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How To Convince Your Boss To Let You Go To the HR Indiana 2021 Conference

How To Convince Your Boss to Attend HR Indiana State Conference, August 2-4th


Discuss how leveling up your skills in this ever-changing world is not just good for your professional development, but your organization at large. Now more than ever, it is imperative that you stay up to date on the current workplace issues, compliance requirements and the latest HR technologies.



Provide concrete examples of how your experience will positively impact your day-to-day work. With 44 concurrent sessions, you can select sessions that are most beneficial to you, your team and organization and gain up to 58 HRCI and SHRM certification credits. Let your boss know your custom curriculum will help solve workplace challenges. For example, is your organization struggling with employee engagement? Highlight the sessions that cover talent management and engagement tactics. Do you need to advance your leadership and strategy skills? We have a large number of topics on this from speakers who are trusted and recognized for their expertise.



Flag the contacts you will make at HR Indiana SHRM 2021 to advance your organization’s goals. With more than 1,800 attendees, there are countless ways to establish connections with industry professionals and solution partners. The HR Solutions Center will host solution providers showcasing a wide range of innovative HR-related products and services to help meet your needs, whether it’s recruiting technology, rewards programs or wellness strategies—plus a lot more! You can benchmark and strategize with your peers to bring proven tactics and innovative thinking back to your office.



Let your boss know you are committed to finding cost-savings. For example, you can register early before rates increase and book your hotel room through the official HR Indiana SHRM registration page! This way, you know you’re getting a fair rate AND saving on transportation costs as everything is under one roof!  You can take full advantage of coffee breaks, receptions and lunches all at the J.W. Marriott Downtown Indianapolis.



Put your business case in writing. Use our handy LETTER TEMPLATE to help your boss understand why HR Indiana SHRM Conference 2021 is the most valuable conference for you to attend. Customize this based on your specific goals and how you will make a return on investment (of both time and money!). Consider committing to a post-conference briefing for staff, senior management or your team, where you’ll highlight what you’ve learned from the conference. Tie your learnings to your organization’s long-term and short-term goals or strategic plan to demonstrate the value and impact of your education.