Justify Your Attendance
Below you will find several helpful tips and documents for you to demonstrate that your attendance at the Government/Industry Meeting is a valuable investment.
Write a Letter to Management
Do you need help getting approval to attend the Government/Industry Meeting? 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.
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 the Government/Industry Meeting will be approved by management.
Book your room in the official Government/Industry Meeting hotel block to take advantage of specially negotiated rates and be sure to register by March 15, 2019, to secure an early registration discount of $100.
Attend as Many Content and Networking Sessions as Possible
Attendees will have access to sessions ranging in a variety of topics including:
- Commercial Vehicle Safety
- Electric Drive – Models, Markets, Technology, and Infrastructure
- Light Duty Liquid Fuels
- Partial Automation of Vehicles
- Automated Driving Systems
- Cybersecurity / Privacy
- New Mobility
- Freight Movement/ E-Commerce
- Technologies (Autonomous Vehicles)
- Pedestrians, Bicyclists, Motorcyclists, and other Vulnerable Road Users
- Connected Vehicles – Communicating with Cars and Communities
- Driver Assistance Technologies
- Driving Efficiencies in Freight Trucks: Vehicles, Technologies, Policies and Fuels
- Human Factors / HMI
Attendees can participate in the ample networking opportunities with individuals representing regulatory makers and the auto industry. Learn from leading experts and bring back ideas to your organization for immediate implementation.
Create a Post-Event Trip Report
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 the Government/Industry Meeting again, or even join you next year. Download a sample trip report.
Share Your Knowledge with Your Coworkers
Bring your Government/Industry Meeting 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.