How to Convince Your Boss to Send You to TechEd 2014
- Posted: Oct 01, 2013 at 1:12 AM
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If you haven’t heard, TechEd 2014 North America is heading to Houston on May 12–15. Four days of mingling with other developers and IT professionals in the Lone Star State is a great way to bring tons of expertise home to your company. But how do you get your boss to see it that way? Here are some talking points.
You’re not just learning from experts, but from experts who create Microsoft technologies
These aren’t just run-of-the-mill tutorials you’ll be going through. TechEd North America brings in Microsoft experts and industry influentials to lead sessions and forward-thinking discussions. You’ll be learning from the best about the wide spectrum of Microsoft technologies and enterprise solutions.
Meeting with thought leaders in person is a chance to build thought leadership for your company
You’ll come home full of insight on what’s happening in your industry. Your TechEd takeaways may even help you get an edge over your competition. TechEd also gives you invaluable expertise and insights that your clients and customers will love.
You’ll get to network with other experts and your peers
Someone you meet at TechEd could help your work for years to come. With this much talent congregating in one area, there’s sure to be someone who has the drive and passion akin to your own. This is your chance to build relationships with some of the top minds in the industry.
The scope that TechEd North America covers is vast, but these points alone should be enough to sway your boss. You can also let him or her know that early registration opens November 5 and if you register before December 31 you’ll save $300.
For more talking points, visit our convince your boss page