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Linux Expo Paris 99 - 17th and 18th of June

The following summary was sent to us by Thomas Clouet, Project Manager for Linux Expo Paris. See also the photographs, listed at the bottom.

Phenomenal impact for the first exhibition/conference dedicated to Linux solutions

Over 5,000 professional visitors attended Linux Expo 99

The first exhibition and conference dedicated to Linux solutions, organized by Sky Events, closed its doors on June 18th. The event, held at the Palais des Congrès in Paris, was universally acclaimed as a tremendous success.

For two days (June 17-18), Linux Expo provided attendees with a firsthand look at this explosive market. The show drew over 5,000 professional visitors, many of them company heads, who had a chance to meet with the 87 exhibitors, vendors, distributors and systems integrators.

Another highlight was the conferences and keynote speeches by top names from the Linux community, attended by 500 people eager to gain invaluable insights.

The inaugural session featured an exceptional lineup of heavyweights from the OSS worlds, drawing over 1,000 participants who came to hear Bob Young, CEO of Red Hat Inc., Robert Leblanc, Vice President of IBM Software Group and Pierre Dianteill, Marketing Directors of Oracle France.

Important dates for your diary The second Linux Expo is set for February 2-3, 2000 at the Palais des Congrès in Paris.

When this release was issued over 80% of the exhibitors had already reserved their booth for next year.

For more information please contact:

   Thomas CLOUET
   Project Manager Linux Expo Paris
   tél. : +33 1 43 45 92 45


The following photographs were sent to us by M. Clouet along with the above text:

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