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BVM - Berufsverband deutscher Markt- und Sozialforscher e.V.

ESOMAR partner association

Applies the ICC/ESOMAR Code by adoption

Friedrichstraße 187
10117 Berlin
Chairman Federal Executive: Dr. Frank D. Knapp
Deputy Chairman Federal Executive: Prof. Dr. Raimund Wildner

National Executive Members:
Dr. Michael Bartl
Dipl.-Vw. Joerg Ermert
Dipl.-Kff. Sabine Menzel
Michael Pusler
Dr. Ulrike Schöneberg
Council Members
Code of Ethics used
ICC/ESOMAR International Code of Market and Social Research
Total Membership
1100 individual 205 corporate
Membership fees
Individual - from EUR 240
Corporate - from EUR 500

Membership Qualifications
Qualified activities in market research, opinion research, social research or media research in businesses, research agencies. Admission team decides on eligibility which is linked to an entry in the professional register.

BVM aims to:
- promote market and social research and to make use of the results of scientific research;
- represent the market and social research professions and their members;
- support training for market and social researchers;
- foster a professional exchange of ideas as well as further development.
To achieve this goal:
- BVM carefully monitors to ensure the professional practice of its members;
- BVM cultivates the relationship between scientific research and theory in colleges;
- BVM keeps a professional register, of which the statute is a component of the articles of association.

Annual Congress of German Market Research;
- Monthly regional meetings in all major German regions/cities, multi-faceted seminar programme for continuing professional development.