ISC East
November 19 –21, 2024
Javits Center, NYC


Convince Your Boss

You’ve done your research and realize that attending ISC East, taking place November 14-16 at the Javits Center in NYC (SIA Education@ISC: November 14-16 | Exhibit Hall: November 15-16), will help you learn, develop, and advance in your career. Now all you have to do is convince your boss the same!

5 Tips to Make it Happen:

When crafting your plan, think about the bottom line: Why should the organization budget for your trip to ISC East and what's the return on the investment?

  • Determine the value: Show your boss specifics on how your attendance will impact current projects, inspire knowledge, and eliminate obstacles.
  • Be solutions driven: What issues pop up again and again? List out exhibitors who can provide the solutions your organization’s needs.
  • Inspire your team! Make a list of all the educational sessions you’ll be attending along with their titles, descriptions, speaker highlights, and actionable takeaways.
  • Provide a post-event rundown: Offer to deliver a short presentation or write up on your key takeaways.
  • Plan for your absence: Whether it’s working ahead or tapping a colleague to help, explain how your time away will be covered.

Why Attend?

  • Extensive Exhibitor List: Featuring hundreds of exhibitors & brands and over 130+ product categories, explore the newest products and solutions covering Access Control, Biometrics, Video Surveillance, IoT Enabled Devices, IT & Cyber Security, Public Safety, Drones & Robotics, and more! 
  • SIA Education@ISC: New for 2023! ISC East will now offer SIA Education@ISC sessions for three full days. The expanded program will provide you with more content on the most current business trends, technologies and latest developments impacting the industry.
  • Networking/Special Events: Featuring the annual ASIS NYC Person of the Year Awards Ceremony and the ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Luncheon, ISC East offers a variety of special events dedicated to connecting and engaging you with thousands of other security & public safety professionals in the industry!
  • Discounted Hotel & Travel Rates: Through the travel experts at Connections Housing, ISC East as negotiated travel discounts and secured a limited number of reduced-rate hotel rooms to make your trip to New York more affordable!


Sample Letter to Management

Download a sample letter to use as a starting point while conveying the importance of ISC East to your boss.