There are three SAMRA memberships, namely, Organisation membership, Associate members (i.e. employees of Organisation members) and Independent members.

Learn more


SAMRA hosts a number of professional development events at regional, national and local level, including an annual conferenceVisit the Events section for more information.

Learn more

Professional Recognition

Professional recognition is a tangible way of showing dedication to high quality standards and continuous professional development, leading to enhanced career opportunities.

Learn more

Database Subscription

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

Learn more

SAMRA Annual General Meeting 2016


Notice is hereby given of the 2016 Annual General Meeting of the Members of the Southern African Marketing Research Association (SAMRA) Date: 10 August 2016 from 14h00 to 17h00 RSVP By: 26 July 2016 Place: Gooderson Fabz Estate Hotel & Conference Centre, Corner of Concourse Crescent and Alliway Street, Lonehill, Fourways, Johannesburg The Annual General Meeting is […]

Here’s your chance to brag about your research successes!


ESOMAR is running a project aimed at giving those within the data, research and insights sector the opportunity to share and showcase the good work and positive outcomes market research has on business and society. The project will highlight in a new report the impact market research has on people’s lives, how it shapes business […]

SAMRA Organisation Membership List as at 31 May 2016

SAMRA Members

The following SAMRA Organisation Members have confirmed renewal for March 2016 to February 2017, as at 31 May 2016. To confirm whether the membership is up to date, please contact the SAMRA office. activQuest Africa Analysis African Response Answered Insight Ask Afrika Bateleur Brand Planning Beyond Insights Blue Jackal Technologies Blueprint Holdings BMi Research BMI […]

2016 Memorandum of Incorporation – Proposed Changes


The SAMRA Board will propose to the 2016 Annual General Meeting the following changes to the SAMRA Memorandum of Incorporation: Change ‘SAMRA Designated Roles’ to ‘research-related roles (as defined in the Company Rules)’ to avoid confusion with the Designations registered with SAQA (SAR, and soon also Survey Interviewers) – designation has a legal meaning in […]

2016 Company Rules


The following changes to the SAMRA Company Rules are being implemented by the SAMRA Board for 2016, and these changes will serve at the 2016 AGM for ratification: Membership fees for 2016/2017 Change ‘SAMRA Designated Roles’ to ‘research-related roles (as defined in the Company Rules)’ to avoid confusion with the Designations registered with SAQA (SAR, and […]

Regional Research Manager (Topline Research Solutions)


A reputable and upcoming South African BBBEE (Level 4) market/ing research company has a job opportunity for a Regional Research Manager.

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 […]


  1. SAMRA Board Meeting

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

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

    August 16 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am UTC+2
  4. SAMRA Ethics Update

    October 19 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am UTC+2
  5. SAMRA Ethics Update

    December 21 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am UTC+2