Make Your Business Case

The STC Summit is an investment in your career, so even if your company can’t reimburse your attendance this year, you should consider funding this event yourself. What you will learn will be invaluable to you and your career for a long time to come!

If your manager requires a business case to approve reimbursing your STC Summit expenses, here are a few examples of the benefits of the STC Summit:

  1. 60+ education sessions on Content Design and Delivery; Tools and Technologies; Training Development and Delivery; and Project Management, Leadership, and Career Development. See the list of last year’s sessions here: https://summit.stc.org/schedule/.
  2. Preconference workshops and STC Certification training — in-depth training on a variety of popular topics. See last year’s schedule here: https://summit.stc.org/preconference/.
  3. Practical and inspiring keynotes
  4. Invited sessions by industry leaders
  5. Tech comm Exhibit Hall — learn about tools and services that could improve your systems and processes, and meet the vendors of the ones you currently use.
  6. Networking opportunities with colleagues and vendors who can be future resources on technologies and processes.
  7. Knowledge gained can be shared with your team and applied quickly on the job.
The STC Summit is an investment in your career, so even if your company can’t reimburse your attendance this year, you should consider funding this event yourself. What you will learn will be invaluable to you and your career for a long time to come!

Event: 2020 STC Summit
Date: 15-18 May, 2020
Location: Bellevue, WA

 

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REGISTRATION

Full Summit registration includes access to all education and keynote sessions; Welcome Reception; Honors Reception; Expo Hall; continental breakfast on Saturday and Sunday mornings; as well as refreshment breaks. Attendance at the 2020 Summit provides 8 CEUs toward CPTC currency.

SCHEDULE

Summit AttendeeHub app will allow you to create schedules, network and setup appointments with other attendees, provide feedback, and share announcements in the newsfeed. When the app is up, all registered attendees will receive an email announcement.

HOTEL

Stay on Seattle’s Eastside in the heart of Bellevue’s Shopping, Dining and Entertainment district, The Bellevue Collection. With its small-town charm and big city convenience, Bellevue, Washington is a modern oasis with endless activities and cultural attractions sprinkled in.

EXPO HALL

Get in touch with decision-makers and top influencers. Summit attendees come to the conference from more than a dozen countries from around the world and include technical writers, usability specialists, documentation managers, web designers, illustrators, managers, educators, translators, and other communicators.

About STC’s Technical Communication Summit

The 2020 Summit takes place 15-18 May, 2020 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.