May 15-18, 2018 | Loews Royal Pacific Resort Orlando, FL

Justify Your Attendance

We encourage you to review the materials in this section to gain a greater understanding of the conference and to communicate the value that participating in the 2018 TUG National Users Conference can provide when requesting attendance approval from your leadership.

The 2018 TUG National Users Conference now offers you all the materials you need in order to gain funding for your attendance in one easy location. With expert advice, pre-conference justification documents and post-conference reporting templates, your manager or supervisor is sure to appreciate the investment made into your training and development as well as to your company's success.

Why the 2018 TUG National Users Conference?
Immerse yourself in user-led Sage 300 Construction and Real Estate, Sage 100 Contractor & Sage Estimating education at the 2018 TUG National Users Conference and gain compelling solutions to implement in your organization. Your attendance at this key three and one half-day conference will afford you:

  • Valuable Training. It’s the most cost-effective way to obtain the education and training you need to maximize your technology infrastructure.
  • Strong User Community. Interact with a powerful user community – ask them questions, get your answers, take advantage of valuable advice.
  • Sage Participation. Hear directly from Sage executives on the company’s vision and strategy, as well as trends, products and future releases.
  • Networking. Experience dozens of opportunities to network and make important connections with other users and experts.
  • Knowledge to Share. Return armed with information and 2018 TUG National Users Conference presentations on a flash drive (as well as online access) to deliver back to others in your organization.

Pre-Conference Justification Documents
Use these tools and tips to convince your manager to invest in your professional development through your attendance at the 2018 TUG National Users Conference. If you have career discussions with your manager, tie your career goals and future development to specific kinds of training opportunities that you need, or knowledge you need to obtain. The cost of attendance consists of the conference registration fee, travel costs and time away from work costs. Below are several resources to aid you in your efforts.

Calculating the 2018 TUG National Users Conference Return on Investment (ROI)
Here are some tools to help calculate the investment and identify your return by attending the 2018 TUG National Users Conference.

  • Download an expenses worksheet (MS Excel file) to develop a cost estimate for attending the conference.
  • Download a benefits worksheet (MS Word file) to help you focus on the benefits of attending the conference.

Customized Letter to a Manager
Download a customizable letter to your manager (MS Word file) to request approval.

Cost-Saving Strategies
Be sure to check out some cost-saving strategies (MS Word file).

Post-Conference Reporting Documents
Provide clear proof that your company or organization will benefit from an outstanding return on investment when you attend the 2018 TUG National Users Conference. Download a 2018 TUG National Users Conference report template (MS Word file). A conference report is a great tool to share with people that did not attend the conference. As you attend each session, take good notes and think about how to apply the concepts, techniques and tips from the session to your organization.

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