Hanover Research is a brain trust designed to level the information playing field. We are hundreds of researchers who support thousands of organizational decisions every year.

What We Do

For more than 15 years, we have tailored insight to drive decisions. From strategic expansions into new markets, products, or programs to daily operations that delight customers, retain employees, and optimize revenue, Hanover’s team supports clients across the entire decision spectrum.

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Who We Support

Our clients come in all shapes and sizes—from established global organizations, to emerging companies, to educational institutions. Their operating models are often lean, but their need for analytical rigor in decision making is equal to that of larger competitors. From CEOs and CMOs to Superintendents, Provosts, Chief Academic Officers and VPs of Finance, our research informs decisions at any level and across any department, capitalizing on our exposure to myriad industries and challenges. With time and money at a premium, they turn to Hanover to level the information playing field.

How We Support You

We run on a unique long-term relationship model that allows us to be a true strategic partner, delivering critical information to our clients more quickly and at a lower cost than traditional firms. We accomplish this by leveraging a talent engine that introduces our clients to and allows them to benefit from the Intellectual Sharing Economy™.

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Founded in 2003, Hanover has over 300 employees, including a high-caliber staff of researchers, survey experts, analysts, statisticians, and grant professionals. One of the industry’s fastest growing companies, Hanover attributes this market success to its unique positioning as the only firm that provides tailored research through an annual, fixed-fee model.

Hanover Research Named Top 50 Research Firm by American Marketing Association
American Marketing Association Top 50 National Market Research Firm
Opened New York Office
Celebrated serving over 1,000 clients
2nd Fastest Growing Firm in the market research industry worldwide
American Marketing Association Top 50 National and Global Market Research Firm
2015 Washington Business Journal’s 50 Fastest Growing Companies in the Washington, D.C. Area
2014 Washington Business Journal’s 50 Fastest Growing Companies in the Washington, D.C. Area
Celebrated serving over 500 clients
Acquisition of Educational Research Services
Grants division launched
K-12 Education practice launched
First client joins
Higher Education practice launched
Corporate practice launched
Hanover Research founded in Washington, D.C.

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