Digital Screenmedia Association and NEC to Host Webinar: Menu Boards and Beyond: Understanding the Digital Dining Experience on November 18, 2014 at 2:00 pm ET

(PRWEB) November 11, 2014

On November 18, 2014 at 2:00 ET, The Digital Screenmedia Association (DSA) and NEC will present “Menu Boards and Beyond: Understanding the Digital Dining Experience,” a discussion on the multiple ways restaurants can use digital engagement to create better dining experiences for customers.

Attendees may register via

Digital menu boards have found their way into restaurants of all shapes and sizes. But, digital menus are only the beginning and have opened the door for restaurants to engage their audiences through more channels and learn from their customers.

This detailed webinar will cover the value of menu boards, interactive screens, mobile payments, and proximity marketing as new ways for restaurants to engage and delight customers while creating loyalty that lasts. The webinar will also present a strategic model for creating digital experiences, and give attendees best practices to take away from the discussion.

Speakers for the webinar.

Rich Ventura, Vice President of Product Marketing and Solutions, NEC Display Solutions of America, Inc.

Paul Flanigan, Executive Director, Digital Screenmedia Association

“Restaurants are one of the most social gathering points in any culture,” said Ventura. “It’s clear that digital engagement is an ecosystem, from menu boards to mobile phones. And having a solid understanding of what it takes to put a network in place is critical to success.”

For more information and to register, attendees can visit the DSA online.


The DSA is an independent, non-profit association, whose mission 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 including retail, hospitality, food service, and healthcare, as well as manufacturers, resellers, and distributors of hardware and software, network operators, integrators, advertising agencies, consultants, analysts, publishers, trade show organizers, and service companies.

About NEC Display Solutions of America, Inc.

Headquartered in Itasca, Ill., NEC Display Solutions of America, Inc., is a leading designer and provider of innovative desktop LCD monitors, commercial- and professional-grade large-screen LCD displays, a diverse line of multimedia and digital cinema projectors, and integrated display solutions. NEC Display Solutions develops leading-edge visual technology and customer-focused solutions for a wide variety of markets, including enterprise, healthcare, education and digital signage. For additional information about NEC Display Solutions of America products, call (866) NEC-MORE, or visit the website at For digital images, please visit Follow us on our social media channels: Facebook,YouTube, Google+, Twitter and LinkedIn.

Play MPE and RockSTAR Music Corp. To Host ‘The Quintessential VIP Juno Awards Party’

Vancouver, B.C. (PRWEB) February 20, 2009

Destiny Media Technologies (OTC Bulletin Board: DSNY), the global leader in the secure distribution of pre-release music to radio ( and provider of instant play streaming media, and RockSTAR Music Corp., an international record label and artist management company, will be hosting ‘The Quintessential VIP Juno Awards Party’.

On March 28th, the night prior to the CTV televised broadcast of ‘The 2009 Juno Awards’ live at General Motors Place stadium, the Canadian music industry celebrates at the exclusive ‘Juno Gala Awards Dinner’. A private, ticketed event, this dazzling evening of celebration, dinner and awards takes place at the Westin Bayshore Hotel. 32 Juno Awards ( ) will be handed out in different categories.

After the dinner, select VIP’s, dignitaries, celebrities and other special guests will attend ‘The Quintessential VIP Juno Awards Party’, sponsored by Play MPE® and RockSTAR Music Corp. Just steps from the Westin Bayshore Hotel in the exclusive downtown neighbourhood of Coal Harbour sits Vancouver’s premier restaurant, the Lift Bar and Grill, which rises out of the Pacific ocean on timber pilings.

The restaurant, which will be closed to the public for this exclusive event, will be a star studded red carpet gala featuring Hollywood search lights, a vanity wall where stars can pose for Press and Paparazzi, complementary food and drink, with the ‘who’s who’ of the entertainment world. Select guests will have access to the stunning rooftop deck, featuring casual seating around 5 star fire pits, overlooking the Stanley Park peninsula.

The world renowned Lift Bar and Grill restaurant ( is located literally ‘in’ Burrard Inlet, providing one of the most spectacular visual locations in Vancouver. Views include a snow capped mountain range on the other side of the inlet, the Stanley Park rainforests, and yachts and seaplanes entering the marina.

Staff from Play MPE® and RockSTAR Music will be available to take requests for VIP invitations at the Royal York Hotel during ‘The 2009 Canadian Music Week’ ( ), March 11-14.

RockSTAR was one of the earliest Canadian users of the Play MPE® system, switching from a competing company in early 2007 to get the higher audio quality and better network and features Play MPE® offers.

Michael Hektoen, RockSTAR President explained “The Play MPE® system is the global standard for music distribution. It’s the perfect platform to break new Canadian artists before exposing them to the global music market.”

Adam H, RockSTAR Executive VP adds “We know Canadian radio and we know what Canadian radio wants and needs. That’s world class music and technology, and a world class party. See you there!”

