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  • 2016 MTUG IT Summit and Tradeshow
    Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM
    LOCATION: Holiday Inn by the Bay, 88 Spring Street, Portland, Maine

    Public Attendee Registration Now Open!

    Student Rate available for $25! (Restrictions Apply)

    Join MTUG for our 29th annual conference -- The Annual MTUG Information Technology Summit and Tradeshow!

    MTUG's IT summit is the premier technology infrastructure conference in the state, with workshop topics that speak to the concerns and interests of IT professionals in all organizational sectors and industries. The exhibitors on the tradeshow floor will run the full array of IT services, from telco and ISP providers, managed services providers, contact center providers, training, IT management and support, software licensing and equipment dealers, data and storage management, and more.

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    Directions to the Holiday Inn by the Bay:
    From I-295 in Portland, take Exit 6a (Forest Ave/Rt 100 South). Stay in right lane, and take 1st right onto State St/Route 77 South through the park. Follow State Street for about 1 mile, past 3 lights (past Park, Cumberland, Congress Aves, where it curves leftward). At the 4th light, take a left onto Spring Street. Follow Spring Street past Park St. and High St. – after the High Street light, the Holiday Inn will be on the right, with the main parking garage just beyond.

    Parking Information:
    Parking at the Holiday Inn is first-come, first-served, at the special IT Summit rate of $5. Please pick up a special parking validation at MTUG registration before you leave. Cars left in this parking area after the show (or about 5pm) will be charged the full, non-discounted rate. For additional parking options in the area, please click this link for the 2016 MTUG Parking Info memo:
    2016 MTUG Parking Information

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POSTPONED TO APRIL 2, 2014 --- February Educational Meeting; Managing Small Business IT

When:

Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Details:

DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER, THIS SESSION HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO WEDNESDAY, APRIL 2ND, 2014 - SAME TIME, SAME PLACE.

TO REGISTER FOR THIS NEW DATE AND TIME, PLEASE VISIT THE NEW EVENT PAGE HERE:

http://www.mtug.org/event-detail/23/45-April-Educational-Meeting-Managing-Small-Business-IT

 

PLEASE NOTE: weather related cancellations/postponements will be announced on this page and under "Maine Technology Users Group" on WCSH6. Pre-registered attendees will receive an email. Generally, if South Portland City Schools are closed, the MTUG meeting will be cancelled/postponed.

Managing Small Business IT: Stories and recipes

Life as an IT professional is always demanding.  But, life of the IT professional in small business can be nearly impossible.

Come learn some of the challenges that fellow IT professionals at Maine small businesses face on a daily basis.  Identify those areas of most concern when running a small business as it relates to technology including website and domain registration, brand re-enforcement, Point of Sale, and generally how to set technology strategy for your business.

As always, attendance is free, refreshments are yummy, and networking opportunities abound!

MTUG Coordinators: Chuck Soule and Linda Ollen

 

8:30 - 9:00am – Pre-Session Refreshments & Networking

9:00 - 9:30am – Opening Remarks/Announcements and "New York Minute"

9:30 – 10:30am - SESSION I: Scott Robinett - Small Business Technology: Recipes for Success

What technology ingredients are necessary for small businesses to succeed in Maine? What are the challenges? How can these challenges be overcome? Scott will discuss a wide range of technology topics including infrastructure, web, social media, email, commerce, and many others and how they can add value to an existing or start up business.

10:30 - 10:45am - Break and Refreshments

10:45 - 11:45am - SESSION II: Panel Discussion - Small Business Challenges

Representatives of Maine’s Small Business Community share their challenges, successes, requirements etc. Businesses represented will be diverse both in geography and in function. Panelists to be announced.

 

Event is both IN-PERSON and ONLINE. Please see scroll down for remote access info, directions, and to pre-register.

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DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO WEDNESDAY APRIL 2ND. PLEASE SIGN-UP ON THE NEW EVENT PAGE SIGN-UP FORM HERE: http://www.mtug.org/event-detail/23/45-April-Educational-Meeting-Managing-Small-Business-IT#signup

Remote Access:

For attending at this session via Remote Access, please register and access this session at MTUG's Webex site here:

https://mtug.webex.com/mtug/onstage/g.php?d=669608902&t=a

Even if you are attending online, we encourage you to pre-register at the link above in advance as it helps us to determine staffing for the online conversation.

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