Monday, April 11, 2011, 08:55 pm PT (11:55 pm ET)
$200 off registration remains for MacTech Boot Camp in Dallas April 27, Boston May 18Time is running out to register for the upcoming MacTech Boot Camp seminars for consultants and techs supporting the home and small business markets, to be held in Dallas, Tex., on April 27 and Boston, Mass., on May 18.
Early bird tickets for the Dallas event have already sold out, and early bird tickets for Boston are about to expire as well. But MacTech Magazine has partnered with sponsor AppleInsider to offer readers an opportunity to get $200 off their event tickets for MacTech Boot Camp.
Registrants will need to move quickly, and sign up through the special AppleInsider link, mactech.com/bootcamp/special-reg_AppleInsider, to receive their $200 discount. Registrants will be able to get their tickets for just $295 each through this special offer.
MacTech Boot Camp's testing center partners, MacAmerica and Future Media Concepts, will be holding a specially scheduled Apple Certification Testing session the day before each event (n in Dallas and Boston, respectively) to make ti convenient for those who want to attend, but also to get their testing out of the way. Prior to the exam, there will be a proctor moderated group study session for an hour or more, so that attendees can get that last minute studying in.
Valued at $299, MacTech Boot Camp attendees will pay just $199 for testing. Any current Apple training exam can be taken. For more information, see mactech.com/bootcamp/certification.
The Dallas event is being held at the Hyatt Regency DFW, where people from outside driving range can fly in, take the shuttle and avoid the car rental. The Boston event is being held in Cambridge at the Royal Sonesta Hotel.
Early bird pricing is also available for the upcoming MacTech Boot Camp events in Los Angeles on July 27, and Chicago on Aug. 31. Attendees can save $200 by registering early.
With a number of experts in the industry,the MacTech Boot Camp 2011 Curriculum has been expanded. For more information, see mactech.com/bootcamp/topics. In each city, most sessions are about 45 or more minutes. There are nine sessions in the 2011 curriculum titled:
- Building Your Brand: Marketing and Business Concerns
- An Experts Guide to Working with Clients
- Best practices: Hardware, Software and Network Deployment
- Troubleshooting Hardware, Software and Network Problems
- Integrating Mobility into Small Business
- Windows Concerns in a Mac Office
- Scripting, Storage and Protecting Oneself: Backing up, Archiving and Restoring Data
- How to Make Remote Consulting Work for You
- You Can't Know Everything: Getting the Support You Need
Sessions chairs for all cities are:
- Dallas: CV Rao, and Nathan Toups
- Boston: Andy Espo, and Leon Lincoln
- Los Angeles: Sean Colins and Ric Wilson
- Chicago: Douglas Ward, and Ben Greiner
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