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Calls for Initiatives and Competitions


Submit: Customer Experience Initiative

Deadline: July 1, 2016 (This competition is now closed)


The Marketing Science Institute (MSI) is pleased to announce an initiative to foster novel research on the broad topic of customer experience. We have allocated a special pool of funds to cover the direct costs of research grants in the range of $3,000 - $15,000. Competitive submissions should propose high quality research on critical questions in this area that are relevant to both academics and marketing practitioners. This is open to all research methodologies and approaches. Submissions will be evaluated using a two-stage process. The initial submission should be a pre-proposal not more than 1,200 words in length describing the proposed research plan (details below).Pre-proposals may be submitted at any time through June, 2016. MSI will evaluate pre-proposals on a rapid, rolling basis.

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Submit: Alden G. Clayton Competition

Deadline: August 8, 2016 (This competition is now closed)


We are currently closed for the AGC 2016 competition and are evaluating all submissions received prior to the deadline. Please check back in April 2017 for details on the next Clayton Competition.

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