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Macworld | iWorld News Release
Framingham, MA––The groundbreaking new Macworld | iWorld, the Ultimate iFan Event, wrapped up on Saturday at the Moscone Center’s West Hall in San Francisco, IDG World Expo announced today. For three activity-packed days, an estimated 25,000 people—40 percent of whom were first-time attendees—experienced a show floor boasting more than 300 exhibitors and sponsors who launched in excess of 100 new products and took part in more than 75 engaging and informative Tech Talks featuring industry experts and luminaries. The new iFan Pass—which offered attendees full access to educational sessions, the show floor, and live music performances and film screenings highlighting the creativity born from Apple products, all in one high-value ticket—helped grow conference attendance by 145 percent. Saturday attendance showed particularly strong growth as crowds of consumers lined the Moscone Center waiting to get into the event.