Survey Sampling International Achieves Strong Autonomous Revenue Growth Year to Date in 2010

By Survey Sampling International, PRNE
Monday, November 15, 2010

Through September 2010, SSI Shows Year-on-Year Increases in Sales, Margins and Head Count

SHELTON, Connecticut, November 16, 2010 - Survey Sampling International (SSI), the world's leading provider of
online, offline and mixed access sampling solutions, today reported strong
double-digit revenue and EBIT growth year to date in 2010. SSI is seeing
sales climb globally, particularly in key emerging regions, such as Latin
. In addition, it is realizing a high return on the substantial
investments it made over the past 18 months in new sampling technologies and
improved infrastructure.

SSI also has invested significantly in strengthening its technology and
client services teams to ensure it delivers the optimal service experience to
both clients and research respondents, increasing head count 12% over the
past year. It continues to grow its global Knowledge Team of senior
methodologists, focused on advancing sampling science to optimize research
results. Through the Knowledge Team, SSI sponsors extensive "research on
research" to provide critical insights into enhancing sampling and survey

"With our extensive investments in innovative technologies and
methodologies, we are implementing 'the science of sampling' as a fundamental
component of our sample delivery systems. SSI Dynamix(TM), our breakthrough
dynamic sampling platform, is a prime example of how we are taking sampling
to the next level," says Kees de Jong, CEO of SSI. "For more than 30 years,
SSI has had a singular focus on delivering quality sample backed by
methodological excellence-and we are gratified to see clients around the
world respond in growing numbers by trusting their projects to us.

"It is exciting to watch our business continue to expand in both size and
scope-and our offerings grow to encompass new geographies, new audiences and
new access technologies. In 2010, we added substantial online B2B access to
our wide consumer reach. During 2011, we will extend significantly our
patient and caregiver access in target markets. At the same time, we will
continue to invest in new technology platforms. In addition, we've seen our
global footprint strengthen, with SSI making significant inroads not only in
established countries but in key emerging regions, such as Latin America and

About Survey Sampling International

Survey Sampling International ( is the
premier global provider of sampling solutions for survey research. SSI
reaches respondents in 72 countries via Internet, telephone and
mobile/wireless. Client services include questionnaire design consultation,
programming and hosting, and data processing. SSI serves more than 2,000
clients, including 48 of the top 50 research organizations. Founded in 1977,
SSI has 17 offices in 15 countries.

Ilene Siegalovsky, Vice President, Global Marketing, +1-203-567-7230, ilene_siegalovsky at

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