San Francisco, CA., May 21, 2009


The Board of the Council of American Survey Research Organizations (CASRO) has voted to approve the membership of CatalystMR. CASRO, founded in 1975 and with more than 350 member companies in the U.S. and abroad, is the premier association for research businesses and their executives.

“We look forward to being an active member of the CASRO network,” said Adam Berman, President of CatalystMR “This distinction affirms our dedication to provide research with integrity.” As a member of CASRO, CatalystMR demonstrates its commitment to clients and to the public by adhering to the CASRO Code of Standards and Ethics for Survey Research, a tough, internationally-cited set of standards that has long been the benchmark for the industry. This Code mandates and enforces the rules of ethical and professional conduct for survey research organizations.

“We are excited to tap into the broad expertise of CASRO and its member companies,” Adam Berman said. “Over several decades, CASRO members have formed valuable research standards and best practices. Adherence to CASRO’s Code of Standards and Ethics facilitates quality within CatalystMR’s research procedures and further enhances the reliability and value of our research projects and the recommendations we provide our clients.”

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Located throughout the United States and in nine countries around the world, CASRO Members are research businesses from all segments and specializations in the industry, represented in CASRO by the chief executives of those firms. In addition, CASRO’s constituents also include specialty services members from academic and non-profit organizations. CASRO provides:

  • Legal and regulatory guidance and lobbying initiatives through its Government & Public Affairs program and Privacy Protection Program;
  • Research business support though industry data and financial surveys;
  • Educational and training through CEO workshops, through a professional development curriculum in CASRO University, and through career development programs; and
  • National and international research advocacy and networking through “partnering,” exchange, and communications with other associations and organizations. Learn more at