CMP Media Announces Outstanding Attendance at TECHXNY/PC EXPO 2002, 20th Anniversary of NYC's Largest Technology Event Audit Confirms Attendance by Top Enterprise Executives with Purchasing Power

PRNewswire
NEW YORK
Oct 7, 2002

CMP Media today announced the results of Exhibit Survey, Inc 's independent audit of TECHXNY/PC EXPO, held June 2002, its 20th anniversary. PC EXPO, the east coast's largest IT exhibition for technology and business buyers, is the expo portion of TECHXNY (pronounced Tech-Ex-New York), a week of conferences, seminars and special events for the business and IT community.

The successful event drew 43,376 qualified IT buyers, various third-party resellers, including VARs, VADs and OEMs, and press from national news outlets including BusinessWeek, The New York Times, CNBC, Forbes and The Wall Street Journal.

  Here are some highlights of Exhibit Survey's audit:
  -- More than 25,000 corporate attendees came to PC EXPO for the latest in
     networking software, PDAs, computers and peripherals, software
     applications, wireless solutions, servers, security, Linux, CRM, ASPs
     and e-commerce.
  -- 85% of corporate attendees exert influence on their companies' IT
     purchases, with nearly one-third being the final decision makers.
  -- Over 40% of these buyers project IT expenditures of at least $100,000
     in the next 12 months while more than 15% project expenditures of over
     $1,000,000.
  -- 40% of corporate attendees work at enterprise companies with more than
     1,000 employees.
  -- 14% of corporate attendees are C-level titles.

In 2003, PC EXPO/TECHXNY will be held September 16-18, providing the ideal venue and timing to showcase product launches that will drive fourth quarter sales.

About TECXHNY/PC EXPO

TECHXNY (http://www.techxny.com/), to be held September 16-18, 2003 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, will feature conferences and boot camps on wireless security, IDS, forensics, Linux, Windows .net migration, and technology for small business. PC EXPO, the exposition portion of TECHXNY, will showcase innovative computing solutions, technologies and products for large and small businesses. Products and services on display will include servers, desktops, PDAs, Web services products, database software, storage applications, networking, CRM, security, infrastructure management products and the latest in Linux.

CMP Media LLC (http://www.cmp.com/ ) is a leading high-tech media company providing essential information and marketing services to the entire technology spectrum-the builders, sellers and users of technology worldwide. Capitalizing on its editorial strength, CMP is uniquely positioned to offer marketers comprehensive, integrated media solutions tailored to meet their individual needs. Its diverse products and services include newspapers, magazines, Internet products, research, direct marketing services, education and training, trade shows and conferences, and custom publishing.

   Contact:
   Jennifer Santiago
   CMP Media
   845-471-3366
   jsantiago@cmp.com

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CONTACT: Jennifer Santiago of CMP Media, +1-845-471-3366, or
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