Archive for the 'Scuttlebut' Category

#OOH @OMA_Australia Full Year Results For 2019

Wednesday, February 26th, 2020

Tristan Cotterill

The Australian Outdoor Media Association (OMA) this week announced full year net media revenue results including the category breakdowns for 2019. The industry saw a total increase of 1.5% on net media revenue in 2019. As previously reported, net media revenue for 2019 increased to $935.5 million, up from $921.6 million for 2018, across the […]

Have Global Acquisitions Lived Up to Expectations?

Tuesday, February 25th, 2020

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Is it possible that Global has uncovered fraud, or at the very least a ‘distortion of revenue’ related to some of the acquisitions they made when they formed Global Outdoor back in 2018? That anyhow, is the belief of many people who we spoke with in the UK this past week. Sources close to the […]

New London City Approach ‪@MMALimited‬ Billboard

Friday, February 21st, 2020

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Mass Media have launched their first new site of 2020. London City Approach is a Mega 6 on the A13 Alfreds Way facing traffic heading toward London and will be seen by 65,000 vehicles per day in the London bound direction. This is the first of Mass Media’s new sites for 2020, another will be […]

Joe English Joins @ReflectSystems

Friday, February 21st, 2020

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Joe English has joined Reflect as EVP, Sales. He has been out of our industry for a few years but was at RMG for nine years sometime ago. We are told by people who know him well that this is a good hire.

Winfried Karst Joins @TalonOOH

Friday, February 21st, 2020

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Talon Outdoor has announced the launch of its German division with Winfried Karst appointed as Managing Director. Winfried Karst is tasked with driving business in Germany, mainland Europe, and international spend from across Talon’s Plexus network, ie. expanding Talon’s reach in mainland Europe. He’s spent over 12 years at Kinetic as co-founder and COO of […]

Alister Smith Joins @MidwichLtd

Friday, February 21st, 2020

Andrew Neale

Alister Smith has joined Midwich as AMX’s Business Development Manager UK. He will be based at Midwich Group’s newly opened Innovation House showroom in Bracknell, Alister brings 20 years’ experience in the industry across distribution, manufacturing, reseller and integrator businesses within the Corporate, Residential and Commercial markets. Alister you may remember was was Vice Chairman […]

Simon Hayes Joins @NEC_Display_UK

Friday, February 21st, 2020

Andrew Neale

Simon Hayes has joined NEC Display Solutions where he will drive NEC’s Meeting Room and Collaboration Solutions business, primarily across its global enterprise customers. As a member of the UK Solutions Team and integral to the NEC One Global Programme, Simon will be pivotal in steering NEC’s leading position in this important growing market. He […]

Brookfield Place New York Extend Their @PearlMedia Partnership

Thursday, February 20th, 2020

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

We note that Brookfield Place New York has extended its engagement with Pearl Media as their exclusive media and technology partner. It’s a role we believe they’ve played since 2017. As part of the extension, they’ll continue to maintain and operate the Brookfield Place New York ad supported place-based digital signage network and other media […]

VISIT PHILADELPHIA ‘The City of Sisterly Love’

Thursday, February 20th, 2020

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Last week in Times Square VISIT PHILADELPHIA, the region’s official tourism marketing organisation, teamed with Clear Channel Outdoor (NYSE: CCO) in an evolution for Greater Philadelphia’s tourism marketing industry. Leveraging Clear Channel Outdoor’s interactive, full-motion billboards, VISIT PHILADELPHIA revealed City of Sisterly Love, a new city moniker that kicks off a campaign to strategically target […]

Barco Insights, @Barco’s #IOT Platform For Projectors

Friday, February 14th, 2020

Andrew Neale

Barco went to #ISE2020 having announced a new cloud-based internet of things solution for enhanced projector management called ‘Barco Insights’. The introduction of Barco Insights is aimed at bringing efficiency, reliability and flexibility. It cuts out time-consuming and error-prone manual administration thanks to the cloud-based storage of projectors’ usage data and light-source run-times. The live […]