SOURCE: Metiscan, Inc.

November 30, 2010 09:00 ET

Taptopia Renews Strategic Partnership With IAEE™ and Remains Exclusive Digital Show Guide™ Technology Provider

DALLAS, TX--(Marketwire - November 30, 2010) -  Taptopia, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Metiscan, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MTIZ) and a provider of mobile technology solutions for event organizers, convention centers and their related vendors, today announced that it has renewed its strategic alliance partnership with the International Association of Exhibitions and Events™ (IAEE). Taptopia will remain IAEE's exclusive Digital Show Guide™ technology provider for Expo! Expo! IAEE's Annual Meeting & Exhibition 2010 to be held at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA, 7-9 December 2010.

The partnership puts Taptopia's Digital Show Guide™ directly in the hands of domestic and international event organizers, associations and decision makers that are in need of technology to mobilize their event exhibitors and attendees via their smartphones.

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 exhibitions and events industry professionals focus on sales, marketing, operations and technology in an effort to continually improve their own events.

"Taptopia's technology launch at Expo! Expo! 2009 was a success for our members and us," said IAEE President Steven Hacker, CAE. "We look forward to using Taptopia's new BlackBerry technologies in addition to its established iPhone platform at Expo! Expo! 2010 and the value it will bring to our members and future shows within the industry."

About IAEE

Since 1928, the International Association of Exhibitions and Events™ (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, a provider of mobile technology solutions, is headquartered in Dallas, TX and provides its solutions to event organizers, convention centers, and their related vendors. For more information about Taptopia and all of its services, please visit www.Taptopia.com or call 972-479-8822. Taptopia is a wholly owned subsidiary of Metiscan, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MTIZ).

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    Michael Foster
    Taptopia, Inc.
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