September 9-11, 2019 | Indianapolis, IN

Justify Your Attendance

Below you will find several helpful tips and documents for you to demonstrate that your attendance at the COMVEC™ Technology Connection 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.

Reduce overhead by pre-registering for COMVEC – registrations completed before August 23, 2019 will receive a $100 early registration discount. Lower expected costs even more by booking your room in the COMVEC hotel block to take advantage of specially-negotiated rates*.

*Hotel discounts expire Aug. 15, 2019

Attend as Many Technical and Networking Sessions as Possible

COMVEC will feature three symposia tracks – the first on Our Society in the Future, the second on Fueling the Future, and the third on Charging the Future. Engage in a program covering all the hottest topics within the commercial vehicle industry, including:

  • Aerodynamics
  • Alternative Fuels
  • Automated Vehicles
  • Chassis Technologies
  • Cybersecurity
  • Electrification
  • Emissions Reduction
  • Freight Mobility
  • Hybridization
  • New Engines
  • Product developing and manufacturing
  • Safety
  • Vehicle mechatronics & integration
  • Vehicle ride/handling/dynamics

Join 650+ technical experts and business leaders for a forward-thinking look into the latest trends and innovations, interact with key thought leaders and absorb critical insights that will fuel your career and business.

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.

Share Your Knowledge With Your Coworkers

Bring your COMVEC materials back to the office to share with your coworkers. Also, offer to present your learnings at a future staff meeting.g.