Boston, MA. 1/02/09 — ilene Hoffman, Macintosh Consultant and writer, is
pleased to announce that the incomparable and unique Hess Memorial Macworld
Events List is ready for YOU.

In its fourteenth year of publication, the Hess Memorial Macworld Events
List is *the only* source for all events and press functions held during
Macworld Conference & Expo week, Jan. 5 – Jan. 9, 2009. The list highlights
over 100 events you probably did not know were happening at the show. Don’t
feel left out just because you’re not in San Francisco, check the list for
related Internet events and podcasts too!

Companies and individuals are requested to make a $10.00 – $25.00
contribution to the Hess Events List from the Contribute links on the page.
U.S. contributors who also fill out the Ilene’s Machine Newsletter
registration form are automatically entered into a gift drawing.

Find the parties and events at: (http://www.ilenesmachine.com/partylist.shtml)

Sign up for “Ilene’s Machine,” a very sporadic newsletter at:

If you are a vendor with special booth goodies at the show, those are
welcome on the page too. Make sure the show attendees know what’s happening
at your booth! This distinct web page also boasts pass along readership!
That means for every page hit, many others also see the printed page at the
show. Limited banner advertising space for companies is still available
also, so send mail today.

Special thanks go out to Aquafadas, Bare Bones Software, DriveSavers, Kerio
Technologies Inc., MacSpeech, Mark/Space, Inc., MicroMat, OmniGroup, Small
Dog Electronics, Rage Software, RadRech, and ScreenCastsONLINE, and the LA
Final Cut User’s Group for supporting the party list! Please support these
vendors, just click on their banners, and let them know you saw their ad on
THE List!

Ilene Hoffman took over the events list when the original author, Robert
Hess of MacWeek, passed away in 1996. It is a memorial and tribute to his
hard work in the Macintosh community.

Ilene’s Machine provides special services to advertisers and information
not readily available to members of the Macintosh media.

These pages are made possible by Ilene’s dancing fingers and your generous
support. Your contributions support these efforts, which are delivered to
you all for free. Please help if you can and click the Contributions link.

Hess Macworld Event Site Comments
— “Ilene Hoffman’s Hess Memorial Events List always has been, and still
is, the authoritative source for all events beyond the official MWSF
itinerary.” – Jochen Wolters, O’Reilly Digital Media, 2008.
— “The famous Hess Memorial Events List has got a pulse on the parties and
just about every other notable event happening at Macworld 2009.” Sheridan
Jones, MacTopia, MS Business Unit, 2008
— “…your great list [has] been very helpful all the years.” MACNOTES.DE,
— “The list is such a great resource for the expo!” Jim Deas, 2006
— “I can’t schedule MacWorld without it. ” Michelle Steiner, 2005
— “The definitive party list!” Avid Technology