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Membership Benefits

Mitigate risk and protect your reputation

As the peak industry association for Australia’s research, insights and data companies, ADIA is focussed on helping companies through promoting privacy and quality assurance, providing compliance mechanisms for government privacy legislation, lobbying, promotion of our industry to key stakeholders and the public, and working with strategic partners on the attraction and management of talent and professional development within our industry.

  • ADIA membership underlines your commitment to quality:
    • Compliance with the ADIA privacy code
    • ISO Accreditation
    • Data management and information security compliance
  • ADIA provides a critical “first line of defence” to help manage and mediate any privacy problems that arise
  • ADIA provides deep and strong connections with key government and regulatory stakeholders.

Leverage insight and expertise

As a member of ADIA, you are entitled to:
  • Coverage, protection and privacy advice working under the Privacy (Market and Social Research) Code 2021 (M&SRPC).
  • Workplace relations advice and support, including unlimited access to ADIA legal telephone hotline advisory service on workplace relations, human resources , privacy matters EEO training modules and HR resources with Andrew Maher, CIE Legal.
  • Advocacy, government representation and updates on regulatory and other industry issues.
  • Support across quality assurance matters, including certification to ISO Standards – ISO 20252 and the Information Security Standard ISO 27000 series from ADIA Quality Consultant Norine Cruse
  • ADIA members who attain ISO 20252 certification are eligible to work under the Industry Trust Mark
  • Access to the AMSRO Industrial Agreement with the United Workers Union (UWU). Note, agreement name will be revised pending negotiations with the UWU.
  • Data Security Compliance System – exclusive access to ADIA’s Information and Data Security Compliance System (and ISO 27001)
  • Our support and advice on business issues with an on-call CEO and an informal and confidential peer to peer mentoring service for advice on business challenges and opportunities from leaders of research companies with relevant experience.
  • Networking and connection with like-minded leaders including an invitation to the annual Leaders Forum conference – May 2025 in Melbourne.
  • Benchmarking services – Eligibility to subscribe to ADIA’s Revenue Statistics program and free Salary Survey.
  • A seat at the ADIA table – all members are welcome to attend quarterly meetings and have their voice heard to help set the agenda for the industry.
  • Information – Regular member communications, topical workshops, webinars and seminars

Additional value-add benefits

  • The Trust Mark Directory (Promoted on the AMI website to over 55,000 marketers)
  • Discounted AMI membership (33%)
  • Insurance – Group buying discount
  • GiftPay credit bonus
  • Discounted sample (Samplepages)
  • Small business subsidised ISO certification program.

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