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#dse2012 Preset Group Industry Mixer

Friday, January 13th, 2012

Guest Contributor, Dave Haynes, The Preset Group

Three emails in the past 12 hours is a good enough signal for me that I need to update news about The Preset Group’s 2012 Digital Signage Industry Mixer in Las Vegas. First, yes, it’s on. The third edition of this event (4th if you count the 2009 edition in that weird flaming fire-pool and […]

Preset Group DSE Mixer

Monday, February 28th, 2011

Guest Contributor, Dave Haynes, The Preset Group

The Preset Group’s Dave Haynes sent around an email blast to attendees of last week’s terrific Preset Group DSE Mixer which we were very happy to co-sponsor. He and Pat Hellberg of Preset Group are looking for feedback on the event and ideas on improvements. Here is what he wrote… The Preset Group mixer has […]

News Is Everywhere. Tickers Needn’t Be

Friday, July 9th, 2010

Guest Contributor, Dave Haynes, The Preset Group

Stop and think, for a second, what was involved in keeping up on breaking news a decade ago. In July 2000, Clinton was still in the White House, few people had heard of the Taliban or a guy named Osama, the tech fuss was about Napster, and Apple was just trying to stay in business. […]

#dse2010 – Las Vegas Industry Mixer

Tuesday, February 16th, 2010

Guest Contributor, Dave Haynes, The Preset Group

All the pieces are in place for the big digital signage industry mixer in Las Vegas Feb. 23rd If anything, it is over-subscribed, so if you are figuring you didn’t register online and you’ll just show up anyway, please don’t. It’s not that we’re trying to be exclusive, at all. It is simply that the […]

#dse2010 – Digital Signage Mixer, Las Vegas

Monday, January 25th, 2010

Guest Contributor, Dave Haynes, The Preset Group

Members of the digital signage community who live and work in the Toronto area have for a few years now been getting together on a regular basis for an informal mixer at an area bar. These ‘meet-up’ sessions are purely intended as a chance to get people with common business interests together to swap cards […]

PSAs For Haiti Relief Available

Monday, January 25th, 2010

Guest Contributor, Dave Haynes, The Preset Group

We want to let people in the digital signage and digital out of home community know that we’ve prepared a series of very simple hi-rez video spots that network operators can use to help direct funds to Red Cross groups in the US and internationally. Landscape and portrait versions are available, and we did a […]

Differentiate Or Perish Writes Dave Haynes

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009

Guest Contributor, Dave Haynes, The Preset Group

It is really interesting to spend many years in this industry, pitching sets of pots and pans and trying to win over prospective customers … and then stepping back from the contest and realizing what’s going on. Damn near everyone is using the same sales pitch. I am talking suppliers. And I am talking operators. […]