Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1997/11/24

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Subject: Re: Photokina 98
From: Jim Brick <>
Date: Mon, 24 Nov 1997 14:54:38 -0800

At 02:19 PM 11/24/97 -0400, you wrote:
>>For those of you that haven't been to Photokina, you
>>should be aware that it is HUGE. It makes shows like Comdex or CES look
>>like a church bazaar.
>I was at Photokina in 1982; if I remember correctly, to see the entire 
>show you would have had to visit 14 different exhibit halls. This is the 
>largest trade show in the world, isn't it?
>- Paul

It is, indeed, big. In 1996 there were 168,508 Visitors from 132 countries.
For those who are interested, the Photokina web site is: