MacWorld virgin, tips?

Discussion in 'Current Events' started by HiFiGuy528, Sep 11, 2008.

  1. HiFiGuy528 macrumors 68000

    Jul 24, 2008
    I want to attend my first MacWorld in 2009.

    Here are some questions I have for now.

    - Can I get a free pass? I don't want to spend $25 if I don't have to.
    CES is free to anyone in the industry. Is MacWorld the same?

    - MacLabs I want to attend as no longer on the sign-up list. Is there a way to get in?

    - Is there FREE WiFi so I can watch the Keynotes (Gizmodo, Engadget) on my MacBook on the exhibit floor?

    - What day is the Keynotes?

    What else do I need to know? Thanks!
  2. agbot macrumors regular

    Jun 11, 2007
    Silicon Valley
  3. HiFiGuy528 thread starter macrumors 68000

    Jul 24, 2008
  4. pagansoul macrumors 65816


    Aug 10, 2006
    Good shoes. Hallmark a decent amount of money for the event. Comfortable cloths, light rain-coat. You will eat out the entire time, Rolaids or a reasonable factsimilie. Remember the chargers for your devices. Read up on the 2008 show, its at the top of the forum news. News Discussion
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  5. Consultant macrumors G5


    Jun 27, 2007
    Free pass is usually only for the exhibit floor, not for workshops nor for keynote.

    There is no live broadcast of keynote.
  6. HiFiGuy528 thread starter macrumors 68000

    Jul 24, 2008
    I was going to pay the $199 package, but the workshops/Maclabs I want to attend are all sold out. Is there a way to get in?

    Is there free wifi there for me to catch Live Blogs of the Keynotes?
  7. Gray-Wolf macrumors 68030


    Apr 19, 2008
    Pandora, Home Tree
    Do like I did, wait for the keynote to be put on itunes then get it. Just got the latest one on iTunes 8.0 ;)

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