LINUX EXPO MADRID GATHERED OVER 3.500 VISITORS
second edition of Linux Expo Madrid took place in the Palacio de Congresos
on April 4th and 5th 2001. The event dedicated to the Spanish market
of Open Source Software gave the opportunity to the 93 exhibitors to
introduce their current and future solutions to 3.586 visitors (2.500
in the previous edition), confirming the growing impact of Free Software
The visitors have discovered the wide offer of Linux and free software
solutions, ranging from management solutions, development tools, graphics
environments, Internet, to PCs and Servers.
Meanwhile, during the fair, an exceptional cycle of conferences and
tutorials handled by major European experts was organized, gathering
300 attendees for the conferences and 500 attendees for the Keynotes
"Linux Expo Madrid proved to be a great success for VA Linux
and our Spanish partner Satec. The event offered the perfect mix of
news and information for the individual Linux enthusiast, as well as
the IT professional. The excellent speaker program, the increase of
the number of visitors and the impressive number of exhibitors are testimony
to the strength of Linux and Open Source in the Spanish market. In the
coming months we expect strong demand for the solutions offered by Satec
and VA Linux."
Steven Naarding, Managing Director for VA Linux Systems in Spain.
The 3rd edition of the exhibition will take place on April 3rd and 4th
2002. We expect 5.000 visitors to attend the fair. The information
will soon be released on our website. Until then you can contact us
by email firstname.lastname@example.org,
or by telephone + 33 1 43 45 80 80.
Expo Madrid is proposed and managed by Sky Events group, organizer of
the Linux Expo trade shows, editor of the Linux and OSS Solutions Guide
and organizer of the Linux Conference Road Show & Linux University.