Benefits of Membership
Monthly general meetings with speakers on general tech topics
Attend a monthly meeting (currently virtual via Zoom) with informative guest speakers discussing the latest tech news. Previous speakers introduced us to Maricopa Library digital benefits, members tell us about their favorite apps, safety information as well as tips and tricks we all need.
Informative monthly newsletter
The Computer Booter contains speaker information, articles written by our
members as well as other worldwide user group members. There are articles
written by professionals, and occasionally vendors. We try to provide something
Exceptional web site
As you can see, our website contains club information, links to The Computer
Booter (current and archived), a monthly calendar with program, class and
workshop schedules, helpful links, weekly links to various Internet articles, tech
definitions, suggested downloads and multiple informative resources.
FREE tech support
In addition to free tech support before each meeting with one of our tech gurus,
some of our more experienced members offer free tech support to members with
questions or tech issues. No sense paying for something you receive free with your
FREE Microsoft workshops
Microsoft offers free one-hour workshops for our members discussing current
Microsoft products. These are currently held the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. See our current schedule here.
FREE Periodic workshops
Our members love to share! Attend one of our virtual or Face 2 Face (F2F)
workshops on: Staying Safe on the Internet, File Management, Cutting the Cord,
Virtual Private Networks (VPNs), Databases, Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point,
Genealogy Zoom and Smartphones. F2F workshops are currently suspended due to the Pandemic.
The Association of Personal Computer User groups (APCUG) Membership www.apcug2.org
APCUG is an International, platform-independent, volunteer-run, nonprofit organization devoted to helping member user groups offer enhanced services to their members.
- Speakers Bureau
APCUG maintains a list of vendors and user group officers and members who give
online presentations to our group on numerous topics. We take advantage of this
- FREE Virtual Technology Conferences – Online Presentations
APCUG offers a quarterly Virtual Technology Conference. VTCs give user group
members the opportunity to ‘attend’ presentations in the comfort of their own
home. There will be two tracks with three presentations each.
- Discounts and Special Offers from Vendors
APCUG member groups periodically receive information regarding vendor discounts and/or special offers that can be passed on to their members.