Gain Approval Template

Dear (NAME):

PCMA’s Convening Leaders has long been recognized as one of the most important, influential and inspiring conferences that takes place each year. 2021 will be no different. In fact, I see Convening Leaders 2021 as the perfect opportunity for me to reconnect with my professional network, reinvigorate myself and get a fresh start as we work together to face the next normal head-on.

CL21 takes place Jan. 11 – 15. (Discuss whether you prefer to attend face-to-face or digitally. If face-to-face, highlight PCMA’s safety and hygiene protocols vis-à-vis your company’s current mindset and policy.)

You can be confident I’ll take the knowledge I gain at CL21 to bring new ideas and insights to the company at the same time I’m furthering my own professional development. (Highlight a particular session/topic that would be beneficial to your position and your organization.)

It’s worth calling out that PCMA intentionally reduced the registration fee this year to maximize attendance, in recognition of the economic circumstances across our industry. The total company investment for me to participate will be approximately ($XXX). The cost breakdown is:

  • Registration:
  • Local transportation: (include only if you’re attending in-person networking events)
  • Meals and incidentals: (include only if you’re attending in-person networking events)

I’d be glad to discuss this request and answer any questions you may have. I am confident attending Convening Leaders would be advantageous for the organization and for my job performance.

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