Month in Review: June 2017

July 7, 2017

We’ve been having an awesome summer at Drive Research! This past June we’ve been all over Upstate New York from leading a group discussion with area executives to making headlines on We even announced a new opportunity to work with our team by sharing your thoughts in our research by joining our market research panel.


We'd say June is a sign of many more good things to come (besides just the warm weather).


Ready to learn how Drive Research is speeding to the top? Get ready for a recap of 30 days, 720 hours, and 43,200 minutes of what happened last month.


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Opening Lap: Share your opinions with Drive Research!

It’s true, we'd love to hear your thoughts and opinions. We are a market research company, after all. In early June, we announced the launch of our research panel sign-up page which gives you the opportunity to be invited to future market research studies with our clients. At the conclusion of your participation in many of these surveys, you'll be given the opportunity to enter yourself into raffled off rewards, gift cards, and other prizes. Sound too good to be true? Trust us, it's true!


Did we pique your interest? Good: Sign up now.


Learn more about the Drive Research panel here including some FAQs.



 Sharing starts now. Join the Drive Research panel!


Emily made

We were stoked to see the announcement of Emily Palermo, Research Analyst at Drive Research, joining our team! Check out the article.



 Emily loves to make newspaper headlines. For the right reasons.


CNYSME Social Media Roundtable

Interested in learning social media tips and digital marketing tips from the pros? Then I hope you attended the CNY Sales & Marketing Executives social media roundtable on Thursday, June 8th. 


George Kuhn, Owner & President of Drive Research, and Scott MacMullen, Sales and Marketing Specialist at Advance Media New York shared their expertise on social media basics and best practices. The session lasted an hour and George and Scott moderated the discussion. This was held in the Tipp Hill room at AMNY with a trip to the roof after.



Check out the event promo above. 



Thanks to all who attended.



Judgment Day: George was Selected to be a 40 Under 40 Judge!

We were excited to announce that George was selected to be a judge for 40 Under Forty 2017 presented by BizEventz! As a past recipient of the 40 Under Forty award, George knows a thing or 2 about working hard, making an impact, and getting old.


This year’s event will be held on Thursday, November 16th at the SRC Arena. We hope to see you there.



 40 Under Forty event details



George Connected with the Salt City Business Network

On Tuesday, June 13th, George joined the Salt City Business Network for a networking event at the Genesee Grande Hotel. It was a great opportunity to network with other local professionals in the area. He connected with some old friends, clients, and some new faces.



George met with the Salt City Business Network



We grew our Network Fast!

On Wednesday, June 14th Emily attended Speed Networking with CenterState CEO at Teracai. Safe to say we love networking! It was great to meet so many people, like our Drive Research team members, that love what they do.



 Emily attended Speed Networking. Hello, my name is...



We put on our Thinking Caps!

On Wednesday, June 14th our team had innovation on our minds during the spring strategy meeting. We think the scenery gave us a creative boost, or an awesome excuse to work outside. It's all about flexibility at Drive Research. We believe in working where and when you are most productive. Be on the lookout for more exciting news from Drive Research still to come.



 Who doesn't love good scenery? No. Not our homepage. The river behind it.



Thanks CenterState CEO!

A special thank you goes out to our friends at CenterState CEO! On Tuesday, June 20th the CenterState CEO Ambassadors congratulated and wished us well on our mission at Drive Research. Also a great excuse to see our friends at Advance Media NY again and go on the roof (see Social Media Roundtable post above). What can we say? We love this roof. Everyone does.