Amiwest 98 Details

July 10th, 11th and 12th, 1998
Ramada Inn, Sacramento, CA, USA
The first West coast Amiga ahow in over four years!

What is AmiWest 98?

AmiWest 98 is the first Amiga show to be produced on the West Coast in over four years. We expect attendance from all over the Western United States with special guests from thoughout the world. Along with two days of show exhibits from major Amiga companies, ICOA will also be hosting a three day Developer's Conference. The show itself will be held on July 11th and 12th with seminars and developer sessions spaning the three days between Friday, July 10th and Sunday, July 12th.

The entire Amiga, Inc. Management team will be present headed by Managing Director Jeff Schindler. Among those present will be Senior Hardware Engineer Joe Torre, User Group & Events Coordinator Darreck Lisle, and Operations Manager, Marilyn Flint. Mr. Schindler will be speaking at the Saturday night banquet and will bring us the latest on the future direction of the Amiga.

Also present will be the newest members of the Amiga, Inc. team including Dr. Allan Havemose, Software Development; Bill McEwen, Sales and Marketing; and Fleecy Moss, Project Management.

Petro Tyschtschenko, President of Amiga International, Inc. will also be here and will have for sale the now famous Amiga theme CD, "Back for the Future". He will be selling it for $10 at the show.

Space is available for rent to companies, clubs, organizations, and individuals producing Amiga related products and services. This three day weekend event will showcase the progress that the Amiga Community is making as well as having exhibitors demonstrating their newest products.

Where the show is going to be!

This show will be at the Ramada Inn at Haggin Oaks Golf Course, 2600 Auburn Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95821. A free shuttle is provided from the Sacramento International Airport. Special show rates of $59 per night have been provided at the Ramada Inn if you mention you are attending AmiWest. This rate is good both before and after the show provided you stay over the July 11th and 12th weekend. For reservations call: 1-916-487-7600 and mention that you are attending AmiWest. For the free airport transportation, let them know when you expect to arrive so that they can schedule the shuttle properly. Then, when you arrive at the airport call again to let them know you have arrived.

Dates & Times

Classes and seminars start early Friday morning, July 10th, and will continue through Sunday, July 12th. Admission to the show floor is on Saturday, July 11th, from 10 AM until 5 PM, and Sunday, July 12th, from 10AM until 4 PM. A schedule of classes/seminars is posted on our web site.

Door Prizes

Raffles will be held on Saturday and Sunday of the show where prizes will be given away. The prizes will be donated by the vendors and other sources. These can include hardware as well as software. You must be present at the raffle to obtain your prize. We will not ship prizes.

Amiga Art and Video show

As part of AmiWest 98 we will also be holding a display of Amiga created Art and Video. If you would like your work to be included in this display please call Jan or John Zacharias at 1-916-363-9153 or write to AmiWest at the address below. All requests to exhibit need to be in by May 31, 1998.

Dinner Reservations

There will be a dinner on Saturday evening, July 11th, with guest speakers. Dinner reservations are limited. Prices are $25 per person. We will have guest speakers so you won't want to miss this. You may make reservations for the dinner along with your admission ticket purchases. Banquet tickets must be purchased in advance. They will NOT be sold on Friday nor Saturday due to the hotel needing attendance figures for planning the banquet.

Admission Tickets (Main exhibit hall - Saturday & Sunday):

If purchased before July 1: $   8 (one day)
                            $  12 (full show)

If purchased at Door:       $ 10 (one day)
                            $ 15 (full show)

Requests received for admission before June 20th will receive confirmation by mail. Admittance badges and banquet tickets will be available at the admissions desk. Persons with advance tickets will have a special line to reduce waiting. Your check(s) should be mailed no later than July 1st or there is a chance that they will not arrive here in time for the show.

Send your check for admission tickets to:

AmiWest 98
c/o Sacramento Amiga Computer Club
P.O. Box 19784
Sacramento, CA 95819-0784

Make checks payable to "AmiWest". Please include a SASE (Self Addressed Stamped Envelope) to help us return your ticket confirmation to you promptly. Thanks!

For the latest information on AmiWest 98 Visit our web page at or fax: 1-916-369-7232

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