The User Group Academy has opened nominations for the annual Academy Awards to be held at Macworld Expo 2002 in San Francisco.
“The awards are open to both Mac and PC user groups, with categories for newsletter and web site entries, and a new User Group Hall of Fame category,” said to Chuck Joiner, editor-in-chief of
The MUG Center, the resource site for MUGs. “There’s a US$35 fee for submitting nominations.”
Awards and citations will be given in the following categories:
User Group Globe Award: Best Overall
Best in Show: User Group Newsletter
Best in Show: User Group Magazine
Best in Show: User Group Web site
Best User Group Newsletter for Small User Group (25 to 200 members)
Best User Group Newsletter for Medium User Group (201 to 500 members)
Best User Group Newsletter for Large User Group (Over 500 members)
Best User Group Web Site for Small User Group (25 to 200 members)
Best User Group Web Site for Medium User Group (201 to 499 members)
Best User Group Web Site for Large User Group (500 and above)
Judges Special Citations for both Newsletters and Web sites
Judges Special Recognition for Newsletter Purveyance of Content
Judges Special Recognition for Web site Purveyance of Content
The 2001 User Group Academy Awards will be held at January’s Annual User Group Soiree in San Francisco. MWSF 2002 will take place Jan. 8-11 at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco. If you’re planning on attending Macworld San Francisco in January 2002, you may want to go ahead and register. If you cruise on over to the
MWSF Web site, you can register for an Exhibits Only pass for free from now through Oct. 15.
MUGs (Mac User Groups) are good places for making new friends, finding Mac-loving buddies, boning up your technical expertise, finding solutions to technical problems, and sometimes finding a good deal on used hardware. For more info on MUGs, and to find the location of the one nearest you, go to
Apple’s User Group Web page.