7 Benefits of attending EuroSTAR  

The EuroSTAR Conference has been described as ‘the Mecca of testing’. It both inspires and rejuvenates attendees through knowledge sharing by accomplished experts, learning and creativity to generate new ideas and solve problems. 

When approaching your Manager for budget approval to attend the EuroSTAR Conference, it is important to demonstrate ROI (Return on Investment) and how your attendance will benefit your company. The following points should help you to build your case and our handy Convince Your Boss pdf is ready to be emailed as supporting collateral when meeting or discussing your conference attendance with your Manager. 

1. Strengthen my skill set 

With 60+ sessions on topics from Automation to Critical Thinking from world renowned speakers, I will broaden my knowledge with real world information and processes that I can put into practice as soon as I return to the office. 

2.Solve ongoing testing issues 

The EuroSTAR Test Clinic is where attendees can bring difficult day to day testing challenges and a designated ‘Testing Doctor’ will work to solve the issue or find a consultant who will solve the problem. 

3.Potentially save the Company money 

By investing in my attendance at the EuroSTAR Conference, my learnings will assist in approaching my work more efficiently and improving results on an ongoing basis. Combined with sourcing better tools we can become stronger, leaner testers.   

4.Pick up ideas we can apply to our business 

The speakers at the EuroSTAR Conference share real-world case studies from a broad spectrum of companies and scenarios with an emphasis on learning from other’s mistakes. I will focus on the talk and workshops that will help us achieve our company goals. 

5.Find new vendors and potential resources 

The EuroSTAR Expo is the largest software testing expo in Europe and will be packed with companies showcasing the latest testing tools. This will give me the opportunity to assess the potential for better pricing, better results or both! 

6.Make valuable connections  

With 1,000 attendees and multiple networking opportunities from Lean Coffee micro talks, Couch Chat Sessions with industry experts, lunches and more informal networking at evening events including the Community Dinner and Gala Awards Night – the EuroSTAR community is a collaborative network that I can tap long after the conference. We can also use it as a potential talent spotting opportunity if hiring in the future.   

7.Share what I learn with the team members working in testing 

Combining my own notes with post conference slide sharing,  I’ll have plenty of information and inspiration to share when I return. 

Convince your boss to attend EuroSTAR Software Testing Conference
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Ready to Convince Your Boss? Here’s What To Do:

1.Familiarise yourself with the Conference Programme & Speakers

Before you do anything, get to know what topics/sessions will help you and what topics/sessions will help your company. Identify what goals/problems can be solved by attending Europe’s largest testing conference.

2. Draft The Perfect Email Request – download this template.

Create a list of skills you plan to strengthen, include the sessions/events you plan to attend from pt.1 and use our template to provide an exact breakdown of the costs of getting to & attending EuroSTAR 2018.

3. Use This Convince Your Kit To Support Your Request

Within this pdf we have broken down exactly what EuroSTAR is, what can be learned and why we’ve grown to become the biggest Testing Conference in Europe.   

4.Get Further Support

This year we have decided to provide further support for our community. A dedicated EuroSTAR Account Manager will happily make a no-strings attached courtesy call to your boss – about why you need to attend EuroSTAR. Simply contact us at [email protected]

Our Convince Your Boss Kit has helped many people attend the EuroSTAR conference and we look forward to welcoming you to The Hague this November.

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