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Community Digest: September 25, 2002

Sep 26, 2002, 05:00 (0 Talkback[s])

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Ohio

Think-Linux: The Solutions Show

Linux .Org's are invited to display their software at the Exhibition, on October 31st. Linux .Org's will be provided an 8 x 10 booth complete with carpet, electricity, Internet connection, table & chairs, and skirting. They will also be offered an opportunity to provide a one hour Conference presentation on October 30th. This opportunity will be given on a "first come, first served" basis so please contact us if interested.

Think-Linux: The Solutions Show will be held in Toledo OH on Oct. 30th and 31st.

This will be the most exciting new Linux event in several years. The Think-Linux Solutions Show is a new format that spotlights Linux Software solutions. The show has been built as an expansion of the popular regional Linux at the Office Expo that has been given in Toledo the past two years. Think-Linux will be an expanded show to include a back to back one day Conference (October 30th) and one day Exhibition (October 31st).

Linux.Org's are invited to display their software at the Exhibition. They will be provided an 8 x 10 booth complete with carpet, electricity, Internet connection, table & chairs, and skirting. They will also be offered an opportunity to provide a one hour Conference presentation. This opportunity will be given on a "first come, first served" basis so please contact us if interested.

IBM is a Gold Sponsor and many of the other hardware and software manufacturers in the industry will be Sponsors and participants. Some of the most popular Open Source projects such as the LTSP.Org and the Koha.Org also will be represented. The show is interesting many new firms to make presentations or purchase Exhibit booths.

The show provides an excellent value for Linux software firms who tend to be smaller companies and therefore appreciate the opportunity to exhibit their software without the huge costs of other Linux Expo's.

The Conference on Wednesday October 30th will provide a venue for management level personnel to see real Linux solutions. The Conference will provide attendees the opportunity to see Linux solutions that have been installed and talk to the actual customers who have made the transition to Linux.

The second day of the event Wednesday October 31st will provide Exhibits from .Org's, and commercial vendors providing software, hardware and services for the Linux market.

Take a look at the Think-Linux web site at: www.think-linux.net and find out how your project could become involved in the show to expand Linux adoption. You can also obtain free Early Bird tickets to the Exhibition between now and October 1 at the web site.

Please contact us for Sign Up Forms for the Exhibit and/or the Conference if you are interested. Send an email to: info@think-linux.net to obtain sign-up sheets for either day.

"Think-Linux" The Solutions Show
October 30-31, 2002, Toledo OH
www.think-linux.net