2018 Theme: "Disruptive Technologies" │ September 11-13, 2018 │ Rosemont, IL, USA │ Hyatt Regency O'Hare

Justify Your Attendance

Below you will find several helpful tips and documents for you to demonstrate that your attendance at COMVEC™ is a valuable investment.

Write a Letter to Management

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

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 greater the chance your trip to COMVEC™ will be approved by management.

Book your room in the COMVEC™ hotel block to take advantage of specially-negotiated rates, and be sure to register by August 24, 2018, to secure early registration discounts.

Attend as Many Technical and Networking Sessions as Possible

Attendees will have access to daily technical sessions ranging in a variety of topics including:

  • Product developing and manufacturing
  • Safety
  • Emission reductions
  • Alternative fuels
  • Hybridization
  • Vehicle mechatronics & integration
  • Aerodynamics
  • Vehicle ride/handling/dynamics
  • Cybersecurity

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™.

Create a Trip Report After COMVEC™

Once your manager sees the number of 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 here.

Share Your Knowledge with Your Coworkers

Bring your COMVEC™ materials back to the office to share with your coworkers. For example, the Event Guide is extremely valuable as it includes information on the robust list of exhibitors and sponsors. Also, offer to present your learnings at a future staff meeting.