Survey 101: Event Survey Sample Questions

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Looking for event survey sample questions? You can to the right blog.

You see, event surveys aren't just for non-profit or charity organizations, contrary to popular belief. This valuable tool allows you to fully understand how successful your latest event (dinner, fundraiser, conference, awards ceremony, fête or sales event) is, regardless of lip service.

Not only will you gain insight to your attendees, but also learn who is new to your event and whether you captured their interest. You'll also learn what parts of your event were considered worthwhile and what needs improvement.

Further, with any new attendee, you'll learn why they chose to come and how they learned about your event. It'll demonstrate which event promotional method is working and drawing in the most "newbies." Need a little help getting started? We've created a sample event survey below for you to try out.

Check out the updated version of this post as part of the Flashback Friday series: Why You Should Use Event Exit Surveys.

Try These Event Survey Sample Questions

1. Is this your first time at our event?

2. Did you attend with anyone?

• Spouse / Partner / Significant other

• Family member

• Colleague

• Friend

• No, I attended alone

3. How satisfied were you with our event?

• Very satisfied

• Somewhat satisfied

• Neutral

• Somewhat dissatisfied

• Very dissatisfied

4. Will you return to another of our events?

• Yes

• Maybe

• No

5. Will you recommend our events?

• Yes

• Maybe

• No

6. Which activity did you most enjoy?

7. Which activity did you least enjoy?

8. Are you a member of our organization?

9. If you're not a member, are you considering joining after the event?

10. Will you attend any future events we may hold?

11. How did you hear about our event?

• Our website

• Mailed invitation

• Emailed invitation

• Friend / Colleague

• Radio

• Television

• Internet banner ads

• Another website

• Internet search

• Other

12. When did you RSVP to our event?

• At the event

• This week

• Within 1 – 3 weeks

• Within 4 – 6 weeks

• When the event was announced

• Other

13. Will you recommend our events?

• Yes

• Maybe

• No

Want to Put These Event Survey Sample Questions Into Action?

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