Macworld Exhibitors Preparing Product Introductions for Upcoming Event

FRAMINGHAM, MA – DECEMBER 16, 2003 – IDG World Expo, the leading producer of world-class tradeshows, conferences and events for technology markets around the globe, today announced that leading Mac developers are gearing up to introduce new products at Macworld Conference & Expo® in San Francisco. Companies continue to sign up daily for the opportunity to showcase their latest products to the Mac community gathering in San Francisco next month. Macromedia, MYOB and Intuit have recently been added to an exhibitor list that also includes Apple, Adobe, Aspyr, Avid, Canon, EPSON, FileMaker, Harman Multimedia, HP, Microsoft, Roxio, Xerox and many others.

Now in its 20th year, Macworld Conference & Expo will take place January 5-9, 2004 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.

On the Macworld exhibit floor, the Mac community will get its first look at the newest products shaping the future of the Mac platform. A number of companies have revealed details about the products they plan to introduce at Macworld, as well as recently announced technology that will make its first public appearance at the event.

EazyDraw (booth 3840) will unveil EazyDraw Version 1.5.0, the new version of its vector-based drawing application for creating technical drawings, illustrations or Web graphics on OS X. This latest version is fully Panther-compatible and includes several newly released features, performance enhancements and a revamped user interface.

IOGEAR, Inc. (booth 2249) will showcase BOSS (Broadband Office Storage Server), a network server appliance that combines networking, secure Internet access and data storage in a single unit. BOSS is ideal for small and home offices that need to maintain and manage a small network.

NetTeam Consulting (Enterprise Pavilion) will introduce the NetTeam Server, a workflow, business process and collaboration environment for enterprise-class and SME applications. NetTeam Server offers project, task and document management services and has a powerful API to support customization.

Now Software (booth 2429) will showcase Now Up-to-Date® & Contact® (NUDC) 4.5.1 for the Mac, the newest version of its cross-platform calandar and contact manager. NUDC 4.5.1 features support for Panther, as well as new stability enhancements and feature upgrades.

Pantone, Inc. (booth 2239) will showcase the new PANTONE ColorVantage™ family of inkjet products, including inks, papers and specially developed profiles. The products are designed for applications where accurate color reproduction and a wide range of color are required.

REALVIZ (booth 2623) will introduce the latest version of Stitcher®, a professional-level aplication that enables the creation of high-quality panoramas for Web, film, print and 3D. Stitcher 4.0 features new high-end features developed to meet the sophisticated demands of professional photographers.

The Macworld exhibit floor will also feature four special interest pavilions for attendees looking for new Mac technologies for specific market segments. Special interest pavilions include:

• MacTech Central: Developer Tools, Networking & Server Solutions

• Enterprise and Business Solutions

• Digital Media, Multimedia Technologies and Publishing Solutions

• Education, SciTech and Assistive Technologies

For more information or to register for the event, please visit www.macworldexpo.com.

About Macworld Conference & Expo

Owned and produced by Framingham Mass.-based IDG World Expo, Macworld Conference & Expo is the world's most comprehensive Macintosh OS event. Macworld Conference & Expo showcases products and services for professionals involved in media and creative content development for corporate and home applications, as well as consumers using the Mac at home. Macworld Conference & Expo brings together the loyal base of Mac OS audiences in creative services, education, application development, entertainment, small office/home office and Internet-based environments. Macworld Conference & Expo offers professionals and consumers alike the opportunity to discover the latest developments and hottest products these markets offer. For more information, please visit the Web site at www.macworldexpo.com.

About IDG World Expo

IDG World Expo (www.idgworldexpo.com) produces technology-focused tradeshows, conferences and events for professionals seeking world-class education, peer-to-peer networking and one-stop comparison shopping. As the leading technology event management company, IDG World Expo leverages its experience and knowledge of technology-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 Macworld Conference & Expo, LinuxWorld Conference & Expo, Bio•IT World Conference + Expo, Health•IT World Conference + Expo™, COMNET Conference & Expo, BiometricsWorld Global SeriesTM and Portable Power Conference & Expo. IDG World Expo is a business unit of IDG, the world's leading technology media, research and event company.

About IDG

IDG publishes more than 300 magazines and newspapers and offers online users the largest network of technology-specific sites around the world through IDG.net (www.idg.net), which comprises more than 330 targeted Web sites in 80 countries. IDG is also a leading producer of 168 computer-related events worldwide, and IDG’s research company, IDC, provides global market intelligence and advice through 51 offices in 43 countries. Company information is available at www.idg.com.

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