Contact: Colleen Miller,
(510) 549-2684 x210
MORE VENDORS AND SPEAKERS THAN EVER
TO ATTEND BMUG’S MACFEST ’97
For Immediate Release – BERKELEY, CA, April 2, 1997 – April 26 marks the
date of the 7th annual BMUG MacFest. This year MacFest will be held at its
usual site in the Pauley Ballroom on the UC Berkeley Campus. The show will
take place from 10am to 6pm. This year will prove to be the best yet with
such big name vendors as Adobe,Connectix, Aladdin, Dantz, Iomega, Corel,
Wacom, Techworks, Motorola and MANY more. Fir the first time ever, vendors
will be selling product and giving some great deals to MacFest attendees.
Also, come hear first hand about Apple’s tremendous changes this year as
Ellen Hancock, Apple Vice President, has agreed to be our keynote speaker.
And if that’s not exciting enough, we’ll also have Jean Louis Gassee,
founder of Be, Inc. Other conference speakers include industry analyst Dave
Winer, TidBits Editor Adam Engst, MacWeek Columnist Don Crabb, Motorola
Evangelist Bob Levitus and PhotoShop guru Bert Monroy – all cutting edge
Mac people. Our workshops this year will include Basic Mac Techniques,
QuickTime 2.5, Checking out Tempo,Creating Fortune 500 CD’s, What to Do
With Your PowerBook Now That You’ve Got It In Your Hands,and a NisusWriter
Workshop. We’ll also be doing our normal BMUG tradition of raffles every
hour on the hour. We’ll be raffling off such prizes as hard drives, quick
cams, and for one lucky attendee – a brand new cpu.So come down and join us
for a day filled with fun, info and great specials.
MacFest is free to the public, though we do ask for a donation at the door.
Note: the Ellen Hancock speech in Room 100 of the Genetics and Plant
Biology Building will be from 10:00 to 11:00. THERE WILL BE A $5 CHARGE FOR
For more information or to sign up for a vendor booth, please contact Colleen
Miller, listed above.