Hi Everyone,

We hope you are making plans to attend the 2004 Alpha Conference, May 14th through 16th. This is a must attend event for Alpha developers, consultants and users who want to expand on their knowledge about current and future advances for Alpha Software's product suite. The conference registration fee of $395 per person includes complimentary morning and afternoon refreshments, lunch, Thursday evening Welcome Mixer, access to all sessions, and workshops.

Pre-Conference Training

By popular demand, the 2-day Pre-Conference Training returns on May 12th & 13th, with both Beginner and Immediate classes. We're happy to present two days of in-depth, hands-on training before the main conference begins. If you attend the conference, the training will be discounted to $495 per person.

Consultants' Business Workshop

New this year, a Consultants' Business Workshop will be held on May 13th from 1:00pm - 5:00pm. This special event will feature workshops and sessions for Alpha Consultants. Sessions will cover topics such as marketing, customer service and support, networking, contracts, licensing, and other topics important in helping you with running, enhancing, and growing your consulting business. The cost of the Consultants' Business Workshop is $75.

Special Event-Dinner Cruise on the "Spirit of Boston"

Let's have a little fun together with a Dinner Cruise on the Spirit of Boston, May 15th. The cost for the three (3) hour cruise is $70 per person. The price includes the cruise, buffet dinner, dancing, Broadway music and entertainment, and sightseeing on one of three decks. Sightseeing includes Charlestown Navy Yard area, Boston city skyline, Castle Island, other harbor islands, and more. Register early for the conference to be entered in the drawing to win one (1) FREE ticket. The drawing will be held at the expiration of the early registration deadline from the list of early registration names.

Location & Accommodations

This years conference will be held at the Renaissance Bedford Hotel in Bedford, MA. We are pleased to extend our reduced hotel room rate of $89.00 USD single or double occupancy (taxes not included). The price includes FREE high-speed Internet access in all guest rooms. You can make your reservations with the hotel by calling 800-229-9290 or 781-275-5500. Be sure to mention that you are attending the 2004 Alpha Conference.

Here's what some of last year's attendees had to say...

"Valerie and the PACE staff did a wonderful job and deserve a vacation this week! I had a great time meeting other Alpha developers and speaking with some of the staff. Selwyn was very accessible and helpful with my particular problem...I look forward to attending next year and to bringing someone else with me." - Dennis Jones

"You did a FANTASTIC job and made the conference a much better "total experience" for me. Thanks for all you did to make the conference the best I've attended. - Tom Patten

"The BEST Alpha Software Conference YET!! Valerie and PACE Training did an Outstanding Job. Can't wait till next year's conference." - Dan Blank

Registration begins February 20th. Early registration ends Thursday, April 15th. After April 15th, the conference registration fee will be $495 per person. Please feel free to call us at 301-249-3400, 800-633-3195 or email Alpha Conference if you have any questions or need any additional information. We look forward to seeing you at the conference!


Valerie ;o)

* Please check the 2004 User Conference Forum for more details. Thank you!