MacLive Expo has opened up its books for pre-registration for the UK's own Mac and Apple show.

The show organisers are accepting registrations now, offering free tickets to the first 5,000 people to register for the event. The normal price of admission is £15.

The event, which features exhibitors, seminars and product showcases from across the Mac industry, takes place at National Hall, Olympia. between Thursday 25 October and Saturday 27 October.

Macworld will have a stand at the event, and will be hosting exhibitions for attendees as well as judging the Show Awards. Macworld readers will be able to meet the team behind Macworld.

MacLive Expo features areas of interest to professional and consumer users in the design and publishing, digital photography, digital audio and digital video sectors, alongside games, iPod and more.