Top 5 Reasons You Can't Miss COLLABORATE 12 - The IOUG Forum

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From April 22-26, 2012, Oracle takes Las Vegas. Thousands of Oracle professionals will descend upon the Mandalay Bay Convention Center for a weeks-worth of education sessions, networking opportunities and more, at the only user-driven and user-run Oracle conference- COLLABORATE 12. If you register to join them today, you'll save up to $500 off of full admission- don't miss your chance!

Why do the best of the best in the Oracle universe attend the conference each year? What is unique about COLLABORATE 12 this year, and why should you register with IOUG? What can YOU expect to learn and bring back to your company this April? Unfortunately, there's not enough space here to list ALL the reasons, but below we've compiled the top 5 reasons why you absolutely can't miss the boat this year.

5: Full access to more Oracle training than you can imagine.

With 1000+ education sessions from the IOUG, OAUG and Quest user communities, COLLABORATE 12 will keep you busy!

4: Mix and mingle at Wednesday's Back to the 80's Party, IOUG Hackfest and more!

Expect copious opportunities to get to know your fellow Oracle user contemporaries throughout the week. Stop by Sunday's IOUG User Event, Operation Hackfest, where you'll secure and unlock the secrets of some tricky databases, and dres up in your retro best for the totally rad Back to the 80's Party with all three user communities.

3: Explore top Oracle products and meet incredible Oracle professionals

The COLLABORATE 12 Exhibitor Showcase lets you explore a vast landscape of Oracle solution providers. You'll be able to explore the next-generation of cutting edge Oracle solutions at your leisure, and on the flip side, you can put your product in front of numerous key decision makers, DBA's and other influencers, building lasting relationships.

2: Tailored curricula designed for a comprehensive conference education experience

If cherry-picking sessions is not your style, IOUG has enlisted Oracle ACE's to create Boot Camp curricula, designed to give you a full education journey on a specific track of your choice, including Virtualization, BI, Fusion DBA and more.

1: Bonus day of education- just for registering with IOUG

How does a full extra day of Oracle education sound? Your COLLABORATE 12 - IOUG Forum registration comes complete with a bonus- a full day deep dive education program the Sunday before COLLABORATE 12! Choose from numerous hot topics, including Real World Performance, High Availability and more, presented by legendary and seasoned Oracle pros, including Tom Kyte and Craig Shallahamer.

Book your conference journey today, and save by registering before the Early Bird Deadline! Registration rates start as low as $1,295* for members of IOUG. Resolve to give yourself a fantastic week of Oracle Education, and happy 2012!

* Rate assumes hotel and group discount

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