IDG World Expo Announces Name Change for Summer 2003 Event

Macworld CreativePro Conference & Expo

FRAMINGHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–April 22, 2003–Macworld Conference &
Expo’s “CREATE” is Re-Named “Macworld CreativePro Conference & Expo” to
Emphasize Event Focus

IDG World Expo today announced that the summer 2003 event focusing on
technology and professional solutions for the creative arts has been
re-named Macworld CreativePro Conference & Expo(TM). Originally announced
by IDG World Expo and Apple on March 26, 2003 as “CREATE,” this event will
address the needs of creative professionals in design and publishing, video
and music. Macworld CreativePro Conference & Expo will take place July
14-18, 2003 at New York City’s Javits Center.

The name change further defines the event’s focus on the needs of creative
professionals, as well as consumers who want to develop more advanced
skills in the creative arts.

Macworld CreativePro Conference & Expo will attract filmmakers, directors,
graphic designers, photographers, broadcast journalists, publishers,
musicians, music executives, producers and others driven by a desire to
learn the latest creative techniques and to exchange new ideas with their

Macworld CreativePro Conference & Expo is presented by IDG World Expo and
Apple. Additional information about Macworld CreativePro Conference & Expo
is available at

About IDG World Expo

IDG World Expo ( produces technology-focused
tradeshows, conferences and events for professionals seeking world-class
education, peer-to-peer networking and one-stop comparison shopping. As the
leading technology event management company, IDG World Expo leverages its
experience and knowledge of technology-focused events and conferences,
enabling technology companies to capture the attention and loyalty of
influential buyers. IDG World Expo’s portfolio of conferences and events
includes Macworld Conference & Expo, LinuxWorld Conference & Expo,
Bio-ITWorld Conference & Expo, COMNET Conference & Expo, Integrated
Security Conference & Expo, BiometricsWorld Series and Portable Power
Conference & Expo. IDG World Expo is a business unit of IDG, the world’s
leading technology media, research and event company.

About IDG

IDG publishes more than 300 magazines and newspapers and offers online
users the largest network of technology-specific sites around the world
through (, which comprises more than 330 targeted Web
sites in 80 countries. IDG is also a leading producer of 168
computer-related events worldwide, and IDG’s research company, IDC,
provides global market intelligence and advice through 51 offices in 43
countries. Company information is available at