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TfL Unveils Funding For EV Charging Network

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Transport for London (TfL) has announced a GBP 18 million electric vehicle (EV) scheme they hope will result in hundreds of fast chargers deployed throughout the city by 2020. We understand that a range of project partners have already been appointed to a supplier framework with the aim of installing 75 charging points by the […]

Brian Diver joins @Civiqscapes

Friday, April 28th, 2017

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Brian Diver has joined CIVIQ Smartscapes as Chief Revenue Officer. He will be responsible for coordinating all revenue generation activities for the company and implementing best practices for sales strategy and processes. Brian brings to CIVIQ over 25 years of experience leading revenue growth programs for companies and brings a wealth of knowledge and understanding […]

‘Live Stream’ Billboard Celebrity PSA Campaign Promotes Proper Recycling

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Lamar Advertising Company (Nasdaq: LAMR) and nonprofit organization Recycle Across America (RAA) are once again joining forces to promote proper recycling. Last year, Lamar and RAA made history with the first-ever celebrity PSA campaign live-streamed to digital billboards for Earth Week. This week, on the heels of that anniversary, Lamar is donating the use of […]

The Global Digital Signage Conference

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Many people told us that a ‘Digital Signage Week’ needed its own dedicated event, focussing on the technology and its uses. We listened, we acted and so we have it – the first ever GLOBAL DIGITAL SIGNAGE CONFERENCE takes place Thursday May 11, 2017 as part of London Digital Signage Week (May 8-12, 2017) and it’s […]

Mayfair Equity Partners Acquires Controlling Stake in @TalonOOH

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

A week ago we wrote that “It would appear that Mayfair Equity Partners is the likely acquirer of the 17.5% stake in Talon Outdoor that Omnicom sold” (the week before) and now it would seem that Mayfair Equity Partners have in fact bought a controlling stake in the business.

The Boring Conference, Saturday May 6, 2017

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Now in its seventh year, The Boring Conference, an annual conference devoted to the ordinary, the mundane and the everyday takes place the Saturday before London Digital Signage Week, and, so we are told, goes head to head this year with the Annual General Meeting of the Locomotive Club of Great Britain (LCGB). The shock […]

London Digital Signage Week, May 8-12, 2017

Monday, April 24th, 2017

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

London Digital Signage Week takes place May 8-12, 2017 and as with its counterpart in New York, the week is for anyone in digital signage, interested in retail, employee communications, smart cities, digital out of home and of course digital signage! We like to remind people, especially the out of home folks, that without Digital Signage […]

Paul Matthijs joins Niko Group as CEO

Friday, April 21st, 2017

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Paul Matthijs, who was Senior VP of Barco’s Retail & Advertising business until recently, has joined Belgium based Niko Group as CEO. Niko Group are a company active in Smart Building, a sector that Paul tells us, “he believes has a large potential in the #IoT era”. Niko Group is active in 12 European countries […]

Canadian Digital Network Acquired By Signpatico Outdoor

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Canadian Digital Network has just been purchased by Signpatico Outdoor to become Western Canada’s 2nd largest digital billboard network. As one of the leaders in strategic thinking, technical sophistication and unique content the Canadian Digital Network likely adds more than just assets to Signpatico Outdoor’s already growing network. James McDonnell, President & CEO Signpatico told […]

Mayfair Equity Partners Likely Acquirer 17.5% @TalonOOH

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

It would appear that Mayfair Equity Partners is the likely acquirer of the 17.5% stake in Talon Outdoor that Omnicom sold last week. As OOH insiders will know well, Omnicom Media Group bought into Talon back in 2013 at the same time as moving (Omnicom’s) outdoor buying business to Talon.