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Ocean Donate Ads to Rescued Department Store

Monday, December 10th, 2018

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Ocean has given free advertising space across its city centre digital screens network to rescued department store Kendal’s following news that it has been saved from closure. Ocean is running adverts encouraging shoppers to visit the House of Fraser owned store in the run upto Christmas, using available space on its screens that’s normally reserved […]

Adelphic Announces New Inventory Integrations

Monday, December 10th, 2018

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Adelphic, a Viant subscription-based self-service platform for cross-channel programmatic advertising, this week announced the addition of digital out-of-home (DOOH) inventory from Rubicon Project’s private marketplace. We are told that advertisers can now access DOOH inventory in multiple formats and locations from Adelphic’s newest DOOH partner Broadsign, all available alongside their existing partners; Clear Channel Outdoor, […]

World’s Largest Command and Control LED Display

Sunday, December 9th, 2018

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

A new Sydney Trains Rail Operations Centre (ROC) now nearing completion includes a central control room featuring what is believed to be the world’s largest command and control LED display. The display was designed, engineered and installed by NanoLumens from a commission by Australian integration firm Critical Room Solutions and technology consultant Digital Place Solutions […]

Laura Maurice joins Adapt Media / Chameleon Digital Media

Friday, December 7th, 2018

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Adapt Media and Chameleon Digital Media has strengthened its executive team with the hiring of Laura Maurice as Senior Vice President of Sales. She will lead the International sales team out of the Toronto office and report directly into Jamie Thompson, President. Laura Maurice was formerly Vice President of Media at Bookmark Content and will […]

Five New Hires Join @Billups

Friday, December 7th, 2018

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Full-service OOH media specialist Billups, who provide audience insights, smart planning, and measurable results for agencies and brands has made a number of new hires these past few weeks: – Nicholas Wootten has joined Billups as senior vice president of marketing after previously serving in marketing leadership roles at INVO Coconut Water, Epic Signal and VideoAmp. […]

Kim Bradley Joins @CCOutdoorNA

Friday, December 7th, 2018

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Clear Channel Outdoor (CCO) (NYSE: CCO), an indirect subsidiary of iHeartMedia Inc., this week announced that it has hired Kim Bradley as Regional President for its Midwest Region, reporting to Gene Leehan, Executive Vice President and Senior Regional President, Clear Channel Outdoor. Kim Bradley joins CCO from Comcast Spotlight and is based in Chicago, Illinois. […]

Mike Cunningham-Clayton Joins @PeerlessAVEU

Friday, December 7th, 2018

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

AV technology pioneer Peerless-AV this week announced the appointment of Mike Cunningham-Clayton to the position of Director of Sales for the UK Professional Division, effective from January 1, 2019. Mike joins Peerless-AV from a senior management role in distribution, bringing over 25 years AV experience and extensive insight into the UK AV channel. He will […]

Alex Couzins Joins Absen

Friday, December 7th, 2018

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Absen has appointed Alex Couzins to the newly created position of head of brand and marketing for Europe in a move that sees the company underline its commitment to the region. Alex, who joins from systems integrator AVMI, will be part of Absen’s corporate marketing team where he will be responsible for European brand marketing […]

Firefly Raises USD 21.5M in Seed Funding

Thursday, December 6th, 2018

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

This week, Firefly, that claims to connect people, governments and businesses to build smarter, safer and more sustainable cities – all of this by sticking a digital screen on top of a vehicle, officially launched out of beta and somehow attracted a number of Silicon Valley venture capitalists and angel investors, garnering USD 21.5M in […]

JCDecaux Belgium Acquires Majority Stake in Publiroute

Thursday, December 6th, 2018

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

JCDecaux SA has announced that its subsidiary, JCDecaux Belgium, has completed the first stage of a merger with Publiroute, a long-established Belgian billboards player operating under the Dewez trademark. When the operation is complete, JCDecaux Belgium will be the majority shareholder. Jean-Sébastien Decaux, JCDecaux’s CEO Southern Europe, Belgium and Luxembourg, Africa and Israel said “We […]