McCann Systems tops DSE APEX awards

DIGITAL SIGNAGE EXPO ANNOUNCES 2018 APEX Award Winners

 Las Vegas – Digital Signage Expo (DSE), the world’s largest international trade show and educational conference dedicated to digital displays, interactive technology and digital communications networks, announced the independently judged winners of its APEX Awards for 2018 at the 14th Annual APEX Awards Ceremony, Wednesday, March 28 at the Renaissance Hotel.

McCann Systems and bluemedia took home the top honors of the night, winning the APEX Installation of the Year and APEX Content of the Year awards, respectively. The two overall winners were selected from the nine Gold award winners.

This year Gold, Silver and Bronze DSE 2018 APEX Awards were presented to winners in nine categories from a field of 116 entrants:

Arts, Entertainment & Recreation (13 entries)

  • Gold – McCann Systems for 150 Media Stream
  • Silver – Potion Design for Cleveland Museum of Art/ArtLENS Exhibition
  • Bronze – Christie for TCL Chinese Theatre “Hollywood Lights”

Business & Government Services (13 entries)

  • Gold – Dreambox Visual Communications for 22nd World Petroleum Congress Official Opening Ceremony
  • Silver – Four Winds Interactive for Daimler Trucks North America Headquarters
  • Bronze – Cineplex Digital Media for Scotiabank Solutions Branch

Education & Healthcare (8 entries)

  • Gold – Forge Media + Design for Holomodor Mobile Classroom
  • Silver – Dimensional Innovations for University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital/ Nick’s Theater
  • Bronze – Visix, Inc for Georgia State University – Enterprise Digital Signage

Event Venues & Hospitality (14 entries)

  • Gold – Daktronics for Mercedes-Benz Stadium
  • Silver – DCL for “As We Are” Interactive Digital Sculpture
  • Bronze – StandardVison for “Convergence” at Metropolis Los Angeles

Food & Beverage (1 entry)

  • Gold – Shikatani Lacroix Design for Boston Pizza Digital Experience

Immersive Environments (10 entries)

  • Gold – bluemedia for Super Bowl LIVE Water and Building Projection Show
  • Silver – Go2 Productions for Mirage at Metropolis
  • Bronze – Colours and Shapes Design, Inc. for Uninterrupted: A Cinematic Spectacle

Public Spaces (29 entries)

  • Gold – Colours and Shapes Design, Inc. for Uninterrupted: A Cinematic Spectacle
  • Silver – Cineplex Digital Media for Cars 3, Digital Experiential Campaign
  • Bronze – LG Electronics USA Business Solutions for LG OLED Video Wall at the Dubai Aquarium

Retail (18 entries)

  • Gold – ICON Media for Fume Scent Lounge
  • Silver – The Kroger Co. for EDGE (Enhanced Display for Grocery Environment)
  • Bronze – Stingray Business for Sportes Experts – Downtown Montreal

Transportation (10 entries)

  • Gold – NanoLumens for Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 4
  • Silver – Eventscape for Pearson International Airport (GTAA Passenger Information Zone)
  • Bronze – MTA Arts & Design for The Fluid

Mark your calendar now: DSE® 2019 is scheduled for March 26-28, 2019, with access to the Exhibit Hall March 27-28 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas. To reserve exhibit space, contact Andrea Varrone at (770) 817-5905. For more information, visit www.dse2019.com.

You can follow DSE on Twitter (@DSExpo) or Facebook (facebook.com/DSExpo). For all DSE 2019 updates, use #dse2019. For year-round news and information on digital signage, visit DSE’s Digital Signage Connection web portal at www.digitalsignageconnection.com.

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