DSE 2013 Pre- & Post-Conference Programs to Focus on Certification, Professional Training & Providing a World View of Digital Signage

Courses eligible for certification renewal credits at DSE 2013 include SPEED ON… and all 32 approved seminars on the DSE general conference program.

Atlanta - Digital Signage Expo® (DSE), the world's largest and longest running International Tradeshow and Conference dedicated to digital signage, interactive technology and digital out-of-home networks (DOOH), not only nurtures innovation but also encourages professional development and certification as a way to expand proficiency throughout the digital signage industry.

While certification renewal credits are available for the general conference seminars on Wednesday, February 27 and Thursday, February 28, foundation certification courses, specialized professional training and a unique look at innovation in digital signage around the world are only available Tuesday, February 26 and Friday, March 1.

Tuesday, February 26

Digital Signage Certified Expert (DSCE) & Digital Signage Display Expert (DSDE): DSCE & DSDE are individual full-day programs, the former designed for anyone whose professional involvement requires a full understanding of all the elements of digital signage and the interconnected technologies that produce the images on screen, and the latter designed for those who are responsible for video outputs and need a better understanding of calibration technologies.
- Presented by Brawn Consulting

"Education and certification programs can be used as the basis of competency and as a sequence for job promotion within a company; and gives prospective clients a way to recognize those who are qualified at a higher level of professionalism when making hiring decisions." - Alan Brawn, Principal & Co-owner, Brawn Consulting

NEW SPEED On…Network Optimization Strategies: This information-rich half-day program is designed to accelerate the effectiveness and success for end-users and suppliers of installed dynamic place-based signage for advertising-based, corporate or hybrid networks for customer, patron, staff or student communications dynamic signage networks. This NEW program - will be presented ONLY at DSE 2013.
-Presented by the BUNN Co.

"This advanced level course is the first available in the industry. It is focused on the central issues that are challenging existing network operators to get the most from their investment. Its content and approach are intended to be transformational."
- Lyle Bunn, Principal & Strategy Architect, BUNN Co.

2nd Annual Digital Signage 360: A Global Perspective: Designed to provide technology providers, system integrators network operators and advertising agency executives an overview of the opportunities, challenges and achievements of digital signage and digital out-of-home networks around the world, the half-day event will cover Eastern Europe, Asia/Pacific and Latin America, with speakers representing Poland, Japan, Australia and Brazil. - Sponsored by DailyDOOH

"Globally, different geographies have not only developed at varying speeds, but strengths and weaknesses can also differ culturally. For example, interactivity in Japan is hampered because people prefer to use phones to interact rather than physically touching a screen that others have touched. The more a practitioner knows about the state of the industry from a global perspective and the trends in local countries, the better for them, their products, their users and the industry in general.
- Adrian J. Cotterill, editor in chief, DailyDOOH

Friday, March 1

Digital Signage Network Expert (DSNE) & Digital Signage Content And Media Expert (DCME): DSNE and DCME are full day programs, the former designed for anyone responsible for the complex elements of network operations and the latter designed for content creators and managers, addressing how content fits into a digital signage or DOOH system, what makes content most effective in this medium, the cost of content, and how to measure it. - Presented by Brawn Consulting

Courses eligible for certification renewal credits at DSE 2013 include SPEED ON… and all 32 approved seminars on the DSE general conference program. The DSCE, DSDE, DSNE and DCME programs are core certification courses but can also be taken for renewal credit.

Register to see all the newest technology in person, or to attend any of the educational programs at DSE, many of which are eligible for Digital Signage Expert Group (DSEG) certification or renewal credits, go to: www.digitalsignageexpo.net.

Mark your calendar now: Digital Signage Expo® 2013, co-located with the Interactive Technology Expo and Digital Content Show, will present its three-day conference on February 26-28, 2013. The Exhibition Hall will open for two days on February 27-28, at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas. To reserve exhibit space contact Jeanne Phillips, (770) 817-5903. 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.

Over 200 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 150 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 2013 program will be comprised of 15 pre- and post-show educational events, 32 seminars, 40 targeted Industry Vertical Discussion Groups and 42 free workshops staged in three on-floor theaters.

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