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January 25-29: U.S. Medical/Healthcare Exhibition, Havana, Cuba. PWN In gaming, to trounce an opponent. To be "pwned" is to be defeated unmercifully. Pronounced "pone," "pwen," "pawn" or "pun," the derivation of the term is obscure. Some believe it came from a common typo of "own" because the o and p keys are next to each other.  Exhibicon International LIC LIC Low Intensity Conflict
LIC License
LIC Licenciado (Spanish)
LIC Long Island City
LIC Life Insurance Corporation of India
LIC Licensed Internal Code
LIC Local Independent Charities of America
LIC Line Integral Convolution
 (based in Westport CT) has confirmed that the U.S. Medical/Healthcare Exhibition has been licensed by the U.S. Dept. of Treasury. Individuals authorized to participate include executives and representatives of U.S.-based companies and their subsidiaries that manufacture, distribute, market and retail health care sector informational materials, medical equipment, medical instruments, medical supplies, medicated medicated /med·i·cat·ed/ (med´i-kat?id) imbued with a medicinal substance.

medicated

contains a medicinal substance.
 products, medicines, and pharmaceuticals. Details: Peter W. Nathan. Tel: 203-222-8660. Fax: 203-222-8335.

February: FERCORI Trade Show. Consumer products, including some food. San Jose San Jose, city, United States
San Jose (sănəzā`, săn hōzā`), city (1990 pop. 782,248), seat of Santa Clara co., W central Calif.; founded 1777, inc. 1850.
, Costa Rica Costa Rica (kŏs`tə rē`kə), officially Republic of Costa Rica, republic (2005 est. pop. 4,016,000), 19,575 sq mi (50,700 sq km), Central America. . Details: Lcda. Flor Carreras, President and/or Arch. Francisco D'Arsie, Gerente General, PO Box 1843-1000, San Jose, Costa Rica. Tel: 506-233-6990/233-6331. Fax: 506-231-5791.

February: Exposicion y Feria fe·ri·a  
n. pl. fe·ri·as or fe·ri·ae
A weekday on a church calendar on which no feast is observed.



[Medieval Latin f
 Ganadera de Perez Zeledon (livestock show The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view of the subject.
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), Costa Rica. Details: Mr. Roberto Carranza, Coordinator, Mercadeo y Agroindustria, PO Box 598, San Isidro General, Costa Rica. Fax: 506-257-2168. Tel: 506-257-9355, Ext. 218.

March 15-20: Expocomer (Multisector Show), Panama's premiere international trade shows. Expocomer is a horizontal trade show covering a number of sectors such as consumer goods consumer goods

Any tangible commodity purchased by households to satisfy their wants and needs. Consumer goods may be durable or nondurable. Durable goods (e.g., autos, furniture, and appliances) have a significant life span, often defined as three years or more, and
, toys, food and beverage F&B is a common abbreviation in the United States and Commonwealth countries, including Hong Kong. F&B is typically the widely accepted abbreviation for "Food and Beverage," which is the sector/industry that specializes in the conceptualization, the making of, and delivery of foods. , clothing, hardware products, interior decoration, computers, telecommunications, sporting goods, services, medical products, etc. Sponsor: Camara de Comercio, Industrias y Agricultura de Panama (Panamanian Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture of Panama). Organizer: Expocomer, P.O. Box 74, Panama 1, Republic of Panama. Tel: 507-227-0033 or 507-227-0034. Fax: 507-227-0115. E-mail: expo@expocomer.com. Web site: www.expocomer.com. Contacts: Roberto Appleby, Executive Director, Roberto Zuniga, Sales Executive.

April: Cuba will host the South Summit 2000 in Havana. The decision was made by the Group 77 (G-77), an organization comprised of 132 underdeveloped nations and China.

April 12-14: The Caribbean Hotel Association (CHA) and the Caribbean Tourism Organization The Caribbean Tourism Organization's main objective is the development of sustainable tourism for the economic and social benefit of Caribbean people. The CTO provides to and through its public and private sector members, the services and information to accomplish this goal.  (CTO (Chief Technical Officer) The executive responsible for the technical direction of an organization. See CIO and salary survey. ) have organized the Fourth Annual Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Investment Conference, at Sherbourne Conference Center, Barbados. The conference is designed to bring together tourism and financial experts to discuss opportunities for investment in the Caribbean.

July 6-9: Expoalimentos 2000 (Food Show). Description: Manufacturers, Distributors, agents of food and beverages. Food processing equipment, accessories, restaurant equipment, restaurant decoration, kitchen equipment, etc. Sponsor: Camara de Comercio, Industrias y Agricultura de Panama (Panamanian Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture of Panama). PO Box 74, Panama 1, Republic of Panama. Tel: 507-227-0033 or 507-227-0034. Fax: 507-227-0115. E-mail: expo@expocomer.com. Web site: www.expocomer.com/expoalimentos. Contacts: Roberto Appleby, Executive Director. Roberto Zuniga, Sales Executive.

August 4-13: Expoindustrias (Industrial Show). Description: Manufacturers of all types of goods, including construction materials, food and beverages, consumer goods, chemicals, etc. Sponsor: Sindicato de Industriales de Panama (Panama Industrialists Association) Organizer: Congrexpo International P.O. Box 55-1627 Paitilla, Panama, Republic of Panama. Tel: 507-269-5655. Fax: 507-269-5680. E-mail: congrexp@pty.com. Contacts: Patricia Petterson, Executive VP, Marie Ledezma Bradley, Executive Assistant. Frequency: Every 5 years.

October: Salon Internacional del Automovil, Panama. Description: Distributors of Automobiles and Auto parts and accessories, financing companies, insurance companies. Sponsor: Asociacion de Distribuidores de Automoviles de Panama(Association of Automobile Distributors of Panama). Organizer: Congrexpo International, P.O. Box 55-1627 Paitilla, Panama, Republic of Panama. Tel: 507-269-5655. Fax: 507-269-5680. E-mail: congrexp@pty.com. Contacts: Patricia Petterson, Executive VP, Marie Ledezma Bradley- Executive Assistant.
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