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SAMRA Annual Conference is Upon Us!

SAMRA Annual Conference is Upon Us!

BOOKINGS CLOSE 8 MAY 2017 Meet the Guest Speakers Sheila Akinnusi is Senior Manager: Group Market Research at Nedbank and SAMRA Chairman 2016/2017. She joined Nedbank in 2010 as Manager- Insights and Research Practices. Sheila started her research career at Standard Bank as a graduate management trainee in 2005 and became Consumer Insights Manager there, before […]

Annual Conference 2017 Sponsors – Thank You!

The SAMRA Annual Conference offers various sponsorship opportunities to strut your stuff, assist the student guides, improve content, and celebrate the industry by making it a most memorable experience for both clients and suppliers – a captive audience of the leaders in our industry!

Sponsors get exposure on the SAMRA website before, during and after the conference, and at the conference itself. Sponsorships are booked on a first-come-first-served basis, so don’t miss this opportunity to show us what you’ve got!

Social Media Research – by Julie Rathbone

As researchers we have an equal responsibility to both client and participant – and the latter is sometimes forgotten. It is of utmost important that people who take part in our studies are protected in terms of the data they give us. They have a right to know exactly what that data will be used […]

Call for Sponsors: SAMRA Annual Conference 2017

What can you do to show off your brand and at the same time support the local market research industry in Southern Africa? Here’s an idea! The SAMRA Annual Conference offers various sponsorship opportunities to strut your stuff, assist the student guides, improve content, and celebrate the industry by making it a most memorable experience for […]

Survey Interviewer Assessment Fees: Mar 2017 to Feb 2018

All fees are shown excluding VAT. SAMRA is a registered VAT payer and VAT is charged at 14%. Assessment Type Fee SSIQA Application and Assessment Fee R  1500.00 SSIQA Re-assessment Fee after first unsuccessful attempt R 1500.00 SSIQA Re-assessment Fee after second unsuccessful attempt R 1000.00 RPL Assessment for entry to the SSIQA R 1000.00 RPL Assessment for the SSIQA […]

SAMRA Membership Renewal – Just One Day Left!

SAMRA membership offers unique benefits that grow the market research, social research, opinion polling and data analytics industry, enhance quality and professionalism in the industry, and delivers tangible and intangible value to SAMRA members.

Exciting Line-up at SAMRA Annual Conference 2017 – Don’t Miss This One...

The SAMRA Annual Conference is about new thinking and exciting developments; about being challenged and being inspired; ultimately, about growing a community of learned providers and users of market research, including marketing research, economic research, business research, social research, political research, opinion polling and data analytics.

ESOMAR Summer Academy – Discounts Available

In the fast changing world of data, research and insights, keeping up to date with the latest innovations and acquiring new skills and knowledge is a must-have. Combining a selection of the biggest topics globally and inviting top experts, the ESOMAR Academy provides a week of practical learning and hands-on tips for research providers and buyers on need-to-know subjects. The Academy is aimed at practicing data, research and insights professionals internationally.

Student Guide Nominations – SAMRA Annual Conference 2017

For the fifth consecutive year, we would like to invite a few promising students to act as Student Guides at the SAMRA Annual Conference that will take place on 17 and 18 May 2017 at the Protea Hotel by Marriot, Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa. It is a part of the SAMRA industry-level strategic talent […]

Services SETA Chamber for Communication and Marketing Services

SAMRA Chief Executive Officer Ms Leonie Vorster has been appointed to the Services Sector Education and Training Authority (Services SETA) Chamber Committee until March 2018.