Become A Member

SAMRA offers 3 different membership types.

Member benefits include:

Ethics Advice | Legal Advice | Professional Recognition | Global Business Research Network | SAMRA Code of Conduct Protection

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Organization-Member

Organisation Membership

Organisation Membership is for commercial or non-profit organisations, including companies or other entities such as business units or departments in commercial or non-profit organisations and that are juristic persons involved in offering, buying, making use of or contributing to the delivery of market research, social research, opinion polling, data analytics and/or research-based consulting products and services.

Organisation members have a weighted vote, based on the number of Associate Members recorded on the most recent record date (1 March each year).

Cost: Based on annual turnover & headcount

Associate-Member

Associate Membership

Associate Membership is for individuals who work for an Organisation Member in one or more research-related role (as listed below).

‚ÄčOrganisation membership may be withdrawn if a number of Associate memberships in the organisation are withdrawn on ethical grounds.

If 5% of Associate memberships are withdrawn on ethical grounds, the Organisation membership will be withdrawn.

Cost: R150 to R470/yr per representative (Excl. VAT)

Single-Member

Independent Membership

Independent Membership is for natural persons who are not working for Organisation Members and work in one or more research-related role and that offer, buy, make use of or contribute to the delivery of market research, social research, opinion polling, data analytics and/or research-based consulting products and services.

An Independent Member has one vote.

Cost: R1800/yr (Excl. VAT)