Atlanta, GA – (September 26, 2016) – The Digital Place Based Advertising Association (DPAA) announced today that Allure and its Christie Experiential Network (CEN) have joined its rapidly growing association. A division of Christie Digital Systems USA, Inc., CEN provides leading digital projection and display technologies, including 3D visualization, digital signage, video walls and more. Actively deploying a network of digital signs in cinema lobbies throughout the country, targeting national, regional and local advertisers, CEN’s immersive experiential format is transforming consumer experience and brand engagement.
“Christie is leading the industry with a range of spectacular digital displays that really grab consumers’ attention, making content and messaging even more impactful,” said Barry Frey, president & CEO, DPAA. “We welcome the Christie Experiential Network to our membership ranks and look forward to helping them build lasting relationships.”
Kevin Romano, EVP of Global Media for CEN, said, “Barry and his team at DPAA are doing great work in advancing the profile and status of the digital place-based media industry. We are proud to become part of this association as we advance the industry to new heights together.”
Membership in DPAA encompasses numerous benefits, including admission to quarterly “mini summit” meetings with ad industry and DPB leaders; access to an extensive database of research, best practices and case studies; tools for planning, training and forecasting; social media amplification as well as publication discounts. Additionally, there are opportunities to participate in media partnerships as well as the DPAA-Nielsen Service Bureau and DPAA-Nielsen Digital Diploma Series Training Program; insights on software and hardware solutions; further integration into the advertising ecosystem as part of the video everywhere conversation and marketing campaign, and more.
The DPAA’s annual Video Everywhere Summit will be held October 27 in New York. The Summit will bring together 700 delegates representing brands, agencies, digital place-based networks, ad tech, research firms and others for a full day of presentations, panels, case studies, networking events and experiential exhibits. The Video Everywhere Summit is the only event of its kind, dedicated to multi-screen viewing and the video neutral planning mantra that has taken hold at many clients and agencies.
About Allure and the Christie Experiential Network
Allure, A Christie Company, provides innovative engagement and transaction technologies, including the dynamic Christie Experiential Network, via its widely deployed visual communication and retail transaction software and services. Connecting brands and products with consumers at points of influence and purchase in a variety of retail environments, these intelligent, innovative and interactive data-driven solutions leverage analytics, exceptional creative, powerful software, and cutting-edge hardware through business applications that deliver engaging consumer experiences and achieve desired business outcomes.
About Christie® (www.christiedigital.com)
Christie Digital Systems USA, Inc. is a global visual and audio technologies company and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ushio, Inc., Japan, (JP:6925). Consistently setting the standards by being the first to market some of the world’s most advanced projectors and complete system displays, Christie is recognized as one of the most innovative visual technology companies in the world.
Christie Experiential Network’s deployments are designed to create dynamic and engaging consumer experiences. Featuring touch screen and image capture technology, these signs support brand advertising, promotions and even gamification. Ad campaigns can also incorporate feedback mechanisms that go beyond exposures to include responses and links to social media.
About DPAA (www.videoeverywhere.com)
Founded in 2006, the Digital Place Based Advertising Association (DPAA) represents leading digital placed-based networks by promoting their integral role in the “video everywhere” ecosystem. The DPAA fosters collaboration between agencies and digital place-based networks; provides industry-wide research and best practices in areas such as mobile integration and programmatic; and promotes the effectiveness of digital place-based advertising. Digital place-based media is defined as networked digital video screens containing programming and advertising, reaching consumers on their daily journeys in places where they dwell.
The DPAA’s annual Video Everywhere Summit brings together 700+ delegates representing brands, agencies, digital place-based networks, ad tech, research firms and others for a full day of presentations, panels, case studies, networking events and experiential exhibits. The Summit is the only event dedicated to multi-screen viewing and video neutral planning. The 2016 Video Everywhere Summit will be held on October 27 in New York.
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