Leyard and Planar has announced a strategic partnership with Lighthouse Technologies Ltd. for the sports and entertainment market.
The announcement stated that by combining Leyard and Planar’s leadership in fine pitch LED and LCD large format and video wall displays with the industry expertise of Lighthouse, that the partnership will offer new innovations for sports and entertainment customers in North America. Kicking off this partnership, the companies will be showcasing their range of sports venue display solutions for the first time at the 2018 Baseball Winter Meetings, December 10-12 in Las Vegas.
Leyard, the No. 1 global supplier of LED displays, offers a comprehensive line of LED and LCD video wall and large format displays, as well as a strong organization dedicated to supporting customers.
Leyard and Planar Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing Adam Schmidt told us “We are thrilled to announce our strategic partnership with Lighthouse. With our market-leading fine pitch LED and LCD offerings, combined with Lighthouse’s LED solutions designed for the sports market, we can offer customers a display technology experience never before available in our industry.”
Lighthouse brings a tailored product line and years of proven implementation success in the sports market. As a global leader in LED video display technology, Lighthouse has major installations in professional venues in Los Angeles, Cleveland, Dallas, Seattle, Philadelphia and Atlanta and a major presence at Times Square in New York. Lighthouse screens also provide information and entertainment at many major university and public facilities throughout North America.
The partnership follows Leyard and Planar’s hiring of industry veteran Douglas Moss as general manager for sports and entertainment back in March 2018. He leads the companies’ focus on the sports venue market and brings more than 30 years of experience, including serving as president of Madison Square Garden Network; president and CEO of the Buffalo Sabres and president and COO of the Phoenix Coyotes (National Hockey League teams). Moss’ career also includes senior roles with the International Hockey League (IHL) and the NHL’s Anaheim Ducks.
To learn more about the Leyard and Planar partnership with Lighthouse and their offerings for the sport and entertainment market click here or visit Booth #905 at the 2018 Baseball Winter Meetings, December 10-12 at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.