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Top News

2015 Corporate Membership Renewal Campaign

We have commenced the 2015 Corporate Membership Renewal Campaign, and for 2015, Corporate Membership fees have been simplified. Corporate membership fees now include RRS and QRR fees, and are based upon annual corporate revenues. 


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MRIA has moved to a NEW Portal!!!

Effective October 06, 2014 MRIA has moved to a new portal located at Please visit this new Portal to review and update your profile.


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Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) 

While Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) comes into effect on July 1, 2014, there is still a considerable amount of ambiguity regarding how CASL will be applied and how it will affect various industries, including marketing research. The good news is that MRIA has received definitive confirmation from the federal government that the new law won’t apply to legitimate marketing research where there is no attempt to solicit. Read more...


October 27 - 28, 2014
MRIA National Event
Comprehensive Marketing Research Exam (CMRE)

October 29, 2014
Prairie Chapter Event - Winnipeg
Speaker Event: Segmentation

November 3, 2014
CSRC Event - Online
Webinar: Not the 51st State!

November 4, 2014
IPD Course
101-Introduction to Marketing Research

November 6, 2014
IPD Course - Toronto
Crowd Sourcing



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Adding Value & Recognition for Gold Seal Agencies  

The MRIA and its Research Advisory Council (RAC) Board are working on exciting initiatives to increase Gold Seal member benefits and to provide greater visibility and recognition of the commitment and investment that our Gold Seal members make to our industry as a whole. 

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