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Dear <manager>

I would really like to attend the Illinois Bankers Association's The ONE Conference – an annual event designed exclusively for the financial services industry – held on March 2-3 in East Peoria, Illinois. The Conference allows me to create my own custom experience by attending sessions featured in these seven learning tracks - Marketing, Financial Management, HR, Leadership, Lending, Retail, and Tech & Ops. 

The conference features many industry guest speakers, motivational keynote speakers, and an industry-specific Marketplace. The latest training tools and techniques will be featured and I will learn from others as we share real-world successes and challenges. 

Some of the country’s top training experts will be there, and I will have direct access to the best and brightest thought leaders in the industry. As you know, you can learn a lot from picking one’s brain–provided it is the right brain. The reviews from past attendees are impressive, including “the content was spot on for my role and far exceeded my expectations” and “I was able to get something from EVERY session I attended.”

The cost to attend the conference will be the registration fee, travel expenses, hotel, and a meal or two (most meals are included in the registration fee).

This investment will certainly pay off in new ideas and resources designed to make our bank function even better. I would greatly appreciate your approval and will work hard to ensure that we get the full value of this event.

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