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Taptopia and IAEE Jointly Announce IAEE Expo! Expo! 2009 App Now AvailableEvent Service App Marks the Next Generation of Mobile Event Technology (November 30, 2009)
DALLAS, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 11/30/09 -- Taptopia, a wholly owned subsidiary of Metiscan, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MTIZ), announced today that its iPhone® and iPod® touch event service App for IAEE is now available for download in the Apple App Store.
Attendees and exhibitors of IAEE Expo! Expo! 2009 can now navigate event details, exhibitor information and the exhibit floor before, during, and after the event from their Apple iPhones® and iPod touches®. The App is now available for download on the Apple App Store at http://itunes.com/apps/iaee and is free to all users.
Other key features of the App include, real-time messages, Twitter(TM), embedded media and pre-event planning tools. Users also have the ability to take notes about events or exhibitors directly within the App as well as export exhibitor contact information, including their notes, immediately to their Contacts.
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"This is an exciting event service, and the value it provides for our members is exponential," said Steven Hacker, CAE, president of IAEE. "Taptopia's event service is an innovative technology that will increase our effectiveness and that of our members' at exhibitions and events. I have no doubt that the IAEE iPhone App may prove to be a 'game-changer.'"
"We are very excited and we look forward to being at Expo! Expo! 2009 for the launch of our event service," commented Bryan A. Scott, President & CEO of Taptopia. "We look forward to the constructive feedback we will receive at the show from other event organizers, convention centers, bureaus, vendors, and hotels."
Taptopia is the official iPhone® and iPod touch® event service App provider of IAEE Expo! Expo! 2009. Champion Exhibition Services is the Premier Sponsor of Taptopia's event service App for Expo! Expo! IAEE's Annual Meeting & Exhibition 2009.
Show organizers leading the next generation of events and ready to embrace mobile technologies and solutions that attract attendees and exhibitors, optimize event ROI, and provide valuable analytics should contact Mike Foster at 972-479-8822 or at [email protected].
Members of the media interested in receiving a media kit should contact Max Melton at 972-479-8822 or at [email protected].
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 Taptopia, Inc.
Taptopia is a provider of mobile software solutions for iPhone® and iPod Touch® Apps available on the Apple App Store(SM). Taptopia can extend solutions to other popular consumer and enterprise mobile platforms using mobile client, web, and SMS technologies. Taptopia designs, develops and supports turnkey solutions for consumer and enterprise markets. Our customers depend on Taptopia to optimize their 'on the go' experience... in the office and at meetings, trade shows, and conventions. Taptopia is a wholly owned subsidiary of Metiscan, Inc.
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