If you have the opportunity to attend a work conference, you should definitely take advantage of it. First of all, it is a nice change of pace from your normal 9 to 5, but there are numerous other reasons why you should attend one.
Conferences allow you to learn more about your industry and to help find solutions to problems that you may be facing.
Besides new business ideas, conferences are great for networking with others in your profession. Networking allows you to find fresh ideas, get career advice and support, and developing long lasting personal relationships.