ShoWest 2009: The Report
Harbingers of Things to Come Attendance was noticeably and understandably down at ShoWest 2009 a direct result of the current economic situation. Universal Studios as one major example did not send a single representative. The company was reportedly following an edict from its corporate parent General Electric banning all business travel. Despite the low turnout the show was busy and there were a host of business announcements and several technology developments. The digital cinema rollout moves forward at its current slow but steady pace.