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Volume 7, Issue 7 September 30, 2011
MRIA PULSE

Ensuring Integrity in Ontario Elections Act, 2011
MRIA recently received a letter from Ms. Lalitha Flach, Director of Communications at Elections Ontario. The 40th Provincial General Election begins in a few days... Click here.

 


MRIA Responds to “Evaluating the Polls: An Open Letter to Ontario’s Journalists”
MRIA has been asked to comment on Evaluating the Polls: An Open Letter to Ontario’s Journalists, released on September 14, and is pleased to do so. Click here.

 


L’ARIM répond à l’article sur l’évaluation des sondages : Lettre ouverte aux journalistes de l’Ontario
On a demandé à l’ARIM de commenter la lettre ouverte aux journalistes de l’Ontario sur l’évaluation des sondages, intitulée Evaluating the Polls: An Open Letter to Ontario’s Journalists, publiée le 14 septembre. Il nous fait plaisir de le faire. Cliquez ici.

 


Mark your Calendars: MRIA 2012 National Conference
The MRIA 2012 National Conference will be held May 30 – June 1, 2012 in St John’s  NFLD. Click here.

 


CMRE Study Guide - Now available for downloading
Members in good standing can download the Study Guide (PDF format), from the MRIA Website. Please note, MRIA also offers a two day intensive CMRE Prep Workshop. For more information click here.

 


IMPORTANT NOTICE – MRIA Research Registration System
We recently modified the telephone number that the public calls to verify the legitimacy of a research agency or of a marketing research project. The new contact number is 1-888-602-6742, extension 8728. Thank you in advance for modifying the telephone number displayed on your website and kindly advise your staff involved regarding the change.


AVIS IMPORTANT – Système d’enregistrement des
sondages de l’ARIM

Nous avons récemment modifié le numéro de téléphone à être utilisé par le public pour vérifier si une société de recherche ou un projet de recherche marketing est légitime. Le nouveau numéro de téléphone est le 1-888-602-6742, poste 8728. Merci de modifier le numéro de téléphone qui est affiché sur votre site web ou qui est transmis par votre personnel aux participants à vos projets de recherche.


2011 Research Buyer’s Guide
If you missed out on being printed in this year’s RBG, listings can now be purchased online.

 


2012 Vue Magazine
Look for the editorial calendar and media kit, complete with subscription forms and discount offers for advertisers later this month – MORE.

 


DIVISION & PORTFOLIO NEWS & EVENTS

Special Networking and Insight Event in Montreal
for Client-Side Researchers Only - Friday, October 14, 2011. For details and to register, click here.


QRD Half Day Conference: Qual is Dead - Long Live Qual
Friday October 28, 2011. For details and to register, click here.


MRIA is offering “Some like it Mobile” webinar November 17, 2011 12-3PM EST– Speakers include Leonard Murphy, CEO of full service agency Rockhopper Research and start-up BrandScan360. For details visit the MRIA website. For more information contact Sandy.Janzen@Ipsos.com and camdavis@sdrsurvey.com


Special Networking and Insight Event in Toronto
For Client-Side Researchers only - Thursday, November 24. For details and to register, click here.


MRIA CHAPTER NEWS & EVENTS

Ottawa Chapter - Speaker’s Luncheon
International Research: Challenges and Opportunities in a Changing World Economy - Thursday, November 3, 2011. For details and to register, click here.


Ottawa Chapter - The 2011 Federal Election: Lessons Learned for Public Opinion Researchers
See highlights and presentations. click here.


MARK YOUR CALENDARS

SAPOR 30th Annual Conference - October 5-7, 2011 - Raleigh, NC

2011 QRCA Annual Conference - October 12-14, 2011 - Las Vegas, Nevada

Qual in the Fall - October 28, 2011 - Toronto, ON

ESOMAR Best of Canada – November, 2 2011 – Toronto, ON – 7-10AM

MRIA Mobile Research Webinar - November 17, 2011 - Online

CASRO Online Research Conference- March 1-2, 2012 - Las Vegas, Nevada

2012 MRIA QRD DAY - February 24, 2011 - Toronto, ON–
more details to follow !

2012 MRIA AGM - March 26, 2012 - Toronto, ON

MRIA 2012 National Conference - May 30 - June 1 2012 - St John’s NFLD

MRIA Institute for Professional Development

Registration closing soon! Don’t miss your last chance to register for these great courses!

$ave even more! Bundle up for greater discounts when registering for more than 1 course in the same transaction!

Registration Deadline: Oct. 3
101-Introduction to Marketing Research
Course date: Oct. 17 in Toronto

Registration Deadline: Oct. 4
201-Marketing Research Design: An Applied Course
Course date: Oct. 18 in Toronto

Registration Deadline: Oct. 12
401-Online Research, Best Practices and Innovations
Course date: Oct. 26 in Calgary

Take advantage of the Early Bird rates and $ave $100 per course! Register for these courses now to get the Early Bird Discount!

Early Bird Deadline: Oct. 6
203-Marketing Research Statistics and Data Analysis
Course date: Nov. 3-4 in Toronto

Early Bird Deadline: Oct. 19
203-Marketing Research Statistics and Data Analysis
Course date: Nov. 16-17 in Ottawa

Early Bird Deadline: Oct. 25
301-Competitive Intelligence, Competitor Benchmarking and Mystery Shopping
Course date: Nov. 22 in Ottawa

Early Bird Deadline: Oct. 28
Measuring Customer Satisfaction, Loyalty and Retention
Course date: Nov. 25 in Edmonton
Only offered ONCE this year!

Early Bird Deadline: Nov. 2
301-Competitive Intelligence, Competitor Benchmarking and Mystery Shopping
Course date: Nov. 30 in Toronto

Can’t commit to specific dates? Then Study ONLINE at your own pace!

Review the complete 2011-2012 Education Calendar Check Out Courses Near You!

 

VUE Magazine

2011 Advertising Rates

For more information about deadlines, ad sizes, rates and how to book your ad, please click here.

For our Media Kit, click here.

Budding author? VUE is also considering articles on a wide range of topics for upcoming issues. Contact Anne Marie Gabriel.

 

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
  • Prairie
  • Quebec
  • Toronto
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    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 9(!) exciting career openings available for members to view online.

    Advertisers: Place your Job Posting online.

     

    2011-12 MRIA GOVERNANCE

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