CBS Outdoor In Bright Lights At Westfield Stratford

Geny Caloisi

CBS Outdoor UK has launched what it claims is the largest digital retail outdoor advertising portfolio in the UK, at Europe’s biggest urban mall, Westfield Stratford City.

The new shopping mall, located near the millennium stadium, and building even more excitement for the 2012 Olympics, will be the stage for key brands including Canon and Dewynters launching their digital outdoor campaigns at the opening.

The grand opening in September 13th saw Westfield Stratford City boosting 100 digital LCD screens alongside four large format, iconic digital screens.

The campaigns will be hosted on CBS Outdoor UK’s portfolio of LED and LCD video walls and internal and external totem screens across the centre, in form of the Stratford Skyline screen, the Four Dials, Meridian Square and North Star.

The location and huge scale of the four screens, ranging from 5.2m x 4.0m in Meridian Square to the impressive 18.36m x 6.9m at the Stratford Skyline will create high impact, flexible, bespoke content targeting a diverse audience of shoppers entering through all exits from Stratford station.

Lauren Port, Media Manager from PHD comments: “As an imaging company, the quality of digital OOH screens is very important to Canon. Their new campaign showcases the IXUS 220 HS and its inbuilt High Sensitivity system – which shows consumers that there is more to image quality than just megapixels. The new screens at Westfield Stratford City were perfect for this campaign as they allowed Canon to showcase the camera in a premium environment, with the added bonus of having several key retailers in proximity. “

CBS Outdoor UK already holds the digital outdoor advertising contract for Westfield London in White City. Jason Cotterrell, Country Director for CBS Outdoor UK comments: “We have with the Westfield team delivered on time and on budget the largest investment in digital advertising displays this year to date.

“Our selected suppliers have also been fantastic providing high quality products and support. Our screens and software will offer interactive, dynamic and flexible digital advertising solutions. We have ensured that these screens set a new benchmark in design and reliability.”

CBS Outdoor UK worked with contractors dZine and BF Technology on the installation of the screens with manufacturers Samsung, Conrac, GDS and Daktronics.

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