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INSPIRE SUMMIT Justification Letter

Dear ______________,

Re: INSPIRE SUMMIT ’19: The Leading Luxury Hospitality Conference

I’m writing to ask for approval to attend a luxury hospitality conference to further my professional development.

The conference is called INSPIRE SUMMIT and takes place December 3-4, 2019 in Miami, FL. The event
is highly educational and includes two full days of sessions and an industrial showcase in an environment where I
can learn about the latest trends, technologies and methodologies from hospitality leaders around the world.

It’s the one conference that brings together the entire community of luxury hospitality experts and thought leaders.

At a total cost of about $___________, it’s the most cost-effective way to ensure that we’re building guest loyalty, increasing revenue, and enhancing our brand.

In particular, I’d like to focus on finding solutions or best practices that could benefit these projects:

• [add project or initiative]
• [add project or initiative]
• [add project or initiative]

In addition to the educational sessions, I will also have the opportunity to interact with industry experts and get ideas from best-in-class hospitality owners, executives and educators that I can leverage across the projects I’ll be running next year. Additionally, there will be Technology and Service Partners onsite, which means that within just 48 hours I can walk away understanding the current luxury hospitality landscape and the opportunities that exist for our
business.

Here’s an approximate breakdown of conference costs:

Airfare $ ________

Transportation (round trip taxi from airport to hotel) $ 80

Hotel (2 nights at $289 USD) $ 578

Meals (2 days at $50) $ 100

Registration Fee $ ________

Total $ ________

**Registration fee includes all materials, breakfast & lunch daily, and access to PowerPoint slides post conference.

I’m currently working on ways to reduce expenses, including hotel discounts, ride sharing, and meals with vendors.

I can schedule a post-conference meeting with you to provide you with a summary of all the major takeaways and tips I learned to maximize our current investments. I can also share relevant information with key personnel throughout the company.

Thank you for considering this request. I look forward to your reply.

Regards,


Pricing Structure for Reference:

Early Bird / Before Jan 15 – $ 700

Early Standard / Before May 15 –  $ 800

Standard / Before Oct. 15 – $ 900
Late Standard / After October 15 – $ 990

On-Site / December 3 & 4 – $1200