Leading Women in Digital Media Honored @DPAAglobal Summit

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

DPAA, the global trade marketing association, driving the growth and digitization of out-of-home media today, has announced the recipients for its inaugural Leading Women in Digital Media Awards.

The award series recognizes female leaders in various career and life stages who have made who have demonstrated significant leadership in digital advertising and media.

The Leading Women winners will be recognized on Captivate screens in office buildings throughout North America and at the DPAA October 10 Global Summit during #OOHNYC.

The following Leading Women are being recognized in their respective categories.

  • Cayla Marie Vinzons, Sr. Software Engineer, Place Exchange in the category of Rising Star.
  • Allie Barnard, VP Demand Generation, Captivate and Natalia Rojas, Head of Account Management, Broadsign, both in the category of Unsung Hero.
  • Debbie Benadiba, CEO, Talon Canada in the category of Industry Vanguard.

The winners were selected from DPAA member entries by the association’s prestigious global WE.DOOH (Women’s Empowerment in Digital Out of Home) Advisory Board.

“DPAA’s Women’s Empowerment series is an important force in the global advertising industry,” said Barry Frey, President & CEO of DPAA. “These annual awards will help us take the program to the next level”.

DPAA WE.DOOH’s program is a series of webinars and workshops designed for women on key topics of career advancement, work life balance, etc. The program harnesses and celebrates the role of women in the DOOH industry. The Advisory Board guides the programs and developed the Leading Women in Digital Media awards to promote the contributions of women to the industry.

The DPAA Global Summit – Omnivideo is part of Out of Home New York which takes place from October 9 to 13.

The week will be the usual heady mix of FREE and PAID for events – conferences, showcases, cocktails, open house, breakfast debates, tours and other ad-hoc activities.

A DSF Regional Mixer, the DPAA VIP Newsmaker Dinner, the DPAA Global Summit, the Sony Professional Display Solutions Roadshow, SOLOMON Cocktails, OAAA Cocktails, XUSC Jazz & Cocktails, a Walk and Talk’ Coffee event at David Geffen Hall, a Daktronics NYC Partner Appreciation Reception, a Planar Virtual Production Studio Open House & Demo, Planar Emerging Trends in Education Luncheon, a Planar Showroom Open House & Happy Hour, the Brand Experience Lab’s Future of Digital Out-of-Home Advertising event and a leading Hologram provider open house are just some of the other events that are already scheduled to take place that week.

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