Steve Jobs Keynote to Kick Off Macworld Conference & Expo / San Francisco 2001

FRAMINGHAM, MA — OCTOBER 26, 2000 — IDG World Expo is proud to announce that Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple, will kick off Macworld Conference & Expo/San Francisco 2001 with the opening keynote presentation on January 9, 2001 at 9:00 a.m. at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California.

"The interest in Macworld Conference & Expo is growing daily," said Charlie Greco, president and CEO of IDG World Expo, owners and managers of the event. "Steve Jobs' keynote is a must-see for 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/San Francisco 2001 along with an exhibitor list, show highlights, and continuous announcements, go to

About Macworld Conference & Expo

Macworld Conference & Expo is the world's most comprehensive Macintosh OS event. Macworld Conference & Expo is the showcase for products and services geared to 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. 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,,,,, and For more information on Macworld Conference & Expo visit the Web site at

About IDG World Expo

IDG World Expo ( produces world-class tradeshows, conferences and events 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, Internet Commerce Expo (Ice), LinuxWorld Conference & Expo, Internet Entertainment Expo (ieX) and Macworld Conference & Expo. IDG World Expo is a subsidiary of International Data Group (IDG), the leading global provider of IT media, research, conferences and expositions.

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