The Midwest Amiga Exposition

Latest Update For the Midwest Amiga Exposition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - The Amiga Central Ohio Network

September 21st, 1998

Subject: Complete Seminar Schedule On-line, Expanded Exhibitor Lineup, Show Floor Times, Parties, and more Giveaway Items.

The Amiga Central Ohio Network
Dave Pearce -
Ronn Black -

THE 1998 MIDWEST EXPOSITION - October 2nd, 3rd, and 4th, Columbus, Ohio

Completed Seminar Schedule:

The Amiga Central Ohio Network is pleased to announce the complete schedule for the seminars available at the Midwest Amiga Exposition. Pre-register for the seminars on-line using our convienent web form. Pre-registration means you can reserve your seat for the most popular seminars and classes. Please refer to the Seminars Page for complete details.

Your reservation with all your class selections will be listed at the MAE ticket table during the event. Simply inform the MAE personnel that you have signed up for a class and pay the required fee, if applicable, when you purchase your entrance ticket. Reservations will be required for many classes and are based on a first-come first-served basis, so don't delay in signing up! Capacity for attendees to the seminars depends on the room where the seminar is located, with reservations being taken for the first 40 registrations.

Expanded Exhibitor Lineup:

We continue to add exhibitors to the huge show floor! More exhibitors are being added each week! Please refer to the Exhibitors List for a complete list of who's coming! Any companies or individuals wishing to rent space and have not done so, please do not delay any further! Space is VERY limited and going fast!

Grand Prizes Giveaways:

In conjuction with Amiga International, AmiCON is proud to announce not one, but 2 Amiga 1200's for grand prizes! And don't forget the very special item donated by Nova Design and RJ Mical: RJ's personal Amiga 1000, signed by RJ and Carl Sassenrath. Among other items we're giving away are products from Finale, Nova Design, and others including lots of the official Amiga BOING! mousepads and Amiga posters! Each attendee gets a free raffle ticket, just for showing up. Addditional raffle tickets for the giveaways can be purchased during the show.

Show Floor Times:

The show floor will be open for sales on Saturday from 9:00am until 5:00pm. Sunday, the floor will be open from 10:00am until 4:00pm. The Keynote speech from RJ Mical will be delivered from the show floor on Saturday at 9:30am. Be sure to be bright and early, don't miss out!

Friday Night Developers Party:

Free for Exhibitors and Amiga Developers. And if you think we left the rest of you out, think again! A $5.00 cover charge will get you in if you come early! Limited space available so be early and you'll get to hang out with the Amiga Elite!

Jillians' Saturday Party:

Jillians is the site for our special Saturday party to be held for you, the Midwest Amiga Expo attendee! All are welcome to participate! No cover charges on this one! AmiCON has rented an area just for attendees with big screen TV's (with what else playing, but... Amiga Videos!), free pool tables and much more! Jillians features an Electronic Simulation Game Grea, with a full Sports Simulator, and a Rush Multiplayer Racing Simulator. Relax in the Cigar Lounge or enjoy the Hibachi Grill for you and 75 of your closest freinds. Please come early since we can only fit in 800 people before the Ohio Fire Marshall says, "No More!"

Additional Hotels:

In case you haven't heard, the Hyatt Regency is sold out the weekend of the show! Additional hotels in the area are as follows:

Crown Plaza (614) 461-4100 or (800) 338-4462 (Across a skywalk to the Hyatt Regency)
Adams Mark (614) 228-5050 or (800) 444-ADAM (2326)
Hyatt on Capital Square (The "other Hyatt") (614) 228-1234 or (800) 233-1234
Weston Hotel (614) 228-3800 or (800) WESTIN-1(937-8461)
Courtyard by Marriot (614) 228-3200 or (800) MARRIOT (627-7468)
Holiday Inn at City Center (614) 221-3281 or (800) HOLIDAY (465-4329)

Each hotel is within 5 to 15 minutes of the event and most have shuttle access. Please verify beforehand with the hotel as to its exact location to the Hyatt Regency and the method of transportation available to get to our show.

About the 1998 Midwest Amiga Exposition:

The 1998 Midwest Amiga Exposition is being held at the world-class Hyatt Regency hotel at The Greater Columbus Convention Center, on October 2nd, 3rd, and 4th. Tickets for the event are $8.00 for a single day pass and $12.00 for a two day pass.

Please visit the Midwest Amiga Exposition web site for further information. Contact Dave Pearce - or Ronn Black - for any additional information or special requests.

Exhibitors please call (614)751-0232 for information.

We look forward to a successful and exciting event!


David Pearce,
Ronn Black,
MAE Coordinators

The Amiga Central Ohio Network
P.O. Box 18311
Columbus Ohio 43218

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