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U.S. Poultry & Egg Association Chooses Taptopia to Provide Its Official Digital Show Guide iPhone App for IPE 2010 & IFE 2010(January 11, 2010)
DALLAS, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 01/11/10 -- Taptopia, a wholly owned subsidiary of Metiscan, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MTIZ), announced today that the U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) has chosen Taptopia to provide its official Digital Show Guide iPhone App for the International Poultry Expo 2010 (IPE 2010) and International Feed Expo 2010 (IFE 2010), scheduled January 27-29, at the Georgia World Congress Center, in Atlanta, Georgia.
The IPE 2010 and IFE 2010 Digital Show Guide Apps are available for download on the Apple App Store at http://itunes.com/apps/ipe2010 and http://itunes.com/apps/ife2010, respectively. The Apps are free to all users.
Taptopia's Digital Show Guide enables attendees and exhibitors to easily navigate event schedules and exhibitor information from their Apple iPhones(TM) and iPod touches(TM). Users also have the ability to take notes about events or exhibitors directly within the App, export exhibitor contact information, including their notes, immediately to their Contacts, utilize pre-event planning tools and stay current with real-time announcements.
"Mobile platforms bring value to our attendees and exhibitors," commented John Starkey, President of the U.S. Poultry & Egg Association. "Providing a digital version of the IPE and IFE 2010 show guide that works with the iPhone was a logical fit and Taptopia was our vendor of choice."
"The true beauty of Taptopia's digital show guide is that all important information needed to navigate the show simply fits in your pocket," commented Michael Foster, EVP of Sales and Marketing for Taptopia. "We're delighted that USPOULTRY selected Taptopia's Event Services to power their digital show guide App."
The International Poultry Expo will showcase its 62nd year in Atlanta, Georgia this month and will feature its fourth year with the International Feed Expo. In 2009, more than 17,600 attendees networked in Atlanta, Georgia, USA January 28-30. Over 14,000 leaders from the U.S. poultry and feed industries were registered and over 3,500 international leaders attended.
About U.S. Poultry & Egg Association
The U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) is the world's largest and most active poultry organization. It represents the entire industry as an "All Feather" association. Membership includes producers and processors of broilers, turkeys, ducks, eggs, and breeding stock, as well as allied companies. Formed in 1947, the association has affiliations in 27 states and member companies worldwide. USPOULTRY also sponsors the International Poultry Expo. For more information please visit http://www.poultryegg.org.
Contact: Larry Brown, [email protected], (770) 493-9401
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. For more information please visit http://www.taptopia.com.
Contact: Michael Foster, [email protected], (972) 479-8822
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