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2020 ECLIPSE WINTER RETREAT
January 10 - 12, 2020
 
Three full days for $478! This year, we're ramping it up with the MOST Eclipse training we have ever offered... 20 hours or 2.0 CE credits!

 

THE BEST ECLIPSE TRAINING ON THE PLANET

Get in-depth Eclipse training in sunny and beautiful Jupiter, Florida. Whether you’re a beginner, an expert, or somewhere in between, there’s a track just for you.  You asked for it, so we are bringing you MORE HOURS of Eclipse training than ever before!  There will be five hours per day of ALL ECLIPSE training for Vox, Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced classes on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.  Get in 15 hours total with your favorite instructor.  Each day, we will also offer an amazing bonus class so you can get even more education and points at no extra charge.

We will have tech support available straight out of the headquarters of Advantage Software.  If you would like to sit down one-on-one with a friendly, knowledgeable support person and get a computer issue resolved, now is your chance!  We are happy to offer you this hands-on experience that you can only get once a year right here in Florida at our Eclipse Winter Retreat!  

We are excited to announce the 3rd Annual Eclipse Winter Retreat Realtime Championship Competition on Friday, January 10th.  We would love for you to enter!  It's just five minutes of Q and A at 200 words per minute.  Will you accept the challenge and go home a winner?  

It's going to be our BEST WINTER RETREAT EVER in 2020, and we want you to be there!

 

PLEASE ACCEPT THIS INVITATION TO JOIN US AT THE 2020 ECLIPSE WINTER RETREAT!

 

 

FOUR ECLIPSE CLASSES - SELECT ANY LEVEL

FRIDAY, SATURDAY & SUNDAY from 8:00 am - 2:00 pm (One-hour break for lunch)
5 hours or .5 CE credits each day
 
BEGINNER
Instructor: Genevieve Fair
INTERMEDIATE
Instructor:  Julie Samford
ADVANCED
Instructor: Jeremy Thorne
VOX
Instructor: Jennifer Thompson
 

 

BONUS CLASSES - SELECT ANY LEVEL

Additional 5 hours or .5 CE credits each day
 

FRIDAY (2:30 pm – 4:00 pm)

Court Reporting and AI, a Bright Future​
Presenter: Wil Wilcox
 
Join the fabulous Wil Wilcox for a fascinating talk about what the future holds for us and how we are embracing technology to head into the next decade of reporting. It's going to be a wild ride!  Take the fear out of the unknown and embrace new opportunities for growth and skills. Knowledge is power. This is your opportunity to be on the cutting edge of exclusively new technology from Advantage Software that will revolutionize our industry.

SATURDAY (2:30 pm – 4:00 pm)

Mobile Internet Access for Eclipse v10 Google Assistant & Connection Magic and Microphones for Superior Audiosync Recording​
Presenter: Wil Wilcox
 
Wil is our resident tech geek and expert on products and services related to reporting.  He buys and tests out gobs of gadgets and then passes the information along so we can cut out the frustration of plug-and-pray devices. Get the lowdown on the best tools for the trade in this informative session.

SUNDAY (2:15 pm – 4:15 pm)

Realtime Lab 2.0
Presenter: Julie Samford and the fantastic team at Perfect Partners Transcript Brigade 
 
Live training on how to set up realtime with Bridge Broadcaster and output to Bridge Mobile via LAN as well as over the internet.  See firsthand how Connection Magic shared editing works, and even bring your laptop to join in the transcript in realtime.  We will have an expert team of scopists and proofreaders giving us their best tips as a reporter writes realtime, and you will get a behind-the-scenes look at Eclipse magic in action.  Next time you have a daily or rush, you will have the scoop on how to do this on your own.  Ask all of your burning questions and get them answered by the very people who have pushed the limits of this technology ever since it was introduced.  You have simply the best software in the industry at your fingertips, and it's your time to shine!
3rd Annual Eclipse Winter Retreat Realtime Competition
FRIDAY, JANUARY 10, 2020
2:15 pm – 2:30 pm
 
We will have a warm-up period before the official dictation begins.  We would encourage everyone to participate, regardless of skill level. You never know!  You are also welcome to watch, even if you don't join.  Top three contestants will take home trophies. Winners will be announced at our get-together Saturday evening.
 
.25 CE credits awarded for each leg of the contest where a participant attains 95 percent accuracy or greater.
 

Jupiter Beach Resort & Spa for just $199 per night!

You are going to LOVE this hotel. We have negotiated a HUGE discount at this super-luxurious resort which is on a private beach in beautiful Jupiter, Florida.


Please note: The hotel booking page says you will be charged a resort fee, but we have negotiated to have this fee waived for our group. You will NOT have to pay the $29 per day resort fee!

Room Rates - MAKE YOUR RESERVATION BY DECEMBER 11 FOR DISCOUNTED ROOM RATES!

Standard Guest Room -- $199 (Published rate of $408)
Partial Ocean View Guestroom -- $259 (Published rate of $440)
Partial Ocean View Superior Suite -- $409 (Published rate of $536)

 
CLICK HERE to book your group rate for Advantage Software

If you'd rather call, you can reach the hotel at toll-free (800) 228-8810.
Here's our group information:
Advantage Software Conference JAN 2020 with Group Block Code ADVSFT0120

You get all these extras:

  • FREE unlimited local calls and toll-free number access
  • FREE self-parking or $25 valet parking
  • FREE daily beach chair set-up
  • FREE concierge service
  • FREE use of business center and printers
  • FREE WiFi in all hotel guest rooms and public spaces where available
  • FREE weekday USA Today newspaper
  • FREE in-room coffee and bottled water daily
  • FREE morning coffee and afternoon refreshments served in the lobby
  • FREE access to the hotel’s fitness room

There's a $10 fee if you have more than two guests per room. The discounted group rate is available up to three days before and after the event if you’d like to extend your stay.

 

The closest airport is Palm Beach International (PBI) and the next closest is Fort Lauderdale International (FLL). Rental cars are usually very inexpensive in the area if you want to check on hotwire.com or another site.

 

EDUCATIONAL DISCOUNT!

School instructors and students receive 50% off! Proof that you are a student or instructor is required.

 

CANCELLATION POLICY

Before 1/2/2020: No Fee

1/2/2020 -1/7/2020: $100 Fee

1/8/2020 or After: No Refunds

Payment & Registration: If you have questions about payment or registration (1, 2 and 3-day), please call our office at 772-288-3266 during business hours, and we will be glad to help you!

Everything Else: If you have questions about seminar content, the realtime contest, or you need help with our room block or travel plans or anything else, please contact Julie Samford at asitraining@eclipsecat.com.

 

Price: $478.00