and resilient, due to the nature of our work. QRCA is here to support you and ensure our community of members share learning and experiences that benefit us all. We hope these resources are helpful for you and welcome ideas for things QRCA can share or do to further help our community.

QRCA advises researchers to follow federal and local guidelines for face-to-face interactions to keep all those involved in the research process safe. 

QRCA Events

Go to the QRCA calendar of events for information on our many upcoming national, chapter and SIG events.

NY Metro Chapter Meeting: Market Research Post Covid-19 Early Predictions
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Virtual Solutions Conference and Vendor Fair

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April 10:
20|20 Research, Better Decisions, Inc., Multilingual Connections, methinks, IVP Research Labs, REV, Schlesinger Group, WebCreator Suite, FocusVision

April 17:
Conceptsauce, Delve Tool, Gorilla in the Room, Remesh, Informed Decisions Group, InsideHeads LLC, Watch Me Think

May 1:
Civicom, Hatchtank, Curator Video, M3 Global Research, Reduct Video, Quotus, Voxpopme, GroupSolver

Member-only QRCA Business Tips for Challenging Times Roundtable Series

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April 10: Zooming on Zoom

April 17: Zooming on Zoom

April 23: Business in a Pandemic

April 27: Staying Sane in Insane Times

April 28: Navigating Client Relationships

May 13: Move from Uncertainty to Opportunity with Creative Thinking

May 19: How to Combat Loneliness

Member Resources

Pandemic Preparedness: Learning from the Past
by Rick Weitzer


Market Research Predictions Post-COVID Pandemi
by Judy Galloway


Navigating to a New Normal: Walking Through the Uncanny Valley

by Rob Volpe


Craving conversation: Conducting research during the COVID-19 pandemic

by Susan Fader


Remote Research in the Time Coronavirus (COVID-19)

by LaiYee Ho


Creative thinking for solo-preneur business survival during Covid-19 and the aftermath
by Susan Abbott


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QRCA Member Survey on COVID-19

Thank you to those who completed the COVID-19 Impact Surveys. Your responses provide snapshots of the current business landscape and needs of our members. Findings from this report are being used by leadership to direct professional development and communication efforts. The results and reports include information from Wave 1 (March), Wave 2 (April) and Wave 3 (May) of the surveys.



success stories

COVID-19 Success Stories

Top Lessons From a Weekend Switch to Virtual
by Fiona Ray

Pursuit of Packaging in a Pandemic: A Sweet Success
by Carey Rellis, President, Good Karma Consulting

Making the Move Online with Your Clients
by Tracy K. Rosen, Principal, Meeting Street Marketing

Success During a Pandemic… is Possible!
by Chelle Precht, researcher

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  • The Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES Act

  • Small business owners in all U.S. states, Washington D.C., and territories are currently eligible to apply for a long-term, low-interest loan due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). READ MORE

  • The Federal bill passed by Congress created Pandemic Unemployment Assistance that extends benefits to gig workers, contractors and others who wouldn't otherwise qualify for unemployment compensation but cannot work due to the coronavirus emergency. Recipients receive the $600 per week, plus half the average unemployment benefit in your state. Please work with your state to find out if you qualify for these benefits. READ MORE

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