Posts in category Interest Groups

SAMRA Interest Groups

SAMRA Interest Groups (SIGs for short) are formed around common interests amongst members and non-members operating in a specific part of our industry. These groups discuss issues relevant to the group, network within the group, share resources, and learn from each other within the group. SAMRA members can belong to Interest Groups at now additional […]

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.

The Future of the Insights Industry: Johannesburg Breakfast (14 June 2017)

What does the future of the insights industry hold? Join a panel of industry thought leaders to look at key trends, challenges and opportunities.

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 […]

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 […]

Proposed New Marketing Research Currency to Replace AMPS

The Marketing Association of South Africa (MA(SA)), in partnership with The Advertising Media Forum (AMF) and the Association for Communication and Advertising (ACA), invites you to a significant industry engagement concerning a potential new marketing research currency to replace the now discontinued All Media and Products Survey (AMPS).

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!

Not-To-Be-Missed Line-Up at Africa Forum 2017: Research and Innovation, Made In Af...

Africa Forum 2017 will see the launch of the much anticipated African Market Research Association (AMRA) and will 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 African and international speakers awaits delegates at this once-in-a-lifetime two-day event in Johannesburg, […]

It’s a Date! Windhoek, Namibia – 18 January 2017

Join us in Windhoek, Namibia on 18 January 2017 for a research & ethics update; samra speed dating; samra ambassadors election


  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