Full service qualitative and quantitative research. New focus group facility offering tiered seating for 15 observers, digital AV and FocusVision.


Essman Research, a full service marketing research firm, was acquired by State Public Policy Group (SPPG), in West Des Moines, IA, on May 1, 2017. Since 1981, Essman Research has been providing full service qualitative and quantitative research services. Our new state-of-the-art focus group facility offers tiered seating for 15 observers, a client conference room, digital audio and HD video recording, transcription services, FocusVision, wireless Internet access, and a professional and responsive research staff. Convenient West Des Moines, Iowa location with free on-site parking. Our experienced moderators conduct focus groups at our West Des Moines facility, in rural communities throughout Iowa and metropolitan centers across the country. Excellent MRA certified recruiting.

Contact Details

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Telephone : (515) 237-0324

Key Personnel
Deborah Stearns
Marketing Research Director
International Capabilities
Social Media

Market Research Specialties

Research Solutions

Customer Satisfaction / VOC / CX

Research Services

Online Surveys
Qualitative Services - Moderating
Qualitative Services
Qualitative Services