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Force Research Hosts QRCA Q-Cast
In December 2008, Cassie Wong, International Research Director at Force Research, was invited to speak at the monthly
QRCA Q-cast webinar.The topic for December was Research in China; Cassie shared insights regarding common research
obstacles, cultural sensitivities, common research practices and more.She then answered questions from the audiences and
shared stories from her personal experiences.
Force Research Attends the QRCA Annual Conference
Hamish Liu, Managing Director of Force Research, attended the QRCA Annual Conference in October 2008 in Ft. Lauderdale
Florida. Hamish had a great time interacting with old friends and new contacts in the qualitative research industry.
Unfortunately, Jeanne Huang, winner of the QRCA Global Outreach Scholarship, was unable to attend due to visa
Force Research Attends CASRO Annual Conference
Force Research attended the CASRO Annual conference in Palm Beach Florida in fall 2008. The conference was a great
opportunity to learn about the newest trends in the industry and network with other research professionals. Conference
attendees had a great time visiting the Force Research booth; they were interested in learning about research in China and
were happy to receive gifts reflecting Chinese culture.
July 8 2008 The US-based Qualitative Research Consultants Association (QRCA) has announced that its 2008 winner of the
more information: http://www.qrca.com/displaycommon.cfm?an=1&subarticlenbr=198
October 24-26, 2007 - Force Researchs Managing Director and renowned Asia-Pacific Researcher, Hamish Liu, attended and
hosted his own workshop at the 22nd Annual QRCA Conference held in breathtaking Vancouver, Canada at the Westin
Bayshore Resort Hotel. Hamishs Workshop was entitled Qualitative Research in China and the West: What Can We Learn from
Each Other? discussing the differences and similarities between Eastern and Western qualitative research. The workshop was
a great success, as was the rest of the conference. Much fun was had by all, and much insight and knowledge was exchanged
by attendees. Thanks go out to everyone that attended Hamishs workshop, as well as conference organizers. We would like to
congratulate the organizers of this QRCA conference for putting on such a successful conference!
October 10-12, 2007 - Managing Director, Hamish Liu, moved onto beautiful Scottsdale, Arizona where the 32nd Annual CASRO
&G), David Williams (Best Buy), and Kevin Menk (Strategic Resource Partners, L.L.C) for putting on such great workshops.
Congratulations go out to the Conference Organizers for putting on such a successfully run conference.
October 3-6, 2007 - Force Researchs Managing Director, Hamish Liu, was in attendance at the 2007 MSPA Annual Conference
held in San Francisco, USA at the Sheraton Fishermans Wharf. Reunions with many friends and peers, as well as networking
with new ones happened at the conference; many thanks go out to all the individuals who prepped great informative sessions
for all conference participants. Though Force Research was only able to attend a couple workshops we would like to extend our
thanks out to Daniel Abramson (StaffDynamics), Jeff Hall (Second To None, Inc.), and Vickie Henry (Feedback Plus, Inc.) for
putting on great informative sessions, rest assured that much was learned. Congratulations on a successful conference!
July 6, 2007 Porsche held a World Road Show at the Beijing Goldenport International Circuit where attendees took part in
training to drive Porsche vehicles by test driving many models on various terrain as well as being taken for exciting drives by
professional drivers. Force Research Managing Director Hamish Liu took the training and came away with an amazing
experience he will never forget.
June 8, 2007 The 2nd Annual Air China Cup Golf Tournament was held at Tianzhu Golf club with Force Researchs Managing
Director Hamish Liu participating. Playing several very competitive rounds of golf against skilled competition, our MD was able
to come away with the top prize- Congratulations!
November 8-10, 2006 Force Research was one of the event organizers of the 2nd Annual MSPA AP conference was held
at the lovely Crowne Plaza Hotel in Beijing. It was a very successful conference that allowed MSPA AP members to network
and listen to captivating speakers impart knowledge and experience.
September 18-20, 2006 The 2006 ESOMAR Congress was held in QEII Convention Center, London. Force Research staff
attended the conference.
December 8-10, 2005 Force Research along with other esteemed colleagues and peers attended the very first annual Mystery Shopping Providers Association Asia Pacific (MSPA AP)Chapters annual conference held in Singapore at the Le Meridien Hotel. It was very informative and provided a great opportunity to network with other MSPA AP members.
November 27-28, 2004 Force Research along with our esteemed peers gathered at the Conrad hotel in Bangkok to form the
Asia Pacific chapter of the Mystery Shopping Providers Association (MSPA). We are honored to be part of such a historical
event for our industry in the Asia Pacific region, and will strive to uphold the rules and regulations that we put down to ensure
high quality and more ethical practices for Mystery Shopping in China and Asia Pacific .