Well, as our conference becomes a memory, our team has compiled the data from our surveys. Overall, the conference was a huge success, but there are a few areas we can improve on. I would like to present some of the highlights here. Thank you very much to everyone who completed a survey as this information will help us to make future conference. Your feedback is essential for us to continue making our conferences even better in the future.
Total Surveys Compiled: 160
Age Breakdown: Under 18: 5
Our 3 most successful advertising approaches were church advertising, word of mouth, and Shine FM radio ads.
86% of those surveyed ranked the conference 8, 9, or 10 out of 10 (10 being the best score). 6% ranked the conference 5, 6, or 7 out of 10. Less than 1% ranked the conference less than 5 out of 10.
86% ranked the food 8, 9, or 10 out of 10.
Some constructive criticism:
– “Expected more biblical approaches to sharing the gospel”
– “Too rushed”
– “Only having 1 breakout session, would like more”
– “Have a glossary of terms in the program such as ontological and epistemology”
Some comments on things we did well
– “Well organized”
– “Phenomenal volunteers”
– “Lots of follow up resources available”
– “Informative/all tied together well/learned lots”
When asked if they would attend next year, 85% said yes, 8% said maybe, and 7% said no.
We would like to deeply thank all of you who came to our conference and we hope that we have served you. We also like to thank everyone who took the time to fill out our survey and we will use this information to make our next conference even better. It regularly came up on how great our volunteers were and we are very proud of their professionalism and work ethic.
Some parting comments:
“This was a life‐changing experience”
“Appreciate the vision, initiative, and work to bring this opportunity to Calgary!”
“I want to learn more!”