Vegas Baby! SBS Build Day May 9th and SMB Nation Fall (October 2-4, 2009)

With SMB Nation Spring just hours away – it’s already time to plan ahead for the next great thing!

And there is just one word that says it all: VEGAS!

In early May, Tim Carney Lyle Epstein and Suzanna Lavine are holding a SBS 2008 Build Day that has been very popular. I am attending this and I hope that you will too. Details below.

And it’s not to early to SAVE THE DATE for the 7th Annual SMB Nation Fall Conference event in VEGAS on October 2-4, 2009. Don’t forget we always have folks doing day-long pre-day events too (October 1) so adjust your air travel accordingly!

Here are the SBS Build details:

Las Vegas User Group & Microsoft Present:

SBS 2008 Build Day – Partners showing Partners How to
Successfully Deploy SBS 2008


Closer to the here and now is the SBS Build Day on Saturday May 9th in Las Vegas. Tim Carney, with support of the local SBS user group and the amazing Suzanne Lavine at Microsoft, are putting on the one-day community confab that is truly delivered in the spirit of all goodness. I am flying to Vegas to participate in this and review our host hotel for the fall conference – so I hope to see you there!

Details on the May 9th event are:

The Las Vegas Small Business Users Group is pleased to announce a special event for Microsoft partners – a one-day Small Business Server 2008 build event and technical education opportunity.

On Saturday, May 9th from 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM PDT at New Horizons CLC of Las Vegas

Scheduled Speakers via Live Meeting:

Susan Bradley – Microsoft SBS MVP and SBS Diva

Amy Babinchak – Microsoft EBS MVP and co-founder of Third Tier

Dana Epp – Microsoft Security MVP and owner of Scorpion Software makers of AuthAnvil


In-Person Speaker and Master of Ceremonies:

Tim Carney – Microsoft SBS 2008 Fan and co-founder of BASBiTS  


This event will showcase a live step-by-step SBS 2008 build, including joining XP Pro and Vista clients to the domain and a review of the other post-installation Getting Started Tasks. Interspersed throughout the build will be discussions of various topics such as:

·         Minimum and recommended hardware requirements

·         Using the Answer File

·         The new Management Console

·         Other highly useful information

·         Migration tasks, experiences and caveats

·         Edge-Security (Amy Babinchak)

·         Securing SBS 2008 with AuthAnvil (Dana Epp)

·         SBS 2008 Gotchas (Susan Bradley)

·         Licensing (Tim Carney)

·         Get to know your neighbor during the networking luncheon

Event Cost: In-Person – $25.00 (includes breakfast & lunch) – Cash Only Please

Register for the In-Person Las Vegas Event – []

Live Meeting Attendees – Please do NOT register using the Register link, email to register for Live Meeting only.


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One response to “Vegas Baby! SBS Build Day May 9th and SMB Nation Fall (October 2-4, 2009)

  1. Clint

    I’m looking forward to the event!

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