EVENTS TRENDS - PLEASE NOTE THIS SURVEY IS FOR CORPORATE PLANNERS ONLY

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* 1. Name of company:

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* 2. Which sector best describes your company's business?

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* 3. How many B2B events (including conferences, incentives, meetings, product launches, training events etc for staff or business clients) did you organise in 2015?

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* 4. How does this compare to 2014?

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* 5. Do you expect to organise more or less events in 2016? (Please estimate % increase/decrease on 2015)

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* 6. Which events come under your remit? Please mark as many as apply.

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* 7. Do you run an incentive travel programme?

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* 8. What are the biggest internal barriers to organising your events?

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* 9. How many event agencies do you work with?

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* 10. How many event pitches did you hold in 2015?

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* 11. Does your company actively apply a CSR policy to events?

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* 12. Did the size of your events team increase, decrease or stay the same in 2015, compared with 2014?

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* 13. Do you plan to increase the size of your events team in 2016? If yes, by how many?

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* 14. What percentage of your events were UK-based in 2015?

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* 15. Which UK destination/city did you use most in 2015?

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* 16. Which overseas destination did you use most in 2015?

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* 17. Which new destinations are you using in 2016?

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* 18. Are there any destinations you are no longer travelling to due to security concerns? If so, which destinations?

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* 19. Did your company's events budget increase, decrease or stay the same in 2015, compared with 2014?

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* 20. Will your events budget increase, decrease or stay the same in 2016, compared with 2015?

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* 21. What percentage of your events will incorporate social media in 2016?

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* 22. Have you created or are you considering creating a mobile app for any of your events in 2016?

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* 23. What new event technology might you trial in 2016?

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* 24. What is your greatest challenge in 2016?

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* 25. Your contact details:

Many thanks for completing this year's survey.

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* 26. Thank you for taking part in our survey. You will automatically be entered into our free prize draw for your chance to win a trip to Dubai for two. The prize includes: two economy class return flights to Dubai with Qantas Airways from London; a two night luxury stay with dinner at The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai; a two night deluxe stay with dinner at The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai International Financial Centre; a scenic seaplane tour for two with Seawings; airport transfers and Desert safari for two hosted by 24 Degrees and dinner for two at the Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai. (Terms and conditions apply).

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Terms and Conditions

1. To enter: complete this survey and enter your contact details here.
2. Competition closes on Friday 13th May 2016.
3. Prize is: two economy class return flights to Dubai with Qantas Airways from London; a two night luxury stay with dinner at The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai; a two night deluxe stay with dinner at The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai International Financial Centre; a scenic seaplane tour for two with Seawings; airport transfers and Desert safari for two hosted by 24 Degrees and dinner for two at the Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai (Terms and conditions apply - see below).
4. Open to UK-based in-house corporate event planners only.
5. No cash alternative. Prizes are non-transferable.
6. By entering the promotion, the entrant agrees to the Terms & Conditions including the Privacy Policy.

Haymarket Media Group Limited will share your personal information with Dubai Business Events and the prize partners for the administration of the prize.
The Promoter is: Haymarket Media Group Limited, Bridge House, 69 London Road, Twickenham, Middlesex, TW1 3SP. UK

General Terms and conditions

Full terms and conditions apply. No purchase necessary. Blackout periods apply. Prize travel must be booked and ticketed by 30 June 2016, with travel commenced by 01 March 2017 and completed by 31 March 2017. The prize is non-transferable and cannot be redeemed for cash.

Travel insurance is not included in the prize, and all prize winners are responsible for arranging their own travel insurance and paying any taxes and charges. All prize winners must ensure they hold valid travel insurance to cover them (and everyone in their party) for the entire duration of the prize trip, and this must be both fully comprehensive and organised pre-departure.

The prize is subject to availability from all partners, with the promoter and all partners involved to take no responsibility for any inconvenience or disappointment caused or suffered by the prize winner/s or their guests/s due to the unavailability of flight seats, accommodation or any other components to the holiday. This includes matching availability of flights and accommodation.

UK domestic flights are not included. Flights are non-upgradable and non-transferable.
Embargo restrictions may apply.
Liability with regards to visa, passport and health requirements rest solely with the prize winner.
It is the prize winners' responsibility to organise transport to the UK departure airport.
The promoter reserves the right to make changes to the above dates and duration without penalty.
The promoter reserves the right to verify the validity of entries and the promoter's decision is final.
The promoter assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorised access to or alteration of entries.

Any loss or damage whatsoever suffered (including, but not limited to, indirect or consequential loss or damage) or personal injury suffered or sustained in connection with either participation in this promotion or with any holidays offered but liability for death or personal injury caused by negligence, or any other liability that cannot by law be excluded, is not excluded.
Qantas Terms & Conditions

1. Directors, management, employees and their immediate families of Qantas Airways Limited (Qantas) and registered travel companions of employees of Qantas are not permitted to enter.
2. The prize is two return economy flights from London Heathrow to Dubai on a Qantas operated and marketed flight. The prize does not include accommodation, transfers, travel insurance, passports, visas, meals, taxes not included in the price of the ticket, ground transportation or any other costs of a personal nature not stated.  Prize travel is subject to Qantas’ General Conditions of Carriage, available at qantas.com.
3. Prize travel is subject to availability at the time of booking. Prize travel must be booked and ticketed by 30 June 2016, with travel commenced by 01 March 2017 and completed by 31 March 2017. Travel is not permitted between: 25 May – 10 June 2016, 10 July – 10 September 2016, 21 October – 14 November 2016, 2 December 2016 and 15 January 2017, 10 – 25 February 2017, 5 – 30 April 2017. 
4. Qantas makes no representation as to the safety, conditions or other issues that may exist at any destination. Compliance with any health or other government requirements is the responsibility of the prize winner and companion.
5. The winner and their companion must travel together on prize flights and will not accrue Qantas Frequent Flyer points on the prize travel. An upgrade cannot be purchased on airfares with cash or Qantas Frequent Flyer points.
6. Entrants’ personal information provided to Qantas in connection with this promotion will be handled in accordance with Qantas’ Privacy Statement, available at qantas.com/privacy.

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