Exhibitor 2018 Survey

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1a. Was this the first time attending MEETINGS?
1b. How would you rate the information and support provided for new exhibitors?




1c. Do you have any feedback you would like to share in relation to your experience as a new exhibitor?

How did MEETINGS help support your business goals?

2. Please indicate your main reason(s) for exhibiting. Please select all that apply.







If you selected other please specify:
3. How satisfied are you that you achieved your main objective(s) indicated in your answer to Question 2?


Feel free to include any feedback relating to your answer:

Venue & Catering

4. How would you rate the exhibition venue and facilities at ASB Showgrounds?



Any additional comments regarding venue and facilities?
5. How would you rate the exhibition catering?



Any additional comments regarding the exhibition catering?

Hosted Buyers

How would you rate the quality of Hosted Buyers attending the show?
6a. New Zealand Hosted Buyers



6b. Australian Hosted Buyers



6c. International Buyers



Any additional comments relating to the Hosted Buyers?
7a. How would you rate the number of the Day Buyers attending the show?



7b. How would you rate the quality of the Day Buyers attending the show?



8. How important is it to you that some Day Buyers can opt in to make appointments with Exhibitors?



Any additional comments relating to the Day Buyers?
9. How would you rate the overall quality of your 2018 appointment programme?



10. How would you rate the overall relevance to your business of your 2018 programme?



11. Any additional comments regarding the overall quality and relevance of your 2018 appointment programme?

MEETINGS TECHNOLOGY

The Online Technology for the MEETINGS Appointment Programme works in two stages:

Stage 1: 40-50 Buyer selections are made by the exhibitor from which a preliminary diary is produced by the appointment technology


12. Please rate the effectiveness of Stage 1 of the online technology: choosing your preferences.



Stage 2: The Online Diary enables additional appointments to be made with Hosted Buyers to the preliminary diary resulting from Stage 1.

13. Please rate the effectiveness of Stage 2 of the online technology for the appointment programme: online diary process



Any additional comments regarding the online technology for appointment programme?
14. How did you rate the mobile app?



Any additional comments regarding the mobile app?
15. How did you rate the complimentary lead management system offered this year?



Any additional comments regarding the complimentary lead management system?

Results

16. Approximately how many business leads did you generate during MEETINGS 2018?




17. Have you booked business during the show?

18. Please indicate the approximate value in $ of business booked at MEETINGS:
 
19. When do you expect that the majority of the business that was booked at MEETINGS will occur?







Your final thoughts on MEETINGS

20. Please rate the overall organisation of MEETINGS 2018.



Any additional comments regarding the overall organisation of MEETINGS 2018?
21. How would you rate the communication in the lead up to the show?



22. Do you have any additional comments or suggestions in relation to our communications?
23. How would you rate the stand registration process and information provided in the lead up to the show?



24. Any additional comments regarding the stand registration process and information provided in the lead up to the show?
25. Please rate the Welcome Function social event at Auckland Town Hall



26. Any additional comments regarding the Welcome Function social event?
27. Please rate the Mix 'n' Mingle networking event at ASB Showgrounds on Wednesday 30th.



28. Any additional comments?
29. Please rate the MEETINGS Gala Dinner at The Pullman.



30. Any additional comments regarding the MEETINGS Gala Dinner at The Pullman?
31. Did the social events provide you with good networking opportunities?



32. Do you have any additional comments about the networking opportunities at our social events?
33. Is being able to exhibit at MEETINGS a key driver for you having CINZ membership?




34. What competitive advantage do you believe exhibiting at MEETINGS 2018 offers you relative to other marketing initiatives?



35. In terms of return on investment, how does exhibiting at MEETINGS compare to your other sales and marketing activities?



36. What other trade fairs/exhibitions do you attend?
37. Do you plan to exhibit at MEETINGS 2019?

38. If you indicated you would not exhibit next year, please tell us why? Please select all that apply.



If you selected other please specify:
39. Could the MEETINGS management team have assisted you further in any way both in the lead-up and during the event?
40. Please enter any other general comments you have about MEETINGS 2018.
41. Did MEETINGS 2018 meet your expectations?


42. Please explain:
43. Was there any feature of this year’s programme/event that stood out to you?
As well as using your feedback to help us continually improve, we love to hear what went well for our Exhibitors and share positive comments with potential exhibitors. If you have a comment that you are happy for us to include in our marketing materials for future MEETINGS events, we’d really appreciate it: