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
Strengthen relations with existing suppliers
Gather information for future purchasing decisions
Identify new products/services
Attend seminars/educational conference
Place orders/purchase products
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.