How To Ask Your Employer To Send You To MidWest TechRecruit19

A Sample Employer Request Letter 1

Dear [Boss]

To help provide our staff and candidates with the most current professional knowledge and skills in the industry, I would like to attend TechRecruit a leading one day conference to educate talent acquisition and recruitment professionals on HRTech innovations to attract talent across all industries. It’s about the technology used in recruitment to make our jobs more efficient taught in a rapid learning format. There are two conferences this year; LAXTechRecruit and MidWestTechRecruit.

TechRecruit offers over 8 hrs of panels and talks to choose from with over 35 top industry speakers. It is a day-long learning curriculum packed with actionable content. There are three tracks for c-suite, managers and practitioners. The pricing includes access to all the sessions, panels and workshops plus the keynote address. Rates increase the week of the conference so we need to register soon. If we send the whole team we get a discount!

Attending the Conference will enhance my professional knowledge and skills, which will enable me to provide better care for my hiring managers and candidates. I will be able to pass on much of what I learn to my co-workers and (your company) will promote it’s commitment to helping employees flourish through education and learning programs.

Here’s the website for more information:

Thank you for saying YES!



Sample Employer Request Letter 2

Hello [Boss],

Re: Request to Attend TechRecruit [LAX or MidWest]

I’d like to request your approval to attend TechRecruit a one-day conference that educates Recruiters, Talent Acquisition, People Analytics and Hiring Managers across all industries on the latest innovations in HR and TA Technologies to attract and hire talent. 35 internal recruitment speakers from companies across all industries such as Red Bull, Disney, Google, Target, Kaiser, CapitalOne, Motorola, Amazon, Uber, Verizon, Lockheed Martin, FabFitFun, Snap, ChowNow, Riot Games, Hulu, Kraft Heinz, Centro, Nestle and more opening their playbooks on talent attraction.

I plan on spending my time identifying solutions and best practices to help drive the following initiatives:

• [add project or initiative] Talent & People Analytics

• [add project or initiative] Sourcing Intelligence & Market Research

• [add project or initiative] Candidate Engagement & Interviewing

• [add project or initiative] Recruitment Marketing & Employer Branding

• [add project or initiative] Management Coaching and Training

• [add project or initiative] How to Build and Scale Talent Acquisition Teams

• [add project or initiative] Building Diversity Pipelines

• [add project or initiative] College Recruitment Strategies

TechRecruit is packed with learning sessions, presentations and demos.

Check Out All The Presentations!

8am - Check-in & Mingle

  • 8:15am - Welcome Address

  • 8:30am - Keynote

People Analytics & Workforce Planning

  • 9:00am - People Analytics @ Nestle - Jade Votava, Mgr. People Analytics & Business Optimization @ Nestle

  • 9:10am - Organizational Network Analysis - Dan George, Former Head of People Analytics @ Bridgestone

  • 9:20am - Talent Analytics - Andrew Godomski, Managing Director @ Aspen Analytics

Sourcing & Talent Intelligence

  • 10:00am - Sarah Goldberg, Sourcery & Research, Objective Paradigm

  • 10:30am - Jung Kim, Sourcing BEAST, Kraken Digital Asset Exchange

    Keynote @ 11:15am

Lou Adler

Performance Based Hiring

- Lunch Break -

Recruitment Process & Strategy

  • 01:00pm - Will Bronaugh, Sr. Dir. Talent Acquisition Americas & APJ & Docusign

  • 01:10pm - Building Diversity Pipelines - Rachel Kraska, Sr. Manager of Talent @ ShopRunner

  • 01:20pm - Humanizing Engagement, Derek Zeller, Sourcing Lead @ Lockheed Martin

  • 01:30pm - Hiring w/ a Purpose: Optimizing the Interview Process Candice Taylor, Director of Recruiting @ ChowNow

Employer Branding

  • 02:00pm - Employer Branding with Video - Craig Fisher, Head of Marketing @ Allegis Global Solutions

  • 02:30pm - Content Lead Funnels - Maren Hogan, CEO @ Red Branch Media

Leaders in Talent Acquisition

  • 03:00pm - 04:00pm - Panel

    Moderator - Ron Godier, Managing Director @ HackingHR

Here’s the approximate cost breakdown:

Airfare: $ XX

Transportation: (round trip taxi) $ 40

Hotel: (1 night) $ 179

Conference registration $489 (before Sept 1st)

Total: $ XXX

I am confident that my time at TechRecruit will help us drive better productivity and results for the team to meet our hiring goals this year. You can view the conference website for more info:

I’d like to register before prices increase. Thank you for your consideration.



Pricing Structure for Reference:


● Early Bird – $289 (SOLD OUT)

● General Admission – $489

● Last Minute Admission – $789

● Group Discount, 3 or More - 20%

● Group Discount, 5 or More – 30%

Stacey Broadwell