Digital Signage Expo® (DSE), the world’s largest and longest running International Conference and Tradeshow dedicated exclusively to digital signage, interactive technology and digital out-of-home networks (DOOH), today announced thirty-three finalists for its Apex Awards for 2012.
The annual DSE Apex Awards honor innovation in the development and deployment of technology in the global DOOH industry. Nominees are the end-use site of the installation.
Chosen by an independent panel of five industry journalists, this year’s Apex Award finalists were named from a field of eighty-eight entrants representing eighteen countries and vying in eleven major digital signage categories. Gold, Silver, and Bronze Apex Awards will be presented in each category at a special awards banquet slated for the opening night of DSE 2012 on Wednesday, March 7th, from 7-9 p.m. at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. DSE will also present for the first time an Apex Award of the Year to one of the Gold finalists.
The finalists include:
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation
Bally Total Fitness
Museum of Design, Atlanta
Business, Industry & Government
Christie Network Operations Center
Harley-Davidson Motor Company
Education & Healthcare
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery
HP Pavilion at San Jose
Sun Life Financial BuzzWall Kodak Theater
LIVESTRONG Sporting Park
Food & Beverage
Acros Dourados Comercio de Alimentos
Holyfields Restaurant GmbH & Co., KG
Starbucks Coffee Co.
Monteregie Tourism Association (pictured, above)
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas (Four Winds Interactive)
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas (Samsung)
Build-A-Bear Workshop Retail Stores
Central Kansas Revival
CTM Media Group
Diji-Taste by Kraft Foods
Red Leaf Retail Concepts, Inc.
Costa Rica Shopping Centers
Oxford Properties Group/Scarborough Town Centre
Paramount Pictures/Nickelodeon Movies – The Grove & The Westfield San Francisco Centre
Benetton Live Windows
New Mexico Rail Runner Express
Port Columbus International Airport
Registration for DSE’s Third Annual Awards Dinner, or any of the DSE 2012 educational events being held March 6-9, is now available online at www.digitalsignageexpo.net.
Some of the APEX nominees also submitted videos which you can see at http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL616A09921F225C1F&feature=plcp.
For year-round news and information on digital signage, visit DSE’s new Digital Signage Connection web portal at www.digitalsignageconnection.com.