Tag: IDG World Expo

A Macworld/iWorld Lament

I can't say I was surprised when IDG World Expo's Paul Kent broke the news to us at TUAW that Macworld/iWorld 2015 was canceled and that the longtime Mac lovefest was on hiatus. It's kind of like having a good friend who has been ill for a long time, getting thinner every time you see him – ...

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R.I.P. Macworld/iWorld

Macworld/iWorld, which has been the premiere event for Apple fans since 1985, is officially "going on hiatus" according to IDG World Expo. The show will not take place in 2015, although the MacIT event for enterprise professionals will continue. Here's the official statement from Paul Kent of IDG...

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Macworld / iWorld 2014 rescheduled to March 27-29

Macworld is reporting that the premiere Apple event for iFans, Macworld/iWorld, has been rescheduled for 2014. Initially, the event had been scheduled for February 1-3, 2014, conflicting with the Super Bowl and moving the schedule to Saturday - Monday instead of the usual Thursday - Saturday ti...

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Macworld | iWorld attendance steady in 2012; many newbies in the crowd

Attendance at this year's Macworld | iWorld event was approximately the same as last year's Macworld Expo -- about 25,000 people -- according to IDG World Expo, the group that organizes the "ultimate fan event." A wrap-up news release from IDG World Expo noted that about 40 percent of the attendee...

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Modest Mouse headlining Macworld | iWorld Opening Night BLAST

Last week, I interviewed IDG World Expo's Paul Kent about the upcoming Macworld | iWorld 2012. After discussing all of the exciting changes to this year's event (the video will be part of this Wednesday's TUAW TV Live), Paul said he had an announcement that he'd spring on us on Monday. That ann...

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Looking forward to Macworld Expo 2011, despite John Dvorak

OK, I'm the first to admit that I didn't feel Macworld Expo had much of a future without Apple. After all, I was the guy responsible for the graphic that showed a gravestone with "Macworld Expo 1985 - 2010: Rest In Peace" engraved on it (my apologies to Paul Kent of IDG World Expo for that...). But ...

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