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Metiscan Subsidiary Announces Strategic Alliances Partnership With IAEE(TM)Taptopia to Launch iPhone Event Service at Georgia World Congress Center in December 2009 (September 24, 2009)
DALLAS, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 09/24/09 -- Metiscan, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MTIZ), a holding company focused on growing its organization by making key acquisitions and developing companies and emerging technologies, announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Taptopia, will be showcasing a new and innovative iPhone Event Service at Expo! Expo! 2009, IAEE's Annual Meeting & Exhibition 2009 to be held at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA, 8-10 December 2009 through a partnership with the International Association of Exhibitions and Events(TM) (IAEE).
IAEE is the largest association of exhibitions and events in the world whose membership consists of show organizers, exhibitors and exhibition suppliers who produce more than 20,000 of the largest exhibitions and buyer-seller events around the world. Annually, IAEE hosts Expo! Expo! the key industry event where show organizers, exhibitors and exhibition suppliers focus on sales, marketing, operations and technology within the exhibitions and events industry.
Taptopia will launch its event service at Expo! Expo! 2009. The service that Taptopia provides enables attendees and exhibitors the ability to navigate event schedule details, exhibitor information and the exhibit floor before, during, and after the event all from Apple iPhones. The Company's unique service provides attendees with pre-event, event and post-event planning and networking tools, plus real-time event notifications and updates and the ability to compile and export critical event information.
"IAEE is always looking for new ways to use and adopt technology that increases our effectiveness and our members' effectiveness at exhibitions and events," said Steven Hacker, CAE, President of IAEE. "We look forward to the launch of Taptopia's event service at Expo! Expo! 2009 and the value it will bring to our members and future shows within the industry."
"Launching our event service at Expo! Expo! is the ideal opportunity for our organization," commented Michael Foster, Taptopia's Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing. "It gives us the opportunity to demonstrate to leading show organizers, exhibitors and exhibition suppliers from some of the world's largest conventions, trade shows and meetings our service and the value it will bring to their events. I believe our service is truly going to make a positive impact on this industry."
Since 1928, the International Association of Exhibitions and Events(TM) (IAEE) continues to provide quality and value to its members through leadership, service, education and strong relationships. IAEE is the largest association of the exhibitions and events industry in the world, with a membership of show organizers, exhibitors and exhibition suppliers. Organizers of more than 20,000 exhibitions and buyer-seller events around the world are members of IAEE. Through the 2006 consolidation with the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR), IAEE delivers valuable industry research reports. IAEE also supports IAEE Services, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary that partners with industry suppliers and service providers to offer high quality, low cost exhibition products and services to the industry. IAEE recognizes its strategic partners: American Airlines, ASP, Inc., Bearcom, IEG, Mexico Tourism Board, Orange County Convention Center and Orlando/Orange County Convention & Visitors Bureau. Visit www.iaee.com for more information.
About Metiscan, Inc.
Metiscan, Inc. is a holding company focused on growing its organization by making key acquisitions and developing companies and emerging technologies. Previously, Metiscan had been focused on healthcare related businesses and is currently pursuing acquisitions and opportunities related to healthcare and non-healthcare products and services.
Metiscan operates FirstView EHR, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary, that provides end-to-end IT services for diagnostic imaging facilities including web based electronic healthcare records (EHR), workflow efficiency, PACS administration, long-term archiving, professional IT services and strategic consulting. Metiscan operates Schuylkill Open MRI, Inc., a majority owned subsidiary that is an independent diagnostic testing facility (IDTF) providing Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) services. Metiscan also operates Taptopia, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary that provides design and development services for Smartphone platforms. Metiscan also operates Shoreline Employment Services, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary that provides employment services and benefits to all of Metiscan's subsidiaries and intends to provide such services to third parties in the future.
Safe Harbor Statement: Certain of the statements made in this press release constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 27E of the Securities Act of 1934. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other unknown factors that could cause Metiscan's actual results to be materially different from the historical results or from any future results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Statements contained in this release that are not historical facts may be deemed to be forward-looking statements. In addition to statements that explicitly describe such risks and uncertainties, readers are urged to consider statements labeled with the terms "believes," "belief," "intends," "anticipates" or "plans" to be uncertain and forward-looking. The Company does not intend to update any of the forward-looking statements after the date of this release to conform these statements to actual results or to changes in its expectations, except as may be required by law.
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