The Education Market Association is seeking your input to create an inclusive event that meets the needs of the industry. Your elected EDmarket leaders are committed to infusing a relaunched event with new relevance, energy and importance. The goal of this survey is to explore all options to create a high-value event for the industry. Please lend your help to this effort.

Please state your primary business type:

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* 1. Please state your primary business type:

Please rank the importance of current and potential customers to your business with 1 being the most important.

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* 2. Please rank the importance of current and potential customers to your business with 1 being the most important.

In thinking about the primary purpose of a reinvented industry event, please rank your top reasons to participate, with one being the most important.

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* 3. In thinking about the primary purpose of a reinvented industry event, please rank your top reasons to participate, with one being the most important.

What current trends, innovations, technology advancements should be monitored and taken into consideration for this reinvented event?

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* 4. What current trends, innovations, technology advancements should be monitored and taken into consideration for this reinvented event?

If there is an exhibit component in a new event, what vendors are most important to you? Please rank your choices, with one being the most important.

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* 5. If there is an exhibit component in a new event, what vendors are most important to you? Please rank your choices, with one being the most important.

In what month do you see the majority of new products?

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* 6. In what month do you see the majority of new products?

Which exhibit hall activities are most important to you? Please rank your top choices, with one being the most important.

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* 7. Which exhibit hall activities are most important to you? Please rank your top choices, with one being the most important.

How many total hours would you dedicate to visiting exhibits at a reinvented event?

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* 8. How many total hours would you dedicate to visiting exhibits at a reinvented event?

What other categories and markets would you like to learn more about and explore? (Check all that apply.)

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* 9. What other categories and markets would you like to learn more about and explore? (Check all that apply.)

What products or product categories are you carrying that you didn't carry 5 years ago?

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* 10. What products or product categories are you carrying that you didn't carry 5 years ago?

What products or product categories do you think you will need to carry in 5 years?

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* 11. What products or product categories do you think you will need to carry in 5 years?

If the event included a "hosted buyer" option requiring a set number of private meetings with vendors in exchange for travel and housing, how likely would you be to participate?

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* 12. If the event included a "hosted buyer" option requiring a set number of private meetings with vendors in exchange for travel and housing, how likely would you be to participate?

In terms of educational offerings at a new event, please rank the content you prefer, with one being the most important.

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* 13. In terms of educational offerings at a new event, please rank the content you prefer, with one being the most important.

How many total hours would you dedicate to educational sessions at a new event?

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* 14. How many total hours would you dedicate to educational sessions at a new event?

Please rank the following factors you consider when deciding to participate at an industry event? Please rank your choice 1-5, with one being the most important.

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* 15. Please rank the following factors you consider when deciding to participate at an industry event? Please rank your choice 1-5, with one being the most important.

How much do you budget annually to participate at industry events?

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* 16. How much do you budget annually to participate at industry events?

As the educational market continues to change, what do you consider to be the top three challenges facing your business?

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* 17. As the educational market continues to change, what do you consider to be the top three challenges facing your business?

Considering location, what is most important in your decision to participate? Rank your choices, with one being the most important.

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* 18. Considering location, what is most important in your decision to participate? Rank your choices, with one being the most important.

What is the best month for a recreated industry event? (Please rank your top 3.)

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* 19. What is the best month for a recreated industry event? (Please rank your top 3.)

Please explain your reasons for wanting the event in your top choice month(s)?

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* 20. Please explain your reasons for wanting the event in your top choice month(s)?

What events have you attended or plan to attend in 2017/2018? (Please check all that apply.)

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* 21. What events have you attended or plan to attend in 2017/2018? (Please check all that apply.)

What does the event need to provide to you to make it a relevant and viable resource to your business on an annual basis?

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* 22. What does the event need to provide to you to make it a relevant and viable resource to your business on an annual basis?

Is there anything else we should consider when planning a new event for you?

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* 23. Is there anything else we should consider when planning a new event for you?

Contact information (optional):

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* 24. Contact information (optional):

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