Comments on: It’s oh so quiet … Are tech/telecom trade shows done for? http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/2009/10/08/its-oh-so-quiet-are-techtelecom-trade-shows-done-for/ Where media and technology meet Wed, 16 Nov 2016 08:48:25 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: Soloman http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/2009/10/08/its-oh-so-quiet-are-techtelecom-trade-shows-done-for/#comment-367044 Fri, 09 Oct 2009 18:16:09 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/?p=19414#comment-367044 The ITU show was dramatically impacted by the decision of CTIA to hold a competing conference in San Diego, USA the same week as ITU, thus leaving the technocrats to themselves in Geneva whilst the commercial crowds fought over booth babes in a lower cost and friendlier town. This isn’t to say the economy is any good. CTIA does not have record revenues or attendance, and one need only look at the dismal record at GSMA’s events, where Barcelona had a very low turnout – Nokia pulled out for next year – and their Asia Congress has been reduced to a Members-only meeting.

]]>
By: Leonard http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/2009/10/08/its-oh-so-quiet-are-techtelecom-trade-shows-done-for/#comment-367032 Fri, 09 Oct 2009 12:57:18 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/?p=19414#comment-367032 could it perhaps be that ITU is synonymous for the old world? the world is moving on …

]]>