Make the Case to Attend GDC
We're here to help you provide pertinent information to your boss so you can come to GDC. Use the template below built to showcase the valuable connections and knowledge you'll gain by attending! Simply copy and paste the content below into an email and add any relevant information as needed.
Subject: Request to Attend GDC 2023
I'm writing to request your approval for me to attend the Game Developers Conference on March 20-24, 2023 in San Francisco. GDC is the game industry's premier professional event, bringing the game development community together to exchange ideas, solve problems, and shape the future of the industry across five days of education, inspiration, and networking.
With your approval to attend, I will be able to:
Expand my knowledge: GDC delivers five days of expert-led education on key game development topics, as well as several special features throughout the week. I will have the opportunity to gain insight into the future of games, be inspired by new techniques, and discover creative new approaches from topics such as [INSERT CONFERENCE TOPICS HERE]
Meet game development professionals: GDC attracts thousands of attendees and is the primary forum where programmers, artists, producers, game designers, audio professionals, business leaders, and more meet with companies and indie developers showcasing the latest game development tools and services.
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I look forward to sharing key takeaways with my colleagues and work community. I will submit a summary of my learning and opportunities when I return and circulate an action plan of recommendations for consideration and discussion. I will also provide a review of the event to inform your decision on any future attendance by colleagues.
Thank you for your consideration. Please don't hesitate to call me if you would like to discuss this or need additional clarification. I look forward to your reply.