Are you excited about attending Interaxions 2017, but finding it difficult to get your boss on board? Chances are your boss is debating if it’s really going to be valuable for you to attend or if you just want an excuse to get out of the office and enjoy Atlantic City for several days. Rest assure, here are some useful tips and resources that will help ease your manager’s fears and demonstrate the tremendous value of attending Interaxions.
We have prepared a justification letter for you to assist in pitching Interaxions to your boss.
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Align Class Topics to Your Goals
This year, Interaxions will feature over 60 class breakout sessions, which means a lot of opportunity to strengthen your knowledge and skills on Chempax and eChempax to support your company goals. We have highlighted possible topics that you can expect at Interaxions 2017. We will be announcing the finalized class schedule soon.
At Interaxions, we’re extremely focused on providing a well-balanced and rich educational program that will equip you with the tools and resources you need to do your job better, and the inspiration to return to the office with a new sense of energy.
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“The variety of classes offered each year has helped me learn so much about Chempax and eChempax." – Lacie P.
Demonstrate Importance of Networking
Networking is the heart and soul of Interaxions. Making connections with your industry peers and everyone in the Datacor community is very beneficial to building your network.
Opportunities for networking at the conference are everywhere. From social events, breakout sessions, lunches and much more, there is always time to meet new people to exchange ideas.
Tip: Think about what is important to your boss and highlight how networking with industry peers can help you gain insight that you need to reach your goals.
"Networking is always a plus – having the opportunity to meet and discuss with other users how they handle things always sends me home with new ideas." - Melba C.
Plan Your Travel Cost-Effectively
We have a block of discounted hotel rooms at Harrah’s Resorts for Interaxions 2017 attendees and you can save hundreds by taking advantage of this special rate. Be aware that hotel rooms do book fast, so register early to get access to the hotel block and snag a great rate.
Atlantic City does have a small airport, but flights are limited to this airport. The closest major airport to Harrah's Resorts is the Philadelphia International Airport (PHL). It is approximately a 50 minute shuttle ride from airport to Harrah's Resorts.
Tip: Use an app like Hopper to keep an eye on airfare prices and book at the best time.
"I really enjoyed how informative the classes were and all that I got out of my experience there. Thank you for having me and letting me be a part of Interaxions. You did a wonderful job planning the classes and social events. It was amazing and a huge success!" - Carla T.
Highlight the Value of Time Out of the Office
While there is a cost to being out of the office, there is true value to it as well. Attending an event like Interaxions puts you into a different head-space and allows you to focus on different things than you normally do. This three day educational and networking event where Datacor customers come together to gain the latest product insight and innovations, exchange information and ideas, and discover new best practices that can help enhance your business. For many attendees, Interaxions is just what they need to return to work with renewed energy and tools to finish out the year strong.
Tip: When talking to your boss, have a plan on how your work will be managed while you are away attending Interaxions 2017.