Digital Signage Expo Extends 2019 Deadline For APEX Awards Nominations

Jan. 2, 2019

Digital Signage Expo (DSE), the world’s largest international trade show and educational conference dedicated to digital displays, interactive technology and digital communications networks, announced today that it is extending its nominations deadline to allow those precluded by holiday deadlines some additional time to participate. 

The APEX Awards will be presented to three outstanding entries – Gold, Silver and Bronze – in a total of 12 categories. Additionally, one entry will win the APEX Installation of the Year, and one entry will win the APEX Content of the Year. New in 2019 will be a third overall award, the Integrator of the Year, which will honor the company that had the most successful overall year with multiple project installations that achieved goals based on the criteria of challenge, creativity, ROI and ROO. 

Categories will include Corporate Environments, DOOH Campaigns, Educational Environments, Entertainment & Recreation, Experiential Design & Planning, Healthcare Environments, Hospitality, Public Spaces, Restaurants, Bars and Foodservices, Retail Environments, Transportation and Venues. 

To qualify, nominees must have a new or current digital signage or interactive technology program installed between Nov. 1, 2017, and Oct. 31, 2018. Updated content for existing digital signage installations that began running during the same time period will also qualify. The NEW extended deadline to submit entries is 12:00 p.m. PT January 16, 2019. Additional information and entry forms are available HERE. 

The nominating companies can be the venues themselves, the technology providers that provided the installation hardware and software, the architects or the design firms who conceived the project, as well as the system integrators who did the installation. A single company is permitted to submit multiple nominations for separate projects. The cost to enter the DSE APEX Awards is $195USD. 

The 2019 awards program will be held in the Pavilion Ballroom on Wednesday, March 27, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. following DSE’s free networking reception at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino. 

Registration for any of the DSE 2019 educational conference sessions that are eligible for Digital Signage Expert Group (DSEG) certification renewal credits is available online at

Mark your calendar now: DSE® 2019 is scheduled for March 26-29, 2019, with access to the Exhibit Hall March 27-28 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas. To reserve exhibit space, contact Andrea Varrone at (770) 817-5905. For more information, visit

You can follow DSE on Twitter (@DSExpo) or Facebook ( For all DSE 2019 updates, use #dse2019. For year-round news and information on digital signage, visit DSE’s Digital Signage Connection web portal at



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