Now’s the time to start making your plans to attend the premier technical communication conference, the 2017 Summit, 7-10 May. The Summit will be held at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in picturesque National Harbor, MD, just minutes outside of downtown Washington, DC. The Summit will combine world class technical communication education with a variety of networking events, making it the can’t-miss conference for technical communicators. The 2017 Summit will focus on the theme “Gain the Edge to Get Results” and will help attendees achieve their personal best within the technical communication field. So, make sure to include the Summit in your plans. Registration and hotel rates for the conference are already posted on the official summit website, and registration will open on 1 December with the super low early bird rate of only $895 for STC members. Registration includes access to all education sessions; the Opening and Closing Keynotes; Welcome Reception; Honors Reception; continental breakfast Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday mornings; as well as morning and afternoon refreshment breaks. 2017 Summit Registration Rates If you need help convincing your supervisor, STC has created a sample letter you can use to make your case. Not sure the Summit is right for you? Take a peek at this highlight video from the 2016 Summit to give you a feel of what’s in store when attending the Summit. STC looks forward to seeing you at the 2017 Summit! For questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.