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Comdex Preview
The giant takes shape
by Rick Smith and photographed by Jim Bennett
(November 7, 2000)

First of the new Millennium
Exterior of LVCC
Booth construction
Booth area activity
Pavilion Preview

The first Fall Comdex of the 21st Century will soon be upon us. This preview article gives some information about the show and also gives you a "behind the scenes" look at the this trade show under construction.

Comdex Fall 2000 promises to be huge. It is projected to have over:

  • 200,000 attendees
  • 3,000 media representatives
  • 2,100 exhibitors
  • 650 international exhibitors
  • 1,000,000 square feet of show floor
  • 500 new exhibitors

    This year, Comdex Fall will be run by Key3Media, its new owner.
    The excellent conference program will be held in four different venues this year, instead of only the Las Vegas Convention Center and the Sands Convention Center. Those venues include the:

  • MGM Grand
  • Venetian
  • Las Vegas Hilton
  • Las Vegas Convention Center

    On November 7th, nearly a week before the Comdex show opens, we took these pictures to give you a brief tour of what goes on before the show begins - Enjoy!

    Exterior of LVCC

    Copyright 2000 Rick Smith and Jim Bennett All rights reserved.

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