Thank you for attending the 2013 North Dakota Travel Industry Conference, April 15-17 at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks. Your feedback and suggestions will help shape future conferences and communication. If you have any questions about this survey or the conference please contact Heather LeMoine at Don't forget to "like" the North Dakota Travel Industry on Facebook.

* 1. How did you learn about the conference? Please mark all that apply.

* 3. Please rate each conference session on the session quality. If you did not attend a session, please leave that row blank.

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General Session - Dave Carroll - "Customer Service in the Age of Social Media"
Break-Out - Dave Carroll - "Customer Service II"
Break-Out - Jillian McNamee, Smith Travel Research - "Lodging Outlook"
Break-Out - David Derr and Brooke Adcox, Miles - "User Experience, Web Development and your Marketing Goals: A crash course on online best practices, trends and technologies"
North Dakota Tourism Luncheon
General Session - Rachael Root, Miles - "Listings 101: Everything you need to know to look (and perform!) your best on the new"
General Session - B. Joseph Pine II - "Tourism in Today's Experience Economy"
General Session - Jay Salyers, Miles - "Increasing your Digital Footprint: Must-know marketing and advertising opportunities for today's travel businesses"
Break-Out - John Staley, Grand Forks Park District - "Recreation as part of the Community"
Break-Out - Steve Saxlund, Fargo Moorhead CVB- Andy Magness, Extreme ND Racing/Ground Up Adventures - "Sports Marketing"
Break-Out - Fred Walker, ND Tourism - "International Programs and Future Planning"
General Session - Jacquie Evans - "Heritage Tourism Development - The Story, The Assets & The Logistics"
Break-Out - Mike Jensen, ND Tourism and Brad Durick, Brad Durick Outdoors - "ND Outdoors"
Break-Out - Heather LeMoine, ND Tourism - "Social Media Crisis Management"
Break-Out - Mark Knutson, Fargo Marathon - "Volunteer Recruiting"
Governor's Awards Luncheon

* 4. Please rate the social and networking events at the conference.

  Excellent Good Fair Poor Did not attend
Monday night opening reception at the Ralph Club Lounge
Tuesday night Groove n ' Games Night at Playmakers

* 5. Please rate the overall quality of the conference facility.

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QUALITY of the venue meeting rooms
QUALITY of accommodation rooms
VALUE of accommodation rooms
QUALITY of food at conference functions

* 6. Please rate the value of conference resources/materials.

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Conference notebook
Conference website

* 7. Did you visit conference exhibitors?

* 8. Were the conference exhibits of value?

* 9. What did you feel were the strengths of the conference?

* 10. What would improve future conferences?

* 11. List topics/presenters you'd like to see included in the 2014 North Dakota Travel Industry Conference. Please be as specific as possible.

* 12. Was this your first North Dakota Travel Industry Conference?

* 13. Overall 2013 conference rating.

* 14. Did you also attend the pre-conference AgriTourism Seminar?

* 15. Would you be interested in future pre-conference workshops?

* 16. If you would be interested in future pre-conference workshops, what topic(s) would you most like to learn about or discuss?

* 17. Additional feedback?