The market research in the United Kingdom is at a very high level. The annual market research turnover in UK is about 6500 Mio. eur. Most research institutes are located in London, but there are also many agencies in Manchester, Birmingham, Brighton, Leeds, Sheffield and other cities in the UK.
Market research events in the UK:
Quirks event in London, Market Research Summit, MRWM Europe, and many other conferences
British market research associations:
MRS (Market Research Society of Great Britain), SRA (Social Research Association), AURA (Association of Users of Research Agencies), AQR (Asssociation for Qualitative Research) and other