Steve Jobs to Kick Off Macworld San Francisco 2006 with Keynote Address
FRAMINGHAM, MA – December 1, 2005 – IDG World Expo today announced that Steve Jobs, Apple's CEO, will deliver the opening keynote address for Macworld Conference & Expo in San Francisco on Tuesday, January 10, 2006 at 9:00 a.m. Macworld will be held at San Francisco's Moscone Convention Center January 9-13, 2006.
"Steve's keynote is always a great way to kick off the biggest Mac event of the year," said David Korse, CEO of IDG World Expo. "We've added several new features to this year's event, and we're working hard to make this the most entertaining and informative Macworld ever."
Last year's Macworld in San Francisco had sizable growth from the previous year with an 11% overall attendance increase. There was also a 13% increase in the number of paid conference delegates; a 10% increase in the number of exhibitors; and a 31% increase in the average number of hours spent on the exhibit hall floor by attendees.
Additional event highlights and registration information are available on the Macworld Conference & Expo Web site at 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 prosumers 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 prosumers alike the opportunity to discover the latest developments and hottest products these markets offer. For more information or to register for the event, please visit the Web site at http://www.macworldexpo.com, or call (800) 645-EXPO. For exhibiting opportunities, please contact Annie Rice at (508) 424-4839 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Ron Moreau at (508) 424-4804 or email@example.com.
About IDG World Expo
IDG World Expo (http://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. IDG World Expo's portfolio of conferences and events includes Macworld Conference & Expo(R), LinuxWorld Conference & Expo(R), Wireless Sensing Solutions(R), Syndicate(TM), GridWorld(TM), OSBC(R), Digital ID World(R), RoboBusiness and RoboNexus. IDG World Expo is a business unit of IDG, the world's leading technology media, research and event company.
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