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MacBytes
Nov 5, 2004, 01:54 PM
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Link: IDG Moves Macworld Boston Location; Apple Still Won\'t Exhibit (http://www.macbytes.com/link.php?sid=20041105145408)
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mixylplik3
Nov 5, 2004, 11:58 PM
The East coast show is dead. NY was too expensive, Boston was too small of a show. They should just kill it outright. The glory days of Macworld are over.

wdlove
Nov 6, 2004, 01:23 PM
I disagree, it is Apple and Steve Jobs loss not exhibiting at MacWorld Boston. Shame on them. The Hynes Convention Center is a good exhibition hall. I think that over time the convention will grow even without Apple. Looking forward to the show in July.

macridah
Nov 6, 2004, 07:46 PM
Yeah, I think apple should represent in the east coast. Why hate?

mixylplik3
Nov 7, 2004, 11:10 AM
Something needs to be done, then. Macworld Boston this year was AWFUL. You could see the whole show in 15 minutes. I think Quark split a booth with HP. That was the biggest place. Adobe, Macromedia, none of the big guys were there. Even local guys, like Barebones Software, weren't showing. I bumped into the owner of Barebones Software when I was there and he laughed when I asked if BBEdit was being represented there.

wdlove
Nov 7, 2004, 02:21 PM
My wife enjoyed MacWorld Boston. More than half of our time was at a conference, that is really our only chance to avail ourselves of such an opportunity. A great opportunity to network with other Mac people. I found the exhibits to be educational also. A way to find a lot of Mac stuff under one roof.