September 18-20, 2017

Rosemont, Illinois, USA

Crowne Plaza Chicago O'Hare Hotel & Conference Ctr

Justify Your Attendance

On this page, you will find several helpful tips and documents for you to demonstrate that your attendance at COMVEC 17 is a valuable investment.

Write a Letter to Management
Do you need help getting approval to attend COMVEC 17? If so, download our customizable Dear Boss letter to submit a memo to your supervisor demonstrating the value you and your organization would receive from your attendance at COMVEC 17.

Be Money Conscious
In today’s challenging economic environment, it’s important to save money where you can. The lower your expected expenses are, the more likely your trip to COMVEC 17 will be approved by management.

Book your room in the COMVEC 17 hotel block to take advantage of specially negotiated rates, and be sure to register before August 30, 2017, to take advantage of early-registration discounts.

Attend as Many Sessions as Possible
Attendees will have access to daily technical sessions ranging in a variety of topics, including:
  • Product development and manufacturing
  • Safety
  • Emissions reductions
  • Alternative fuels
  • Software
  • Controls
  • Aerodynamics
  • Vehicle ride/handling/dynamics
Attendees will increase practical knowledge of the latest tools and proven solutions for the on-road and off-road commercial vehicle industry and gain an expanded perspective from key thought leaders on challenges, initiatives, and opportunities facing the industry currently and in the future. Discover the latest supply chain innovations from around the globe at COMVEC 17.

Create a Post-Event Trip Report
Once your manager sees the number of the new business contacts you made, what you have learned and how that knowledge can be applied across your company, they will be more inclined to send you to COMVEC again—or even join you next year! Download a sample trip report.

Share Knowledge with Your Coworkers
Bring your COMVEC 17 materials back to the office to share with your coworkers. For example, the Event Guide is an extremely valuable resource that includes information on the robust list of technical displays. You can also offer to present your learnings at a future staff meeting and position yourself as a subject matter expert.


Platinum Sponsors

  • Continental

Gold Sponsors

  • CNH Industrial
  • Cummins
  • Eaton
  • Navistar
  • Softing

Silver Sponsors

  • Caterpillar logo
  • Daimler logo
  • Paccar logo

Bronze Sponsors

  • Allison Transmission logo
  • AVL
  • Oshkosh logo
  • Sears Seating

Conference Supporter

  • Corning
  • Diesel Pub
  • Mahle
  • Mathworks
  • OEM Off Highway logo
  • Volvo Logo