2019 Convention Artist Survey
This survey collects data about artists and artisans vending at North American fandom conventions and events in 2019. Artists are encouraged to bookmark this page and respond for each convention they attend in 2019.

Data for events in other countries is NOT being collected at this time.

You can see past years' data here: http://kiriska.com/blog/tag/artist-alley-survey/ & https://gumroad.com/kiriska

All submissions are ANONYMOUS.

This survey will be accepting responses until there are ~750 responses. :O
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Which 2019 convention did you exhibit at? *
Please write the convention's full name, e.g. "Anime Expo" instead of "AX". If the event occurs more than annually, please denote season, e.g. "SacAnime Summer." If an organisation holds conventions in more than one location, please designate the location, e.g. "FanExpo Toronto." Please fill out this survey for one convention at a time. Please do not fill out this survey for events that did not occur in 2019.
What genre was this convention? *
How many days was the convention? *
Specifically, how many days were SELLING days? If a convention has programming on 4 days, but vendors are only selling for 3 days, count it as a 3 day convention.
What was the convention's approximate attendance?
If no attendance information is available for this year, make an estimate based on prior years' data, if possible.
What state or province was the convention in? *
What was your gross revenue at this show? *
Gross revenue is the TOTAL amount of money made, NOT counting any expenses. Please do not put in your post-expense "profit" number. Round to nearest local currency, so USD if it's a US show, CAD if Canadian.
Were you a returning exhibitor? *
If you were here last year (2018), how this year compared to last year? *
What kind of vendor space did you have? *
Was Wi-Fi available?
How was mobile/cell reception?
What kind of wares did you sell primarily? *
If you sold more than one type of item, choose what you made the most money from, or what you'd bring if you could only bring one of the following.
Did you sell original or fanart items predominantly at this show? *
Items actually SOLD, not just displayed
Did you travel to this show? *
Did you stay at a hotel for this show? *
What were your total travel-related expenses for this show? *
Includes gas, air or bus fare, parking, and hotel.
How many years have you been exhibiting at conventions? *
How would you rate the pre-show organization of this convention? *
Including staff outreach, professionalism, responsiveness and timeliness, ease of information access, etc.
How would you rate the at-con organization of this convention? *
Including on-site staff professionalism, responsiveness, timeliness, proactiveness, and accommodation.
How would you rate the attendee interest in buying at this show? *
Did people spend a lot of time browsing thoughtfully or did they sort of just walk by all the tables?
Low buying interest
High buying interest
Regardless of buying interest, what was the level of engagement of attendees? *
Did they stop to chat? Were they interested in listening to your sales pitch, even if they didn't buy anything? Did they grab a business card?
Low engagement
High engagement
Would you recommend this show to your friends? *
Any other thoughts, comments, or insights about this particular show?
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