Welcome to the 2017 GEO Issuer Survey. On behalf of GEO's Issuer Advisory Council, we invite you to share your experiences, comments and advice with our organization. We estimate you will need 10-15 minutes to complete this survey. All responses must be received by 15 December 2017 and the results will be shared with GEO's Issuer Advisory Council in early 2018.
 
The satisfaction of our members is our number one priority and we are extremely thankful for your participation and continued support of our organization.

Please provide your name and email address if you wish to be entered into a draw for the chance to win a free registration to a GEO 2018 event of your choice.

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* 1. Please provide your name and email address if you wish to be entered into a draw for the chance to win a free registration to a GEO 2018 event of your choice.

GEO STATUS
Please indicate your GEO membership status:

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* 2. Please indicate your GEO membership status:

GEO MEMBERSHIP
How many years since you first became a member of GEO?

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* 3. How many years since you first became a member of GEO?

Based on your experience, how likely are you to recommend GEO membership to a friend or colleague?

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* 4. Based on your experience, how likely are you to recommend GEO membership to a friend or colleague?

GEO membership has had a positive impact on my job/career?

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* 5. GEO membership has had a positive impact on my job/career?

GEO membership is beneficial for my employer?

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* 6. GEO membership is beneficial for my employer?

What one or two things would make GEO membership more valuable to you? To your employer?

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* 7. What one or two things would make GEO membership more valuable to you? To your employer?

MEMBER SERVICES
Do you know about, and have you used, GEO's membership benefits?

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* 8. Do you know about, and have you used, GEO's membership benefits?

  Do not know about Know about, but not used Know about and used occasionally Know about and used frequently
Webcasts
Articles & Updates
GEOconnect
GEOnews
Publications & Surveys
Member Directory
Mentor Match
How satisfied are you with GEO's membership benefits?

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* 9. How satisfied are you with GEO's membership benefits?

  No experience Needs improvement Meets expectations Exceeds expectations
Webcasts
Articles & Updates
GEOconnect
GEOnews
Publications & Surveys
Member Directory
Mentor Match
Our goal is to be your “go-to” industry organization. How can we improve our services to make them more valuable?

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* 10. Our goal is to be your “go-to” industry organization. How can we improve our services to make them more valuable?

EDUCATION PROGRAMS
Please rate the importance of the following:

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* 11. Please rate the importance of the following:

  Not important Fairly important Important Very important
Online education programs
Country or region specific education
Certification programs
How much do you spend annually for non-conference, online education programs or resources (excluding membership fees to organizations providing these services)?

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* 12. How much do you spend annually for non-conference, online education programs or resources (excluding membership fees to organizations providing these services)?

  Me personally Me and my team
Nothing
< $500
$500 - $1,000
$1,000 - $1,500
$1,500 - $2,000
> $2,000
Don't know
CONFERENCES
How many GEO Annual Conferences have you attended in the past?

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* 13. How many GEO Annual Conferences have you attended in the past?

Did you attend the 2017 GEO Annual Conference in Rome?

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* 14. Did you attend the 2017 GEO Annual Conference in Rome?

Did you attend the 2017 National Equity Compensation Forum (NECF) in California?

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* 15. Did you attend the 2017 National Equity Compensation Forum (NECF) in California?

Please rate the importance of each of the following factors in deciding to attend industry conferences:

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* 16. Please rate the importance of each of the following factors in deciding to attend industry conferences:

  Not important Fairly important Important Very important
Location
Presentation/discussion topics
Presenters/speakers
Size of the conference
Cost of the conference
Cost of accommodation & travel
Learning credits would be provided
Host organization
What topics would you like GEO to include in its conference program for 2018? Please provide details:

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* 17. What topics would you like GEO to include in its conference program for 2018? Please provide details:

How likely is it that you would recommend attending a GEO conference to a friend or colleague?

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* 18. How likely is it that you would recommend attending a GEO conference to a friend or colleague?

In your experience, what sets GEO conferences apart from other industry events?

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* 19. In your experience, what sets GEO conferences apart from other industry events?

Which of the following conferences are you likely to attend in 2018?

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* 20. Which of the following conferences are you likely to attend in 2018?

  Not likely Likely Very likely
GEO Annual Conference, Orlando
NASPP
ProShare
World@Work
NCEO
CEP Symposium
Equilar
AGP-Bundesverband Mitarbeiterbeteiligung
DAI-Deutsches Aktieninstitut
Service Provider/Adviser Sponsored Conference(s)
Have you previously attended a virtual conference to meet your education needs?

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* 21. Have you previously attended a virtual conference to meet your education needs?

If available, would you consider attending a GEO virtual conference?

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* 22. If available, would you consider attending a GEO virtual conference?

GEO AWARDS
Have you ever applied for a GEO Award?

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* 23. Have you ever applied for a GEO Award?

As a GEO Award winner, what is the most important benefit to you of receiving an award?

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* 24. As a GEO Award winner, what is the most important benefit to you of receiving an award?

How would you rate the GEO Award application process?

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* 25. How would you rate the GEO Award application process?

What one improvement would you make to the GEO award application process?

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* 26. What one improvement would you make to the GEO award application process?

Have you ever attended a GEO Awards dinner?

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* 27. Have you ever attended a GEO Awards dinner?

How would you rate the GEO Awards dinner?

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* 28. How would you rate the GEO Awards dinner?

What one improvement would you make to the GEO Awards dinner?

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* 29. What one improvement would you make to the GEO Awards dinner?

GEO CHAPTERS
Are you a member of a GEO Chapter or do you attend GEO Chapter events?

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* 30. Are you a member of a GEO Chapter or do you attend GEO Chapter events?

How satisfied are you with your local GEO Chapter events?

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* 31. How satisfied are you with your local GEO Chapter events?

Would you be interested in any of the following roles in your local Chapter?

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* 32. Would you be interested in any of the following roles in your local Chapter?

  Yes Maybe No Need more information
Meeting host
Venue provider
Speaker
Speaker search
Chapter leadership team/committee
How likely are you to recommend a local Chapter event to others?

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* 33. How likely are you to recommend a local Chapter event to others?

How can we improve your experience at the local Chapter level?

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* 34. How can we improve your experience at the local Chapter level?

GEO ACTIVITIES
Would you be interested in getting involved in GEO's activities?

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* 35. Would you be interested in getting involved in GEO's activities?

  Yes Maybe No Need more information
Speaking at annual or regional conferences
Volunteering at annual or regional conferences
Supporting GEO's business and membership development
Supporting GEO's technology and communication
ABOUT YOU
My job title/role is:

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* 36. My job title/role is:

My job function is:

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* 37. My job function is:

Country in which my company is headquartered:

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* 38. Country in which my company is headquartered:

My office is in (city/state/country):

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* 39. My office is in (city/state/country):

Number of countries in which my company operates a share plan:

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* 40. Number of countries in which my company operates a share plan:

Approximate number of participants in all equity plans operated by my company:

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* 41. Approximate number of participants in all equity plans operated by my company:

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