Convince Your Boss – Sample Letter

Below is a letter that we created for you to use if you need assistance getting approval from your manager to attend the 2019 Atlanta Momentum Summits. Please feel free to use it or edit it to your needs and make sure to fill in the blanks with your information. 

Sample letter:

To:

From:

Subject: Atlanta Momentum Summits 2019 Proposal

I’m writing to ask for approval to attend Christian Music Broadcasters’ Atlanta Momentum Summits on February 7thand 8th.

On Thursday, February 7th, they’ll explore music strategies, welcoming in new listeners, podcasting, smart technology, and more at the Music/Programming Momentum Summit. Then on Friday, February 8th, the On-Air Momentum Summit will have successful personalities and top talent coaches teaching throughout the day about on-air performances.

These Momentum Summits offer intensive training interspersed with peer-to-peer learning. They provide on-site practical takeaways to apply at our station right away!

Here’s an approximate breakdown of conference costs:

  • Registration = $_____________ {Check cmbonline.org for current price and memberships}
  • Hotel  = $_____________ {$170 / night+tax}
  • Airfare $ = _____________
  • Transportation to/from Airport = _____________ {Approx $18 one way via Uber}
  • Transportation to/from event = _____________ {Approx $4 one way via Uber}
  • Parking = _____________ {$12 per day at the host hotel}
  • Meals = FREE {Breakfast included at the host hotel, lunch/snack included at the Summits, and dinner included at the Evening Events}

TOTAL = $ _____________ {PRICELESS}

I’m thankful to be serving here, and believe attending the Atlanta Momentum Summits is a great opportunity for {your station}.  I truly feel like the value of this conference to me, our organization, and the future of this industry is an investment worth making!

Thank you for your consideration.

Sincerely,

{Your Name}