* 1. How important was each of the following in your decision to register for Conversations 2013?

  Extremely important Very important Somewhat important Important Not very important Not at all important
Keynote speaker(s)
Workshops
Networking opportunities
Awards of Excellence Gala
Location

* 2. My reason for attending was:

* 3. Did you receive information on the following in adequate time?

  Yes No
Conference dates
Keynote speakers
Workshops
Social events
Registration costs (early bird pricing, etc.)

* 4. How did you hear about the 2013 National Conference?

* 5. How useful were the following to you:

  Must have it Nice to have it Could live without it Eliminate it
Delegate bag
Printed delegate journal
Internet access during the conference
Engage platform
Living Tapestries
WestJet and VIA Rail conference pricing

* 6. What type of registration did you have?

* 7. Please rate your conference experience in the following areas:

  Strongly agree Agree Disagree Strongly disagree
The setup for workshop rooms worked well
The keynote room (Mozart) setup worked well
Registration desk personnel were helpful and pleasant
Complimentary Internet access was important to me
Exhibitor displays were informative
I had enough time to meet with the exhibitors
The food was of good quality and quantity

* 8. College of Fellows Keynote: The "New Normal" Change, Communication and Brands: How It Works Behind the Scenes and the Challenge Ahead to Communicators (Evan Solomon)

  Strongly agree Agree Disagree Strongly disagree N/A
I did not attend this session (please check "N/A" and move to next question)
The speaker knew his topic well
Presented new information
Gave me tools that I will use
Focused on the message and avoided lengthy self-promotion
Challenged the audience
Involved the audience
Had good visuals
Was entertaining as well as informative
I would have liked handouts
The a/v equipment worked well

* 9. Monday keynote: Diana and Charles Tisdall Lecture: 25 Years of Storytelling (Terry Fallis)

  Strongly agree Agree Disagree Strongly disagree N/A
I did not attend this session (please check "N/A" and move to next question)
The speaker knew his topic well
Presented new information
Gave me tools that I will use
Focused on the message and avoided lengthy self-promotion
Challenged the audience
Involved the audience
Had good visuals
Was entertaining as well as informative
I would have liked handouts
The a/v equipment worked well

* 10. Monday keynote: Today's Media Landscape (Jean-François Dumas)

  Strongly agree Agree Disagree Strongly disagree N/A
I did not attend this session (please check "N/A" and move to next question)
The speaker knew his topic well
Presented new information
Gave me tools that I will use
Focused on the message and avoided lengthy self-promotion
Challenged the audience
Involved the audience
Had good visuals
Was entertaining as well as informative
I would have liked handouts
The a/v equipment worked well

* 11. Tuesday keynote: DIY News: Content Marketing and the Future of PR (Ira Basen)

  Strongly agree Agree Disagree Strongly disagree N/A
I did not attend this session (please check "N/A" and move to next question)
The speaker knew his topic well
Presented new information
Gave me tools that I will use
Focused on the message and avoided lengthy self-promotion
Challenged the audience
Involved the audience
Had good visuals
Was entertaining as well as informative
I would have liked handouts
The a/v equipment worked well

* 12. Tuesday keynote: Meet your Invisible Audience (Alexandra Samuel)

  Strongly agree Agree Disagree Strongly disagree N/A
I did not attend this session (please check "N/A" and move to next question)
The speaker knew her topic well
Presented new information
Gave me tools that I will use
Focused on the message and avoided lengthy self-promotion
Challenged the audience
Involved the audience
Had good visuals
Was entertaining as well as informative
I would have liked handouts
The a/v equipment worked well

* 13. Monday Panel: Changing the Conversation about Mental Health

  Strongly agree Agree Disagree Strongly disagree N/A
I did not attend this session (please check "N/A" and move to next question)
Presented new information
Challenged the audience
Involved the audience
This panel was relevant to me.
This panel was a good addition to the conference

* 14. Tuesday Panel: The Future of PR

  Strongly agree Agree Disagree Strongly disagree N/A
I did not attend this session (please check "N/A" and move to next question)
Presented new information
Challenged the audience
Involved the audience
This panel was relevant to me.
This panel was a good addition to the conference

* 15. Please rate your World Cafe experience

  Strongly agree Agree Disagree Strongly disagree N/A
I did not attend this session (please check "N/A" and move to next question)
The speakers knew the topic well
Presented new information
Gave me tools that I will use
Challenged the audience
Involved the audience
Was entertaining as well as informative
The session length was appropriate

* 16. Rate the Monday and Tuesday Workshops (select all that apply).

  I found the workshop content very relevant I found the workshop content somewhat relevant I would recommend this workshop as a CPRS Webinar This workshop did not meet my expectations (explain why in the comment section below) N/A (did not attend)
Communication without control: How PR can change the world (Daniel Tisch)
Gender in PR: Why is the industry pre-dominantly female? (Amelia Kennedy)
Ghost in the Machine (Mark Blevis)
Is That the CBC In the Parking Lot? Moving Scouts Canada From Crisis Mode to Leadership Position (Daniel Granger & Brenda Sweeney)
The 10 Commandments of Employer Reputation and Culture (Heath Applebaum)
Canadian Best Practices in Employee Engagement Communications (Karen Humphreys)
Making PR Relevant to Decision Makers – Using the World Café Process (Danielle Côté & Howard Williamson)
Becoming a Strategic Communications Rock Star (Caroline Kealey)
The Repositioning of the Accès Montreal Card (Lucie-Anne Fabien)
The Implementation of an Ideagora: CHU Québec's Initiative (Richard Fournier)
Communications 4.0 - Frame. Understand. Tell. Celebrate. (Chris Boutet & Duncan Clark)
You Still Need Us: The Value of Associations in a Collaborative New World (Derek Lothian)
Advocacy in Action: Winning in the court of public opinion (Kevin McCann & Sean Lewis)
Sponsorship and Public Relations - Trending and the Future Together (Brent Barootes)
MRP: Canada's PR Measurement Standard (Jenny Cruxton)
Social Media Barometer (Martin Waxman)
Standards, Best Practices & the Latest Trends in PR/Communication Measurement Programs (Fraser Likely)
Using social media to mine business insight (Kelly Rusk)

* 17. Please share additional comments you have on any of the speakers or sessions:

* 18. Please rate the evening events:

  Strongly agree Agree Disagree Strongly disagree Did not attend
The Courtyard Restaurant was an appropriate venue choice
The variety and quantity of food at the restaurant was appropriate
The additional PR Mixer at the Hard Rock Cafe was an appropriate venue choice
The Canada Aviation and Space Museum was an appropriate venue choice
The PR Jam and Maria Hawkins Band at the Museum were entertaining
The variety and quantity of food at the Museum was appropriate
The Champagne Reception added value to my Awards Gala experience
The Awards Presentation was well run
The Awards Presentation provided appropriate recognition for winners (videos, slides, presentations, photos, judges' comments, etc.)
The length of the Awards Presentation was appropriate
The food and beverages at the gala dinner were enjoyable
Overall, I enjoyed the Awards Gala

* 19. Did you recommend attending the 2013 CPRS National Conference to anyone?

* 20. Did they attend?

* 21. Are you planning to attend the 2014 CPRS National Conference in Banff, Alberta?

* 22. What could we do to encourage you to recommend colleagues to attend the 2014 CPRS National Conference?

* 23. Please indicate which other national conferences you have attended:

* 24. How would you prefer to receive information on future CPRS National Conferences?

* 25. Is there anything else you'd like to tell us?

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