Archive for the 'Scuttlebut' Category

Sunday Times Fast Track #31 is @DoYouLovePixels

Sunday, December 4th, 2016

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

For those of you who don’t know; Fast Track is a leading research and events company that has created a network of the UK’s top-performing private companies through its rankings in The Sunday Times, from the fastest-growing to the biggest. Founded back in 1997, it now publishes seven annual league tables and brings the founders […]

Marco Bruines joins Leyard Europe

Sunday, December 4th, 2016

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Marco Bruines who has previously served as the President of BarcoLeyard (the joint-venture between Leyard and Barco in China), Inter Visual Systems, and most recently as the managing director of SIGHT, a system integrator in the Benelux area focused on broadcasting and the corporate market has joined Leyard Europe as CEO. Zach Zhang, chairman of […]

Robin Deen joins Milestone AV Technologies

Friday, December 2nd, 2016

Andrew Neale

Robin Deen has joined Milestone AV Technologies as Sales Director for EMEA. Robin will head an international sales team that covers all regions of Europe, Middle East and Africa, aiming to drive further growth with the commercial brands – Chief, Projecta, Vaddio and Da-Lite. Robin has over 20 years of international channel development experience in […]

The Advertising Club of New York’s 9th Annual #OOHNow Recap

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

Guest Contributor, Anne Judge

The Out of Home industry’s thought leaders came together on November 29, 2016 at Chelsea Pier 60 for discussions with an overarching theme titled ‘Contextual Connections and The Evolution of OOH’s Value Proposition’. The age of rapid technological acceleration is here, which presents challenges to keep up but also brings richer consumer data and the […]

Congrats @MBoidman

Monday, November 28th, 2016

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Many congratulations to Mark Boidman who was recently named Best Investment Banking Advisory Managing Director (USA) by Corporate Vision Magazine’s Executive Awards 2016 campaign for his work in out of home media and retail technology.

#IWBirmingham Innovation Week Birmingham

Monday, November 28th, 2016

Russ Curry, Ministry of New Media

Birmingham is a city with an excellent pedigree in driving urban innovation and we note that Sam Markey, UK Cities Lead at Future Cities Catapult is organising a week of innovation events in Birmingham, taking place December 6-12, 2016. The Future Cities Catapult’s mission is to foster urban innovation, grow UK companies and make cities […]

A Fool and Their Money Are Easily Parted

Friday, November 25th, 2016

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

We’re not quite sure why any digital signage software vendors – new startup or established vendor, would ever choose to exhibit at #CES0217 but that’s exactly what Normandy, France based APTIKO aim to do. They think that they will be found in Eureka Park, a so-called selection of the 450 best startups in the world […]

The DailyDOOH Gala Awards is a Week Today…

Thursday, November 24th, 2016

Russ Curry, Ministry of New Media

A week today, the industry will celebrate all that is good about itself at The DailyDOOH Gala Awards being held in the only (UK) Royal Palace that you can borrow for the evening! Now in its fifth year, the event has become the must-attend event and attracts folks the world over. Everyone who attends will […]

The City Briefing: #SmartCities

Thursday, November 24th, 2016

Russ Curry, Ministry of New Media

What are the critical elements of a successful Smart City? What are the strategic opportunities with Smart Cities and IOT? How can modern technology be used to improve urban space and interaction with citizens to increase quality of life? What requirements will cities around the world have to meet in order to build prosperous, liveable […]

Patrick Joseph Trainer 1935 – 2016

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

We are saddened to hear that Forrest Group Chairman, Patrick Joseph Trainer passed away peacefully at home on Friday November 18, 2016. Pat was a true leader in Out of Home and his experience spans seven decades, he would have seen everything to paper 4 sheets to today’s giant digital screens. He started as a […]