We want to encourage you to review the materials in this section to gain a greater understanding of the 2015 Annual StormCon Conference & Exhibition, August 2-6 in Austin, Texas and how to communicate the value it can provide when attempting to get attendance approval from your manager.
StormCon has created 4 simple steps in order to gain funding for your attendance in one convenient location. With expert advice, pre-conference and regular conference justification documents, your manager or supervisor is sure to appreciate the investment made into your training and development as well as to your company's success.
Below is some helpful information to explain why you should be attending StormCon, The Surface Water Quality Conference and Exhibition.
- The Justification Toolkit includes:
- ROI Guide Including InstructionsRegistration FormCost and Benefits WorksheetCover Letter to Supervisor
Remember: You should be ready to answer any question that your supervisor may have. After you provide all the necessary information to your supervisor, he/she will assess the information before making the decision. Your supervisor’s decision will likely depend on the information you provide and how well you sell the benefits of attending the convention. Good luck!
“StormCon helps us expand our horizons, change our paradigms, and make important connections. ”Paul Crabtree
“I enjoyed the exposition. Great location, many good discussions and honestly, the food was tremendous. The exhibits were very good and I will likely spend about $50k as a direct result of the exposition... ”Blake Gifford
Now entering its 14th year and serving a global audience StormCon is the premier event for stormwater pollution prevention and surface water quality. With the nation's top stormwater experts, more than 160 presentations, and full-day pre-conference workshops addressing every type of community surface water challenge.
The conference is just the tip of the iceberg; there are many opportunities, including our state-of-the-industry exhibit hall with over 170 vendors showcasing stormwater technologies, and the chance to meet hundreds of your peers from all over the globe. Attendees from every state, as well as Canada, Europe, Australia, and Asia recommend goods and services to their organizations. The exhibit hall offers you the opportunity to comparison-shop, get a hands on experience, and make contact with vendors of products and services you need. See the following "cover letter to supervisor"
- Professional Development
- Best Content and Speakers
- Great Networking Opportunities
- Beautiful Location
- Flexible Conference Schedule
- Techinical and User Experience Tracks
- Exhibits and Field Trips
- Five Stare Food and Events
- The Granddaddy of Them All
- Best Value Available