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Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce Visitor & Convention Bureau Survey
RequiredRequired Question(s)
Required 1.

What is your level of membership?

Chamber Partner ($2,500 and above)
Regional Leader ($1,500)
Involve & Innovate ($900)
Develop & Connect ($500)
Start & Grow ($300)
Non-Profit
Don't Know
Required 2.

How long has your company been a member?

Less than a year
1 to 5 years
5 to 10 years
10 to 20 years
More than 20 years
Not sure
3.

How would you classify your business?

Architect / Engineering
Banking / Finance / Credit Union
Business / Management Consulting
Developer / Builder
Education
Food Service
Government & Military
Healthcare
Industry / Distribution
Insurance
Lodging
Marketing / Advertising / Design
Non-Profit
Real Estate
Retail
Staffing
Telecommunications / Utilities
Tours / Tourist Attractions
Other
4.

What part of the region is your business located?

Beaufort
Bluffton/Okatie
Hilton Head/Daufuskie
Port Royal
Lady's Island
Sea Islands - St. Helena, Harbor, Hunting, Fripp
Outside Beaufort County
Multiple Locations
5.

My business compared to this time last year is ...

Significantly Worse (-20%)
Worse (0 to -20%)
The Same
Better (0 to +20%)
Significantly Better (+20%)
6.

I expect the local business economy to ...

Get worse in the next 6 to 12 months
Stay about the same
Get better in the next 6 to 12 months
7.

What issues affect your business? (check all that apply)

Cash Flow
Economy
Finding funding sources
Finding qualified employees
Attracting customers
Taxes
Time management
Other
8.

Chamber events I've attended in the last 12 months are ...

Annual Meeting / Civitas
Bluffton Networking
Business 4 Breakfast (Sen. Lindsey Graham, Col. Jack Snider, Together for Beaufort, Hurricane Preparedness)
Business After Hours
Candidates Forum
Coffee with Colleagues
Legislative Reception
Military Appreciation Day
State of Education Forum
Committee or Board Meeting
Other  
9.


If you have attended an event, let us know what you thought about it.  Please be sure to tell us which event.

 

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10.

  What types of events/programs would you like to see? (open ended)

 

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11.


If you have not attended an event, please tell us why.

Cost
Did Not Interest Me
Time of Day
Other  
12.

How would you rate the Monday weekly e-newsletter?

 Excellent Good Fair Poor  
Event notifications are useful  
Easy to read  
The information is useful  
The information is timely  
Keeps my interest  
13.

How would you rate the Wednesday weekly e-blast?

 Excellent Good Fair Poor  
Event notifications are useful  
Easy to read  
The information is useful  
The information is timely  
Keeps my interest  
14.

I find the overall frequency of the e-mails from the Chamber to be ...

Too frequent
Just about right
not frequent enough
15.

Rate the overall impression of staff interactions ...

 Excellent Good Fair Poor N/A 
Knowledgeable on Chamber
Understands my business needs
Friendly
Professional
Timely response to my call/e-mail
Knowledgeable on business issues
Provides solutions
16.

What is the one thing you like best about the Beaufort Regional Chamber?

 

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17.

What one thing would you like the chamber to do differently?

 

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18.

Why are you a chamber member? (check all that apply)

To increase business sales
For learning opportunities to improve my business
To have an advocate for business with local, state and federal government
Because the Chamber is the tourism agency for our area
Because the Chamber works to keep our military installations here and viable
It's the right thing to do
Insurance
19.

Overall, how would you rate your satisfaction level with the Chamber?

Excellent
Good
Fair
Poor
20.

As a business, what product or service not currently available in the area would you benefit from having locally?

 

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21.


Do you think the job of attracting visitors to Northern Beaufort County is best done by:

The Chamber (current structure).
A seperate organization focused solely on bringing visitors here.
22.

The Chamber currently provides mailing labels to members for a fee.  Do you think an email database should be offered as well?

Yes
No
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