You’re attending ALA’s Annual Conference so you can…
You understand the value of attending the Annual Conference this year. But securing funding from your firm or organization might require a little extra effort. That’s why we’ve put together this Justification Toolkit to help you convince your managing partner or supervisor to send you to National Harbor!
The most effective way to gain approval is to focus on what you will bring back to the organization, to demonstrate return on the investment. Here are seven suggestions:
Get started with this downloadable spreadsheet of financial considerations. Then, complete one of the following letters to your manager or managing partner according to your area of interest, being sure to customize it where highlighted. Just click your interest area to download the Word file:
Check out the SlideShare presentation below — or on SlideShare's site — for an overview of all that this year's Annual Conference has to offer. Share the presentation with fellow ALA members, other colleagues and peers to encourage them to join us in National Harbor.