MacLive Conference Coming to New York City

Tampa, FL – Oct. 17, 2005 – Mac users will have plenty of reason to celebrate when the first annual MacLive Conference kicks off May 11-13, 2006 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. Billed as the “Learning Conference for Creative Professionals,” the MacLive keynote address will feature a rare appearance by the original Mac evangelist—Guy Kawasaki, who commented, "Macintosh creative professionals deserve a show where they can inspire each other, share new ideas, and ‘raise the roof.’ MacLive is the perfect event for this, and New York is the perfect town." “This conference is going to break new ground in the Macintosh creative market because the whole focus of the show is on live training,“ stated Scott Kelby, conference organizer and the world’s best-selling author of computer and technology books. “MacLive is about building a richer, more interactive learning experience for Macintosh digital photographers, graphic designers, motion graphics editors, and Macintosh professionals of every kind.” MacLive brings together an all-star team of the industry’s most passionate, most talented and most respected instructors. In addition to Scott Kelby, icons like David Pogue, Bob LeVitus, Chris Breen, Deke McClelland, Dave Cross, Lesa Snider, Bert Monroy and many more will teach over 50 educational sessions with entire training tracks on Mac OS X Tiger, Photoshop, Final Cut Pro, Motion, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Flash, Digital Photography, the iLife programs, and the iPod and Podcasting, among others. “This learning conference is about more than just software,” said Kelby. “It’s about building the Macintosh community, sharing ideas, and finding new ways to solve the issues facing today’s creative professionals.” The event is produced by KW Media Group and is sponsored by Layers magazine For more information, visit About KW Media Group KW Media Group, one of the industry’s leaders in education and training for creative professionals, is the parent company of the MacLive Conference, Layers magazine, the National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP), Photoshop User magazine, the Adobe Photoshop Seminar Tour, Photoshop World Conference & Expo, and the corporate home of world’s #1 top-selling computer and technology book author – Scott Kelby. Visit for more info.