Forge 2023

How to Convince Your Boss to Send You to Forge 2023

Team Braze By Team Braze Sep 13, 2023

Hoping to attend this year’s premier customer engagement conference? We can’t wait to see you at our Forge 2023!

Attending Forge will help you do what you do best—strengthen customer connections, develop cross-channel campaigns that deliver results, and find new ways to innovate in support of your organization’s key business goals. To help make it easier for you to make a case for the value of Forge and why your organization will benefit from your attendance, we’ve put together a template that you can use to ask your boss for permission to join the brightest customer engagement professionals in the field for two days of incredible networking and learning opportunities.

Explain the Top Benefits of Attending Forge 2023

Make convincing your boss to send you to Forge 2023 a breeze by sharing these top advantages of attending our annual customer engagement conference.

#1: Unlocking actionable customer engagement insights and strategies from the best in the business

Past Forge presenters have included thought leaders and innovators from industry giants like Venmo, Instacart, the NBA, Sonic Drive-In, and Yum! Brands. This year’s class of speakers includes luminaries from across FinTech, health and fitness, and gaming and entertainment—including top marketers from Stash, Equinox, FanDuel, and more.

We’ll also be presenting the Torchie Awards, which celebrate the customers, partners, and individuals within the Braze community who have found innovative ways to leverage the Braze platform. Draw inspiration from these award-winning campaigns that represent the best of customer engagement (and maybe even meet the people behind them!)

#2: Get Braze-certified between Forge sessions for free

For the first time ever, the team at Braze Learning is offering the opportunity to become Braze certified on-site at Forge—and for free! Simply choose your certification, dig into the certification's learning path and study guide ahead of time, and sit for your exam while you're at Forge in our comfortable, quiet, and private Certifications Room, open both days at Forge.

    Curious about getting certified at Forge? Check out Braze Learning's Forge website for everything certifications at Forge, and visit the Braze Learning Certifications hub.

    #3: Networking with industry peers

    Past attendees have included marketers, growth specialists, customer engagement professionals, and developers from brands like ClassPass, Etsy, Grindr, DraftKings, Intuit, and e.l.f. Cosmetics. Plus, this year’s agenda includes plenty of opportunities to mingle, including during our opening party, diversity mixer, and closing party. Make connections, share best practices, and benefit from the insights that arise when you have this many exceptional customer engagement professionals in one place.

    #4: Attend exclusive live trainings and learning sessions with the team at Braze Learning

    Braze Learning's training team has developed six all-new, exclusive live training and learning sessions for Forge 2023. Check out sessions on Canvas Flow philosophy and use cases, best-in-class personalization strategies, mastering your data strategy in Braze, and more. Braze Learning will also take the stage with strategic and enterprise CSMs to deliver thought leadership sessions and a follow-up to Braze Cofounder and CTO Jon Hyman's product keynote to help you get the most out of the latest and greatest in Braze. Curious about live training at Forge? Check out Braze Learning's Forge website.

    #5: Discovering the latest, most advanced tools that are a must-have for the modern MarTech stack

    “When Technology Goes Right” is the theme of this year’s Forge customer engagement conference, and there will be plenty of opportunities to learn about the best-in-breed tools that savvy brands are leveraging to drive customer engagement. Explore the full spectrum of Braze Alloys technology partners on stage and in our Alloys Alley exhibition hall and walk away with actionable insights on how you can use your marketing stack more effectively.

    #6: Team-building and growth and development opportunities

    With group passes available at a discounted price ($250 off each pass with the purchase of three or more passes), attending Forge 2023 is a great way for your whole customer engagement team to learn, grow, and foster connections together.

    Convinced Your Boss to Send You to Forge 2023?

    Congratulations! Register today to secure your spot.

    Team Braze

    Team Braze

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