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28th Internationalization & Unicode Conference (IUC28) Unicode - Multilingual Challenges and Solutions for 2006
September 7-9, 2005, Orlando, Florida, USA


The Unicode Consortium and Global Meeting Services invites you to exhibit at the 28th Internationalization & Unicode Conference (IUC28) to be held September 7-9, 2005, in Orlando, Florida. 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 challenges and solutions 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.


IUC28 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, September 7:
01:00 p.m. - 06:00 p.m.

Thursday, September 8:
09:00 a.m. - 06:00 p.m.

Friday, September 9:
09:00 a.m. - 04:00 p.m.

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

Set-up time:
Wednesday, September 7: Before 12:00 p.m.

Dismantling time:
Friday, September 9: 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 Hilton Hotel in the Walt Disney World® Resort, 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 August 24, 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:
Hilton in the Walt Disney World® Resort
1751 Hotel Plaza Boulevard
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830 USA
Tel: +1-407-827-4000
Fax: +1-407-827-3890


A guest room block has been set aside for the Conference. The Conference rates are:

$159.00 per single room per night*
$169.00 per double room per night*

*Plus local taxes of 11.5% and Resort Services Fees of $8.00 per room per night.

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

Extra Magic Hours benefit available at the Hilton in the Walt Disney World® Resort!

Each day one of the Disney Theme Parks opens an hour early or stays open up to an extra three hours, so Guests of the Hilton have the opportunity to get extra time in the parks. This terrific feature is one of the most exciting and innovative ways to see the Disney Theme Parks. You will enjoy shorter lines and after hours access

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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IUC28 at a Glance

Tutorials on Unicode, Scripts, Web, Localization, ICU and More

Localization Advances

Unicode 4.1

Recently Released Hot Off the Presses Track

Unicode, Programming, and Architecture

Web Technologies

Emerging Markets

Showcase and more!

Key Cut-off Dates

Printed tutorial proceedings option

August 5, 2005

Hotel cut-off

August 5, 2005

Early bird conference registration

August 5, 2005


Hilton in the Walt Disney World Resort

September 7-9, 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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