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

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

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Professional Recognition

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

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Database Subscription

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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Meet the Student Guides at SAMRA Annual Conference 2017

For the fifth consecutive year, we have selected a few promising students to act as Student Guides at the SAMRA Annual Conference taking place on 17 and 18 May 2017 at the Protea Hotel by Marriot, Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa. It is part of the SAMRA industry-level strategic talent management programme, created to facilitate […]

SME Toolkit is a useful resource for South African SMEs

SME Toolkit is a free resource to help small businesses to start, manage and grow their business. The SME Toolkit is a project of the Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Department of the World Bank Group and is available in multiple languages through local partners  – such as South Africa – around the world. The […]

Advertising with SAMRA: 2017 Rates

SAMRA offers a number of advertising opportunities in SAMRA print and online publications. These opportunities and are available to organisations that do and use marketing research, have positions available in marketing research, offer industry-relevant training courses and other learning opportunities, supply research-relevant goods or services to the industry (e.g. focus group discussion venues, IT, freelancers).

SAMRA Annual Conference is Upon Us!

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.

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!

GRBN Newsletters

GRBN’s mission is to promote and advance the business of research by developing and supporting national research associations.

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.


  1. The Future of the Insights Industry

    May 31
  2. The Art of Asking Questions

    June 21
  3. SAMRA Ethics Update

    July 5 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am UTC+2
  4. SAMRA AGM 2017

    August 2 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm UTC+2
  5. SAMRA Red List Demo 2

    August 25 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am UTC+2