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Attendance at Pipeline Week could be pivotal to your company’s further success in the oil and gas pipeline industry, and if you need senior management's approval for travel and training expenditures, it's worth it to develop a proposal so you can attend Pipeline Week.


Gain Buy-In

Study the Pipeline Week website for business leads at companies exhibiting and educational opportunities with the conference program. Identify conference sessions and exhibitors that address specific needs within your business and add them to your My Expo Plan.  Prepare a list of the benefits that can be realized by your attendance. Then, explain the relationship between the Pipeline Week activities and your organizational goals. It's important to be able to list the benefits to your organization and how you can make an impact.

Here are some benefits of your attendance:

  • Visit with leading technology companies and service providers within the oil and gas community on the exhibit hall floor
  • Experience an unrivaled opportunity to interact on a personal basis
  • Learn how to successfully implement these innovations into your operations to cut costs, maximize efficiencies, improve visibility, and reduce risk
  • Network with hundreds of other oil and gas industry professionals
  • Get insight into practical solutions to complex problems, including valuable skills that will better equip you to do your job better
  • Benefit from a robust program of operator presentations, dynamic panel discussions, informational technical sessions
  • Discuss hot topics with colleagues
  • Discover new approaches to do business, and solve problems

Develop a Plan

Put your ideas in writing and submit a formal proposal to your department head. Include your intended schedule of conference sessions, solution-providers and why the knowledge gained will be valuable to your operation. Strengthen your proposal by listing department goals and the corresponding Pipeline Week conference sessions. Also, list all areas where your department faces challenges and how your attendance will help you overcome these challenges. Don't forget to include the cost of airfare, meals and lodging in order to make it an all-inclusive proposal. Remember that your Pipeline Week registration is an investment in the industry and will open the door for a wide range of business possibilities.

Everyone Benefits

By attending Pipeline Week, you and your company will reap the benefits of best practices, success stories, tools and practical solutions. You will also have the opportunity to transform your biggest challenges into your greatest accomplishments when you learn from the experts and industry leaders.
Be a force of change in your organization by bringing the knowledge home. You will be able to learn successful methods and best practices from leaders in power generation. You will also learn how to apply these methods in multiple situations, and bring this knowledge home to your team.

Full Circle - Provide Feedback to Management  

Follow up with your direct supervisor after you return from Pipeline Week. They will want to know firsthand your impressions, whether you gained something from it and how you will be able to apply lessons learned. This is where you will refer to your original proposal and goals to achieve while at Pipeline Week. Let your supervisor know what you have learned and how you will implement this knowledge. Most importantly, let your manager know that your participation in Pipeline Week was a worthwhile investment for your company..

Start Today!

So, plan your strategy, prepare your proposal and secure your approval to attend Pipeline Week. Bring the benefits of knowledge home to your company!