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Digital Signage Expo 2013 to Present All NEW Educational Seminar Programs February 27-28, 2013 in Las Vegas

ATLANTA, Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 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), will present its three-day conference on Feb. 26-28, 2013, with the exhibition hall open for two days starting on Feb. 27-28 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas.

Below are some of the not-to-miss events you can expect at the show. For more information and to register for these events if you haven't already done so, visit www.digitalsignageexpo.net.   

Peter L. Bocko, Ph.D., chief technology officer for Corning Glass Technologies, Corning, will deliver the Wednesday, Feb. 27 keynote address at DSE's 10th Anniversary 2013 Las Vegas event. Dr. Bocko — one of the foremost glass experts in the display industry and who has contributed to the design, technology delivery, and commercialization of innovative new technologies at Corning — will present "Looking Forward by Looking Back: A Futuristic Retrospective on the Trends in Display and Digital Signage."

On Feb. 28, a panel of industry experts will present "Digital Signage 2020: Eyes on the Future." The panelists will share their vision of how technological advancements will inspire change and how these changes will shape the future of the digital signage industry. The panelists are Curt Bailey, president, Sundberg-Ferar; Tim Huckaby, Founder & Chairman, InterKnowlogy; Christine Outram, Creative Director, Re:Imagine Group; and Jared Schiffman, Founder/CEO, Perch Interactive Inc.

The Hands-On Content Workshop, a half-day program on Feb. 26, will feature ideas and inspiration from a faculty of well-known content creators, end-users, and network operators who will focus instruction on content creation for retail, restaurants, healthcare, education, and corporate communications.

Designed specifically for DOOH network operators of revenue generating systems, as well as digital signage (DS) and end-user managers and administrators of premise-owned systems intended to generate advertising revenue, this educational track is intended to provide a hard look at issues critical to management success. Attendees will have the benefit of hearing directly from successful network operators who, based on hard-earned experience, will share factual and anecdotal experiences that will help illuminate business solutions.

Designed specifically to prepare those investing for the first time to deal with initial planning and execution challenges, this educational track is intended to provide an introduction to the digital signage industry by promoting a better understanding of the seven elements that comprise a digital signage system.

Designed specifically to prepare those who are planning to design, manage and operate or are now managing and operating Place-Based or Out-of-Home networks, this educational track is intended to provide insights into the planning and initial deployment stages, as well as identify the team skill sets necessary to support a successful installation.

Designed to help attendees learn how and when to take advantage of the newest technologies available, how successful interactive strategies are being implemented, and how to integrate them into their digital signage installations to strengthen those relationships through proactive engagement in a variety of retail environments, the Interactive Technologies Seminar Program offers a variety of compelling examples of how the newest technologies are being deployed, approaches that work best in different types of venues, and how brands are monetizing their investments. 

Designed to help network operators and administrators sort through the wealth of choices to better identify what will work for them, this seminar program is intended to keep them on top of their game and give them the information they need to make knowledgeable decisions going forward.

Registration for any of DSE's 2013 educational conference seminars is available at www.digitalsignageexpo.net. For industry professionals who have obtained Digital Signage Expert Group (DSEG) certification, each seminar they attend counts toward one DSEG renewal credit.

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) 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 2013 program will be comprised of 16 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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