MRIA was saddened to learn of the recent death of Dr. Jerry Beckerman, the
1970-71 President of the Professional Marketing Research Society (PMRS).
Jerry passed away in Vancouver on September 1 at the age of 74.
The 2006 Edition of MRIA's Research Buyer's
Guide is now available
You have received with your August issue of Vue a very important document: the 2006 Research Buyer's Guide.
This comprehensive industry sourcebook provides research buyers with access to hundreds of listings of research providers and their services.
Beginning with this 2006 Edition of the Guide, only Corporate members of the Association are listed or advertised in it.
Corporate members subscribe to both MRIA's Corporate and Individual Codes of Conduct.
An update-able and searchable online version is also available on our website.
To buy additional copies of the Research Buyer's Guide, visit our Bookstore.
CJMR seeks industry gurus willing to share knowledge - Deadline: Sept. 30th!
The next issue of CJMR will be published this fall. CJMR
is for innovative Canadian research practitioners. In particular, we welcome
contributions from members involved in Business Intelligence, Business-to-Business,
or qualitative research. Remember: articles don't need to be long or full
of algorithms. Experience the pleasure of seeing your name in print. Contact
Cam Davis (Editor-in-Chief) email@example.com
or check us out online.
Deadline for submissions is September 30th.
Toronto Chapter Speaker Event: September 19, 2006
Join us on September 19 for the Toronto Chapter September
Speaker Event, entitled "Emotionomics: How Emotions Drive Consumer Decisions".
Dan Hill, President, Sensory Logic, will demonstrate how marketing
too often adheres to a rational "features and benefits" approach
that overlooks the degree to which people think with their hearts - in images,
not words. For more information and to register, click here.
Speakers Series Event: October 2, 2006
Join us for a Double Bill on October 2. MRIA President,
Nik Nanos, will provide an update on the state of the industry,
as well as an update on MRIA activities and priorities. Come hear
about the new Charter of Respondent Rights. David Stark, MRIA Standards
Portfolio Chair, will bring us up-to-date on a number of initiatives, including
revising our association's standards to align with the new ISO Standard
for Marketing Research and other developments in the MRIA Standards
Portfolio. For more information, click
Joint QRD / QRCA Qualitative Research Event - October 20, 2006 in Toronto
Mark your calendars for the 2006 Annual Joint QRD/QRCA
Qualitative Conference on October 20. For more information and to register for this event,
Don't miss Paco Underhill and other industry leaders
who will share their expertise and insights in this one day only exclusive
event, at a great price: $195 for MRIA and QRCA members.
To learn more about the sponsorship opportunities available
for this event, click
MRIA Business Intelligence Conference
November 9 & 10, 2006 in Vancouver
Register Now! Join industry
professionals and buyers of Business Intelligence in Vancouver this November.
Learn the new skills and perspectives being demanded of Researchers today.
For details, on confirmed speakers and to register, click here.
The BI Conference is also offering Sponsorship Opportunities!
Gain exposure among clients, potential clients, and industry leaders while
demonstrating your support for the business intelligence and marketing research
industry. For details, click
To learn more about local events and networking opportunities organized by MRIA's seven local Chapters, visit their websites:
Share your expertise and knowledge... VUE is considering articles on a wide range of topics for our
November 2006 issue. The article submission deadline is September 20. Contact
Stuart Hemerling, editor VUE magazine at 604.721.0480 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Advertising space is always filling up fast. Don't miss
your opportunity and book your ad today! DEADLINES TO BOOK YOUR AD:
Sept. 25 for the Nov. 2006 issue
Oct. 25 for the Dec. 2006 issue
For more information about ad sizes, rates and how to book
your ad, please visit the MRIA
|Request for Proposals (RFP)|
The Request for Proposals section is a service to MRIA members. If your organization is seeking a qualified marketing research company
to look after your research project, this is the perfect vehicle to invite proposals. For more information, click here.
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 16(!) exciting career openings available for members to view online.
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