Training at MarcomCentral HQ

PTI Marketing Technologies has a dedicated onsite training facility, with Windows-based workstations running all relevant software for each course. PTI University can accommodate classes of up to 10 students and is conveniently located in a suite adjacent to our home office in Solana Beach:

PTI University
201 Lomas Santa Fe Drive, Suite 270
Solana Beach, CA 92075

Classes currently offered:

MarcomCentral® Admin Training – A 2 or 3-day course (session dependent) dedicated to the fundamentals of using the MarcomCentral® Administrator for setting up both the Portal and Distribution. Course includes an introduction to the MarcomCentral® Template Setup (upload and configuration) for the Portal. Trainees learn how to customize the Portal and use of a variety of common features, with hands-on interaction from the audience perspective. In the 3-day course for print service providers (PSP), trainees learn how to fulfill orders via Distribution. There is a fee of $3,000 for this class.

NOTE: Without MarcomCentral® Admin Training, your company will incur a fee for support and site modification.

MarcomCentral® Template Creation – A 2-day course that focuses on workflow fundamentals for the offline template creation, standard rule construction, and imposition definition. Constructed templates are collected and uploaded into MarcomCentral®; where trainees learn various setup configurations, allowing the audience to interact with the controls to customize the item in the Portal. There is a fee of $2,000 for this class.

Lodging Options

Hilton San Diego | Del Mar
15575 Jimmy Durante Blvd.
Del Mar, CA 92014
Toll-free reservations: 1 (800) 833-7904
Local: (858) 792-5200
Hilton San Diego Del Mar
Book Reservations Now!

The above link will enable you to make reservations with the PTI corporate rate; otherwise use the Client ID Code: N2728107 or ask for the PTI rate when making your reservation. If calling the toll-free reservation line, make sure you ask for the “Hilton San Diego/Del Mar” as there is also a Hilton in San Diego. The room rates start at $135.00, plus tax, per night for a Regular room. All rates include free shuttle service, complimentary self-parking, use of the outdoor pool, fitness center, and morning newspaper.

The Hilton’s complimentary shuttle is available within a five-mile radius; please contact the hotel directly to use this service. The hotel is 1.8 miles from the PTI office and training center.

Courtyard by Marriott Solana Beach/Del Mar
717 South Highway 101
Solana Beach, CA 92075
Toll-free reservation: 1 (888) 236-2427
Local: (858) 792-8200
Courtyard by Marriott Solana Beach – Book Reservations!

The above link will enable you to make reservations with the PTI corporate rate; otherwise use the Corporate/Promotional code: PQ0 when making your reservation. Our rate is $129.00, plus tax, per night for a Standard King or Standard Queen/Queen room from 1/1/14 to 6/30/2014 and from 9/1/14 to 12/31/2014. From 7/1/14 to 8/31/2014 the rate is $169; however, July 17th 2014 has no special rate and may even be blacked out. The hotel offers complimentary wi-fi service in all our rooms & public areas as well as complimentary parking. The Courtyard Bistro onsite offers dining options for breakfast and dinner. There are numerous restaurant options within walking distance of the hotel and the beach is only a short 10 minute walk.

If you have AT&T as your cell provider, mention that during check-in so they can add your cell # to one of the micro cells in the hotel; otherwise, service can be intermittent.

The Courtyard is less than a mile from the PTI office, a 15 minute walk through the Cedros Design District or along the Solana Beach rail trail on Hwy 101.

Doubletree Hotel San Diego | Del Mar
11915 El Camino Real
San Diego, CA 92130
Toll-free reservations: 1 (800) 222- TREE (8733)
Local: (858) 481-5900
Doubletree Del Mar
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Please ask for the PTI corporate rate when making your reservation by phone or use the PTI Corporate ID: 0002727867when making reservations online. Our rate is $125.00, plus tax, per night for a deluxe guest room. Rate includes: high speed internet access, parking and shuttle to/from PTI local offices (pick-up & drop-off reservation recommended). Doubletree is proud to be part of the “Hilton H Honors” program.

The Doubletree also has a complimentary shuttle within a six-mile radius of the hotel. To use the complimentary shuttle, please contact the hotel directly. It is highly recommended to make pick-up & drop-off reservations to assure timely service. The hotel is approximately 5.5 miles from the PTI office and training center.

Days Inn Encinitas
133 Encinitas Blvd
Encinitas CA 92024
Local: 760-944-0260
Days Inn Encinitas – Book Reservations!

Please use the Promotion Code: LKPT when using the link above to make your reservation. Our corporate rate is $59, plus tax, per night for a room with one queen or two doubles; from 1/1/14 thru 5/23/2014 and from 9/2/14 thru 12/31/2014. Rates per room are at $79, plus tax, from 5/24/14 thru 9/1/2014. Rate includes: high speed internet access, parking, heated pool and continental breakfast. The location has a 24 hour Denny’s onsite, with a variety of other dining options close by.

The Days Inn is approximately 4.5 miles from the PTI office and training center. It is conveniently located just west of I-5 off of the Encinitas Blvd. exit.