There is no substitute for attending live, face-to-face professional development conferences that are relevant to your career goals and needs. When you make the investment of time and money you return to the workplace with a renewed sense of purpose, armed with new knowledge and tools as well as valuable new contacts that can turn into long-term relationships that will help you grow personally and professionally.
» Meet, interact and brainstorm with business/thought leaders
» Network with peers
» Learn new things that you can immediately implement in your business or career
» Listen to experts who have spent many years practicing what they teach
» Expand skills
» Discuss possible technological solutions to your existing problems with domain experts
» Gain market intelligence, insights and strengthen partnerships / existing relationships