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Sample Memo

To: Your manager

From: You

Re: Balisage: The Markup Conference

I would like authorization and funding to attend “Balisage 2019: The Markup Conference” and the pre-conference symposium on Markup Vocabulary Customization. They will be held in Rockville, MD, just outside Washington, DC. The symposium on July 29, the Conference on July 30 - August 2, 2019.

In today's recovering economy, industries/companies/government agencies are increasingly turning to and relying on markup-based applications to become more efficient and effective.

Balisage: The Markup Conference is the conference where (insert company name) can talk to the leading theorists and practitioners of markup about the technologies used in our (insert project name or short description). The opportunity to exchange and share cutting edge theory and practical methods and applications will reap long term benefits to this organization.

Individuals with the following expertise will be attending Balisage, providing numerous learning and networking opportunities:

I have reviewed the conference agenda and think the following presentations are of particular interest:

The registration fee for both events is $1,850. Taking into account travel and hotel, I estimate the cost to be $xxxx.xx.

I believe attending this conference will have immediate benefits for (project name) and enable me to advance the interests of (company name) in the use of markup.

I appreciate your consideration of this request.


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