May 15 – 18, 2020
2020 Technical Communication Summit
The Call for Proposals for STC’s 2020 Technical Communication Summit is open!
STC is looking for top-notch presenters to engage our attendees in discussions around key trends, issues, and cutting-edge solutions in technical communication.
Make your Business Case
If your manager requires a business case to approve reimbursing your STC Summit expenses, here is a breakdown of the ROI of the Summit. What you will learn will be invaluable to your company for a long time to come! See Make Your Business Case and Convince Your Manager for guidance.
Organized in tracks, these sessions begin Saturday morning and continue through Monday morning. Sessions are offered in a variety of tracks and presentation types. The Summit will showcase the following areas: Content Design and Delivery; Tools and Technologies; Training Development and Delivery; Project Management, Leadership, and Career Development.
The Expo Hall
This opens on Friday evening and features numerous companies, all prepared to unveil and demonstrate new and exciting products, services, and technology to the world of technical communication.
The 2020 Summit takes place 15-18 May at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue in Bellevue, WA. The Summit kicks off Friday evening with the Opening General Session and Welcome Reception in the Expo Hall.
The Summit is made up of two major parts:
The Education. Organized in tracks, these sessions begin Monday morning and continue through Wednesday morning. Sessions are offered in a variety of formats and tracks.
The Expo Hall. This opens on Friday evening and features numerous companies, all prepared to unveil and demonstrate new and exciting products, services, and technology to the world of technical communication.
On Sunday evening, the 2020 Honors Event celebrates the achievements of STC members and announce the Community of the Year award.
Attendance at the 2020 Summit provides 8 CEUs toward CPTC currency. CEUs apply only to those who are certified and cannot be counted retroactively.
Hotel + Travel
Stay on Seattle’s Eastside in the heart of Bellevue’s Shopping, Dining and Entertainment district. With its small-town charm and big city convenience, Bellevue, Washington is a modern oasis with endless activities and cultural attractions. Getting to Bellevue is easy whether you are driving or flying into the area.
Do you have 20/20 vision on your career? Our goal is for every technical communicator to have a clear vision for their future development and career growth. The STC Summit will help you focus on tech comm practices, tools, and techniques that will help ensure your success.
One of the most valuable takeaways from any conference is the new relationships and contacts made through networking. Handshakes and conversations remain the key to developing a network of connections. Understanding how to network at a conference, and going in with the right strategy can be a gamechanger for your business or career.
Expand your visibility and customer base. Get in touch with decision-makers and top influencers. Get inspired by like-minded individuals. Generate new sales leads, build an industry presence, demonstrate new technologies and products, and meet customers and new clients.
Bellevue routinely shows up near the top of various lists for the best places to live in the country. The “city in a park” with the high-rises and retail options downtown offers residents and visitors many ways to pass the time. At the same time, this high-tech hub and regional employment center is a magnet for businesses big and small.
If you have any questions, please contact us.