DSE 2018 | Highlights from Wednesday, March 28


Digital Signage Expo wrapped up the official first day of its 15th anniversary show with another successful APEX Award ceremony. The day began with informative Keynote Breakfasts and the Digital Workplace Summit. Then, once the ribbon was cut, the crowds flooded the show floor, networking began and the latest and greatest digital signage and communications technology on the market was unveiled to the public including several 8K display models and more than one holographic product. 

More education and dicussion came from the Free On-Floor Workshops and the debut of the Emerging Tech Talks in Booth #2576. Then, the day culminated with a Networking Reception poolside at Vegas’ own Renaissance Hotel and the APEX Award ceremony following directly after in the Renaissance Ballroom. bluemedia took home Content of the Year and McCann Systems was awarded Installation of the Year for “Super Bowl Live Water & Building Projection Show” and “150 Media Stream” respectively. Check out the video below for a quick visual review of the day’s highlights. 

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Jason is a multimedia journalist, filmmaker and editor of DigitalSignageConnection.com. Since graduating from the University of South Florida with a journalism degree, Kushner has shot video and written for a myriad of publications and multimedia projects including Creative Loafing Tampa, Gogobot.com and TBO.com. His 2009 documentary American Colonies: Collapse of the Bee explored the phenomenon of Colony Collapse Disorder in honeybees and the various environmental/economic repercussions. The film became an Official Selection at 12 international film festivals, won Best Documentary at the 2009 Central Florida Film Festival and a John Muir Gold Award at the 2009 Yosemite Film Festival. In 2015, he became editor of Digital Signage Expo’s partner site and has since worked his way up to Digital Content Manager for the Atlanta-based parent company, Exponation.

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