Streetblimps Acquired by @do_it_outdoors media

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

do it outdoors media has announced their acquisition of Streetblimps. As the leading mobile billboard provider in America, this acquisition no doubt reinforces their position as the largest national mobile billboard company.

do it outdoors media was started in 1997 by co-founders David Pridgen II and Regis Maher and has grown to become the largest national mobile billboard company. This transaction provides do it outdoors media with Streetblimps’ intellectual property and additional assets. The transaction also continues to position do it outdoors as the leader in the mobile billboard space as the out-of-home industry continues to increase share and move into the future.

Regis Maher told us “Streetblimps has always been recognized as the other credible leader in our industry. It is an honor to have the opportunity to expand our business through this acquisition and to leverage [Doug Frantin’s] industry knowledge to expand our OOH solutions with stenciling, street decals and projection media. This acquisition paints an even brighter future for non-traditional media and the mobile billboard media format.”

David Pridgen II added “The acquisition of Streetblimps, along with our continued investment in our business, solidifies our leadership position in the OOH Industry. We recently completed a $5MM investment in our mobile billboard fleet as well as the successful launch of shadowfencing. This allows us to dynamically change targeting parameters for mobile display advertising based on the moving location of the mobile billboard. We’re seeing an average between 35-40% higher click-through-rates with shadowfencing compared to geofencing alone.”

Founded in 1985 by Doug Frantin, Streetblimps has been a very well-known player in the non-traditional and out-of-home industry.

He said “Both Streetblimps and do it outdoors media have shared the same passion for driving an advertiser’s message exactly where it needs to go, leveraging the power and impact of mobile billboards. I am confident that do it outdoors will continue to serve the Streetblimps clients in the best manner. With do it outdoors driving them, those brands will continue to grow through use of effective media solutions. do it outdoors runs a buttoned-up fleet and extremely professional organization.”

do it outdoors has executed campaigns for such brands as: Verizon, Pepsi, Sprint, Ulta Beauty, LVMH, and Xfinity, to name a few. For more information, visit

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