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Come join the 360+ people as of now, from 17 states, which have indicated they are excited at the opportunity to experience this extraordinary conference. APCUG as well as FACUG will also be holding their Annual Meeting aboard the ship.
After the last technology conference cruise on the Norwegian Sky, a survey was taken and 74% of the responders, including spouses, rated the event an “A”. The programs are designed to help you as individuals as well as leaders of your group. It was called a great balance between conference time and party time. Ask your friends who were there; this is the event you need to be part of! We also ask that you share the information in this publication, with your rank and file members.
This year we are providing several new top notch programs for the non-technical spouse. As of this early date, we have already booked the following sessions:
This is in addition to the programs NCL normally holds on the ship.
Also at this early date, we have already booked technical sessions that include the following topics:
We have already booked nine outstanding speakers, who come highly recommended and have never previously presented at an FACUG Conference. We will also have several of our most highly rated previous presenters. Dave Graveline and his production staff, of the Into Tomorrow radio show (www.intotomorrow.com), will be recording an entire show on board the ship as they will be interviewing attendees. Dave and Rob will be doing an exciting freewheeling Q & A session.
There is no better vacation bargain than a cruise and no better cruise bargain than this one. The cost for this cruise amounts to less than $60/day, which is the cost of one decent meal. For the $60/day, you will receive your cabin, 24 hours of food, all the entertainment that the ship has to offer, including a show every evening, dancing till the wee hours and oh yes, a Technology Conference. We have been told by some of our registrants that for many it is less expensive than staying home. Remember, on the “Sky” there is freestyle dining; dine whenever you want and wear whatever you want. Add to it a full-fledged Computer and Technology Conference on the high seas and it becomes an outstanding event, not to be missed. Do you want to be part of FACUG’s 3rd Annual Conference@Sea, on what promises to be another outstanding sail-a-bration? Join us on board for a fantastic unique experience. Then go to www.facug.org and register today.
The cost of the 5 days/4 nights (interior cabin) is $269/person + tips including the FACUG $25 early-bird incentive refund; ocean-view is $319/person + tips. The Technology Conference Bahamas Cruise will be on the Norwegian Sky: sailing on Monday, January 23, 2012 to Friday, January 27, 2012. FACUG is doing the work and dealing directly with Norwegian Cruise Line, since no travel agent allows us to offer this outstanding rate and some unique amenities. Sail from the Port of Miami, calling on the Grand Bahamas Island, Nassau and Great Stirrup Cay, then returning to the Port of Miami. The $269 includes fare, port charges and taxes minus $25 early-bird refund. Many have said this price is cheaper than staying home! Again this offer is valid only for conference attendees until August 15 or until we run out of the cabins allocated to us; whichever occurs first. The Technology Conference@Sea registration fee for the first person in the cabin is $75 ($100 for non-members) and $25 for the second person who need not be a club member. Included in the conference fee are many extra perks, including name badges for all, a Welcome Bag full of goodies and two Meet & Greet cocktail parties, which were a big hit last year and a few additional surprises.
There will be buses from several locations around Palm Beach County to the Port of Miami and back for $15/person each way. We will look into buses from other points in Florida, if there is sufficient demand.
If you are interested in sailing with us at the above early-bird rates, you first need to go to the FACUG website (www.facug.org) to register for the conference. You will then be directed to NCL directly, using the access information on the website to book your cabin. A $100/person deposit will hold your cabin at the current rate. It is refundable until 90 days prior to sailing. The balance is due 90 days prior to sailing. So get on board now and go to this link www.facug.org to start this wonderful journey.
Region 5 Advisor