User Conference

MICHIGAN SKYWARD GROUP
ANNUAL FALL CONFERENCE
 

The 2016 MI Skyward User Group conference will be held in Bay City at the Double Tree Bay City Riverfront on Wednesday & Thursday, November 2 & 3, 2016.

Participant information:

We’re pleased to offer over 100 sessions! Registration is currently open. If you register between now  – October 7, 2016, the full conference (or day 1 only) registration cost is $135. If you register on or after Saturday, October 8, 2016, the full conference (or day 1 only) registration cost is $175. If you attend the 2nd day only (half day), the conference registration cost is $75. The registration deadline is Monday, October 24, 2016. No refunds can or will be issued after the registration deadline.

In recognition of the financial challenges all districts in the state of MI are facing, MSUG is offering registration incentives. If a district registers 4 conference participants at the full conference price, the 5th participant attends FREE!

Vendor information:

Registration costs $200 per person and includes one 8" skirted table, continental breakfast, lunch buffet, hospitality hour on the first day, a hot breakfast on the second day and internet access. Beverages will be provided throughout the conference. The registration deadline is Monday, October 24, 2016. No refunds can or will be issued after the registration deadline.

Space is limited so register early!


Hospitality hour & Wednesday evening mixer event:
MSUG’S Amazing Race!

Link to agenda – Revised 10-17-2016

CONFERENCE AGENDA
TENTATIVE subject to change!

Meal Menu for Conference


Link to Session descriptions – https://goo.gl/9VLLHq

Link to Handouts and Tutorials https://goo.gl/aMcn92

Skyward 1-1: Skyward will offer one on one in the board room during each session. First come, first served. You cannot pre-register for this session.

Click the link below to Register (paper registrations will no longer be accepted):

http://miskyward.revtrak.net/tek9.asp

Step 1: Click ‘Event Registration
Step 2: Click the ‘Conference Registration’ link
Step 3: Click the ’16-Participant’ link if you’re a Skyward customer
              Click the ’16-Vendor’ link if you’re a Vendor
Step 4: Click ‘click here to register for this class’ link
Step 5: Create a new account (please use your district address in the home address field) or sign in if you created an account last year. Use the password reminder link if you do not remember your password.
Step 6: Complete registration
Step 7: Proceed to Checkout

*If you select the option to pay by check, your total states ‘free’. Your registration is NOT free. Your receipt will reflect a balance of zero in order to checkout. If you need documentation to request a check from your district, please email Dawn.Cruz@hvs.org .

Please make checks payable to: MI Skyward User Group

Please remit payment to:

Attn: Dawn Cruz
2390 S. Milford Road
Highland, MI 48357

Room reservations can be made at the following locations:

DoubleTree Bay City Riverfront
One Wenonah Park Place
Bay City, MI 48708
989-891-6000

$112 + tax (please mention “MI Skyward User Group” to get the conference room rate)

Reservation deadline: 10/11/16 Reserve early!

In the event the DoubleTree sells out of rooms, please contact the following hotels:

*NEW*
Courtyard Marriott Bay City (located .7 of a mile from the Double Tree)
2 E Main St
Bay City, MI 48708
989-778-1800
$112 + tax mention MI Skyward User Group
Reservation Deadline: 10/21/16 (after deadline, based on availability)

Fairfield Inn Bay City (located approximately 3 miles from the Double Tree)
4105 East Wilder Rd
Bay City, MI 48706
989-667-7050
$129 + tax (2 queen beds - based on availability)
Includes free hot breakfast and wi-fi

Holiday Inn Express (located approximately 4.5 miles from the Double Tree)
3959 Traxler Ct
Bay City, MI 48706
989-667-3800 or toll free 800-465-4329 and use group code ‘SKY’.
$109.99 + tax Reservation deadline: 10/19/16 (after deadline, based on availability)