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Volume 6, Issue 8

June 25, 2010

MRIA 2010 Conference - presentations now available online
We raised the bar for future events and as promised, the slides and video recordings of presentations are now available online. The password information was e-mailed to delegates yesterday.

In an effort to share knowledge with all stakeholders, the slides and video recordings of presentations are now available to those who did not attend, at the following prices: Member rate: $199 + taxes, Non-member rate: $249 + taxes. To process this transaction, click here to access the MRIA Portal. Once logged in, select “Events & Publications” / “Process an Event / Publication transaction”.

Please Update Your Member Profile by July 5
Keeping your MRIA membership contact info up-to-date is a simple way for you to ensure that:

  • potential clients and suppliers know how to reach you;
  • you receive all the information and member benefits you are entitled to, including Vue magazine which you can now receive at your Office or at your Home address; and
  • MRIA can reach you and deliver timely and effective service.
We are currently reviewing all member profiles to ensure they are complete, up-to-date, and in a standardized format. Unless you have specified otherwise, your member profile is displayed in the MRIA Online Membership Directory, which you can update on a real-time basis and which can be viewed by all active members through the MRIA Portal. To modify or complete the information included in your Membership Profile, please login to the MRIA Portal.

Merci de mettre à jour votre profil de membre d'ici le 5 juillet
Garder à jour votre profil de membre est un moyen simple et rapide de vous assurer :

  • d’être facilement accessible pour tout client et fournisseur potentiel qui désire vous joindre;
  • de recevoir toute l’information et tous les avantages offerts aux membres auxquels vous avez droit, incluant le magazine Vue que vous pouvez maintenant choisir de recevoir à votre bureau où à votre adresse résidentielle;
  • d’être contacté par l’ARIM lorsque nécessaire, afin de recevoir un service rapide et efficace.
Nous révisons présentement tous les profils de nos membres afin de nous assurer qu’ils sont complets, à jour et dans un format standard. À moins d’une directive contraire de votre part, votre profil de membre est affiché dans le Répertoire en ligne des membres, lequel peut être révisé par vous en temps réel et est accessible à tous les membres actifs via le portail de l’ARIM. Pour réviser et mettre à jour votre profil de membre, veuillez ouvrir une session dans le portail de l'ARIM.

MRIA Research Registration System
This is a Call To Action to MRIA Client-Side Researcher Corporate members; and a Call To Re-commitment on the part of Corporate Research Agency members. All Gold Seal and Basic Corporate Research Agency members of the Association are obligated to register all of their research projects with MRIA's Research Registration System, and Client-Side Corporate members are encouraged to insist that their agency suppliers do so. For more info click here.

NOW is the time to join as new Individual or Corporate members

MRIA introduces pro-rated membership dues and fees for first-time members of the Association, for a membership ending on December 31, 2010, at the following discounted rates:

  • New Individual members can join at the reduced rate of $235 (plus $65 Activation Fee plus applicable taxes). Please inform your friends and colleagues in the industry, and enroll your new employees so they can start receiving the benefits of MRIA membership.
  • New Corporate representatives can join at the reduced rate of $235 (plus GST), which includes an Individual membership for the Corporate representative (a $65 Initiation Fee still applies). Preferred Research Registration fees have also been pro-rated for this period.

To join MRIA as a new Individual Member or as a new Corporate Member, click here for a link to the MRIA Portal, where you will be able to join the Association online, simply and efficiently. For more information, contact us at membership@mria-arim.ca or at 905-602-6854, ext. 8727.

Devenez un nouveau membre individuel ou corporatif dès aujourd’hui, à tarif réduit!

L’ARIM offre une cotisation réduite pour les nouveaux membres de l’Association, pour une adhésion se terminant le 31 décembre 2010, aux tarifs suivants:

  • Les nouveaux membres individuels peuvent adhérer au tarif réduit de 235$ (frais d’activation de 65$ en sus, plus TPS). Veuillez informer vos amis et collègues de l’industrie et adhérer vos nouveaux employés afin qu’ils puissent bénéficier des avantages d’une adhésion à l’ARIM.
  • Les nouveaux membres corporatifs peuvent adhérer au tarif réduit de 235$ (plus TPS), incluant une adhésion de membre individuel pour le représentant corporatif (frais d’activation de 65$ en sus). Les tarifs préférentiels pour l’enregistrement des sondages ont aussi été réduits au prorata.

Si vous désirez adhérer à l’ARIM à titre de nouveau membre individuel ou de nouveau membre corporatif, cliquez ici, où vous pourrez compléter votre transaction en ligne, simplement et efficacement. Pour plus d’information, n’hésitez pas à nous contacter à membership@mria-arim.ca ou au 905-602-6854, poste 8726.

FREE Professional Development Webinars are now available for download
Between November 2009 and February 2010, the MRIA Institute for Professional Development held 4 Professional Development Webinars, which are now available for online viewing, free of charge. To access the webinars, click here.

Want to be in the limelight? Have a newsworthy item you would like to share – like a promotion?
MRIA has created this online section as a news service to our various stakeholders (members, non members, business community, media, government, education and consumers) – it’s free of charge and topics may include appointments & promotions, mergers, new product launches, promotions, events, etc. And do include a photo and contact info! Each news item is available online for 30 days. To submit your news, simply fill out our online form, and your item will be added to this online page.

Rogers Cup Tennis at York University

  • Wednesday, August 11, 2010
  • Rexall Centre at York University
  • Gates open at 5:00pm
  • Matches start at 7:30pm

For more details and to register, click here.

14th Annual Golf Tournament at Piper’s Heath Golf Club

  • Thursday, Sept 23rd, 2010
  • Piper’s Heath Golf Club
  • 11:00 registration
  • 12:00pm start
For more details and to register, click here.

ESOMAR - Innovate 2010: Call for Speakers

ESOMAR Qualitative 2010: Call for Speakers


Southern Association for Public Opinion Research (SAPOR) Conference
Raleigh, North Carolina, OCTOBER 7-8

The 2010-2011 Education Calendar will be available on our website in August.

July 12 for the September 2010 issue.

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

To learn more about local events and networking opportunities organized by MRIA's seven local Chapters, visit their websites:
  • Alberta
  • Atlantic
  • B.C.
  • Ottawa
  • Prairie
  • Quebec
  • Toronto
  • 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.

    Advertisers: Place your Job Posting online.

    Mark Your Calendars

    ESOMAR - ODYSSEY 2010 - September 12-15, 2010 - Athens, Greece

    ESOMAR - INNOVATE 2010 - November 14 - 16, 2010 - Barcelona, Spain

    ESOMAR - QUALITATIVE 2010 - November 16 - 18, 2010 - Barcelona, Spain

    2011 MRIA National Conference - May 29 - 31 - Kelowna, BC

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