Planners want their events to be more engaging but are not sure how they can achieve it. That’s according to a new survey by an industry tech guru of more than 1,000 industry professionals. Julius Solaris, founder of Event Manager Blog, submitted the survey to his Event Planning and Management Linkedin Group and used Smartsurvey to manage the collection. Double entries were disqualified by IP recognition. He said: “We disqualified those respondents who answered 'I don't plan events' to our first qualifying question. We had a total of 1,250 answers.