Essman Research is successfully conducting in-person research at our facility in West Des Moines, Iowa. Iowans are eager to share their opinions and have adapted to the “new normal” for participating in in-person research.

We continue to follow our elevated facility standards for the protection of our staff, participants, and clients.

  • Re-screening research participants and clients.

  • Temperature checks for clients, research respondents, and employees.

  • Facial coverings/masks required in all public areas, including the research facility.

  • Respondents seated to allow for social distancing.

  • Group sizes and the number of client observers has been reduced.

  • Research facility is cleaned between groups.

  • Hand sanitizer, disinfectant wipes, masks, and gloves are readily available in the research facility.

  • Food and beverages all individually wrapped.

Unable to travel, Essman Research …

  • offers professional facilitators

  • will coordinate and recruit for virtual focus groups or in-depth interviews

  • provides Focus Vision (live video streaming services)