BAVUG September Meeting: Tips & Tricks for Avid Media Composer

Join BAVUG for their September Meeting! Click here to register and check out their description and details below.

Tips, Tricks AND Treats…. Getting into the Halloween spirit early this year? Nah, neither are we.

But, our September meeting is just about a month prior to Halloween. So, join Julie Kahn and Mark Chesak as they demo some of their favorite tips and tricks in Avid Media Composer.

Whether you’re just starting out or a seasoned veteran, we’re sure there will be something for everyone. And hey, if you feel that you’re an “old dog” who can’t learn new tricks at least you will get free pizza and a chance to win something in our raffle. That should count for something.

People have been asking for a “tips and tricks” meeting for a while and this is it! Don’t miss out.

Space is limited, so be sure to register early.

Each registered attendee will receive one raffle ticket good towards the prize drawing at the end of the meeting.

Increase your chances of winning! Choose to support this meeting and you will receive a total of 3 raffle tickets at the meeting. Your financial support helps us cover expenses associated with this meeting, such as providing the food and beverages, paper plates, napkins, etc as well as administrative costs.

Must be present to win. One prize per winner.

If you can’t attend, but would like to support us in general, please consider making a donation to our general operation fund. Or select the donation option on the meeting registration page. Donation amounts over $10 will get you a personal thank you from BAVUG and a mention in the opening remarks at the meeting.

Please read all of the info below before registering.

Registration for this event is available until 12pm the day of the event (or until we reach capacity)

All payments and registrations must occur online prior to 12pm the day of the event. No financial transactions will take place at the check-in.

Doors open for admission at 6pm. Please allow us time to finish getting setup before arriving.

Please do not register more than once, space is limited at our meetings and we want to ensure that everyone who is interested in attending has the opportunity to register and attend.

Registering for BAVUG events automatically adds you to our general mailing list so that we can keep you updated on this event and also future events, you may unsubscribe from the mailing list at any time. By attending this event, you grant the Boston Avid Users Group, our sponsors and any other affiliated parties consent to photograph and/or record your voice for use on, but not limited to, social media networks, video hosting sites and any other platform available now or in the future in perpetuity. You further acknowledge that the term “photograph” used herein encompasses both still photographs and motion picture footage.

The registration list for this meeting may be shared with BAVUG meeting sponsors and/or hosts.

This meeting is made possible by financial support from individual ticket salesdonations and HB Communications.

Have a question about this event or something in general? Get in touch at contactus@bavug.org

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