Posts in category Resources

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 […]

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 […]

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.

Services SETA Bursary Applications Close 17 March 2017

The Services SETA has opened its applications for bursaries for all qualifications in the Service Sector. The intention is to ensure that the Bursary allocations are done in line with the Services SETA strategic plans. Background A bursary is a monetary award made to learners to follow an approved course of study. This is a […]

SAMRA Yearbook 2016 – Advertising Bookings are Open!

The SAMRA Yearbook is available in print as well as online (via our website). The print version is distributed free of charge to all SAMRA Organisation members, Independent members, and SAMRA Accredited Researchers, on both supplier and client side, as well as all Higher Education Institutions in Southern Africa.

SAMRA Journal 2016 (12)

The SAMRA Journal 2016 looks at the value of market research. Like many professions, market research is continually being pressured to demonstrate its worth.

SAMRA 2016 Salary Survey (South Africa)

It is time for the annual SAMRA Salary Survey! The SAMRA 2016 Salary Survey marks the 7th year that SAMRA is running this survey for South African market research operations. The purpose of the SAMRA Salary Survey is to describe salaries in key roles and to track general salary trends in the market research industry in South […]

Focus21: Johannesburg East Rand Focus Group Facility is Open!

Focus21: Johannesburg East Rand Focus Group Facility is Open!

Research Cottage for Sale!

Our venue, Research Cottage in Melville, Johannesburg, is for sale. We would love to see it go to someone in the database that will continue to run it as the homely and welcoming venue that it is.

SAMRA represents MR on the Services SETA Chamber Committee for Communication and M...

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.


  1. SAMRA Ethics Update

    July 5 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am UTC+2
  2. The Art of Asking Questions

    July 19
  3. SAMRA AGM 2017

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

    August 25 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am UTC+2
  5. SAMRA Research Participant Database (RPD) Demo

    August 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC+2