NACDS launches mobile app for Annual Meeting

Mobile website also updated with 2011 event info

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The National Association of Chain Drug Stores announced on Tuesday the launch of its 2011 Annual Meeting mobile Web-based application, which is designed to enhance attendees' efficiency and experience at the NACDS Annual Meeting from April 30 to May 3 in Scottsdale, Ariz.

In addition, the NACDS mobile website, m.NACDS.org, has been updated with information about the Annual Meeting and all 2011 NACDS events.

First introduced for the 2010 NACDS Annual Meeting, the app has been an important tool for applying today's technology to NACDS' meeting format. NACDS also created similar apps for both the 2010 Marketplace Conference and Pharmacy & Technology Conference. Unveiled earlier this year, m.NACDS.org serves as a "guide on the go" to NACDS meetings, advocacy and public relations. This year's Annual Meeting attendees will find an updated schedule, floor plan, list of participants and other information about the upcoming event on the mobile website. The site specifically is designed for ease of use on any smartphone with a Web browser.

The NACDS mobile app is compatible with most smartphone platforms, including iPhone, Droid and Blackberry devices, and can be downloaded for free on the Annual Meeting website: NACDSannual.org.

"NACDS is committed to bringing a cutting-edge approach to its member programs and services," stated NACDS president and CEO Steve Anderson. "NACDS continues to leverage technology to continuously enhance the meeting experience."

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