PowerManager Users' Group Conference

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PowerManager Users' Group Conference

PowerManager Users' Group Conference

Date: September 20-22, 2017
  • Day 1: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Day 2: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Day 3: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Best Western PLUS Hotel Bloomington—Mall of America, 1901 Killebrew Drive, Bloomington, MN
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Online registration for this conference is not available. See How to Register section below or the registration brochure for instructions on how to register.

This conference provides users of PowerManager® an opportunity to meet with the developers of the software and get answers to all those questions you may have. It’s also a great time to visit with other users and maybe learn some new tricks. You may walk away with several “ah ha” moments!


Wednesday, September 20
11:30 am  Hosted Lunch Buffet (served until 1 pm)
12 pm  Registration
1 pm  Welcome, Laurie Oelke, PMUG President, Blue Earth Light & Water Dept.
1:15 pm  What's New in PowerManager® 2017?, Mitch Mullins, Salt Creek Software
3 pm  General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, & Payroll, Mitch Mullins, Salt Creek Software; Time Sheet, Stan Reinke, Salt Creek Software
4:30 pm  Steering Committee Meeting
5 – 6 pm  Reception

Thursday, September 21
8:30 am  Utility Billing, Mitch Mullins, Salt Creek Software
11:30 am  PMUG Annual Business Meeting, Laurie Oelke, PMUG President
noon  Hosted Lunch
1 pm  Utility Billing (continued)
2:45 pm  Round Table Discussion--Prewritten QuestionsNicole Kubik, NMPP Energy
3:30 pm  NeonLink, James Noble, NeonLink
5:00 pm  PMUG Steering Committee Meeting (if needed)

Friday, September 22
8:30 am  Bank Statement Reconciliation, Deposits & Cash Register, Mitch Mullins, Salt Creek Software
10:15 am  Service Orders, Inventory, & Backup, Mitch Mullins, Salt Creek Software
11:45 am  Wrap-up, Laurie Oelke, Blue Earth Light & Water Dept.

For a more detailed outline of the program, see the conference brochure.


The cost to attend this conference is $230 per person for members; $330 per person for non-members. The registration fee covers tuition, materials, refreshment breaks, lunch on Wednesday and Thursday, and a welcome reception.

How to Register

Because PMUG and MMUA have separate systems, online registrations are not available for this conference through MMUA's website. To register, print out the conference brochure and return the registration page by email to rkelly@mmua.org, by fax to 763.551.0459 or by mail to PowerManager Users' Group, 3025 Harbor Lane North, Suite 400, Plymouth, MN 55447. You can also call Rita Kelly at 763.746.0707.

Hotel Information

Best Western PLUS Hotel Bloomington—Mall of America
1901 Killebrew Drive, Bloomington, Minnesota
Phone:  952.854.8200        For reservations, call:  952.814.2905

Deluxe Double or Deluxe King are $119 plus tax per night. When calling for reservations, ask for the PowerManager Users' Group room block. Reservations must be made by August 19, 2017. Rooms may not be available at the discounted rate after this date.

Included amenities:

  • Complimentary shuttle to/from airport and Mall of America
  • Complimentary WiFi throughout property
  • Complimentary deluxe continental breakfast
  • Free parking

More information can be found online at www.bestwesternbloomington.com. Online reservations are not available at this time. You must call the hotel directly.


PowerManager Users' Group will issue a refund, minus a $25 per person processing fee, for registrations cancelled by 4:30 pm on September 5, 2017.


By registering for this event I/we authorize PowerManager Users' Group (PMUG) to photograph me at this event and use such photographs in PMUG marketing materials (both electronic and print). I/we understand that I/we will not be paid for giving this consent.


For more information on this conference or if you have problems with reservations, contact Rita Kelly by email rkelly@mmua.org or phone 763.746.0707.

printable version of the PMUG Conference brochure is also available.


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