IDG World Expo Presents ‘Man of the Year’ Award

FRAMINGHAM, MA — OCTOBER 31, 2000 — IDG World Expo proudly announces the winner of this year's "Man of the Year" Award goes to Patrick Moscaritolo, president of the Greater Boston Convention and Visitors Bureau. Charlie Greco, president and CEO of IDG World Expo, surprised Mr. Moscaritolo at the Greater Boston Convention and Visitors Bureau's 26th Annual Meeting & Awards Luncheon held Friday, October 27, 2000 at the John B. Hynes Convention Center in Boston.


Greco said, "Over the past ten years, Pat Moscaritolo has been a key factor in fostering a spirit of communication between the city of Boston and IDG World Expo. As a result, IDG events such as Macworld Conference & Expo, Internet Commerce Expo and others have contributed in excess of $400 million in economic impact to the Greater Boston business community. It is with great honor and admiration that I present to Pat IDG World Expo's "Man of the Year" Award."

Mr. Moscaritolo was honored at a luncheon held to celebrate a record year for the Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau. Both members and patrons were invited to partake in a reception and Awards Program held to recognize hotel employees who have demonstrated exceptional customer service. The Awards Luncheon culminated with Mr. Moscaritolo himself receiving the highly coveted, "Man of the Year" Award presented annually by IDG World Expo.

About IDG World Expo

IDG World Expo ( produces world-class tradeshows, conferences, and events for emerging IT markets around the globe. As the leading IT event management company, IDG World Expo leverages its unsurpassed experience and knowledge of IT-focused events and conferences, enabling technology companies to capture the attention and loyalty of influential buyers. IDG World Expo's portfolio of conferences and events includes ASPWorld Conference & Expo, COMNET Conference & Expo, Internet Commerce Expo (ICe), LinuxWorld Conference & Expo, Macworld Conference & Expo and Internet Entertainment Expo (IEX). IDG World Expo is a subsidiary of International Data Group (IDG), the leading global provider of IT media, research, conferences, and expositions.

About IDG

IDG World Expo is a business unit of IDG, the world's leading IT media, research and exposition company. IDG publishes more than 300 magazines and newspapers and 4,000 book titles and offers online users the largest network of technology-specific sites around the world through (, which comprises more than 270 targeted Web sites in 70 countries. IDG is also a leading producer of 168 computer-related expositions worldwide, and provides IT market analysis through 50 offices in 43 countries worldwide. Company information is available at