• Happy 4th Birthday Insights West! March 1, 2016Today, we celebrate our 4th anniversary of our date of incorporation! Here’s our fourth annual “Top 10 Accomplishments” that celebrate our milestones and achievements over the past year. 1.    Strong growth. We grew our business by 30% this past year, which, coincidentally, is the same growth level as the previous year! ...
  • Love & Money February 15, 2016By: Mario Canseco For years, the notion of the impossibility of finding a love partner in Metro Vancouver has been the subject of countless features and columns. Most of them have been narrow in scope, focusing on the views of one or two residents who expressed dissatisfaction with their situation, to ...
  • New Headquarters Sets the Stage for Continued Growth at Insights West February 1, 2016  It was only back in the Spring of 2012 that Insights West opened it’s doors. It’s not an uncommon startup story—a bootstrapped startup with big ideas and big aspirations poised to set the world on fire! Our humble beginnings began with Steve Mossop setting out on his own in a ...
  • Insights West acquires SmartPoint Research focus group facility – reopens as Vancouver Insights Centre October 6, 2015Acquisition ensures marketers and decision-makers still have access to Vancouver’s premier focus group facility. Vancouver, BC — Insights West is pleased to announce that it has acquired one of Vancouver’s most highly regarded focus group facilities. Originally operated by SmartPoint Research, the state-of-the-art facility has re-opened as Vancouver Insights Centre (www.vancouverinsights.com). Located ...
  • Ron Cann joins Insights West as SVP, Products and Qualitative Solutions September 8, 2015Insights West, Western Canada’s fastest growing research company adds product and qualitative research focus, appoints Ron Cann SVP, Products and Qualitative Solutions Vancouver, BC – Insights West is pleased to announce the appointment of Ron Cann as Senior Vice President, Products and Qualitative Solutions. Ron will be responsible for the growth ...
  • Are all Travellers the Same? September 1, 2015  According to the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), tourism is the world’s 5th fastest growing industry, with one billion international travellers and $1.53 trillion in global revenues. Insights West was interested in learning more about Canadians’ travel behaviour and preferences. In particular, Insights West was curious about how the declining Canadian ...
  • Super Bowl Ads: Are They Worth it? June 8, 2015Super Bowl. Arguably, it’s the single largest, and most impactful television event in the world every year. Equally sharing the limelight is the advertising associated with it. Last year, marketers spent $521M on 61 brands–often for a single $4.5M commercial that aired only once to 180 million people in North ...
  • Historic Night in Alberta June 1, 2015By Mario Canseco The recent provincial election in Alberta afforded Insights West a unique opportunity to review the sentiments of a population that had been governed by the same party for more than four decades. So, what did we learn? First, we learned that leadership can play a pivotal role in victory. Rachel ...
  • Alberta voters show they want change on economy, energy files May 7, 2015The sentiment for change was astonishingly high, 82 per cent in the final days of the campaign By Mario Canseco VANCOUVER — The victory of the New Democratic Party in this week’s Alberta election surprised many casual political observers. But voting surveys, including those conducted by Insights West, did show the party ...
  • Happy 3rd Birthday Insights West! March 2, 2015Today, we celebrate our 3rd anniversary of incorporation! I’d like to share with you our third annual “Top 10 Accomplishments” that celebrate our milestones and achievements over the past year. 1.    Strong Growth. We grew our business 30% this past year, and last year we doubled our revenue from the previous ...