Subject: Proposal to Attend LES Annual Meeting 2023 for Professional Growth

Dear [Boss’s Name],

I hope this email finds you well. I am writing to discuss an exciting opportunity that could greatly benefit both our organization and my professional growth. I would like to request your support for my attendance at the LES Annual Meeting 2023 taking place October 15-18, 2023, in Chicago, Illinois.

Organized by the Licensing Executives Society (LES), the LES Annual Meeting (LESAM 2023) is the premier event for licensing and IP professionals, bringing together influential leaders, renowned speakers, and innovative minds from around the world. This conference offers a comprehensive program focused on the latest trends, advancements, and best practices in licensing and intellectual capital management. It is an ideal platform for exchanging ideas, learning from industry experts, and staying at the forefront of IP innovation.

Here’s why I’d like to attend and here’s how I believe [insert company name] could benefit from this experience:

  • Trend-focused IP Insights — The theme of LESAM 2023 is “Winds of Change. Dealmaking Trends in the Evolving Innovation Economy.” Attending this conference will equip me with the skills, knowledge, and mindset to tackle the most pressing challenges head-on, positioning [insert company name] for success. I will learn from industry leaders who have successfully navigated challenges and discover strategies to enhance our resilience as a company.
  • Learning from leading experts — The LESAM 2023 main stage presentations are where licensing professionals from top firms (150 speakers from more than 35 corporations, 15 universities, various law firms, and other service providers) will be sharing insights and practical experiences that directly relate to the job I do. I’ll be able to learn from real-world case studies of success. LES is also offering four of its leading daylong courses in person – Mechanics of a License, Due Diligence, IP Valuation in Early-Stage Technology, and CLP Review Course.
  • Inspiration and innovation — LESAM 2023 is a platform for amplifying the unique and bold voice of licensing while celebrating the deep interconnection with other creative disciplines. Attending LESAM 2023 will expose me to cutting-edge innovations that push the boundaries of our profession. I’ll be inspired by the latest trends and methodologies which can be quickly applied to our work at [insert company name].
  • Unlocking network value — LESAM 2023 provides an unparalleled opportunity to establish valuable connections with hundreds of fellow colleagues in law, technology, and business in life sciences, high tech, energy, academia, etc. These connections can be leveraged to our advantage long into the future, fostering collaborations and expanding our professional network.
  • Sharing knowledge — Upon my return, I am committed to sharing the knowledge and insights I gain at LESAM 2023 with our team members who are unable to attend. By distributing this experience across our team, we can maximize the conference’s value and ensure a return on investment. Additionally, we will have exclusive access to all recorded content from the conference, allowing us to revisit and benefit from the sessions even after the event.

I believe LESAM 2023 is worth the investment and is an important opportunity for our company to be in the room with hundreds of other organizations working to further the licensing profession. I can gain new skills, learn about industry trends, and get exposure to new methodologies all in one place.

The current registration rates offer substantial savings for LES members, and I recommend securing tickets and making travel arrangements as soon as possible. You can learn more about LESAM 2023 at

Thank you for your support and I look forward to attending LESAM 2023 as a representative of [insert company name].


[Your Name]

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