DSE Debuts ‘Digital Signage in a Connected World’

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

Digital Signage Expo, international tradeshow and conference, dedicated to digital signage, interactive technologies and digital Out-of-Home Networks, will present new educational opportunities themed ‘Digital Signage in a Connected World’ for the first time in March 6-9, 2012, at its annual event in Las Vegas.

Both the Keynote speaker and Keynote thought-leadership panelists will expand upon the ‘Connected World’ theme with forward-looking perspectives on the industry. The theme also will play a large role in almost every one of the eight DSE 2012 seminar tracks.

“Digital signage has emerged as a distinctly new industry, but it also is part of a larger fabric of connected digital devices, including computers, smartphones and tablets – all of which provide new ways of engaging consumers through digital signage technologies,” says Richard Lebovitz, educational and editorial director for Exponation LLC, which produces DSE.

Attendees will be able to attend 32 general conference seminars targeting clearly defined audiences and hear an outstanding faculty of peer professionals and industry specialists make presentations relevant to the digital signage and digital out-of-home marketplace.

Relevant topics presented at DSE 2012 will be presented in the following tracks:

  • Digital Signage Fundamentals
  • Content University
  • Digital Place-Based Networks
  • Marketing & Advertising
  • Hardware, Software & Connectivity
  • Digital Signage Network Design, Management & Operation
  • Interactive Technology
  • Special Interest

NEW for 2012 will be:

  • A half-day pre-show workshops on Tuesday, March 6:
    – Mobile/Digital Signage Connection Workshop
    – Hands-on Content Workshop
  • Interactive Technologies on-floor workshops
  • On-floor vertical industry discussion groups (which replaces Lunch & Learns)

In addition to the seminar curriculum, DSE 2012 will feature pre- and post-show programs, an extensive offering of free on-floor workshops, and a program of study to ensure certification renewal in cooperation with the Digital Signage Experts Group.

Digital Signage Expo® 2012, co-located with the Interactive Technology Expo and Digital Content Show, is scheduled for March 6-9, 2012, at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas. To reserve exhibit space or to attend, contact Chris Gibbs, (770) 649-0300 Ext 17.

This year over 180 exhibitors will feature technology and services including hardware, software, network, delivery and content from around the.globe. DSE also offers the largest and most diversified digital signage and digital out-of-home educational program anywhere in the world, with more than 100 educators and the largest variety of educational opportunities, including a live installation tour and structured curriculum leading to professional re-certification in eight educational tracks. The program is comprised of more than 30 seminars, 24 targeted vertical industry discussion groups and numerous free workshops staged in three on-floor theaters.

The move to March by DSE is only for one year. We’ve been told it moves back to lare February in 2013.

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