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10 reasons to join

1. Professional Standing & Credibility
Membership of the Society brings you into the body of the profession and is a sign to others that you take your role as a market and/or social research professional seriously.
Full members can use the postnominals MMSRS and all members can use the pictured Member Mark to promote their membership of the Society.
2. Member discounts for conferences, courses, seminars, webinars & insurance
AMSRS members receive substantial discounts to Society and affiliated association events. AMSRS members also receive significant insurance discounts through our insurance partner Arthur J. Gallagher.
3. Relevant Professional Development

Provides its members with access to relevant and up-to-date professional development including courses, webinars, seminars and workshops. The AMSRS also runs a Summer School and Winter School each year which provides another 12 course options for members.

4. Powerful advocacy

AMSRS is committed to protecting the interests of the Profession by promoting the use of market and social research to government. AMSRS works with AMSRO on this through the Research Industry Council of Australia. The AMSRS also represents the profession when it is threatened by legislation, ill-informed comment or by the unethical practices of others.

5. Professional recognition QPMR

Qualified Practising Market Researcher (QPMR) is the industry’s professional accreditation scheme that provides recognition to those who have both the core body of knowledge required to undertake market and social research and significant experience in the industry.

6. Stay informed

Research News

Research News is the market and social research bi-monthly magazine that informs you about events, ideas and challenges within the industry and the profession, both here and abroad.

7. Market your business in the AMSRS Directory & Yearbook

300+ companies advertise their services in this comprehensive online and annual hardcopy directory which is circulated to members and clients and contains everything you need to know about the industry. Only companies employing AMSRS members are permitted to list in the Directory, and costs apply.

8. Connect locally and globally
There is an online AMSRS LinkedIn community of 2000+ members which is a dynamic forum for discussion and debate. The AMSRS community is linked to 10 Asian market research associations through their founding partnership with Asia Pacific Research Committee (APRC) and to 38 associations globally through their strategic partnership with the Global Research Business Network (GRBN).
9. Adherence to Professional Standards
AMSRS members adhere to a Code of Professional Behaviour that demonstrates ethical behaviour to clients and consumers. Members have access to a toll-free ethics line to answer any ethical questions and dilemmas.
10. Exclusive networking opportunities

There are 6 Special Interest Groups and Networks that operate within the membership. Each state division provides face to face networking opportunities for members.