Archive for the 'Scuttlebut' Category

Creative Realities, Inc. Misses On Revenue

Friday, August 14th, 2020

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Creative Realities, Inc. (NASDAQ: CREX, CREXW), a leading provider of digital marketing solutions has announced its financial results for the three- and six-months ended June 30, 2020. Probably not surprisingly given the current climate, Creative Realities had a Q2 net loss of USD 2.5M on revenue of USD 3.7M. Rick Mills, Chief Executive Officer was […]

Atlas Launched by @TalonOOH

Tuesday, August 11th, 2020

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Talon, the leading independent OOH specialist, has further strengthened its technology portfolio by launching Atlas, its intelligent automated digital OOH buying platform. We are told that, as one of the biggest investors in digital, Talon has used its specialist knowledge and technology expertise to release a platform unlike any other currently available in the market. […]

Accor Launches Hotel Office Concept

Saturday, August 8th, 2020

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Emphasising its Accor Allsafe cleanliness and prevention protocol (in partnership with Bureau Veritas, a world leader in testing, inspection and certification) and faced with continual low demand for hotel rooms, Accor, Europe’s largest hotel group has launched a Hotel Office concept allowing workers to make daytime bookings and use the rooms for work. James Wheatcroft, […]

Michael Godin Joins @rpVisuals

Friday, August 7th, 2020

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Michael Godin has joined rp Visual Solutions in the role of Consultant Extension in the Northeast United States. Michael will be the primary interface for the AV Consultant community and a resource to consultants designing architecturally integrated visual structures and optically engineered screens. He is originally from Massachusetts where he has spent over 15 years […]

Bryan Hinkley Joins Electrosonic

Friday, August 7th, 2020

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Former AVI-SPL executive VP and general manager, Bryan Hinckley has joined the Electrosonic Group as global vice president for immersive experiences. We understand that he will be responsible for the growth of large projects that make use of immersive technologies and storytelling for Electrosonic on global scale.

Big Layoffs At @AVIXA

Thursday, August 6th, 2020

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

On the afternoon of Tuesday August 4, 2020 employees at AVIXA, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association, were formally told that many of them were being let go. If rumours are to be believed, the layoffs are across the board. One source told us that up to 40% of the workforce may have been fired, […]

Heidi Voorhees Leaves @AVIXA

Monday, August 3rd, 2020

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

In the last few weeks Heidi Voorhees, MBA, CAE was let go from her position as COO at AVIXA recently. No formal announcement has been made but it’s likely a downsizing or cost-saving exercise. AVIXA’s main source of income is trade shows and there haven’t been too many of those recently.

#ArtOnTheGrid Thx 2 @JCDecauxGlobal

Friday, July 31st, 2020

Russ Curry, Ministry of New Media

JCDecaux is displaying artworks on 500 bus shelters in New York City, a multi-platform exhibition by a group of 50 New York-based, emerging artists. It was conceived by the Public Art Fund in the spring of 2020 in direct response to the #COVID19 pandemic.

Patrick Affleck Joins @Havas_UK

Friday, July 31st, 2020

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Former, long term Dentsu Aegis exec Patrick Affleck has joined Havas Media Group UK & Ireland as CEO. He was most recently dentsu X CEO.

Allie Kline Joins @MediaMath Board

Friday, July 31st, 2020

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Allie Kline, former Verizon Media CMO has joined the MediaMath board. Joe Zawadzki, Chief Executive Officer and Founder of MediaMath told us “I am delighted to welcome Allie to the MediaMath Board of Directors. Allie is a pragmatic idealist, and a career-long champion for evolution in the practice and craft of marketing. She’s served as […]