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Volume 3, Issue 10

June 1, 2007


2007 RESEARCH BUYER'S GUIDE PRODUCTION SCHEDULE & DEADLINES
Do not miss out on this opportunity to reach your key stakeholders throughout the year – production is in full swing and please make note of the following dates and deadlines:

  • Thursday, May 24, 2007: Online Listing Orders will open.
  • Friday, June 8, 2007: THE FINAL DEADLINE to post existing listings and/or to order new listings.
  • Friday, June 29, 2007: Companies will receive a PROOF of their listings by e-mail in PDF format, for approval.
  • Friday, July 13, 2007: Deadline for signed Proofs.
  • Delivery – late August with September issue of Vue

For more information, click here.


Friday, June 1 deadline for preferred rates to attend the 2007 MRIA National Conference

This is the LAST DAY for (limited) online registrations to the MRIA Conference at preferred rates; starting tomorrow fees increase to $849 for members and $949 for non-members – so DO NOT MISS OUT…!  BOOK ONLINE NOW - or run the risk of a SOLD OUT EVENT.

Other events for you to enjoy at Blue this year –

Golf anyone? The tournament will be a pre-Conference event on Wednesday June 13th, (at 12:00 noon start) in Collingwood at the Blue Mountain / Monterra Golf CourseTo register for this event, please contact: Anne Marie Gabriel 905-602-6854 x 8723 or email: amgabriel@mria-arim.ca.

Don’t forget the end of conference event - "The Taste of Collingwood" On Friday at 6pm; enjoy the best that Collingwood has to offer with a food tour (appetizers, entrée and dessert). Don’t miss out on this one-of-a-kind event. Tickets are sold separately so register today as space is limited.

See you at Blue... We'll be there!


Vue - June 2007
Copies of this issue are being delivered across Canada this week and we note, with regret, that due to complications in the production process, the issue is not of the quality and resolution that you have grown to expect of this well- read publication. We apologize for any inconveniences caused and assure you that steps have already been taken to ensure greater quality control in future.


Thank you for the 2007 Excellence in Research Awards submissions
Evaluations have begun and the judges indeed have a challenge ahead – Molson Canada has once again sponsored Best in Class and Research Strategy Group, Best Integration. Thanks to Nik Nanos, Jordan Levitin and Joanne Tofani for giving generously of their time to review the numerous submissions; winners will be announced at the 2007 National Conference at a special luncheon sponsored by SES Research on June 15… and the winners are...?

NOW AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD
Presentation of May 24 Ottawa Chapter
Lunch Program Event

Anil Arora, Director-General of the Census Program Branch at Statistics Canada, presented at our last program meeting the first results of the 2006 Census that came out on March 13, 2007.  On that day, Statistics Canada began to paint the most recent statistical portrait of Canadians.  To find out the story behind those numbers click here.

C’est le printemps … laissez-vous inspirer!
L'Association de recherche et de l'intelligence marketing (ARIM) vous invite à célébrer l'arrivée du printemps lors de sa soirée conférence du 7 juin prochain. Cliquez ici pour plus d'information.


La recherche marketing en turbulence
Dans le cadre des activités de l’Association de la recherche et de l’intelligence marketing (ARIM), j’ai l’immense plaisir de vous convier à un déjeuner-conférence intitulé : « La recherche marketing en turbulence » qui sera animé par monsieur  Michel Lemieux.

Ce déjeuner-conférence aura lieu jeudi le 14 juin prochain de 8 h 00 à 9 h 30 au restaurant Le Bistango dans la salle Germain du complexe Germain-des-Prés (voisin de Place Laurier) au 1200 avenue Germain-des-Prés. Cliquez ici pour plus d'information.

RAC - If you have a Website, make it visible!
RAC invites all Corporate Research Agency representatives to verify their listing in the Corporate Membership Directory. Please make sure the information is correct and don’t forget to include the URL of your company’s Website. For corrections or assistance, you may contact Sylvie Corbeil-Péloquin, Manager - Member Services.

Vue Magazine
Interested in listing in 2007 Research Buyer’s Guide? Vue advertisers get special rates – visit the MRIA website for details.


Registration Deadline: June 1


The MRIA School of Marketing Research is expanding.
Can you teach?
Please visit our website for details.

We need instructors for the following new courses:

  • Ethnography
  • Advertising Research
  • Conducting research with children
  • Conducting pricing research
  • Advanced techniques and Methods in online research
  • B2B Research
  • Other advanced courses

Please submit your proposal and expression of interest before June 22, 2007

For more details, click here.

LOCAL CHAPTER WEBSITES
To learn more about local events and networking opportunities organized by MRIA's seven local Chapters, visit their websites:
  • Alberta
  • Atlantic
  • B.C.
  • Ottawa
  • Prairies
  • Quebec
  • Toronto
  • Share your expertise and knowledge... VUE is considering articles on a wide range of topics for our August 2007 issue. The article submission deadline is June 20, 2007. Contact Stuart Hemerling, VUE editor at 604.721.0480 or shemerling@prophis.com.

    Advertising space is always filling up fast. Don't miss your opportunity and book your ad today! DEADLINES TO BOOK YOUR AD:
    June 25 for the Aug. 2007 issue
    July 25 for the Sept. 2007 issue

    For more information about ad sizes, rates and how to book your ad, please visit the MRIA website.

    Career Opportunities

    Whether you are looking for qualified researchers to expand your staff, or are trying to advance your career... the right place to start your search is our Career Section: There are currently 18(!) exciting career openings available for members to view online.

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