Supercomm, the world's largest communications conference, is taking its final bow in 2005 at McCormick Place, Chicago, June 6 to 9. That's because the two organizations that put it on — United States Telecom Association and the Telecommunications Industry Association — are parting ways. After two years of negotiations, the parties could not agree to terms, thus ending the 18-year run of the show.
At its height in 2001, more than 52,000 people attended the show. In 2004, the event attr