DSE 2018 APEX Awards Finalists Announced


DSE 2018 APEX Award FinalistsThe finalists for the 14th Annual DSE APEX Awards were chosen by an independent panel of 11 industry professionals and named from a field of 116 entrants from 10 countries vying in 9 major digital signage categories. Gold, Silver and Bronze awards will be presented in each category at the APEX Awards Ceremony, which immediately follows the FREE Networking Reception, taking place poolside at the Renaissance Hotel on Wednesday, March 28.  Also, slides and/or video of each entry will be featured as part of a gallery in Central Park (Booth #1741) on the show floor. See below for a full list of this year’s finalists or follow this link to see more:

Arts, Entertainment & Recreation – Total of 13 entries

150 Media Stream – Nominated by McCann Systems

Cleveland Museum of Art/ArtLENS Exhibition – Nominated by Potion Design

TCL Chinese Theatre “Hollywood Lights” – Nominated by Christie

Business & Government Services – Total of 13 entries

22nd World Petroleum Congress Official Opening Show – Nominated by Dreambox Visual Communications

Daimler Trucks North America – Nominated by Four Winds Interactive

Scotiabank Solutions Branch – Nominated by Cineplex Digital Media

Education & Healthcare – Total of 8 entries

Georgia State University Enterprise Digital Signage – Nominated by Visix, Inc.

Holodomor Mobile Classroom – Nominated by Forge Media + Design

University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital/ Nick’s Theater – Nominated by Dimensional Innovations

Event Venues & Hospitality – Total of 14 entries

“As We Are” Interactive Digital Sculpture – Nominated by DCL (Design Communications Ltd.)

“Convergence” at Metropolis Los Angeles – Nominated by StandardVision

Mercedes-Benz Stadium – Nominated by Daktronics

Food & Beverage – Total of 1 entry

Boston Pizza Flagship – Nominated by Shikatani Lacroix Design

Immersive Environments – Total of 10 entries

Mirage at Metropolis – Nominated by Go2 Productions

Super Bowl LIVE Water & Building Projection Show – Nominated by bluemedia

Uninterrupted – Nominated by Colours and Shapes Design Inc.

Public Spaces – Total of 29 entries

Dubai Aquarium – Nominated by LG Electronics USA Business Solutions

Uninterrupted – Nominated by Colours and Shapes Design, Inc.

Cars 3, Digital Experiential Campaign – Nominated by Cineplex Digital Media

Retail – Total of 18 entries

EDGE (Enhanced Display for Grocery Environment) – Nominated by The Kroger Co.

Fume Scent Lounge – Nominated by ICON Media Communications Inc.

Sportes Experts – Downtown Montreal – Nominated by Stingray Business

Transportation – Total of 10 entries

Changi Airport (Terminal 4) – Nominated by NanoLumens

Pearson Int’l Airport (GTAA Passenger Information Zone) – Nominated by Eventscape Inc.

The Fluid – Nominated by MTA Arts & Design

About the Independent Panel of APEX Award Judges

DSE’s APEX Awards were individually assessed and juried on the basis of originality and innovation by 11 industry experts and journalists, all of whom have long reported on the digital signage sector, have published on the many facets of the industry, and are recognized as versant in current industry trends. Judges included:

Phil Cohen, Chairman / CEO, CMN Holdings, Inc.

Laura Davis-Taylor, Co-Founder, High Street Collective

Randy Dearborn, Vice President, Multimedia & Guest Technology, MGM Resorts International

Len Dudis, CIO/Director, Corporativo T.I., Grupo Vidanta

Paul Fleuranges, Vice President Corporate Communications, MTA

Dave Haynes, Founding Editor, Sixteen:Nine

David Keene, Executive Editor, NewBay Media

Jeff Kent, Chief Technology Officer, Cineplex Entertainment

Brad Parler, Digital Communications Administrator, Blinds.com

Sheldon Silverman, CEO, SmartBomb Media Group

Hunter Spence, Executive Technology Director, Second Story



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