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27th Internationalization & Unicode Conference (IUC27) Unicode, Cultural Diversity, and Multilingual Computing
April 6-8, 2005, Berlin, Germany


The Unicode Consortium and Global Meeting Services invites you to exhibit at the 27th Internationalization & Unicode Conference (IUC27) to be held April 6-8, 2005, in Berlin, Germany. This is the premier technical conference worldwide for both software and Web internationalization. With a limited number of booth spaces available, you don't want to miss the opportunity to participate in the conference SHOWCASE.

The theme for this conference highlights Unicode's role as the foundation for multilingual, multicultural support in computing. Exhibitors will benefit from the opportunities to meet government and industry decision-makers and end-users from around the world, that require software and Web globalization solutions. You can introduce them to your products and services and generate marketing and sales leads.


Recognition will be given to exhibitors who also choose to sponsor any of the following conference areas or activities: luncheons, coffee breaks, Dinner Event, Internet kiosk, evaluation collections.

Don't delay; booth space and sponsorships are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Use the form below to reserve exhibit space or sponsorship.

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The conference is a preferred venue for those involved in either the development and deployment of Unicode software, or the globalization of software and the Internet. They include managers, software engineers, systems analysts, font designers, graphic designers, content developers, web designers, web administrators, technical writers, and product marketing personnel.


The 27th Internationalization & Unicode Conference (IUC27) is the premier technical conference worldwide for both software and Web internationalization. IUC27 features tutorials, lectures, and panel discussions providing coverage of standards, best practices, and recent advances in the globalization of software and the Internet. The conference runs multiple sessions simultaneously to maximize the value provided.

Attendees benefit from the wide range of basic to advanced topics and the opportunities for dialog and idea exchange with experts in the field

You can now register for the Conference and Tutorials through a secure online form.


The SHOWCASE will take place on all Conference days.

Table top displays will be set up for your usage. You may supply your own backdrops, portable booths or any materials that you deem necessary to enhance your display.

Space is limited, so make your reservation today.

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Location of Exhibits:
Once confirmed, a floor plan of the area will be forwarded to each Exhibitor.

Hours of operation:
Wednesday, April 6:
01:00 p.m. - 06:00 p.m.

Thursday, April 7:
09:00 a.m. - 06:00 p.m.

Friday, April 8:
09:00 a.m. - 04:00 p.m.

- skirted table(s)
- chairs
- power
- signage
- Internet connectivity, as necessary

Set-up time:
Wednesday, April 6: Before 12:00 p.m.

Dismantling time:
Friday, April 8: After 4:00 p.m.

While every effort will be made to provide security for exhibits while in the Hotel, neither Global Meeting Services Inc., nor the Crowne Plaza Berlin City Centre, will assume responsibility for loss or damage to exhibits or other exhibition property.

Application deadline:
To confirm your space, an exhibit order form with fee must be completed and returned to the address given below by March 8, 2005.

Exhibit Registration Fee:
US $1,195.00

Please note:
This registration fee entitles the booth holder to one (1) booth manager plus an additional two (2) booth attendees only. Name badges will be assigned to those indicated on the registration form only. Substitutions are permitted up to 2 days prior to the Conference.

Conference entry is not included in this fee. Should booth attendants wish to attend the conference, please contact Barbara at for Exhibitor special rates.

Refreshment breaks, luncheons and the special event dinner are included in this fee.

Exhibitors are responsible for all material handling to and from the Conference and any costs thereof.

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The Conference will take place at the:
Crowne Plaza Berlin City Centre
Nuernberger Strasse 65
D-10787 Berlin, Germany
Tel: +49 (0) 30 21 00 70
Fax: +49 (0) 30 21 32 00 9


To February 18, 2005:
EUR 159,00 per single room per night *
EUR 169,00 per double room per night *

From February 19 - March 18, 2005:
EUR 169,00 per single room per night *
EUR 179,00 per double room per night *

* These special rates include:
- 16% VAT
- Service charge
- Free use of indoor pool
- Buffet breakfast in the restaurant

To receive these special rates, you must reserve your room together with your conference registration through Global Meeting Services, Inc.

Hotel reservations should be made prior to February 18, 2005 for early bird rates and to March 18 for regular conference rates. Thereafter, this special rate will be offered on a rate and space available basis only.


Any individual cancellations within 72 hours from the date of arrival will be billed for (1) night room and tax.


Conference attendees are to make their own travel arrangements.


Please contact us with any questions regarding sponsorship or exhibiting via Global Meeting Services listed below.

Global Meeting Services, Inc.
8949 Lombard Place, #416
San Diego, CA 92122 USA

Telephone: +1-858-638-0206
Fax: +1-858-638-0504

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IUC27 at a Glance

Tutorials on Unicode, Scripts, Web, and More

Language Support in Francophone Africa

Multilingual and Multicultural Computing

Computing in the Expanded EU

Localization Advances

Unicode 4.0.1, Recently Released

Web and Web Services Internationalization

Language Tags, Recent proposals

Common Locale Data Repository

Key Cut-off Dates

Printed tutorial proceedings option

Mar 4, 2005

Hotel cut-off:

Early bird: Feb 18, 2005

Last date: Mar 18, 2005

Early bird conference registration:

Early bird: Mar 18, 2005


Crowne Plaza

Berlin City Centre,
Berlin, Germany

April 6-8, 2005

Global Meeting Services, Inc., (GMS) organizes the Internationalization and Unicode Conferences around the world under an exclusive license granted by the Unicode Consortium. All responsibility for conference finances and operations is borne by GMS. The independent conference board provides technical review of the program and papers. The board serves solely at the pleasure of GMS and is composed of volunteers that are experts in Unicode and in international software development. All inquiries regarding the Internationalization and Unicode Conferences should be addressed to GMS offers full service conference planning and execution. Inquiries for event planning and management should be addressed to

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