Why join the ERA? and membership fees

ERA membership offers the ability to promote your business, network with other research and talent management professionals, and take advantage of a number of ERA events and services throughout the year.

  • ERA Annual Conference– significantly reduced prices for ERA members
  • Webinars– FREE for ERA members
  • Training workshops– reduced prices for ERA members
  • AESC/ERA Professional Researcher Qualification – reduced rates for ERA members
  • Job postings on the ERA website– reduced prices for ERA members
  • Find a Researcher Directory listing on the ERA website– FREE for ERA members
  • Mediation services– FREE for ERA members
  • Guide to Becoming a Freelance Researcher – exclusive access to ERA members to this comprehensive guide
  • Sponsorship Opportunities
  • Member Premium Company Listings
  • Virtual Coffee Machine – Private Facebook Forum for ERA members only
  • ERA/AESC Certificate in Executive Research – reduced prices for members
  • Members only area –  enabling members to access industry surveys, recorded training webinars, training and event slides, GDPR templates.

Membership Packages

Annual membership fees are:

  • £150 for individual/single membership
  • £500 for company/team membership(up to 10 team members within a single organisation)
  • £200 for member premium company listing in addition to annual membership fee (optional)
  • You can join the ERA, or renew membership, at any time.

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For any membership queries, please contact the Membership Secretary, Sarah El-Rasoul: sarah@theera.org

Our members sum up some of the benefits of ERA membership:

Access to Annual Conference at reduced price
Training opportunities – free webinars etc. as well as formal courses leading to industry accreditation (e.g. AESC)
Other researchers to brainstorm with
Having someone to share the ups and downs of an independent researcher
Gives one credibility as an independent researcher
Giving and receiving referrals for new clients where specific skillset is required
Sheana Dudley – Research Direct International
Networking opportunities
Business referrals
Information sharing
Value for money
Access to industry knowledge
Business development – clients have contacting me having found my details on the website
Increased profile visibility
Creates a wider peer group despite being an independent researcher
Setting industry standards that are adhered to
Increased credibility within the industry
Leonora Gilliat – Gilliat Moray
Annual conference with relevant interesting speakers and panel discussions
Networking/information sharing with researchers and Heads of Research in other search firms
Gaining a wider perspective on the search market
Learning new research skills to develop my research team
Excellent trainers and training events, including time-efficient webinars, relevant to all levels from new researchers to those with many years’ experience
Access to a wider training support network if assistance is required
Keeping abreast of systems and techniques – technology and the internet are changing daily
Pushing me to promote best practice and further increase levels of professionalism
Louise Haines – Head of Research HAYS Executive