Global Industry Associations and Organizations


AMA American Marketing Association — A professional nonprofit organization for marketers (USA)
AMA (Chicago) Local chapter of American Marketing Association (Illinois – USA)
INSIGHTS ASSOCIATION Insights Association — An organization that advocates and promotes the marketing/opinion research and analytics industry. (CASRO + MRA)  (USA)
ESOMAR World Association of Opinion and Marketing Research Professionals — Represents over 4000 members who are either users or providers of opinion and marketing research. (Global)
AAPOR The American Association for Public Opinion Research – An organization of survey researchers, composed of members from government, academia and the private sector. (USA)
ASA The American Statistical Association – World’s largest community of Statisticians. (Global)
EFAMRO An international federation of market research agency associations within the European Union. (Europe)
MRS Marketing Research Society — A leading market research association (Global)
QRCA Qualitative Research Consultants Association – An organization of dedicated independent qualitative research professionals striving to promote excellence in qualitative research. (Global)

Newsletters, Publications and Marketing Research Directory Sources

Quirk’s Marketing Research Review Monthly Marketing Research Magazine promoting the use, understanding and value of marketing research across all industries
World Opinion  A Marketing Research Resource
McKinsey Quarterly A business management strategy publication

Other Information Resources

International Date and Time

International Holidays

Statistical Resources on the Web

The Universal Currency Converter

The US Census Bureau

US State Department – International Background Notes (Current) 

US State Department – State Archives

The Better Business Bureau

US Postal Service