Steve Jobs Keynote to Kick Off Macworld Conference & Expo/New York 2001; Apple CEO to Address Mac Community At Upcoming New York Event

FRAMINGHAM, MA – JUNE 27, 2001 – IDG World Expo is proud to announce that Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple, will kick off Macworld Conference & Expo/New York 2001 with the opening keynote presentation on July 18, 2001 at 9:00 a.m. at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City.

 

"Interest in Macworld Conference & Expo continues to explode," said Charlie Greco, president and CEO of IDG World Expo. "Steve Jobs' keynote is a must-see for all Mac enthusiasts."

Macworld Conference & Expo attracts more than 750 exhibiting companies and more than 140,000 attendees annually in the United States alone. As the premier showcase for Macintosh-related products and services, the semi-annual Macworld Conference & Expo provides industry professionals and consumers alike the opportunity to discover the latest developments in hardware, software and Internet solutions.

For a complete description of Macworld Conference & Expo/New York 2001, including an exhibitor list, show highlights, and continuous announcements, go to www.macworldexpo.com.

About Macworld Conference & Expo

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. Multiple conference programs cover beginning and advanced uses of the Mac.

Macworld/Pro Conference sessions offer a technology-intensive professional development series for Macintosh design, management and networking professionals. The Macintosh/Users Conference program covers beginning and advanced uses and techniques in areas such as Internet, design, integration with NT systems, education, content asset management, entertainment and more. Macworld Conference & Expo is sponsored by Mac Publishing, LLC, a joint venture between International Data Group and Ziff Davis, and publishers of Macworld Magazine, Macworld.com, MacBuy.com, iMacWorld.com, MacCentral.com, MacWEEK.com and MacGaming.com. For more information on Macworld Conference & Expo visit the Web site at www.macworldexpo.com.

About IDG World Expo

IDG World Expo (www.idgworldexpo.com) 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 Macworld Conference & Expo, LinuxWorld Conference & Expo, COMNET Conference & Expo, COMNET Wireless Conference & Expo, Federal Open Source Conference, ESPWorld Conference & Expo, Enterprise Application Summit, BioITWorld 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 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 IDG.net (http://www.idg.net), 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 http://www.idg.com.