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Midwest Amiga Exposition
Columbus Ohio
October 19th and 20th.

Summary:
The Midwest Amiga Exposition is a event designed to entertain, enlighten,
and inform the Amiga community at large.  Formal demonstrations and
speeches will highlight the 2 day event, with VIScorp being one of our
featured guests.  Many well-known Amiga vendors and user groups will be
present, as well as, respected Amiga software and hardware designers.  Door
prizes will be awarded at regular intervals during the 2 day event.

Location:
Westerville South High School.  Located 10 mins.  From outerbelt I-270,
just Northeast of Columbus in Westerville.  Take I-270 to State Route 3.
Go north on State Route 3 through three traffic lights to Schrock Rd.  Turn
right (east) on Schrock Rd.  Turn left (north) at the first traffic light
onto Otterbein Ave.   Follow Otterbein Ave.  1/2 mile through two stop
signs.  Westerville High School is located on the left, 1 block south of
Walnut St.  We have both a commons area and an auditorium.

Dates and Times:
October 19th and 20th (Saturday & Sunday).  Saturday, Oct.  19th, doors
will open at 9:30pm and close at 5:00pm.  Sunday, Oct.  20th, doors will
open at 10:00am and close at 4:00pm.  Vendors will be allowed in on
Saturday at 8:00am to set up equipment and table space. 

Rates:
Vendor and Retailer Tables: $125.00 for the first table.  Additional tables
$75.00 each.  For vendors who do a formal Auditorium demonstration, a
reduced rate of $60.00 for the first table is applied.  These
demonstrations will be on a first come first serve basis and we may run out
of room.  To guarantee a spot or a formal demo, schedule tables as early as
possible.  All tables must be pre-paid.

You must provide an extension cord if you want electricity for your table.
We will provide a few, but cannot accomodate everyone.  One that's about
100ft.  should be all that is required.

User Group Tables:
$35.00 each. 

Table fees include:
1). An electrical drop.
2). Two individual passes to the show for manning the tables.
3). A listing of their name and location at the show in the official 
Midwest Amiga Exposition program.

Vendors and user groups will need to supply their own extension cords,
computer hardware/software, audio/video hardware, and promotional
materials.  Extension cords must be heavy duty, and be standard three prong
grounded.

Tickets:
$6.00 in advance.
$8.00 at time of show.

One ticket per attendee.

Please retain your ticket stub for door prizes throughout the 2 day event
and re-admittance into the show in case you need to leave the premises.  No
persons will be admitted without a ticket.  Tickets are good for both days
of the event.

Tentative Speakers List:
Oct. 19th
1:00pm Keynote Address - VIScorp

2:00pm Nova Design

3:00pm Open

4:00pm Open

Oct. 20th
1:00pm Steve Easily Worthington Voice Services

2:00pm Open

3:00pm Open

4:00pm Round Table Discussion Session

Slots for formal speeches or demos will possibly be expanded depending on
the length of each program.

Local lodging:
Many hotels/motels are located between 5 - 20 mins. of the event.

Lodging 15 -20 minutes from the event with easy freeway access at
Interstate 71 and State Route 161, Exit 117.

Best Western 
(614) 888-8230 (voice) (614) 888-8223 (fax)
Call for rate information.

Comfort Inn North 
(614) 885-4084 or 1-800-228-5150
One person: $55.00 - $60.00 Two person: $65.00 - $70.00

Cross Country Inn North
(614) 848-3819
Call of rate information.

Days Inn North
(614) 885-9696 (voice) (614) 885-0232 (fax)
Call for rate information.

Hampton Inn North
1-800-HAMPTON or (614) 848-9696
Call for rate information.

The Harley Hotel of Columbus
1-800-321-2323 or (614) 888-4300 (voice) (614) 888-3477 (fax)
Call for rate information.

Holiday Inn North
(614) 885-4334 (voice) (614) 885-4955 (fax)
Call for rate information.

Marriott Residence Inn North
(614) 431-1819 (voice) (614) 431-2477 (fax)
Call for rate information.

Motel 6 North # 554
(614) 846-9860
One person: $35.99.  Second adult $6.00.  Prices higher during special
events.

Ramada Limited North
1-800-2-RAMADA or (614) 846-9070 (voice) (614) 436-0875 (fax)
Call for rate information.

Truman Club Hotel
1-800-477-7888 or (614) 888-7440
Call for rate information.

Lodging 5 - 10mins from the event located in and around Westerville.

Cross Country Inn (Westerville)
Interstate 270 at Westerville, exit 29.  909 South State Street (St. Rt. 3)
(614) 890-1244
Call for rate information.

Embassy Suites Columbus
2700 Corporate Exchange drive, just off Cleveland Ave. south and I-270.
(614) 890-8600 (voice) (614) 890-8626 (fax)
Call for rate information.

Signature Inn Columbus
I-270 and Cleveland Ave north. 
6767 Schrock Hill Ct.
1-800-822-5252 or (614) 890-8111
Call for rate information.

Contact Information

For general information and an updated vendor list try
http://www.amicon.org

For advance ticket sales and/or table reservations contact.

Dave Pearce
dpearce@freenet.columbus.ohio.us
(614)728-1358   Weekdays
(614)967-1510   Evenings and Weekends

Ronn Black
ronn@btsoft.cmhnet.org
(614)825-3108 Weekdays
(614)891-3721 Evenings and Weekends

or send snail mail to:
Amicon
PO. Box 18311
Columbus, OH. 43218

If you contact us electronically or leave us your email address, we will
put you on our mailing list for further updates and ticket/table ordering
information.  Those who have already contacted us are already on the list.

We look forward to a great event!

Dave Pearce
dpearce@freenet.columbus.ohio.us