Digital Signage Expo 2013 Tenth Anniversary Show Opens Call for APEX Awards Nominations

Atlanta - Digital Signage Expo® (DSE), the world's largest International Tradeshow and Conference dedicated to digital signage, interactive technology and digital out-of-home networks (DOOH), is now accepting nominations for its 10th Annual APEX Awards.


To qualify, nominees must have a new or current digital signage or interactive technology program installed between November 1, 2011 and November 1, 2012. Submissions deadline is Friday, October 5, 2012 and forms are available at: http://www.digitalsignageexpo.net/dse-apex-awards.

Nominations will be evaluated by a panel of independent judges on the basis of:

* Challenge - The size, scope or unique requirements of the deployment and what problems had to be solved or overcome to ensure successful implementation.

* Solution - The degree to which the solution was "cutting edge" (new, unique, or innovative).

* Result - The quantitative extent to which the digital signage or interactive technology deployment benefitted the viewer and achieved the installation's goals.

The 4th Annual Apex & Content Awards Dinner will be on Wednesday, February 27th from 7:00-9:00pm. Those interested can view 2012 finalists at http://www.flickr.com/photos/dsexpo/sets/72157628911657111/

Richard Lebovitz, Editorial Director of Exponation, LLC, who oversees the Awards process said, "Innovation is at the heart of what drives growth in the digital signage industry and DSE's APEX Awards recognizes originality in those applications that demonstrate true advancements."

Mark your calendar now: Digital Signage Expo® 2013, co-located with the Interactive Technology Expo and Digital Content Show, is scheduled for February 26-28, 2013, at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas. To reserve exhibit space contact Jeanne Phillips, (770) 649-0300, Ext 16. Or, for more information, visit www.digitalsignageexpo.net. You can follow DSE on Twitter at DSExpo, or for all DSE 2013 updates, use #dse2013. For year-round news and information on digital signage, visit DSE's new Digital Signage Connection web portal at www.digitalsignageconnection.com.

About Digital Signage Expo
Celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2013, Digital Signage Expo, held at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV, USA, is the world's largest and longest running conference and trade show exclusively dedicated to the digital signage, interactive technology and digital-out-of-home (DOOH) industries. Launched in 2004, DSE was the first event dedicated to the digital signage market and has been a significant contributor to the growth of this fast-paced industry. Professional end user attendance represents decision-makers from key industry categories such as retail, restaurant, healthcare, education, hospitality and transportation, as well as other key stakeholders, including advertising executives, brand marketers and systems integrators.

Close to 180 exhibitors feature technology and services including hardware, software, network, delivery and content from around the globe. DSE also offers the largest and most diversified digital signage and digital out-of-home educational program anywhere in the world, with more than 100 educators and the largest variety of educational opportunities, including a live installation tour and structured curriculum leading to professional re-certification in eight educational tracks. The 2012 program was comprised of 13 pre- and post-show educational events, 32 seminars, 40 targeted Industry Vertical Discussion Groups and over 42 free presentations staged in three on-floor theaters.

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