About Destiny Media Technologies:

Destiny ( is a media solutions company which provides secure distribution and instant play streaming media tools that the world’s largest media companies, ad agencies, market research companies and leading labels including: Universal Music Group, EMI, Warner Music Group, Sony BMG and others use to distribute their audio and video content on the Internet. Products include Play MPE® ( and Clipstream® ( ).

About Rockstar Music Corp.

RockSTAR Music Corp. is a Vancouver Canada based international music company operating a record label, artist management, radio promotion – multi media marketing, recording studio and digital distribution aggregator with its own direct iTunes distribution. RockSTAR Music Corp. is one of Canada’s hottest production teams behind the big hits from Juno Nominated & Canadian Radio Music Award Winner, Elise Estrada; Jahfus & Ray J.; Li Hyori; BoA; Live On Arrival; Dija; Sy’Rai; Rosette; and ‘The 2009 Canadian Music Hall Of Fame’ inductees, Loverboy

Party Contact:

Joe Schmo

Executive RockSTAR Party Czar

416 939 0545

Media Contact:

John Gammack

VP Operations Destiny Media Technologies

604 609 7736 x252


Marketing Maven Leaders Host Business Communication Workshop for Childrens Hospital Los Angeles CHAMP Interns

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 28, 2013

Marketing Maven CEO, Lindsey Carnett, and Human Resources Generalist, Elicia Hildreth, hosted a workshop titled “Business Communication 101” on May 7, 2013 engaging Careers in Health and Mentorship Program (CHAMP) interns with professional development skills.

This workshop is the second held by Marketing Maven in collaboration with Children’s Hospital Los Angeles youth development programs. The CHAMP initiative centers on helping college students pursuing a non-clinical career in health care. As the demand in non-clinical careers increases, CHAMP aims to help young adults in Los Angeles develop critical skills for entry-level development.

“We value CHAMP’s commitment to help students learn about leadership through self-development,” said Carnett. “Becoming an entrepreneur was pivotal to broadening my professional development. Our business communication workshop is meant to challenge students and help them continue to challenge themselves to be well-rounded professionals.”

During the “Business Communication 101” workshop, Carnett defined business communication and how it relates to internal communication including subsets of web-based, non-verbal, and email communication. Carnett helped CHAMP interns reflect on their career goals by asking them to define how they define professionalism in their own lives and what they considered to be their niche or area of expertise.

Carnett also helped CHAMP interns understand the nuances of social media in a work environment by introducing them to social media policies. Hildreth provided an outline of how to arrive prepared for an interview and how to communicate appropriately to reflect a professional demeanor and a well-organized resume.

Business communication involves impromptu speaking; Carnett and Hildreth connected public speaking skills with business communication by interacting CHAMP interns in a debate surrounding multiple controversial topics. They also highlighted the importance of body language by practicing firm handshakes and mock interviews.

As seen in the Forbes Most Powerful Woman Business Leader issue, Carnett has taken her business expertise globally, enlightening her marketing peers and those new to the industry about accountable publicity and positive online reputation. Having spoken at Electronic Retailing Association D2C, California Polytechnic University, and at the Electronic Retailing Association’s Great Ideas Summit, Carnett has gained the reputation as an expert in the field of marketing and public relations.

Hildreth’s human resources experience, along with her Board of Directors position for the non-profit organization, Women of Substance & Men of Honor, Inc., provides her with the tools and experience for business development and communication.

For more information about Carnett, Hildreth, and Marketing Maven, please visit

To learn more about Children’s Hospital Los Angeles’ CHAMP internship, please visit

About Marketing Maven

Bicoastal PR firm, Marketing Maven is an innovative and exclusive public relations agency that under promises and over performs. Founded by Lindsey Carnett in 2009, the agency specializes in lifestyle and consumer products, companies and events. Additional services include hospitality and gaming PR, social media campaigns, reputation management, direct response marketing, SEO, celebrity gifting and Spanish PR. Marketing Maven develops newsworthy mainstream issues relevant to the clients’ product or service. With offices in New York, the agency then creates media interest and delivers the clients’ message to the masses, creating a demand from the target demographic.

Marketing Maven also has an expertise in Direct to Consumer marketing as well as product development and PR for supplements and ingredients. The agency has the ability to earn product distribution at retail and helps find funding for national product launches. With representatives across the globe, the Marketing Maven team has strong relationships with local, national and international media. Visit for more information about the company.

Digital Screenmedia Association and KORE to Host Webinar: Digital Signage Goes Wireless” on July 15, 2014 at 2:00 ET

Louisville, KY (PRWEB) July 08, 2014

The Digital Screenmedia Association and KORE will host the Webinar “Digital Signage Goes Wireless” on July 15, 2014 at 2:00 ET to address the growing and critical trend of managing digital signage networks through wireless connectivity.

