The UK Mac community is to get a Mac Expo this year after all, says Independent Exhibitions & Conferences (IEC).

Though we believe the show is not officially sanctioned by Apple, Expo 2000 is scheduled to take place at The Business Design Centre, Islington, London on September 29 and 30, 2000.

Registration has already opened online. Those who pre-register online will save £10 on the ticket price, additionally, the first 5,000 applicants are promised free tickets to the event.

We’ll update and confirm this story as more details emerge, the firm said: "We at IEC have contacted many blue chip companies regarding a Mac only show, they all expressed their enthusiasm and told us they will be prepared to take part and exhibit if we organize it."