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September 6-8, 2018
About EQ Academy
EQ Academy is a 3-day event for students wanting to learn how to use their EQ8 software. EQ8 classes are either half day (3 hours) or full day (6 hours) with an hour lunch break in between sessions. All classes will be taught by a member of the EQ Team. Each instructor brings years of experience and will provide practical content for the use of software.
How to fill your days: It is not required that you attend all 3 days of the event. You may enroll in as many classes as you like. If you do plan to attend all 3 days, we recommend filling your 3 days with as many classes as you can. Click here to see a complete schedule (PDF) of all the classes being offered.
These are EQ8 computer classes. There will be no sewing during class time.
Required for All Classes
Please be sure you have the following for class:
- Laptop with EQ8 software installed and validated
- Laptop power cord
- Extension cord
- Mouse** (The touch pad on your laptop will work, but having an external mouse makes drawing much easier.)
- Extra batteries for your mouse, if wireless
- Mouse pad
- Pen and paper for taking notes
Included with Enrollment
The Electric Quilt Company will provide the following for all enrolled students:
- Coffee, tea, and water throughout the day
- Snacks (fruit, granola, candy)
- Daily boxed lunches
- In-class assistance from EQ staff
- Personal technical support between classes
- Student discount on EQ product, for sale during the event
- Free Wifi during class hours
LocationBGSU at Levis Commons
1655 North Wilkinson Way
Perrysburg, OH 43551 (view map)
Hotel and Travel
Lodging and travel are not included in the cost of the workshop. You must make your own arrangements.
We have a block of rooms at the Home2 Suites by Hilton (new hotel walking distance from the classrooms) for $129.00/night + tax. View this hotel on a map. Once you have enrolled at EQ Academy, you will receive a confirmation of your enrollment with a special link for the hotel, as well as other hotel and travel suggestions.
We encourage you to share a room with another student, or share rides to/from the airport. After enrollment you can find a roommate via the EQA Student Forum.
The best airport options would be Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW), which is about an hour away or the Toledo Express Airport (TOL) which is about 25 minutes away.
Again, all this information will be available (via a link in your confirmation email) after you enroll for the class. If you cannot find this information after registering, please contact our office.
Student Cancellation Policy
Refunds will be processed based on your date of cancellation. The cancellation fees below apply to cancelling all or part of your registration. To cancel, please contact our office at 419-352-1134 during business hours.
July 31 - August 30: 50% cancellation fee
August 31 and later: No refunds are available
Unfortunately, Electric Quilt cannot refund payment if cancelled with less than a week's notice prior to the retreat or in the event of a no-show.
Refunds normally show up on your account within 3-5 business days.
Event Cancellation Policy
The Electric Quilt Company (EQ) reserves the right to cancel this event, or an individual class, due to low enrollment or other circumstances which would make the event non-viable.
If EQ cancels the event or class, students will be given a full refund.