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Questex’s Digital Signage Experience Announces the 2023 Digital Signage Experience (DIZZIE) Awards Winners

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Questex’s Digital Signage Experience (DSE) unveiled the 2023 Digital Signage Experience (DIZZIE) Awards winners at an awards ceremony during DSE 2023 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Questex says the awards program recognizes companies from around the world whose digital signage installations and campaigns challenge existing standards and drive the industry forward.

“We were thrilled with the caliber of entries this year which are the epitome of excellence in digital and interactive technologies. We congratulate the winners on their achievements and thank our esteemed panel of judges,” David Drain, DSE director of event programs said.

The winners:

Corporate Environments

  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise Global Headquarters
  • Presented to: SNA Displays

Digital Out-of-Home

  • The Moxy & AC Hotel Downtown Los Angeles
  • Presented to: SNA Displays

Educational Environments

  • Innovating Seneca Multi-Campus Digital Transformation
  • Presented to: ICON

Entertainment & Recreation

  • Illuminarium Toronto
  • Presented to: Aligned Vision Group

Experiential Design & Planning

  • Katara Towers Parabolic LED Display
  • Presented to: Esprit Digital

Healthcare Environments

  • Mount Sinai Hospital Digital Donor Wall
  • Presented to: Envision

Hospitality

  • Grand Magic Hotel
  • Presented to: Moment Factory

Public Spaces

  • Visual Ecosystem – Orlando International Airport’s Terminal C
  • Presented to: Synect

Restaurants

  • District Tap Sports & Social TruView Video Wall
  • Presented to: Media Resources Inc.

Retail Environments

  • Hamad International Airport – Central Concourse C
  • Presented to: Esprit Digital

Transportation

  • Digital Journey of Surprises – Newark Liberty International Airport Terminal A
  • Presented to: Moment Factory

Venues

  • David Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center for Performing Arts, NYC
  • Presented to: AV&C and SiliconCore

Digital Signage Content of the Year

  • Katara Towers Parabolic LED Display
  • Presented to: Esprit Digital

The winning project involved the design, creation and installation of a 60m high kaleidoscope. The project’s goal was to recreate the symbolism of hospitality — a coming together of people under a shared sky. “The merging of kinetic art with digital displays and immersive artistic content is stunning,” one judge said.

Digital Signage Experience of the Year

  • Grand Magic Hotel
  • Presented to: Moment Factory

In this project, the experience begins the very moment guests pass through its dynamic revolving door, and step inside a themed lobby that envelops them in wonder. Fantastic architectural effects and illusions reveal surprises for guests to discover and provide a glimpse into the show-stopping moments to come.

One judge said, “The project represents a pinnacle of creativity and innovation in the digital signage field. The fusion of hospitality and entertainment, preserving natural light while creating a stunning multimedia experience, and encouraging social interaction sets it apart.”

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The Emerging Talent Award

  • Presented to: Kiersten Gibson

Gibson started her career at Target and then joined Reach Media Network, steadily climbing the ranks to her current position as Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing. She is also an active member of the Digital Signage Federation and has become a visible advocate for the industry.

The Trailblazer Award

  • Presented to: Jared Miller

With a master’s from MIT, Miller has had stints at Intel, United Airlines, NCR and AMB (owners of the Atlanta Falcons). In 2018, he joined Madison Square Garden Entertainment Corp. as executive vice president and chief operating officer of MSG Ventures, working on Sphere in Las Vegas. He now serves as executive vice president and chief information officer for Sphere Entertainment and Madison Square Garden Entertainment Corp.

The judges for the DIZZIE Awards were provided by the Digital Signage Federation. They include:

  • Jason Ault, Co-Founder & COO, Coffman Media
  • Jonathan Brawn, Principal, Brawn Consulting
  • Toby Cohen, freelance journalist
  • Robert Edwards, Media Development Specialist, Lansing Community College
  • Peter Erickson, VP of Creative, Screenfeed
  • Jordan Feil, Global Director of Marketing, Navori Labs
  • Ignacio Fossati, Founder, Fossati PR
  • Sagar Gandhi, Co-Founder, Tetraloop
  • Kiersten Gibson, EVP, Sales & Marketing, Reach Media Network
  • Rodrick Glass, EVP, Sales & Business Development, Creative Realities, Inc.
  • Max Guerrero, Director, Product Management, Korbyt
  • Danny Hagen, Chief Revenue Officer, Wallboard
  • Michael Juarez, Senior Web/Media Developer, University of San Francisco
  • Justin Lachovsky, Director, Sales & Marketing, Telecine
  • Carrie McKenzie-Bush, Director of Marketing & Communications, Peerless-AV
  • Sherilyn McLain, VP Asset Management, Landmark Dividend
  • Cristina Miller, CEO, Intermedia Touch
  • Michelle Montazeri, Director, Digital Signage, Legrand AV
  • Kevin O’Neill, Vice President, Creative and Strategy, iGotcha Media
  • Jørn Olsen, Head of Customer Experience, ZetaDisplay
  • Jessica Rich, Curator and Producer, Moving Image Art LLC
  • Amanda Starr, Sr Director, Creative and Implementation Services, Creative Realities, Inc
  • Edward Tang, Senior Product Manager, Guest Experience, Space Needle / Chihuly Garden & Glass
  • Jim Vair, President, Capital Networks Limited
  • Beth Warren, SVP Marketing | Brand Strategy, Creative Realities Inc

View more details on the winners and their work here.

To learn more about DSE, visit www.digitalsignageexperience.com.

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