Convince Your Boss

"Great conference! I received a lot of great information to use on the job."
-Previous Attendee

As a talent development professional you understand the value of attending conferences to stay at the top of your game, but your manager may just see dollar signs and time away from the office. Use these handy tools to help build a case for your request, and to demonstrate the value and the return on investment to your company.

Develop a Foundation for Success
Core 4 has more than 25 educations sessions focused on four essential content tracks. You will learn the most critical subject matter required for you to be successful in your job. In short, you will acquire a road map to help you achieve longer-term solutions for your organization.

Meet and Learn From Subject Matter Experts
Core 4 speakers are well known in the industry and were hand-picked for their expertise. They understand the challenges you face because they have real-world experience. This is a great opportunity to find out how they became successful, and you can apply those practices to your organization.

Cultivate a Network
You’ll make new connections with peers who are facing similar challenges to yours and learn from their experiences. By forming these connections, you will be able to develop a cohort with whom you can share ideas and feedback. This will be especially helpful for any issues you're currently facing.

Tools for Convincing Your Boss
Use the following tools to demonstrate the tangible benefits of attending Core 4 to your manager. These tools will show your manager that you’ve done your research, built your business case, and are serious about attending.

Manager Letter
Customize this letter to help your manager understand why Core 4 is one of the most cost-effective and valuable conferences for you.

Session Worksheet
Customize this worksheet to outline the sessions you will attend, and detail how these sessions will help solve any workplace challenges.

Investment Worksheet
Fill out this worksheet to approximate the financial investment required for you to attend.