Archive for the 'Scuttlebut' Category

DCC Acquires @STAMPEDEglobal

Monday, July 16th, 2018

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

DCC plc (LSE: DCC), a support services business and one of the largest companies in Ireland, has acquired two companies worth a total of €124 million. Before its annual general meeting in Dublin last week it announced that it had acquired Stampede and Kondor. DCC plc employs 11,000 people in four divisions operating in 17 […]

Shenanigans At Monster Vision, LLC ?

Sunday, July 15th, 2018

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Rumours of sneaky goings on, once again we should add, at Monster Media (aka Monster Vision). For once it seems they are on the wrong end of a lawsuit (it’s usual they who are doing suiting and threatening) – this time with them on the receving end of lawsuits from Clear Channe Outdoor, Inc. Clear […]

Well Endowed Productions

Sunday, July 15th, 2018

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

There seem to be quite a few good people leaving Atlanta based MaxMedia at the moment. The latest to cross our news desk is Jeff Doud who was MaxMedia’s Executive Creative Director for the last eight years. Jeff is now Founder at Well & Doud Productions.

Vaarwell Amsterdam, Hola Barcelona (for #ISE2021)

Friday, July 13th, 2018

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Big news in the AV world this week was the announcement that Integrated Systems Events, the producers of the Integrated Systems Europe exhibition, have only two more years in Amsterdam before the event relocates permanently to Gran Via, part of the Fira de Barcelona exhibition complex in Spain on February 2-5, 2021. Barcelona will become […]

Neo Advertising Joins CityZen

Friday, July 13th, 2018

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

New Advertising has joined CityZen, the Cities’ partner for Smart City projects. We are told that Neo Advertising will contribute its skills and resources in the field of street furniture and advertising. Christian Vaglio-Giors, CEO of Neo Advertising, told us “We are very pleased to be able to contribute to the development of CityZen by […]

Leadership Changes at @BrandedCities

Tuesday, July 10th, 2018

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Branded Cities this week announced the departure of Canada President, Adam Butterworth and the company has appointed Toby Sturek as the new President of Branded Cities Canada. Effective immediately, Toby will assume all day-to-day leadership responsibilities of the Canadian business. Steve Ellman, Chairman and CEO of Branded Cities told us “Toby is an established leader […]

MaxTV Media Joins @DPAAorg

Monday, July 9th, 2018

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

DPAA, the leading global organization for everything digital out-of-home (DOOH) has announced that Toronto-based MaxTV Media has joined the association. MaxTV claims the usual leadership role, supposedly with more than 1000 customizable hardware and software installations in residential condominium buildings across Canada. The company’s high-tech, innovative and intuitive platform allows intelligent delivery of relevant video […]

#CunardLive #CunardPhotographicJourney Social Influencer Content Campaign

Sunday, July 8th, 2018

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Cunard has launched a new UK nationwide digital Out of Home campaign using social media influencer content being created aboard the maiden ‘Photographic Journey’ voyage of its cruise ship, Queen Elizabeth, to the Arctic Circle. Social media posts from influencers will be created via the indaHash platform and integrated into digital Out of Home ads […]

⁦Mark Mayfield joins @STRATACACHE‬⁩

Friday, June 29th, 2018

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Mark Mayfield has joined STRATCACHE as its vice-president (VP) of a newly formed transportation division, which we are told will serve the airport, airline and ground transportation markets. Mark Mayfield has spent the last 14 years with Société Internationale de Télécommunications Aéronautiques (SITA), an information technology firm focussed on the airport industry, where he led […]

Kathryn Wilson joins @JCDecaux_UK Airport

Friday, June 29th, 2018

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Kathryn Wilson, formerly Head of Sales at ECN joins the JCDecaux Airport team as Head of Agency Sales. Alan Sullivan, Managing Director of JCDecaux Airport, told us “I’m delighted to welcome Kathryn to the team. Her proven sales experience and strong agency relationships means she will be well positioned to communicate an understanding of our […]