Justify your Attendance

                         


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Justify your Attendance

There are several conferences, workshops, and professional development events to choose from. Once you’ve done your research and decide you’d like to attend the AIRC Conference, you may still need to convince your manager or supervisor that this is a valuable investment.
 
Use the template AIRC created below to help you gain buy-in from your leadership.
 
Dear XXX,
 
This is a formal request for your approval to attend the AIRC Annual Conference 2019, the industry's only conference focused on international student recruitment and enrollment. The conference will be held in Miami, Florida from December 11-14th, 2019.
 
At this event, I will have the opportunity to join over 400 international education professionals who focus primarily on recruitment and enrollment of international students. The conference welcomes institutions, AIRC Certified Agencies, Pathway providers, secondary schools, government representatives, and other stakeholders. Through workshops, sessions, receptions and other networking events, I will be able to meet experts in the field, gain industry knowledge, and recruitment tools proven to be successful.
 
The conference will also offer an expo hall where I can meet potential vendors and partners who may be able to offer us more efficient and effective tools and resources for our team.
 
The approximate budget for this trip is as follows:
Airfare: xxx
Hotel: xxx
Ground transportation: xxx
Workshops: xxx
Some meals: xxx
Total: xxx
 
After the conference, I will share any significant findings, including new market research, recruitment strategies, new contacts and potential partnerships.
 
Thank you for your consideration of this request; I look forward to hearing from you soon.
 
Best,
XXX