Why is attending an AWRA Conference valuable?
these critical times, achieving effective results demands a paradigm
shift that can only be realized with exposure to new thoughts and
ideas. The 2015 Summer Conference will help you discover and implement
ideas that deliver results. It will train your mind to search for
innovative solutions. It will provide opportunities to make valuable
connections with other association professionals and suppliers who
have solutions you need. And, it will prepare you for the long road
Below is some helpful information to show the value of attending
the 2015 Summer Conference
The Justification Toolkit Includes:
Many travel budgets and training budgets have been slashed, and
some associations are experiencing severe financial problems. Which
means that regardless of the merits of a conference, you'll probably
need to justify the expense. So here are some things you might want
- Focus on what you will specifically bring back to the organization
as return for the investment.
- Offer to prepare and deliver a short presentation and Q&A
to your colleagues to share what you learned. That way others
in your unit will get the benefits of your attendance, too.
- Share the syllabus and speaker handouts with your colleagues.
As an attendee, you have unlimited access to materials posted
- Be ready with a plan that shows who will cover for you while
you are attending the conference..
- Be sure to check out the registration page where all the various
rates are listed to see if you qualify for any of the lower rates