1. Your Experience

* 1. If you would like to be entered into a drawing to win a 2-night hotel stay at one of the Backer headquarter hotels for the 2013 Backer Spring Trade Show, please enter your name, company and e-mail address.*

*Must be at least 18 years of age AND be a qualified retailer of pet or pet-related products. No purchase necessary to win.

* 2. Was this your first time attending the Backer Spring Show?

* 3. Please rate your overall satisfaction with the 2012 Backer Spring Trade Show.

* 4. What is total estimated amount you spent on product orders during show days, including items ordered direct and distributor orders?

* 5. Did you use our ONLINE show planning service (at www.hhbacker.com) to find exhibitors/product info?

* 6. Did you use our ON-SITE product locator to find exhibitors/product info?

* 7. H.H. Backer uses Facebook/Twitter to promote/disseminate information about our shows throughout the year and on show site. Do you follow H.H. Backer on Facebook/Twitter?

* 8. If Backer offered a free mobile app for smart phones featuring exhibitor descriptions, a floor plan of the show, seminar details, etc., would you be likely to download the app?

* 9. Please rate the following items according to how they describe your satisfaction and experience at the 2012 Backer Spring Show.

  Excellent Very Good Good Fair Poor N/A
Registration process
On-site show staff
Networking opportunities
Product Showcase Area
New Exhibitor Area
All-Natural Area
Aquatic Answers Lounge
Backer/Royal Pet Supplies Pool Bash
Hotel Accommodations

* 10. Please rate your reasons for attending in terms of importance.

  Crucial Very Important Important Less Important Not Important
Attend seminars/educational conference
Place orders/purchase products
Gather information for future purchasing decisions
Identify new products/services
Strengthen relations with existing suppliers
Identify industry suppliers

* 11. Considering your reasons for attending, how would you rate the "return on investment" of your time and money spent?

* 12. Which specific days did you spend at the show? (Choose all that apply.)

* 13. In the show's current weekend format, what show hours do you MOST prefer?

* 14. Please choose one of the following.

* 15. How likely are you to attend the Backer Spring Show next year (April 10-12, 2013) in Atlantic City?

* 16. How likely are you to attend the Backer Christmas Show next year (October 12-14, 2012) in Rosemont (Chicago), Ill.?

* 17. If there were only one thing you could change about the show, what would it be?

* 18. If you would like to provide a testamonial that we may use in promotional materials, please enter it below ALONG WITH YOUR NAME AND E-MAIL ADDRESS.

* 19. Please address any additional concerns/comments you have below.