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.

* 1. Please state your primary business type:

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

* 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.

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

* 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

* 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?

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

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

* 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

* 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?

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

* 24. Contact information (optional):

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