Offshore Technology Conference • 1-4 May 2017 • NRG Park • Houston, Texas, USA

Justification Toolkit

Thank you for your interest in attending the Offshore Technology Conference!

We know that travel and training budgets are tight, and it can be difficult to get approval to attend events. Provided below are templated materials to aid in your business justification, along with ways to save time and money!

Get a year’s worth of training in a week

Use the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) as a unique training and career development opportunity. At OTC, you can learn about the latest technology advances, meet vendors and suppliers, gather industry contacts, and network with people across a wide range of disciplines.

Download (pdf) the checklist for getting the most out of your time.

Present a Justification Letter to Your Supervisor

To help explain to your supervisor the benefits of attending the Offshore Technology Conference, you can use this sample letter (.doc) to include details about how your attendance can bring value back and boost efforts to accomplish company goals.

Calculate Projected Expenses

Before you are able to justify conference expenses, you'll need to calculate what they may be. Use this expense template (pdf) to help estimate the cost of attending the conference.

Follow these tips to help you maximize your time and money:

  • Book your hotel room within the OTC block.
  • Make a checklist of the technical sessions that you want to attend.
  • Take advantage of our transportation discounts, including car rental and airport shuttle.
  • Take the shuttle from your hotel or a local Park & Ride.

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