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IMAPS 2005 Exhibits – Good for Your Bottom Line!

The Annual IMAPS Symposium has not been in Philadelphia since 1997; those of you who participated that year can attest to the successful 1997 Symposium. We will not be back to the East Coast until 2008, so this is the last opportunity for several years to avail your company of the lucrative industry located in the Eastern US.

IMAPS 2005 exhibiting companies will have the opportunity to impact the largest gathering of microelectronics and electronic packaging customers in one location this year. Come and showcase your new products and services to this highly competitive market, and network to enhance your relationships with existing customers. IMAPS 2005 Exhibitors will also have preference in choosing their booths for IMAPS 2006 in San Diego.


Exhibitors

Over 200 companies exhibited at IMAPS 2004. These included MCM and thick film circuit manufacturers, as well as equipment and materials suppliers. IMAPS is the largest exhibition dedicated to the microelectronics marketplace. Exhibiting companies use IMAPS as an integral part of their sales and marketing campaigns. IMAPS enables them to:

*Reach over 4,000 buyers and specifiers in one place
*Generate exposure in this highly competitive marketplace
*Launch new products and concepts to the market
*Enhance relationships with existing customers.

IMAPS 2005 - New Features

IMAPS 2005 will include several new features designed to increase attendance, promote activity on the show floor, and provide all participants with a value-for-the-money learning and marketing environment.These include:

A free link to your organization's website.

Upgraded technical sessions to include the best papers from IMAPS Advanced Technology Workshops.

Enhanced marketing program to bring more of your clients and potential customers to the show.

Intense local marketing to maximize attendance from the strategically important microelectronics industry that is located in the Northeast, Canada, and the Eastern U.S. seaboard.

Attendees

IMAPS attracts over 3,000 attendees who represent all facets of the microelectronics industry. These include: engineers, technicians, R&D, purchasing, manufacturing, management, and many more. They represent the automotive, communications, medical, aerospace, computer, defense, and consumer industries.

Marketing Program

Direct Marketing:

Direct mail, direct email and telemarketing campaign to attract attendees from around the world

Mass email and personal phone calls will be focused on attracting participants from all disciplines of the microelectronics industry.

50,000 Advance Programs will be mailed to previous IMAPS attendees, IMAPS members, and other targeted demographic lists.

10,000 "Free Exhibit Passes" will be mailed to previous IMAPS attendees, IMAPS members, and other targeted demographic lists. The programs will be mailed in two waves starting in Early May and ending in August.

Advertising & Publicity:

IMAPS 2005 will expand the reach and frequency of its advertising over previous campaigns and will include advertisements and announcements in:

Advancing Microelectronics
Advanced Packaging
Electronic Buyers News
Electronic Cooling
EP&P
Global SMT
Microelectronics International
Optoelectronics Management
Photonics Spectra
RF Globalnet (www.rfglobalnet.com)
Semiconductor International
Sensors Magazine
Solid State Technology
US Tech

IMAPS 2005 will send press releases to motivate attendance from the readers of all of the electronics industry periodicals.

Co-Marketing

IMAPS 2005 is making every effort to ensure that we bring the customers you want to see into the exhibit hall. We offer the following co-marketing opportunities:

Guest Invitations - IMAPS will send every exhibitor 200 show passes for you to send your customers. If you need more, we will send them to you.

Sponsorships — Sponsor the Welcome Reception, a Refreshment Break, the Internet Cafe or many other opportunities. Sponsoring an event shows your commitment to the customer's industry. Various levels of sponsorships are available.

Advertising - Increase your visibility by advertising in the IMAPS 2005 Final Program and Exhibits Directory and/or Advancing Microelectronics, IMAPS' bi-monthly magazine.

The 11th Annual IMAPS Golf Classic and Raffle and Auction will be held to benefit the Sidney J. Stein Educational Foundation. Donations to and special sponsorships of these events is a superb way to ensure the future of a worthy student who will soon be an active contributor to our industry.

Exhibit Space Assignment - NEW CRITERIA!

Booth selection/assignment for IMAPS 2005 will actually occur in two phases: first selection will occur onsite in Long Beach, IMAPS 2004. All exhibitors at IMAPS 2004 will therefore have a high priority selection for IMAPS 2005. This booth selection will be limited to IMAPS 2004 exhibitors only. All other companies not exhibiting at Long Beach but wishing to exhibit at IMAPS 2005 will be assigned in early-2005, as detailed below.

Space will be assigned on a point system that will be based on the date this application is received and how long your company has been an Organizational/Corporate member of IMAPS. It is important to get your booth reservation form in early.

A 50% deposit is due with the booth application. The balance will be due on May 15, 2005. Exhibitors will be mailed an invoice following space assignment indicating the balance due. Failure to pay the balance by June 13, 2005, will result in reassignment of your booth location or cancellation of the contract.

Exhibitors at IMAPS 2005 will have priority in booth selection for IMAPS 2006, San Diego. The first-round of IMAPS 2006 booth selection will be held at IMAPS 2005 and will be limited to IMAPS 2005 exhibitors only.

Standard Booth Equipment

Each booth includes an 8' high back drape and two 3' draped side rails. A 9" x 44" sign with your company name and booth number is also included.

Each exhibiting company will receive one free Full Symposium registration and a copy of the Symposium Proceedings on CD ROM.

Any other booth requirements such as tables, carpeting, chairs, etc., can be ordered from the appropriate show contractor at an additional rental fee. All exhibitors will receive an Exhibitor's Manual that will outline all services available for IMAPS 2005.

Cancellation of Space

Refunds, minus a $100 processing fee, will be made for booth cancellations only if the Exhibit Hall sells out and if the cancellation is made at least 30 days in advance of the Symposium start date. If the Exhibit Hall does not sell out, the full amount of the booth fee will be due to IMAPS. However any monies paid, in excess of the 50% deposit, will be applied against the
cost of space at IMAPS 2006, in San Diego, CA.

Headquarters Hotel Information

Philadelphia Marriott Hotel -- Host Hotel
1201 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Rooms are limited, so reserve early. For hotel information, please call 215-625-2900. Be sure to mention IMAPS when you reserver your room.

Installation & Dismantling

Installation (tentative):
Monday, September 26 - 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Dismantling: (tentative):
Thursday, September 29 - noon - midnight

Exhibit Hours

Tuesday, September 27 - 9 am to 5 pm
Wednesday, September 28 - 9 am to 5 pm
Thursday, September 29 - 9 am to 12 pm

Cost of Booth Space
Size/Type Cost for IMAPS Organizational Member on/before 12/31/04 Cost for IMAPS Organizational Member after 12/31/04 Cost for Non-Organizational Member on/before 12/31/04 Cost for Non-Organizational Member after 12/31/04
10' x 10'
$1600
$1800
$2200
$2400
10' x 20'
$3200
$3600
$3800
$4200
10' x 30'
$4800
$5400
$5400
$6000
20' x 20'
$6400
$7200
$7000
$7800
Corner
+$100
+$100
+$100
+$100
Island
+$1000
+$1000
+$1000
+$1000

Please note that booth cost discounts for members apply to current IMAPS Organizational/Corporate members ONLY. An IMAPS Organizational/Corporate membership is included in each non-member booth purchase at no extra charge.


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IMAPS - International Microelectronics And Packaging Society
and Sidney J. Stein Educational Foundation
611 2nd Street, NE -- Washington, DC 20002
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