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Max Media International’s Expat Survey reflects on the changing face of Expatriatism

Emma Wood, Research Director of The Expat Survey looks at where The Expat has come from and where it’s going.

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(businesspress24) - From the dawn of time, the human race has never been akin to sitting still in the same place for very long periods of time. Yes, granted in those days movement was due to a subsistence lifestyle, but the common denominator for migration has and always will be based on a person

Statistically this is proven by the many socio-segments of is where the common behaviours end and where the unique and intriguing characteristics of each socio-segment begin.

Letcareer move.

Today each, if they are to service them accurately.

The evidence shows for example that to pursue tax exiles, lifestyle retirees and wealthy career climbers with a hard sell on financial services and top end products is likely to be a flawed strategy now, when economic migrants and refugees who despite starting from humble beginnings in new lands, are much more aggressive consumers.

Of course, thateters and owners of global companies need to sit up and take notice.

Launched in 2013, The Expat is a research portal that engages with and collects data from expatriates around the globe, all year round on a rolling basis, not a once per annum poll. This means that the data is always up-to-date and extremely relevant to those businesses who seek it.


Emma Wood, Research Director of The Expat Survey explains, of those in marketing to assume that chasing lifestyle retirees or globally mobile career climbers will yield the highest return. These segments pride themselves on conserving their reserves and mostly rely on a closed shop circle of advisors from their country of origin. There

And when it comes to profiling it would probably be wise to avoid referring to these part nomads as expatriates. From direct dialogue and respondent surveys, it is clear that those residing in another country from where they originate for whatever reason are increasingly not in agreement with being referred to as

Leading that charge is the group of people that originally started The Expat who now realise that five years on, and as a direct result of more than 102,000 matrices of data analysis, that perhaps the time has come to change their name to better reflect the dynamics of global mobility now. Their new portal will be launching in the Spring and will be called

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In a world of rapid change amidst globalisation, volatile economies and the tech revolution, with the diversification and consolidation of businesses resulting in employment instability and mounting stress, as well as conflict over natural resources and power struggles displacing native populations; many have moved abroad in the belief that the grass is greener on the other side, but is it?

The aim of the project is to establish the answer to this question and more, to understand migratory patterns and causes; and gain a true understanding of expatriate life across all nationalities and territories.

Zooming in on past highlights and examining emerging trends and points of interest, topics in our current programme include:

Education and the next generation
Lifestyle and interests
Technology and online engagement
Money Matters and attitudes to investments
Fashion, luxury and leisure
Travel and adventure
Mental, physical and spiritual health

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Emma Wood – Research Director at The Expat Survey and
Strategy & Business Development Director at Max Media International
Cobden Court
Wimpole Close
Bromley BR2 9JF
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 8464 8787

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Date: 01/31/2018 - 15:55
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