Now is a good time to decide to attend Convening Leaders 2020, or to convince your supervisor to provide professional and financial support so you can attend.
Here are suggestions of what to share with your supervisor to increase the likelihood your supervisor will approve your request:
Details: Review the Convening Leaders schedule and outline for your supervisor the sessions that would be beneficial to your professional growth and to the organization.
Create a list of short- and long-term goals and find the sessions that would help you achieve them.
Review the list of those who have registered and explain the kinds of connections and relationships you will be making at the event and how they will benefit your organization. Check the who have registered list often in the weeks and months ahead.
Reasons to go: Bolster your request by explaining top reasons you should attend 2020 PCMA Convening Leaders.
Networking: Relationships, especially ones centered on face-to-face opportunities, are imperative in the meetings and events industry. Convening Leaders consistently brings top thought leaders and key influencers that you can connect with in person to gain insight and collaborate.
Education: Attending Convening Leaders will allow you to learn more about the industry and latest innovations. You can take the knowledge you gain and invest it back in your career and the company.
Representation: You can represent your organization and return with a contact list of individuals and vendors you meet and an outline or report of every session you attend. You will provide department presentations to share what you’ve learned.
Still need help? Here is the PCMA Approval Email Template: https://conveningleaders.org/gain-
Recently announced: The 66th U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will bring 2020 PCMA Convening Leaders in San Francisco to a powerful conclusion when she shares her expertise on global affairs and leadership. The best-selling author, international business and political science professor and strategic consultant will anchor the final day of the Jan. 5-8 event at the Moscone Center.