IT trade shows and conferences clutter the calendar in every month of the year, but your time and budget are limited, so you must select which event will benefit you the most.

You could spend days surfing the Web to read about just a few of these shows and conferences, but you don’t have to—TechRepublic has outlined information on some of the largest IT conferences and trade shows in the United States. Check out this collection by downloading, “Top IT conferences and trade shows.”

The download provides an outline of the following events:

  • COMDEX Fall/2001
  • Gartner’s U.S. Symposium/ITxpo
  • JavaOne Developer Conference
  • LinuxWorld Conference & Expo
  • Networld+Interop 2001
  • PC EXPO 2001
  • RSA Conference
  • CMP Events
  • DCI Conferences
  • Microsoft’s TechNet Events

Learn what you need to know
There’s so much you want to know before you make a decision about which shows and conferences will give you the most for your budget dollars. The download includes information about:

  • Hotel costs
  • Workshop topics
  • Prizes, perks, and giveaways
  • Keynote speakers
  • Event organizers

In many cases, we’ve included reviews and tips from IT pros who have attended these conferences.

Take some of the work out of searching for the best trade shows and conferences and download our list now.
The events we’ve described share a common attribute—they are huge! To get the most out of attending a megaevent, you need a strategy. Share your tips for getting the most out of a big trade show by posting your comments on this article or by dropping us a note.