An analysis of conference attendees’ motivations: Case of international conference attendees in Singapore

dc.contributor.authorMalek, Anahita
dc.contributor.authorMohamed, Badaruddin
dc.contributor.authorEkiz, Erdogan H
dc.date.accessioned2015-05-01T11:28:56Z
dc.date.available2015-05-01T11:28:56Z
dc.date.issued2011
dc.description.abstractThis research intends to capture the underlying motivations for the decision of conference attendees to participate in an international conference. This study also aims to investigate if motivational differences exist among attendees with different gender, age, and nationality. Data were collected through a survey, target specific information about the motivational attitudes of conference attendees. The findings revealed that there are four dimensions of conference motivations: professional and prestige, pleasure seeking, destination factors, and conference factors. The results also showed that the relationship between demographic characteristics and the motivational attitudes are statistically not significant.pt
dc.identifier.issn1302 - 8545
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11328/1161
dc.language.isoengpt
dc.peerreviewedyespt
dc.relationRESEARCH UNIVERSITY POSTGRADUATE RESEARCH GRANT SCHEMEpt
dc.relation.publisherversionhttp://www.site.adu.edu.tr/jttr/default.asp?idx=323338pt
dc.rightsopen accesspt
dc.subjectEvent Marketingpt
dc.subjectConference attendees,pt
dc.subjectMotivational factorspt
dc.subjectInternational conferencept
dc.titleAn analysis of conference attendees’ motivations: Case of international conference attendees in Singaporept
dc.typejournal articlept
degois.publication.firstPage50pt
degois.publication.lastPage64pt
degois.publication.titleJournal of Travel and Tourism Research.pt
degois.publication.volumeSpringpt
dspace.entity.typePublicationen

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