ADM Arbeitskreis Deutscher Markt- und Sozialforschungsinstitute e.V. is a business association which represents the interests of private-sector market and social research agencies in Germany. ADM members account for more than 80 percent of industry turnover. ADM is the only association of this kind in Germany.
Its principal duties include political lobbying, advising and representing members, taking action against unfair competition and promoting the self-regulation of market and social research by developing and implementing professional principles, rules of conduct and scientific quality standards.
The Association of Irish Market Research Organisations (AIMRO) was established in January 1993 to represent the interests of the Market Research profession in the Republic of Ireland.
The objectives of the Association are to promote the profession of Market Research; to report on matters of general interest to Market Research Practitioners; to make representations on behalf of the industry to relevant authorities; to advance and safeguard the interests of the industry and to procure and maintain high professional standards.
Aneimo, Asociación Nacional de Empresas de Investigación de Mercados y Opinión Pública, is the association that brings together industry leaders, representing them in different social and professional areas, promoting development and ensuring that their work is done with high quality standards and following the codes of professional ethics.
Founded in 1978, our business has grown every day. Currently the turnover of associated companies is about 300 million euros and employ more than 5,000 employees.
APODEMO,Associação Portuguesa de Empresas de Estudo de Mercado e de Opinião, was primarily established to:
- Promote trust in market research and opinion, from its users and the general public
- Contribute to the establishment of high standards and ethical codes of conduct defining for the sector.
Currently APODEMO includes almost all relevant companies in the sector of market research and opinion in Portugal.
Assirm is an association founded in 1991 that brings together the major Italian institutions of market research, opinion polls and social research.
Partner institutions are private and independent companies, committed to the Assirm Code of Professional Ethics and its Quality Standards, inspired by the industry standards ISO 20252 and Vision 2000. The Code regulates the activities of institutes and integrates to ESOMAR, with rules related to the activities of the institutes.
BAMOR, the Bulgarian Association of Marketing and Opinion Researchers is a voluntary non-profit organization. The purpose of BAMOR is to promote the importance of market and opinion polls in solving real problems and making better decisions. BAMOR was founded in December 2009.
Febelmar was founded in 1980 by 6 market research companies. Today, 33 agencies are member. Together they represent about 85% of the total market research spend in Belgium.
Febelmar is active in several areas in which the interests of its members and the sector are always key. More specifically, Febelmar supports the following:
- the development and promotion of market research and opinion polls in Belgium
- protecting the sector interests
- the correct use of the deontological rules which apply to market research, and this at all phases (i.e. data collection, data analysis, communication and publication of the results)
- the continuous improvement of quality of the service in market research
LRSTA, Lietuvos Rinkos ir Socialinių Tyrimų Asociacija, was established in 2011. One of the main objectives of the association is to contribute to Lithuania's legal framework to improve and protect the rights of market researchers.
The MOA (Center for Information Based Decision Making & Marketing Research) is an association of companies and institutions, which engage in marketing research and marketing intelligence. The MOA consists of four specific industry groups: the market research bureaus, the clients for market research, the suppliers and the recruitment bureaus for the market research industry. The association recognises both company membership and individual membership. Only after company membership has been obtained may individuals connected with that organisation become members of the MOA.
Founded in 1946, The Market Research Society is the world’s oldest and largest research association serving all those with professional equity in provision or use of market, social and opinion research, and in business intelligence, market analysis, customer insight and consultancy.
The Russian Association for Market and Opinion Research is the first-in-Russia professional association of research companies. This is a new association for the Russian market, integrating the leading independent research companies. At present The Russian Association for Market and Opinion Research incorporates more than 20 most large and professional market players in the area of marketing research and public opinion research, altogether occupying more than 60% of the Russian market.
OFBOR, Organizacja Firm Badania Opinii i Rynku, is an association of research institutes, set up to monitor compliance with ethical standards and methodological studies and market reviews, as well as acting to improve the public's trust in research. The organisation was established in 1997 by representatives of leading research companies, an association of employers.
The research industry in Sweden has annual sales of over three billion kronor. SMIF, Sveriges Marknadsundersökningsföretag, is the trade association for all survey companies operating in Sweden. SMIF represents the industry in many different contexts, both nationally and internationally. SMIF works in the areas of
- Quality issues
- Skills Questions
- Ethical Issues
- To develop and disseminate information on industry
- To represent the interests of the industry, for example, against the authorities and regulators
- To be a consultative body
The 11 member companies of Suomen Markkinatutkimusliitto Ry (SMTL) have a strong commitment to quality and professional market research. SMTL supports its members in their pursuit to produce reliable research work and sound results. The reliability, professional skills and quality of work are manifested by the high esteem shown by the clients.
Virke, the Enterprise Federation of Norway is the most rapidly growing federation of enterprises in Norway.Virke has repesented research businesses in Norway since 2012.
VSMS-ASMS joins individual members and all relevant Swiss market and social research institutes under one roof.
The associations primary task is promoting market, opinion and social research It represents the interests of its individual and collective members with appropriate association activities and promotes a positive profile and perception of the industry with its diverse, challenging activities. It pays particular attention to the maintenance of dialogue with the political and social authoritative institutions, groups and with other national and international professional organizations.