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JULY 12, 13 & 14 2024

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Macstock VIII: Level UP!

Don’t miss out – Register Now and get ready to Level UP your Apple game at Macstock VIII, July 12, 13 & 14, 2024!

Choose Your Pass:

Get ready to Level UP at Macstock in 2024!

Choose the Weekend Pass or Weekend Pass+Workshops & experience a weekend packed with knowledge, fun, and unforgettable memories.

Weekend Pass (Sat / Sun)
$299

Macstock's Standard 2-Day Weekend Pass
July 13 & 14, 2024

  • All Saturday & Sunday Sessions
  • Access to all available panels/evening sessions
  • Access to the Macstock Film Fest
  • Lunch Included Saturday & Sunday
  • Commemorative Macstock VIII T-shirt!
  • Free Digital Pass: On-demand Recordings of All Sat & Sun Sessions (avail. post-Macstock)!

Weekend Pass + Workshops
$399

Macstock's All Access Pass!
July 12, 13 & 14, 2024

Includes four 90-minute productivity boosting workshop sessions Friday, July 12th!

PLUS Everything included with the Standard Weekend Pass:

  • All Saturday & Sunday Sessions
  • Access to all available panels/evening sessions
  • Access to the Macstock Film Fest
  • Lunch Included Saturday & Sunday
    (Lunch not included Friday)
  • Commemorative Macstock VIII T-shirt!
  • Free Digital Pass: On-demand Recordings of All Sat & Sun Sessions (avail. post-Macstock)!

New for 2024: Workshops!

Looking to Level UP your Macstock experience?

New this year and offered as an optional “add-on” to the Weekend Pass, Macstock’s Workshop sessions will provide deeper dives into topics, maximize discussion and interactivity, and offer in-depth demonstrations that you can follow along with and may even have the opportunity to implement in real-time!

Macstock’s expert Workshop Leaders aim for everyone to leave their sessions with actionable ideas and real-world examples that can be applied to your daily life.

Register Now and select the Weekend Pass+Workshops for an extra day of in-depth, interactive, learning at Macstock VIII!

Mike Schmitz giving presentation at Macstock 7 in 2023.

Coming to Macstock VIII!

A Weekend of Talks

Macstock has something for everyone, from beginners to experts! With the theme Level UP!, we’ve got a schedule designed to appeal to Mac and iOS fanatics of all skill levels.

Macstock Film Fest

Do you have an original short (1-2 min) film shot or edited on your Mac or iPhone within the past year?

Submit Your Film to the 3rd Annual Macstock Film Fest and share it at Macstock!

More info here!

More Planned!

We like to celebrate milestones at Macstock and this year is no different! Though not finalized yet, we’re working on some surprises we think will delight!

10 years in the making….

Meet Macstock's Speakers

We have an amazing lineup of presenters for Macstock VIII's Weekend Sessions! Be sure to subscribe to the Macstock Newsletter or watch this space for any updates to this year's line up!

Wally Cherwinski

Wally Cherwinski

Michael D.J. Eisenberg

Michael D.J. Eisenberg

Brian Flanigan-Arthurs

Brian Flanigan-Arthurs

Jeff Gamet

Jeff Gamet

Dave Ginsburg

Dave Ginsburg

Kelly Guimont

Kelly Guimont

Dave Hamilton

Dave Hamilton

Marty Jencius

Marty Jencius

Chuck Joiner

Chuck Joiner

Jill McKinley

Jill McKinley

Mike Schmitz

Mike Schmitz

Kirschen Seah

Kirschen Seah

Allison Sheridan

Allison Sheridan

Brett Terpstra

Brett Terpstra

Macstock's Workshop Leaders

Select the Weekend Pass+Workshops for an extra day of 90-minute, in-depth, interactive, learning at Macstock VIII!

Macstock's Workshops will be held on Friday, July 12, 2024.

Mike Schmitz

Mike Schmitz

Allison Sheridan

Allison Sheridan

Marty Jencius

Marty Jencius

Mike Potter

Mike Potter

Macstock’s Venue & Hotel:

The Elara Convention Center
at Holiday Inn Crystal Lake

800 S Illinois Rte 31, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Visit our Venue page to learn about the special room rates available to Macstock attendees!

Macstock News

Kicking Off The Road to Macstock 8 on MacVoices

Chuck does such a great job with The Road to Macstock each year! If you don’t subscribe to his YouTube channel, be sure to do so because the best installments are still to come as Chuck introduces you to each of Macstock 8’s presenters! Our annual ‘Road to Macstock‘...

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Returning in 2024: The Macstock Short Film Festival

The Macstock Short Film Festival will be back for its third year at Macstock VIII! Brought to you by Wally Cherwinski, the 3rd Macstock Short Film Festival gives those attending Macstock a chance to relax as the weekend winds down by sharing first-run screenings of...

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Speaker Line Up Levels UP!

We’ve updated Macstock’s list of presenters headed your way in July and we’re now looking to have one of the largest lineups of speakers since … gosh … 2019?? It’s been a while since we’ve had this many presenters, but I’m excited at the voices who’ll be joining us this year including several presenting for the very first time from Macstock’s stage!

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