Digital Screenmedia Symposium, to be held May 9-10 in Dallas, to address omni-channel customer engagement technologies
Apr 04, 2013 (PRWeb.com via COMTEX) --
The Digital Screenmedia Association (DSA) has announced that it will produce a Digital Screenmedia Symposium on May 9-10 at the Hilton DFW Lakes Executive Conference Center in Grapevine, Texas.
Topics to be addressed include:
Staying ahead of the consumer
Omni-channel customer engagement
How to rethink digital screenmedia: in-store and out
QSR and fast casual: turning dining digital
Integrating screenmedia into store design
The term "screenmedia" is used to encompass technologies such as digital signage, digital menu boards, interactive screens, self-service kiosks and mobile devices.
FK Funderburke, Director, Immersive Experiences, SapientNitro
Leah Gentry, Director, Content, Social and Design, Sprint
Ignaz Gorischek, VP, Store Development, Neiman Marcus
Kyle Jeffrey, LEED(R) AP BD+C, Senior Associate/Design Director, Gensler
Shelley Pisarra, Senior Director, Shopper Insights & Analytics, PepsiCo - Frito Lay
Michael Winton, EVP/Co-Founder, IndoorDIRECT
Along with valuable education, the event will afford attendees with plenty of opportunities for networking. One session, called the "Brain Exchange," will give attendees the option to participate in the roundtable discussion of their choice and exchange ideas with peers.
The event will also include an evening dinner party at Austin Ranch, which is adjacent to the Hilton. During the evening event, winners of the 2013 DSA Industry Excellence Awards, which recognizes the best digital signage, interactive kiosk and mobile deployments, will be announced.
The DSA Advisory Board will hold its biannual meeting on the morning of May 9 before the Symposium begins.
Early registration fees (until April 19) are as follows: brands, retailers and restaurant companies: $195; DSA vendor members: $495; and non-members: $895. After April 19, fees increase by $100 respectively. Online registration can be found at http://www.digitalscreenmedia.org/2013-digital-screenmedia-symposium.
DSA has secured the special room rate of $149/night plus tax - single or double occupancy at the Hilton DFW Lakes Executive Conference Center. This room rate will be available until April 19 or until the room block is sold out. To make reservations, call 1-800-984-1344 and reference Digital Screenmedia Association or book online.
Presenting sponsors for the Symposium are Intel, Pro-Motion Technology Group, Scala and Two West. Supporting sponsors are Reflect and Symon.
About the Digital Screenmedia Association (DSA)
DSA is an independent, not-for-profit trade association whose purpose is to advance the growth and excellence of the global digital signage, interactive kiosk and mobile community through advocacy, education and networking. Members include users of digital screenmedia in all vertical markets, as well as manufacturers, resellers and distributors of hardware and software, network operators, integrators, advertising agencies, consultants, analysts, publishers, tradeshow organizers and service companies. See http://www.digitalscreenmedia.org.
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