Steve Jobs’ Keynote to Open Macworld Conference & Expo San Francisco 2003

FRAMINGHAM, MA – OCTOBER 1, 2002 – IDG World Expo, the leading producer of world-class tradeshows, conferences and events for IT markets around the globe, today announced that Steve Jobs, Apple's CEO, will deliver the opening keynote address for Macworld Conference & Expo/San Francisco 2003 on Tuesday, January 7, 2003 at 9:00 a.m. Macworld Conference & Expo, San Francisco's largest annual technology event and the world's most comprehensive Macintosh OS event, takes place January 6-10, 2003 at The Moscone Center in San Francisco.

 

"This is the hottest Mac event of the year, and we look forward to another record-breaking crowd in 2003," said Charlie Greco, president and CEO of IDG World Expo. "Steve's keynote will set the direction for 2003 and kick off another great Macworld."

For more information or to register for Macworld Conference & Expo, please visit http://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 IT-focused tradeshows, conferences and events for professionals seeking world-class education, peer-to-peer networking and one-stop comparison shopping. As the leading IT event management company, IDG World Expo leverages its 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, BioITWorld Conference & Expo, COMNET Conference & Expo and Integrated Security 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.