Jan. 28, 2010
Digital Signage Expo (DSE) announced today that 22 companies have won the distinction of finalists for the 2010 Apex Awards, to be presented at a special awards banquet slated for the opening night of DSE 2010, on Wednesday, Feb. 24, in Las Vegas.
A panel of five industry journalists, including editors from Digital Signage Magazine, Digital Signage Today, PRO AV Magazine, Sound & Communications and Digital Signage Expo, voted to recognize these select nominees in eight categories representing end-user venues. The finalists will vie for Gold, Silver and Bronze awards.
"This year's DSE Awards Banquet will give the digital signage industry more reasons to celebrate the successful installations the Apex Awards are intended to honor," said Richard Lebovitz, DSE editorial & education director.
Finalists for the DSE 2010 Apex Awards are:
Art Entertainment Recreation Adler Planetarium — nominated by NEC Display Solutions NYC & Company — nominated by GestureTek Inc. The Olympic Experience Museum of the Olympic Committee of Israel — nominated by C-nario
Corporate & Government Unisys Belgium NV — nominated by X2O Media
Education & Healthcare BC Children's Hospital Foundation — nominated by Scala Inc. Indiana University — nominated by Scala Inc. Northern Virginia Community College — nominated by Cisco Systems
Public Spaces Amsterdam RAI — nominated by Scala Inc. Cincinnati Center City Development Corp. — nominated by Aerva Inc. IDS Center - Inland American Office Management — nominated by AlivePromo
Hospitality ARAMARK — nominated by Wireless Ronin Technologies Portland Trail Blazers/Rose Garden Arena — nominated by Omnivex Corp. Zoom Media & Marketing — nominated by LocaModa Inc.
Retail Miele Inspirience Centre — nominated by Scala Inc. Sprint Studio Store — nominated by Scala Inc. Turk Telekom Group/TTGaleri — nominated by Dreambox
Stadium Arenas Maple Leaf Sports + Entertainment — nominated by Digital Display & Communications/Omnivex Corp. Miami Dolphins/Land Shark Stadium — nominated by Cisco Systems Miami Heat/American Airlines Arena — nominated by Sony Electronics
Transportation Monopoly Media/Zoom TV — nominated by Scala Inc. The Port Authority of NY & NJ — nominated by Tightrope Media Systems Underground of Barcelona — nominated by ADmira Digital Networks
The Apex Awards will be presented at the First Annual Digital Signage Expo Awards Dinner, to be held at the Paris Hotel. The dinner is co-sponsored by the Digital Signage Association and Samsung, with proceeds from this dinner going to the association to help advance our industry's most important programs and initiatives.
The lobby of the Air Canada Centre (Maple Leaf Sports + Entertainment — nominated by Digital Display & Communications/Omnivex Corp.)
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