Comdex in Miniature
From ENTmag.com: Once the monster of all U.S.-based computer trade shows, Comdex is a mere shadow of its former self.
Comdex was once the biggest of the big, the monster of all U.S.-based computer trade shows. Only Cebit in Germany, which was a much broader based show, could even touch it.
Today, Comdex is a mere shadow of its former self. In the mid-90s, exhibits were strewn all over Vegas, from the Sands to the Hilton – and everywhere were hospitality suites packed with executives, coffee, and expensive cheese platters. And if you wanted a splashy product launch, why Comdex was the only way to go.
[The rest of this article is available on ENTmag.com, at http://entmag.com/news/article.asp?EditorialsID=6040.—Editor]
Doug Barney is editor in chief of Redmond magazine and the VP, editorial director of Redmond Media Group.