This excerpt taken from the GAIA DEF 14A filed May 1, 2006.
NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS
To our shareholders:
The 2006 annual meeting of shareholders of Gaiam, Inc., a Colorado corporation, will be held on Thursday, June 22, 2006, at 9:30 a.m. at Hotel Boulderado, 2115 13th Street, Boulder, Colorado 80302, for the following purposes:
1. to elect directors of Gaiam to serve until the next annual meeting of shareholders or until their successors are duly elected and qualified;
2. to vote on a proposal to amend Gaiams 1999 Long-Term Incentive Plan in order to increase the number of shares which may be issued pursuant to the plan; and
3. to transact such other business as may properly come before the annual meeting, or any adjournment(s) or postponement(s) thereof.
Gaiams board of directors has fixed the close of business on Tuesday, April 25, 2006, as the record date for determining the shareholders entitled to notice of, and to vote at, the annual meeting. A complete list of shareholders entitled to vote at the annual meeting will be available for inspection by any shareholder of Gaiam prior to the annual meeting, upon written request showing a proper purpose, during normal business hours at Gaiams Broomfield, Colorado office. Only shareholders of record on the April 25, 2006 record date are entitled to notice of, and to vote at, the annual meeting and any adjournments or postponements thereof.
A copy of Gaiams Annual Report for the year ended December 31, 2005, a proxy statement and a proxy card accompany this notice. These materials are first being sent to shareholders on or about May 31, 2006.
Shareholders are cordially invited to attend the annual meeting in person. To assure you are represented at the annual meeting, please complete and sign the enclosed proxy card and return it promptly.