Brake Colloquium & Exhibition - 35th Annual

September 24-27, 2017

Orlando, Florida, USA

JW Marriott Orlando Grande Lakes

Justification Resources

On this page we have provided several helpful tips and documents for you to demonstrate why the Brake Colloquium & Exhibition is an outstanding and necessary investment.

Write a Letter to Management
Do you need help getting approval to attend the Brake Colloquium & Exhibition? If so, download our customizable Justification Letter to submit a memo to your supervisor about the value you and your organization would receive from your attendance at the Brake Colloquium & Exhibition.

Reduce Your Expenses
In today’s challenging economic environment, it’s important to provide your organization the most value possible and limit expenses where possible. Plus, the lower your expected expenses are, the higher the chance your trip to the Brake Colloquium & Exhibition will be approved by management.

Book your room in the 35th Annual Brake Colloquium & Exhibition hotel block by August 25 to take advantage of specially negotiated rates. Be sure to register for the meeting before August 25 as well to secure an early registration discount of $100.

Attend as Many Technical Sessions as Possible
The technical program features keynote speakers, lively panel discussions, and other sessions covering critical developments in both the ground vehicle and motorcycle industries. By attending these sessions, you’ll gain a critical understanding of advancements and innovations for brake systems and friction materials which will help you to guide your company to continued success.

Create a Trip Report After Brake Colloquium & Exhibition
Once your manager sees all of the new business contacts you made, how much you learned and how that knowledge can be applied across your company, they will be more likely to send you to the Brake Colloquium & Exhibition or additional SAE events again. They may even join you at the next the Brake Colloquium & Exhibition! Download a sample trip report.

Share Your Knowledge with Your Co-Workers
Bring your Brake Colloquium & Exhibition materials back to the office to share with your coworkers. For example, sessions handouts you receive may contain valuable subject matter to discuss with your colleagues. Also, offer to do a brief presentation at a future staff meeting to let everyone know what you’ve learned.



Platinum Sponsors
  • NUCAP Logo

Gold Sponsors
  • KB Autosys logo
  • Link logo
  • UTIL Group

Silver Sponsors
  • Wanda

Bronze Sponsors
  • Ask Logo
  • Brembo
  • ITT
  • Fibrox
  • Lapinus logo
  • Penoles logo
  • Sangsin
  • Teijin Aramid
  • Wolverine

Conference Supporters
  • Compact brake logo
  • Dupont Kevlar logo
  • Exploiter
  • KMI
  • Peerless logo
  • TMD Friction logo
  • TRC

Golf Outing Sponsor
  • Asama Logo
  • Advics
  • Brembo
  • Gene Ellefson logo
  • GMT
  • HiPad logo
  • Hitachi logo
  • Link Engineering Company
  • Masubrake Company
  • Mobis logo
  • New World Friction Momentum logo
  • Nisshinbo logo
  • Otsuka logo
  • PAC
  • Showa Denko Carbon Inc
  • Timken Logo
  • Teijin Aramid
  • Trelleborg
  • UTIL Group
  • Waupaca
  • Wolverine