In today’s ‘must have it now’ customer experience world, the need for customizable digital signage solutions is essential. Altering messaging in real-time, adding advertising, acting on customer input, deploying signage globally, and remotely monitoring your equipment requires forethought, planning and reliable connectivity. The webinar will focus on the following topics:

Major trends in digital signage and the importance of deploying the right solution
Delivering a unique and enhanced customer experience
Understanding how wireless connectivity can enable and enhance digital signage deployments

Attendees will gain insight into the current and future landscape of digital signage management and will understand the importance of thinking globally with wireless connectivity to deliver the optimal customer experience.

The Webinar will be presented by Bert Gillespie, Director of Channels with KORE, Pat Verrington, Vice President, Emerging Markets and Services with KORE, and Bruno Pupo, Vice President, Global Sales & Marketing for Vertigo Displays.

Attendees can register at the Digital Screenmedia Association’s website.

About KORE

KORE is the world’s largest wireless network provider specializing exclusively on the rapidly expanding global machine-to-machine (M2M) communications market. Providing unified control and management for cellular network service delivery in more than 180 countries worldwide, KORE empowers its application, hardware and wireless operator partners to efficiently deliver M2M solutions across the globe. M2M applications in industries as diverse as healthcare, utilities, enterprise IT, transaction processing and fleet management rely on the KORE network to deliver operational efficiencies and cost-savings. KORE offers a range of technologies — including LTE, GSM, HSPA, CDMA and satellite services — that ensure the greatest possible reliability and coverage. For more information, please visit

About the Digital Screenmedia Association

The DSA is an independent, non-profit association, whose mission 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 including retail, hospitality, food service, and healthcare, as well as manufacturers, resellers, and distributors of hardware and software, network operators, integrators, advertising agencies, consultants, analysts, publishers, trade show organizers, and service companies.

The Host Group CEO Doug Davis Announces the Official Launch of bbPress Forum Platform Hosting Packages in North America

Seattle, WA (PRWEB) September 06, 2013

Late Friday afternoon at their Virginia data center, The Host Group CEO and co-founder Doug Davis announced to staff and management that the international hosting provider would be adding several key upgrades to the companies arsenal of digital products and services, including the popular bulletin board platform bbPress. The Host Group is a world renowned hosting provider and domain registrar providing VPS and dedicated hosting to small businesses all over the world.

This latest addition to their arsenal of services is certain to solidify The Host Group as a real contender in an extremely competitive industry landscape.

bbPress is forum software with a few added perks introduced by the innovators who originally designed WordPress. bbPress is user-friendly forum software that is simple to use, easy to administrate, and lightning fast. But don’t let its simplicity fool you; underneath the glitz, it has some powerhouse features and is one of the top 5 most customizable forum platforms available today.

The Host Group CEO Doug Davis added, “Our staff is very excited that The Host Group will be now offering bbPress to our clients. It’s a cutting edge bulletin board CMS that really allows the end user to be creative, without being bogged down with technical hurdles or coding challenges. Even the most inexperienced novice just needs a few quick tutorials, and they will be navigate the difficult waters of forum design like a pro.”

bbPress hosting packages with The Host Group start for as little as $ 4.95 per month if the customer only plan to host a single website. Other shared hosting packages provide the ability to host literally dozens of websites. All packages with The Host Group come fully equipped with endless disk space and infinite bandwidth, making it simple to launch a complete bbPress forum in a matter of hours.

Some of the key additions to the new service from The Host Group one or more of the following:

    Managed Service

    Private DNS


    Sub Domains

    Parked Domains

    Control Panel

    E-mail Accounts

    Mailing Lists

and much more…

The Host Group is an established web hosting and domain registration provider based out of Fredericksburg, Virginia providing dedicated servers, shared web hosting, and domain registration for small businesses including server hosting, WordPress hosting, reseller hosting and much more.

For more information, or to speak with a qualified customer support representative, simply call 1-866-577-1442, or visit The Host Group today.

Roland DGA to Host Free Dynamic Digital Signage Webinar

Roland DGA to Host Free Dynamic Digital Signage Webinar
Led by Tim Greene, director of wide-format research for InfoTrends, “Dynamic Digital Signage Opportunities for Sign Companies” will introduce sign businesses to this fast-growing market, present the business case for companies looking to expand into …
Read more on Digital Signage Connection

ScreenScape Launches Real-Time Device Management for Digital Signage
ScreenScape's new Platinum Control software suite makes sophisticated, enterprise-grade remote monitoring and device management tools available to operators of any digital signage network, regardless of size, scale or budget. According to the company, …
Read more on Digital Signage Connection

ScreenScape adds integrated device managment in new digital signage
ScreenScape has introduced integrated device management in its new Platinum Control software suite, which makes enterprise-grade remote monitoring and device management tools available to operators of any digital signage network, regardless of size, …
Read more on Digital Signage Today