Apple snubs Boston Expo
Apple won’t be exhibiting at Macworld Conference & Expo Boston in 2004.
Yesterday, event organizers IDG World Expo announced intends to move Macworld Expo and Conference from the four-year primary remain in New You are able to, to Boston.
But Apple, seeking exhibiting concessions, has vetoed the show.
Yesterday, IDG World Expo stated: “Today IDG announced intends to move Macworld New You are able to to Boston in This summer of 2004. Apple doesn’t agree with this particular decision, and won’t be taking part in Macworld Boston.
“Since IDG is not purchasing New You are able to, we currently have to re-evaluate our participation in Macworld New You are able to 2003. Apple continuously take part in Macworld Bay Area in The month of january.”
Charlie Greco, IDG World Expo president and Chief executive officer, stated the show gone to live in New You are able to years back because Boston did not possess the space for hosting it.
However, the spiralling costs of recent York’s Jacob Javits Convention Center lead organizers to find alternatives.
Greco vowed the show would continue without Apple: “We will produce Macworld New You are able to in This summer 2003 and we will produce Macworld Boston in This summer 2004.
“We would like to have Apple take part in individuals occasions because they have for 18 straight years, but when for reasons unknown to all of us they decide to not come, we’ll opt for 250 exhibitors rather of 251 exhibitors.”
Macworld magazine is printed by IDG.