A look back at Digital Equipment Corp.
DECworld was an annual convention put on by Digital. It started out as DECtown, which was an event for its salespeople, back in 1982. DECworld became an event for the public in 1990. In 1992, the convention was incredibly popular despite financial troubles within the company, bringing in 30,000 attendees during the 15-day convention at the World Trade Center in Boston.