Convince Your Boss

You're eager to attend CONNECT.TECH and why not?

It is the most awesome web and mobile developer conference in the South East. You will meet and mingle with peers, world renowned speakers, technology experts, published authors and Open Source core committers. CONNECT.TECH has the potential to help you work smarter, and support your business and career goals.

Scroll down to get some tips on convincing your management to allow you and your team to attend.

The Top 5 Reasons to Attend CONNECT.TECH 2017

10 Tracks

With CONNECT.TECH's track based format, you can tackle your most pressing problems. Are you focusing on performance? Developing a strategic plan for mobile? Needing to scale your web application for the next 10,000 to 1,000,000 customers? We address some of the most common and complex problems software engineers face and give you ideas and solutions you can take back with you to fix it.

Stack exposure

At CONNECT.TECH we don't just look at the full stack, but all the possibilities. You'll find out which technologies work best together and which have the capabilities you need. Learn from experts--see examples, learn from their mistakes, ask questions in person, and benefit from their wisdom. You'll be exposed to different stacks, get to test drive features, learn other programming paradigms, and walk away with a list of new strategies and tools to try back in the workplace.

Uninterrupted focus

It's a huge advantage to be away from work and constant interruptions, acquiring the knowledge you need to move projects forward. At CONNECT.TECH, you can ask questions, compare notes with fellow attendees, and immerse yourself in the subject matter you've set out to learn. And with a one day workshop/training day, you can delve as deeply into a topic as you need to

Stay current

Technology changes fast. Keep pace with new developments, best practices, products, services, and trends at CONNECT.TECH. From start-ups to some of the world's most successful companies, see how others are incorporating enterprise and open source technologies to achieve their business goals. Get your hands on some of those tools and technologies you've been hearing about, but haven't had the chance to try (WebAssembly anyone?).

10 years of developer conference excellence

Through our long history of providing knowledge to software engineers, developers, IT practitioners, and others, we've learned what's important, which subjects go together, and how to teach them. Every year the number of quality proposals we receive for CONNECT.TECH far exceeds the number of speaking slots available, making it easy for us to select the best and most relevant topics for CONNECT.TECH attendees.