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

Adoption of the GRBN Building Public Trust Charter

AMAI (Mexico) and SAMRA (South Africa) are the fifth and sixth national associations to endorse the charter, demonstrating their strong commitment to building trust in our industry across the globe. The GRBN is helping national associations engage their members, as although industry and professional bodies certainly have an important role to play in building trust, […]

ESOMAR Global Market Research Industry Survey 2017 (for 2016)

The ESOMAR 2016 Global Market Research study on the Market Research Industry in 2015 aims to collate key data and information on the market research industry, on a worldwide basis. It provides very valuable information on the evolution of our industry.

Services SETA Stakeholder Engagement

The Services SETA will be embarking on stakeholder engagement sessions from June to September 2017, during which Services SETA management will visit provinces to engage with key stakeholders.

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 […]

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 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.

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 […]

ROI from Insights – Partnership Request

As you will read in this week’s GRBN newsletter, GRBN is launching a ROI from Insights initiative in co-operation with The Boston Consulting Group (BCG). We hope you find this news to be just as exciting as we do! GRBN would like to partner with as many national associations as possible on this initiative in […]

The first Africa Forum Best Speaker Award goes to South Africa!

Africa Forum 2017 saw the launch of the much anticipated African Market Research Association (AMRA) and set the African agenda for market research, including social research, opinion polling and data analytics. To celebrate the journey ahead, an impressive line-up of 30 presentations by African and international speakers awaited delegates at this once-in-a-lifetime two-day event in Johannesburg, […]


  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