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Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Intuit Presents 2nd Annual Tweet-Up Event at PhotoPlus Expo


Exhibitors Join Social Media Community to Share Latest Imaging Technology,

Including Intuit's GoPayment Mobile Payment Service

NEW YORK, NY -- October 25, 2010 – PDN PhotoPlus International Conference + Expo announced today that Intuit will be the Presenting Sponsor of its 2nd Annual Tweet-Up event during the PhotoPlus Expo trade show on Thursday, October 28 from 4:00 p.m. -- 6:00 p.m. The Tweet-Up will take place in the trade show's pressroom located in Terrace 4B, which overlooks the trade show floor. Those interested in attending the Tweet-Up must register through the PhotoPlus Expo Facebook page. Attendance is free.

Dan Havlik, Technology Editor at Photo District News, will host this year's event, which welcomes trade show attendees a firsthand look at some of the latest digital imaging products and services. During the event, Intuit will demonstrate its GoPayment service that allows small businesses to accept credit cards through their mobile phones ( In addition to Intuit, a number of select exhibitors will participate in the Tweet-Up including Lowepro, Western Digital, Nikon, Vimeo, Lensbaby, Athentech, Adorama, onOne Software, IDC and Moab Paper, to name a few.

"Intuit is very excited to be the presenting sponsor of this year's Tweet-Up event at PhotoPlus Expo," explains Michelle Baker, Marketing Manager Intuit. “Social media and other mobile applications are playing a very important role in how we communicate and share our lives with friends, family, and business associates. Intuit's GoPayment service helps small businesses get paid anytime, anywhere, while social media sites like Twitter help them keep in touch."

"The response to this year's Tweet-Up has been overwhelming," says Jeff McQuilkin, Group Show Director for Nielsen Expositions, which owns the PDN PhotoPlus Expo trade show. "Having brands like Intuit, Nikon, Vimeo, Canon, and Western Digital approach us with their desire to participate in the Tweet-Up has really solidified the whole idea of social media and the evolving manner in which people communicate."

To view images from last year's Tweet-Up at PhotoPlus Expo, please visit Tweet-Up 2009.

About Intuit

Intuit Inc. is a leading provider of business and financial management solutions for small and mid-sized businesses; financial institutions, including banks and credit unions; consumers and accounting professionals. Its flagship products and services, including QuickBooks®, Quicken® and TurboTax®, simplify small business management, payment and payroll processing, personal finance, and tax preparation and filing. ProSeries® and Lacerte® are Intuit's leading tax preparation offerings for professional accountants. Intuit Financial Services helps banks and credit unions grow by providing on-demand solutions and services that make it easier for consumers and businesses to manage their money.

Founded in 1983, Intuit had annual revenue of $3.5 billion in its fiscal year 2010. The company has approximately 7,700 employees with major offices in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, India and other locations. More information can be found at

About PDN PhotoPlus International Conference + Expo

Designed for professionals in the photographic and imaging industries, PhotoPlus showcases the latest advances in photography, both traditional and digital. Held annually at the Jacob Javits Convention Center, attendees have the opportunity to explore an inspiring array of photography and imaging products and services - everything from image capture and color management to retouching and storage - all from the industry's leading manufacturers.

The show also offers more than 100 photography and imaging seminars and hands-on workshops taught by world-renowned experts with a focus on cutting-edge innovations in digital imaging products and techniques. For a complete listing of all the seminars and presentations at the event, follow to the link to the PPE website.



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