October 7-8, 2020 | Palais des congrès de Montréal in Montréal (Québec), Canada

Get the Go-Ahead to Attend ADM Expo Montréal 2020 with Our Handy Resources

You've done your research and know Montréal's most comprehensive manufacturing event is must attend for staying current in your field—now it's time to convince your boss.

Pro tip: Focus on what you'll bring back to the team and the value beyond what you get. Keep it short, powerful, and company- or team-focused.

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5 Tips to Make It Happen

When crafting your plan, think about the bottom line: Why should the company budget for your trip and what's the return on the investment?

  • Determine the value. Show specifics on how your attendance will impact current projects, inspire knowledge, and eliminate obstacles.
  • Be solutions-driven. What issues pop up again and again? List exhibitors who can provide the solutions your team needs.
  • Provide a post-show rundown. Offer to deliver a short presentation or write up on your key takeaways.
  • Plan for your absence. Whether it’s working ahead or tapping a colleague to help out, explain how your time away is covered.
  • Make it cost-effective. Reduce expenses by offering to share a hotel room with another colleague who’s attending.

Why Attend ADM Expo Montréal 2020

No other event in the region puts you in direct contact with as many innovative companies and industry leaders. The reasons to attend are many, but here are some important points to make to your boss:

  • 250+ companies: Source from expert suppliers offering the latest technologies in 3D printing, artificial intelligence, design software, automation, and more.
  • Industry-specific education: Explore expo sessions covering the latest technologies and manufacturing processes for free.
  • Make connections, fast: Mingle with 4,600+ peers and find potential business partners while connecting face-to-face with industry experts and suppliers who can help you overcome your toughest challenges.
  • 5 trade shows at 1 expo: Your pass is actually five expo passes in one. Explore innovation and education at the Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo, as well.

Sample Letter to Management

Download a sample letter to use as a starting point while conveying the importance of the event to your boss.

Expenses Worksheet

One question that inevitably comes up is: How much will this cost? Make sure you’ve taken all costs into consideration and are prepared with a thoughtful answer.