Internet World a Void By Declan McCullagh Â Â 1:00 p.m. July 12, 2001 PDT Chicago — For the up-and-coming dot-com entrepreneur, Internet World was the show to attend. Â Â Â Â Last year, Internet World Spring was mayhem, attracting a record 58,000 to Los Angeles.
This year, things are dramatically different.
Organizer Penton Media set the admission price at a whopping $1,400 — before the dot-com downturn — and nobody’s showing up.
Declan McCullagh’s pictures speak for themselves.
Show Floor : http://www.wired.com/news/gallery/0,2072,45198-790,00.html Busy Masseuse : http://www.wired.com/news/gallery/0,2072,45198-792,00.html Lunch Time : http://www.wired.com/news/gallery/0,2072,45198-794,00.html Registration : http://www.wired.com/news/gallery/0,2072,45198-796,00.html