Friday, September 16, 2005

Digital signage firms hold summit

Sales growth in the digital signage industry is expected to quadruple by 2009, at which point there will be 540,000 screens at over 76,000 sites in North America. Given these tremendous opportunities, Strategy Institute will be holding its inaugural “Building Your Successful Digital Signage Business Summit” November 15th and 16th, 2005 at Chicago’s Eaglewood Resort and Spa.

This summit has announced its industry leading faculty of speakers including: Michael Hudes, Global Director of Digital Media – Clear Channel Outdoor; Jack Sullivan, SVP and Media Director – Starcom; Stewart A. Stockdale, President, Chief Marketing Officer – Simon Property Group; Barry Krause, President – J. Walter Thompson, as well as Pierre van der Hoven, CEO – TBM Communications (South Africa).

Attendees will also have to the opportunity to learn from the world’s top networks including: Harris Bank, f.y.e., PRN, Transit Television Network, i-vu USA Inc., PubliSystema (Chile), TMB communications (South Africa) and RTV Media (Sweden).

300-400 industry leaders and participates are expected at this highly educational event. The conference will hold key sessions on: the optimal digital signage profit model, real world case studies, configuring the right pricing structure, exclusive Q&A with industry leaders, world’s top digital signage networks, as well as success stories from retail, banking and shopping centre industries.

The rest of the press release is here.

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