ATLANTA, March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital Signage Expo® (DSE), the world's largest and longest running International Conference and Tradeshow dedicated exclusively to digital signage, interactive technology and digital out-of-home networks (DOOH), today announced that its tenth anniversary show held last week at the Las Vegas Convention Center has officially shattered previous records, set a new attendance milestone and reinforced DSE's position as the digital signage industry's preeminent show.
Show management has just confirmed that new all-time benchmarks established at DSE 2013 last week include:
- 4,080 qualified attendees (excluding exhibitors) – a 1.4% increase over 2012
NOTE: Attendance increased in spite of the snowstorm that closed airports
- Record conference attendance – a 9% increase over 2012
- Record international attendance from a total of 77 countries – an increase of 11.6% over 2012, representing 8 more countries than a year ago
- Record 211 exhibitors – an increase of 22% over 2012
- 68,895 net square feet – a 10.3% increase over 2012
NOTE: DSE 2014 will be held at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas February 11-13, 2014.
Chris Gibbs, President of Exponation, LLC, which produces Digital Signage Expo said, "Not only was the show a success by all quantitative measures, but the quality and number of end-users who attended helped create wonderful energy and generated very positive comments from the majority of exhibitors." He added, "Exhibitor satisfaction was so high that we are pleased to report that the show floor is close to 80% sold out for 2014."
Mark your calendar now: Digital Signage Expo® 2014, co-located with the Digital Content Show, is scheduled for February 11-13, 2014, with access to the Exhibit Hall February 12 & 13 at the Sands Expo & 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 2014 updates, use #dse2014. 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
Digital Signage Expo 2014, to be held February 11-13, 2014, with access to the Exhibit Hall February 12 & 13 at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas 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 2014 program will continue to provide a comprehensive educational program comprised of pre- and post-show educational events, general conference seminars, targeted Industry Vertical Discussion Groups and free workshops, all designed to enhance professional development.
SOURCE Digital Signage Expo 2013