* 1. If you were to take an out-of-state trip over Mardi Gras weekend that included dental C.E. (which would make the trip partially tax deductible), would you be more likely to go if the destination was generally more appropriate for:

* 2. Have you ever attended one of the LDA “destination” C.E. seminars in the past (Summer Conference, Alpine ski trip, cruise)?

3. Have you ever paid all or a portion of the expense to allow anyone else who works in your practice (i.e., associate dentist, hygienist, assistant) to also attend an LDA destination C.E. conference when you have attended?

4. What motivated you to attend the LDA “destination” conference(s) you attended in the past? (For questions No. 4–14, please rank your preferences by placing the appropriate number in the blank space in front of each choice. For instance, place a “1” by your first choice, a “2” by your second choice, and so on. If you would not care for/about a particular choice under any circumstances, do not put anything in that blank.)

5. If you have NEVER attended an LDA "destination" seminar, please answer this question. If you have, skip to #6. What reasons made you decide NOT to attend the LDA “destination” conferences in the past?

6. In order of preference, which, if any, of the following locations would you consider going to for the LDA Winter Conference Series over Mardi Gras holiday:

7. Other than a ski trip, theme park (Orlando) or cruise, what other locations would you consider going to for the LDA Winter Conference Series over Mardi Gras holiday:

8. If “Orlando” is one of the locations you included in your ranking in Question No. 6 as a place you would go, place the appropriate number in the blanks below to indicate your preference of host facility location. (If “Orlando” is NOT one of the locations you included in your ranking in question 6 above as a place you would go, please skip to question 9):

9. Please place the appropriate number in the blanks below to indicate your preference of accommodation type if you were to go with the LDA to Orlando:

10. If “Ski Resort” is one of the locations you included in your ranking in Question No. 6 as a place you would go, place the appropriate number in the blanks below to indicate your preference of host facility location (If “Ski Resort” is NOT one of the locations you included in your ranking in question 6 above as a place you would go, please skip to question 11):

11. Place the appropriate number in the blanks below to indicate your preference of accommodation type if you were to go with the LDA to a ski resort:

12. If “Cruise” is one of the locations you included in your ranking in Question No. 6 as a place you would go, place the appropriate number in the blanks below to indicate your preference of departure port (If “Cruise” is NOT one of the locations you included in your ranking in question 6 above as a place you would go, please skip to question 15):

13. Please place the appropriate number in the blanks below to indicate your preference of cruise line if you were to go with the LDA on a C.E. cruise:

14. Please place the appropriate number in the blanks below to indicate your preference of cruise duration if you were to go with the LDA on a C.E. cruise:

15. Please place the appropriate number in each blank below to indicate which factor would play the biggest part in your decision whether or not to go on an LDA C.E. cruise:

* 16. Demographic Questions: What is your age range?

17. What is your gender?

18. The number of people living in my household (include students who live there only part-time, but consider that their permanent address) is:

19. My practice situation is:

20. The component (local) dental society of which I am a member is:

21. My preferred means of receiving information about LDA conferences and events is:

22. Any other comments or suggestions to add:

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