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         The Official Info Pack on the Amiga Convention '96
                            Release 2.1
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Also, if you would like to have an article written for your 
magazine after the convention about what happened at Amiga
Convention '96 please e-mail <moogy@generation.net>
                             <af666@freenet.uchsc.edu>

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- Dave Haynie (forme C= engineer, Senior H/W engineer at SCALA)
  will address the public.

- Dale Larson (former C= engineer, president of IAM), will be
  present at Amiga Convention '96 to do some presentation.

- Al Mackey (author of the popular games MegaBalls series),
  will also be present for doing presentation.

- Our *OFFICIAL* WWW sites is up and running since friday
  the 17th of May! the url is http://www.acropolis.net/ac96/
  (thanks goes to Manos Konstantiniadis aka Guybrush for
   setting up and managing our WWW pages!).

- We are in discussion with some well known engineers working
  at VIScorp to attend the show (not confirmed yet).

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     In August, in Montreal, the fourth annual Amiga Convention 
will take place!  This convention will gather the Amiga community
together from all across the world to show its support for the 
Amiga!  We hope to make this show an event in the long fight to 
make the Amiga a well known computer in North America again.  

WHY: We are putting on the Amiga Convention '96 to support our favorite
computer, the Amiga!  We feel that for too long, the Amiga has been
ignored, and now that the Amiga is owned by people who actually will
support it well, we want to help them out in any way we can.   We also want
to get a lot of people together to have a really cool time! 

WHERE: The Howard Johnson Hotel in Montreal, large enough to hold over
1,000 people, not including the surrounding rooms.

ADDRESS:  Howard Johnson
    (514)-842-3961
    475 Sherbrooke West Street
    Montreal (Quebec)
    Canada
    H3A 2L9

WHEN   :  3 & 4 of August 1996

TIME   : 10:00 - 20:00 (8:00 PM) Saturday
          9:00 - 18:00 (6:00 PM) Sunday

ENTRANCE COST: 7 Canadian dollars

COMPETITIONS:

Gfx (3d)
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1st place : $300
2nd place : $200
3rd place : $100

Music (mod 4 chan.)
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1st place : $300
2nd place : $200
3rd place : $100

Demo (2 megs max.)
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1st place : $500
2nd place : $300
3rd place : $100

COST FOR RENTING TABLES : $150 - 1 day, $250 - 2 days, for one table of 6'
by 3' and chairs.  These tables are aimed towards dealers and developers.

FREE TABLES: We will also have free tables, for anyone who wishes to BRING
THEIR AMIGA, whether to show off something cool, or just to help someone
else who might need one at the time.  However, at the free tables you get
less space than the pay tables, it is first-come first- serve, and you
cannot sell products at the tables!  That is strictly for the rented
tables.

ACCESABILITY: The show is easily accesable by bus and subway, as well as
having lots of parking space in the vicinity for cars.

WHY DEALERS SHOULD COME: We offer tables at an incredibly rate, a price
which includes electrical outlets and electricity.  You also get the chance
to show and sell your wares to a crowd of Amiga owners, all of whom have
money to spend and are influenced by how big a prescence you have at the
show.

WHY PEOPLE SHOULD COME: We will have stands from many major dealers and
developers.  It will also have a lot of friendly Amiga owners there, plus a
booming sound system and TV setup that will show crazy demos and products.
It will be a wild good time for all!  BRING YOUR AMIGA AND HAVE A BALL

* Just 5 minutess walking distance from the Metro Station 
McGill.

* We will have Audio/visual equipment setup for presentations of
  demos, programs, hardware, new products, etc.

* The Howard Johnson has a Restaurant, a Bar, and more.

* For special room rates please contact us or the hotel.

CONTACT:  

     To get the latest info about the Amiga Convention '96 and get more
details about it please check out our WWW sites at url
http://www.acropolis.net/ac96/

     If you want to buy a table, get more information on the show, or just
talk to the organizers, e-mail either <moogy@generation.net> or
<af666@freenet.uchsc.edu>, or call (514)-649-9756 (in Canada) and ask for
Frederic or (514)-933-8095 (in Canada) and ask for Jeremie.  regarding the
Amiga Convention '96.  You can also mail the organizers at:

     Frederic Tessier
     922 Deschamps
     Sainte-Julie (Quebec)
     J3E 1N9
     Canada