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
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 & number of associate members
Associate Membership is for individuals who work for an Organisation Member in one or more research-related role (as listed below).
Organisation membership may be withdrawn if a number of Associate memberships in the organisation are withdrawn on ethical grounds.
If 5% of Associate memberships are withdrawn on ethical grounds, the Organisation membership will be withdrawn.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: R160 to R490/yr per representative (Excl. VAT)
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: R1900/yr (Excl. VAT)