PC EXPO, previously hosted by CMP Media LLC, was an annual trade show for corporate managers, resellers, and technical specialists. The first Personal Computer Show was held in New York in 1983, marking the beginning of the popular trade show. The event started with 120 exhibitors and 9,600 attendees, which increased to 550 vendors and over 86,000 attendees by 1999.
However, the economy took a downturn, leading to a decline in attendance to half of its peak in 2002. In 2003, the PC EXPO was replaced as the exposition portion of TECHXNY. TECHXNY was an annual fall technology event held in New York. In 2005, TECHXNY collaborated with H. A. Bruno, LLC and underwent a name change to C3 Expo.
What was the purpose of PC EXPO?
PC EXPO was an annual trade show aimed at providing a platform for corporate managers, resellers, and technical specialists to showcase and learn about the latest technological advancements in the industry.
When did PC EXPO first take place?
The first Personal Computer Show that later became PC EXPO took place in New York in 1983.
What caused the decline of attendance at PC EXPO?
The decline in attendance was due to a downturn in the economy. Attendance fell to half of its peak numbers by 2002.
PC EXPO was a popular annual trade show aimed at providing a platform for the exchange of knowledge and the introduction of new technological advancements in the industry. While it may no longer exist in its original form, the event remains significant in the history and evolution of the technology industry.