PORTLAND, Ore.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Leyard and Planar, global leaders in visualization products, announced the companies will serve as the display provider for SEAT 2018, the Sports and Entertainment Alliance in Technology event, taking place July 21-24 in Dallas, Texas.
As the display sponsor for SEAT 2018, Leyard and Planar will showcase their innovative LED and LCD digital display and video wall technologies throughout the event. Leyard and Planar will provide LED and LCD video walls and a variety of touch-enabled 4K LCD displays for social media walls, conference room displays and the general conference “Super Sessions”.
Leyard and Planar’s participation at SEAT 2018 follows the hiring of sports industry veteran Douglas Moss to support the companies’ focus on the sports and entertainment markets. Moss brings more than 30 years of experience working with leading sporting organizations including the Madison Square Garden Network and National Hockey League teams, the Buffalo Sabres, the Phoenix Coyotes and the Anaheim Ducks, among others.
“We are thrilled to have Leyard and Planar LED and LCD display technologies throughout the SEAT 2018 event,” said Douglas Moss, general manager for sports and entertainment, Leyard and Planar. “SEAT allows us to demonstrate our award-winning digital display solutions and how they are the ideal choice for grand-scale sports and entertainment events.”
“We are delighted to have Leyard and Planar as a strategic partner for SEAT 2018 and to showcase their world-class display solutions throughout the event,” said Christine Stoffel, founder and CEO, Seat, LLC.
SEAT 2018 is the annual gathering of more than 600 sports, entertainment and technology industry global leaders, dedicated to sport and entertainment professionals across the world. SEAT is the only 100% peer-driven industry conference in the world and prides itself on being the only gathering in which all five major U.S. sports leagues and every club/team across the U.S., Canada and over 25 countries are represented. For more information, visit www.seatcommunity.com/seat-2018-dallas/.
About Leyard and Planar, a Leyard Company
Leyard is a global leader in the design, production, distribution and service of digital displays, video walls and visualization products worldwide. The Leyard Group of companies and brands, which includes Planar Systems and eyevis, is comprised of displays, entertainment and lighting system solutions. Leyard is the number one market share leader in the LED display market and fine pitch LED and offers indoor, outdoor, fixed and creative displays (Futuresource 2017). Used in applications such as broadcast, sports arenas, stadiums, advertisement networks, retail digital signage, control rooms, exhibitions, large scale events and digital cultural experiences, Leyard enjoys marquee installations globally and has over 300 patents in display technology. Founded in 1995, the group is headquartered in Beijing, China, and is traded on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (stock code: 300296). Forbes magazine (2013) named Leyard among “China’s Top 100 Most Potential Listed Companies.” For more information, visit www.leyard.com.