In 2021 Peter Hartlaub of the San Francisco Chronicle offered some memories of that first Macworld Expo, not big enough for Moscone but still big enough for 100 vendors on site. Why is this article special? Aside from great memories, there’s a copy of the original poster for that Expo. While admission was $15 for exhibitions, attendees could get $5 off with a coupon. And, the coupon could get you exhibitions and conferences for $25. Student got an even better deal.

Check out the article for great memories, fun pics, and a look back at an 11 foot working Mac. By the time Steve Jobs Steve Jobs was part of the Expo it had grown amazingly.

Read the article by Peter Hartlaub.

Photos of the first Macworld in 1985, and why Steve Jobs was a no-show