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Boot Camp at Bugsy's Cabaret
No typical meeting room, the Boot Camp is actually held at the world famous Improv Room at Harrah's.
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No shortage of after-hour activities
Right across Las Vegas Blvd. from The Flamingo are the Caesars Forum Shops, shown here. The hotel is right in the middle of all the action on The Strip.
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High tech note taking is allowed
Laptops, notebooks and iPads are welcome, as are old fashioned pens and paper.
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A view from backstage
A full time light and sound man is on duty to make sure the presentation flows smoothly.
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Not a bad seat in the house
Two AV screens and professional house sound gives every participant a great view.
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This man has photographed six US Presidents
Dallas Photographer David (Smiley) Irvin poses with past PPA President and
software mogul Ron Nichols and his wife Carol.
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They traveled 8361 miles to get to Boot Camp
Len Phillips and his wife Ann Dowd flew in from Adelaide, Australia to attend the Boot Camp.
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One of the industry's top designers
Nationally-known graphic artists Charmaine Check discusses her templates with Harford Capps. See Charmaine's designs
here.
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You learn more when the teacher knows what he's doing
John's easygoing style, energizing stage presence, humorous and engaging personality and command of his subjects make learning at the Boot Camp fun, easy and rewarding.
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Packed house
Photographers intent on being more successful learn how to put their newfound knowledge into practice in their everyday studio activities.
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Sunday evening class mixer
Plan on arriving on Sunday to join in the class social where you can get your Boot Camp workbook materials and visit with fellow classmates.
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Las Vegas photo opportunities galore
Make sure to bring your camera, as Las Vegas provides photo ops you won't find anywhere else. John walked right across the street from Harrah's and shot this multi-image panorama.
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All of us are smarter than one of us
Canon Explorer of Light and master photographer
Rod Evans explaining how he uses FaceBook to market his photography.
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Sharing knowledge is what the Boot Camp is all about
Café Joy's Sarah Petty makes a marketing point.
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World famous marketing expert
John is shown here with his mentor and marketing genius Don Feltner and his wife Linda.
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John and Joey L
John discovered and showcased the mega-talented
Joey L at Boot Camp back in 2008.
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Rub shoulders with the most successful marketing minds
Mark Allan with Rod Evans and Sarah Petty.
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Borrowing expertise from outside the industry
Gary Haas gives a detailed discussion on Web Search Engine Optimization.
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The microphone is always "on"
Attendees are free to ask questions or add something of value to the discussion at any time during the seminar.
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Knocking marketing heads
John chats with long-time Boot Camp attendees Frank Donnino and Michael Spatola.
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All smiles
Kari Pagel, John's studio salesperson who also moonlights as one of his extraordinary Boot Camp assistants, poses here with long-time Boot Campers Robert Thomson and Dana Merkur.
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Putting words into practice
Ideas fly fast and furious, so you'll want to take copious notes.
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Not your every day meeting room
Don't like hard hotel meeting room chairs? Bugsy's Cabaret has seats that are cushy on your tushy.
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Meet your Boot Camp hosts
John's staff Jan, Mindi and Kari will help make your Boot Camp experience enjoyable and profitable.

The 2013 John Hartman Marketing Boot Camp • January 14–16 • The Flamingo Las Vegas