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ESOMAR is the champion of the insights sector.


The global business community for every insights and analytics professional, including you!

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Est. 1948, still going strong

ESOMAR is a not-for-profit membership organisation. Members form a community convinced of the potential of data analytics, research and insights to help improve societies, organisations and everyone's life, including yours. We've been helping individuals and organisations that are part of the analytics and insights ecosystem since 1948.

ESOMAR is headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. ESOMAR is present in over 130 countries through its members, so you're bound to find an ESOMAR member in your country keen to collaborate.

For every insights and analytics professional

Professionals

Whether you're a project manager, leading the C-Suite, or the person crunching the numbers, we are here for you.

Our services and activities equip you with knowledge of the latest trends and applications, as well as a vast network of peers who can inspire you and help you when you need it most.

Organisations

Your business community can help your organisation make the most of the insights and analytics ecosystem.

Whether you supply data, analysis or insights, or rather use them to inform your organisational decisions, the community helps you achieve your goals.

Young Rising Stars

Your community welcomes hundreds of students, graduates, and professionals in the early days of their careers.

Our services and activities help you build your reputation in the insights and analytics community and facilitate your first opportunities in our business.

Academics

Your community supports academic professionals and organisations to bridge the world of theory and practice.

Our services and activities support the academic community to facilitate access to shared learnings from insight and analytics organisations worldwide.

Public officials

The community is brought together by its shared values around the responsible and ethical use of data, research and insights.

Our services support public officials to better understand the value that our members' work plays in supporting societies and advocate for an enabling environment for them.

Members of the Public

ESOMAR helps members of the public to better understand the work that this business community undertakes to improve their lives.

Our services protect members of the public by providing free mechanisms to raise concerns about research that fails to meet the requirements of the ICC/ESOMAR Code.

Champion of the insights sector

As a representative organisation of the entire sector, we play an important role in advocating for responsible and ethical use of data in projects that help shape the products and services you use every day.

ESOMAR champions the sector's crucial role in making our modern societies more responsive to your needs. We advocate in front of regulators and legislators, raise awareness in the media and engage in campaigns to inform you about the work the community does every day and all of the safeguards put in place to ensure the results of that work are not misused.

A dynamic, global business network

ESOMAR counts more than 750 organisations and over 40,000 individuals like you as members. Members make ESOMAR possible by initiating, leading and participating in multitudes of activities and initiatives organised throughout the year.

You are constantly connected to this network through our digital platforms and, of course, face-to-face networking opportunities.

For the members, by the members

ESOMAR is a not-for-profit membership organisation dedicated to supporting your needs and interests. Whether you're an individual professional or an organisation, this is your association to achieve your goals. Your membership contributions go towards activities and initiatives that empower insights and analytics to improve the world you live in.

What we do for you

Network

You benefit from a vast network of like-minded peers and a service offer that keeps up with your changing needs in a fast-moving world.

Business

Your business community to build a global business facilitating the growth of your cross-border activities in a trusted environment.

Knowledge

Relevant content from today and yesterday, we curate a vast bank of community-generated knowledge and make it easy for you to access it.

Values

The values-based community is continuously supporting you to elevate ethical and professional standards without compromise.

Advocacy

Your ability to operate must be future-proofed, which is why ESOMAR champions your case through global advocacy activities.