Eventsforce has created two new system standard questions allowing event managers to collect the ‘US State’ from attendees from the United States. Both questions use the “dropdown box” question type listing all US states and territories. The two new database items are:

  • US State
  • Invoice Details US State

These questions will not exist in events as a default question, but can be added at any point if needed. We suggest asking for this information if you are anticipating any registrations from the United States.

The “Invoice Details US State” question is specifically for instances where you are collecting invoice details that may be different from the mailing address

Adding the US State question

The “US State” question is automatically added to all Eventsforce accounts. You can add this question to any event by taking the following steps:

  1. Go to Website > Content > Registration Pages
  2. Click to “Edit” the page you want this question to appear on 
  3. Hover over ‘Add here’ and select “Registration Question”
  4. Search for “US State” 
  5. Select one of the matching questions
  6. Click “Save”

Note: To shorten your registration page, make the “US State” question dependent on “Country” being equal to “United States”. This ensures only those who select “United States” will be asked the “US State” question. 

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