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SAMRA offers a number of database subscription products to SAMRA members, including the SAMRA Research Participant Database and the SAMRA Red List.

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SAMRA Annual Conference 2016: It’s (Almost) a Wrap

SAMRA Annual Conference 2016

Thanks again for joining us at the SAMRA Annual Conference 2016! We rely heavily on delegate feedback to plan and improve the SAMRA Annual Conference, and so we would really appreciate it if you complete the feedback form. All SAMRA Annual Conference papers are published as part of the conference proceedings, in electronic format to delegates, […]

SAMRA Journal 2016 Call: Showing the Value of Research

SAMRA Journal 2015 Cover

For inspiration, read Final articles need to be submitted by end July 2016 and should conform to the following requirements: Confirmation that the article is original work and not under consideration elsewhere Relates to the field of marketing research A statement giving the author’s present position and address (postal and e-mail) should be provided. […]

Showing the Value of Research (Duncan Brett, Editor: SAMRA Journal)

Duncan Brett, Editor, SAMRA Journal

As an industry, it is critical that we are able to demonstrate value. That can be difficult to do. A friend once asked me how one values advice. To be honest, I don’t really know. Advice can both make and save you a fortune, but if you ignore it, it doesn’t help much.

Meet the SAMRA Annual Conference 2016 Students!

SAMRA Annual Conference 2016

Ridhwaanah Khan: Before entering into this field of study, I was an introvert, but the subject of marketing has brought me out of my shell and given me the self confidence that I require in order to excel in every aspect. My passion towards marketing as a subject as well as a career is evident […]

SAMRA Yearbook 2015

SAMRA Yearbook 2015 Cover

The SAMRA Yearbook 2015 is a celebration of the year’s activities, as well as a reference about membership, ethics, and useful resources. Thank you to everyone who contributed, and to all our advertisers – we appreciate the support!

Congratulations, SAMRA Annual Conference 2016 Winners!

SAMRA Annual Conference 2016

The SAMRA Annual Conference 2016 Awards Dinner was held on Thursday 12 May 2016, at the Velmore Hotel Estate in Erasmia. Speakers and delegates gathered in the evening after the two-day conference had ended, to celebrate the presenters and authors. The SAMRA Annual Conference Awards recognise excellence in research and innovation. Best Overall Paper: Adhil […]

ESOMAR Foundation Scholarship Awarded in South Africa!

ESOMAR Foundation

The ESOMAR Foundation awarded its first post-graduate scholarship in South Africa, to Nicolin Mamuya. The scholarship award was announced at the SAMRA Annual Conference Awards Dinner, held on 12 May 2016 at Velmore Hotel Estate in Erasmia, Centurion, South Africa. The scholarship was awarded after a careful evaluation of the motivational and socio-economic background of the […]

Call for 2016 SAMRA AGM Proposals and Director Nominations


The SAMRA AGM 2016 is scheduled for 10 August 2016, and we hereby call for proposals to the AGM, including nominations to the SAMRA Board of Directors. A. Proposals to the SAMRA Annual General Meeting: If you would like to change the way that SAMRA is governed, this is your opportunity! Proposals are hereby invited to serve before […]

Thank you, Sponsors!


Thank you to the SAMRA Annual Conference 2016 Sponsors!


  1. SAMRA Ethics Update

    June 15 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am UTC+2
  2. SAMRA Board Meeting

    July 20 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm UTC+2
  3. SAMRA AGM 2016

    August 10 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm UTC+2
  4. SAMRA Ethics Update

    August 17 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am UTC+2
  5. SAMRA Ethics Update

    October 19 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am UTC+2