Archive for the 'Scuttlebut' Category

Melinda Von Horvath 1973 – 2020

Saturday, May 23rd, 2020

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

With heavy hearts, the industry grieves the passing of Melinda Von Horvath, whose brief and brave battle with cancer ended on Tuesday May 12, 2020 at the age of 47 at her home in Amsterdam, surrounded by her closest family and friends. Melinda was laid to rest in a small and private funeral service for […]

Kimberly Samon & Anudit Vikram Join @MediaMath

Friday, May 22nd, 2020

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Former WW International executive Kimberly Samon and Anudit Vikram, former Edge by Ascential product leader have joined Mediamath as Chief People Officer and senior vice president of product respectively. As Chief People Officer, Kimberly Samon will lead all people-related solutions and human resources functions, including talent acquisition, diversity and inclusion, workforce planning, performance management and […]

The Reef, Downtown Los Angeles

Friday, May 22nd, 2020

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

There is an impressive new SNA Display‘s LED mounted at the top of The Reef’s façade in Downtown LA. Out-of-home media owner New Tradition are selling the advertising space New Tradition’s CEO Evan Richheimer told us “Los Angeles has been a long-time market of ours and we’re so thankful to be able to launch this […]

#ShortConnects @DPAAOrg @VerizonMedia Iván Markman

Thursday, May 21st, 2020

Russ Curry, Ministry of New Media

DPAA, the leading global organization for all advertising and content outside the home has recently introduced ‘DPAA Short Connects‘ a series of short video news interviews with advertising, media and marketing leaders aimed at keeping those working from home informed, engaged and connected. Here is the next in the series, an interview with Iván Markman, […]

CFL Chooses @TelesteCorp Onboard Train Solution

Thursday, May 21st, 2020

Russ Curry, Ministry of New Media

Teleste Corporation will supply onboard Public Address, Passenger Information display and CCTV solutions to Alstom’s Coradia trains for the Luxembourg state railways, CFL (Société Nationale des Chemins de Fer Luxembourgeois). Jörn Grasse, Vice President of Rail Information Solutions at Teleste told us “As more than 9.6 billion passengers travel on national railway networks in the […]

Aimera Survey Reveals Viewer Activity During TV Commercial Breaks

Monday, May 18th, 2020

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Interactive marketing platform Aimera has just concluded a survey amongst 16 to 60-year-old television viewers in Lithuania in order to determine their attention span while watching television. Not for the first time, the findings put the influence of TV advertisements on its audience into question. The results here revealed that one out of two people […]

#IBC2020 Cancelled

Monday, May 18th, 2020

Andrew Neale

#IBC2020 which had already been shortened by a day due to the #COVID19 pandemic and was due to run at the RAI, Amsterdam Friday, September 11, 2020 through to Monday September 14, 2020 has now been cancelled. Here is the full statement from Michael Crimp, IBC CEO… I hope you are safe and well, as […]

‘AdSemble Prime’ Launched By @AdSemble

Monday, May 18th, 2020

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

AdSemble has announced the launch of AdSemble Prime. We are told that with this brand new offering, frequent users of AdSemble’s flagship self-service product Open Display can subscribe to an annual membership and receive discounted OOH advertising, insider marketing/advertising tips, discounts with partner websites and FREE professional DOOH ad design. It’s described as a first […]

#ISASignExpo Finally Cancelled

Friday, May 15th, 2020

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Anyone in their right mind would have told you that cancelling events earlier in the year and hastily rescheduling them to August or September would not work and if further proof were needed, the International Sign Association Board of Directors have joined that club, admitted defeat and cancelled the ISA International Sign Expo 2020 which […]

Creative Realities, Inc. Net loss of $2.6M Thx To #COVID19

Friday, May 15th, 2020

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Creative Realities, Inc. (CREX) (“Creative Realities,” “CRI,” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: CREX, CREXW), a leading provider of digital marketing solutions, announced its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2020. Rick Mills, Chief Executive Officer, remarked “Creative Realities entered 2020 with tremendous momentum. As the COVID-19 pandemic drove unprecedented disruption and volatility in […]