The Cotton State is booming as a new hub of economic activity with deep ties to the civil rights movement

Recruiting & Hosting

At EmCee Research, we focus on recruiting quality participants and hosting groups in welcoming and useful spaces.  It’s what we do, and we do it well.

We Know Alabama Focus Groups

We have extensive experience across the state in markets large and small.  From Birmingham to Huntsville and everywhere in between.  Let us bring the local expertise that helps make projects a success.


We Know Alabama

Alabama Knowledge

Why host and recruit a project in Alabama?

A state rich in history, heritage and culture, Alabama offers a number of reasons to conduct market research in state.

  • Alabama is home to a diverse population, including urban and rural communities, which provides researchers with a rich pool of consumers to study and understand their purchasing behaviors and preferences.
  • Alabama has a thriving economy with strong growth in industries such as aerospace, automotive, and biotechnology and booming northern part of the state, providing researchers with opportunities to study the impact of these industries on consumer behavior and preferences.
  • Alabama is known for its rich cultural heritage, including its deep roots in the Civil Rights Movement and the music scene of Muscle Shoals, giving researchers the opportunity for unique insights into consumer attitudes and values.
  • Alabama is home to several research universities and technology parks, providing researchers with access to advanced technology and expertise in areas such as artificial intelligence, robotics, and cybersecurity.

We Know Recruiting

Quality In-House Database

Recruiting is what we do, and we do it well.  Good recruits make good research.

Our full-time, in-house recruiting team has years of experience, and we know how to find the best recruits in the toughest markets across the south.  From the city to the country, let us find the recruits you need with a recruiting team that recruits the EmCee Way:

  • Full-time recruiters
  • Extensive training in best practices
  • Collaborative project managers
  • Experienced recruiters
  • Project onboarding measured in hours, not days.

We screen every recruit fully over the phone and re-confirm via phone, text, and email and have a minimum of five points of contact.

  • Initial phone screening
  • Confirmation call 1-2 days before a group
  • Confirmation email 2-3 days before a group
  • Confirmation text 1-2 days before a group
  • Confirmation text & email 30-60 minutes before a group
Not only are our recruiters great at what they do, they’re working with an engaged panel of participants built from the ground up.  We never purchase lists and we’re always growing our panel to find fresh new participants.