Cable Show 2009: 20% Attendance Drop Projected, NCTA Says

Less than 10,000 attendees expected due to struggling economy

Citing the struggling economy, the National Cable & Telecommunications Association on Monday was expecting attendance at Cable Show '09 in Washington, D.C., to be down 20% compared with last year's event.

That would mean a crowd of less than 10,000 for the April 1-3 confab in the nation's capital, compared with 12,100 registered attendees in New Orleans for the 2008 show.

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