JUSTIFY YOUR TRIP

Need help justifying your trip to your manager? Use the below email template to share the value and knowledge you will receive from attending SIGNAL.

Dear Your manager's name,

I’d like to request your permission to attend SIGNAL, Twilio’s customer and developer conference that explores the intersection of technology innovation and communications on October 17 - 18 in San Francisco.

By attending this conference, I’ll have opportunities to:

  • Build my skills with hands-on experience with foundational APIs like Voice or SMS — or other Twilio APIs like insert other products you believe would
 help with your current software need.
  • Receive early access to products announced at SIGNAL as well as valuable insight into product roadmap and direction.

  • Learn best practices, build new relationships, and dig into your biggest
Twilio questions with the engineers who build Twilio Voice, Twilio Video, Twilio SMS/MMS, and other new Twilio APIs.

  • Strategize and network with other insert your job title and/or businesses
 that are building communications who can share their vision and lessons learned.

  • Gain Insight into what customer engagement looks like and emulate the customers
who have shipped and scaled hugely successful, Twilio-powered apps with authentic and differentiating customer experiences.

Here’s an estimated breakdown of costs:

Domestic airfare estimate$600.00
Hotel (4 nights at The Park Central)$1,236.00 ($309/night)
Registration fee$750.00
Total$2,586.00

After the conference, if needed, I’ll distribute a post-conference report that will include what I learned and a set of recommendations to increase our productivity and maximize our investment.

Thank you for considering my request to register for this event.
 I look forward to your reply.

Regards,
Your name