LAS VEGAS, Nevada (March 21, 2016) – McCann Systems wins Gold in the Event Venues and Hospitality Category at the 2016 Digital Signage Expo APEX Installation Awards. Edging out eighteen other entries in its class, the digital initiatives at Viacom’s White Box at Times Square, New York City, garnered this distinct recognition for the global firm.
“Receiving this award on behalf of the McCann Systems teams, the Viacom technical and creative teams, as well as our partners is a great honor.” Frank McCann, President and CEO of McCann Systems continues, “This was a true collaboration to create this multidimensional, immersive client experience.”
This year Gold, Silver and Bronze APEX Awards were presented to winners in nine categories from a field of 153 entrants from 11 countries. APEX Awards were individually assessed and juried on the basis of originality and innovation by 13 industry experts and journalists.
Joseph Fusaro, McCann Systems Vice President and Senior Sales Executive, adds, “This prestigious award embodies our commitment to innovate and evolve, adapting to the changing landscape so that we can remain at the forefront of this industry.”
Since completion in early 2015, the White Box event space has been recognized for the original thinking, creativity, and design of this signage experience, including the 2015 AV Technology “Outside of the Box” Award. McCann Systems, along the Viacom team and partners from LG, X2O Media, and Christie Digital hosted a workshop based on the installation at the 2015 InfoComm Connections, held in New York City.
For a full list of the 2016 APEX Awards Winners CLICK HERE.
About the Digital Signage Expo (DSE):
is the world’s largest and longest-running conference and trade show exclusively dedicated to showcasing innovative digital communications and interactive technology solutions for customer- and employee-facing organizations. Launched in 2004, DSE was the first event for the digital signage market and has been a significant contributor to the growth of this fast-paced industry. Professional end-user attendance represents decision-makers from key industry categories such as retail, restaurant, healthcare, education, hospitality and transportation, as well as other key stakeholders, including advertising executives, brand marketers and systems integrators.
About McCann Systems :
McCann Systems was founded by Frank McCann in 1996 as an audiovisual design-build firm and has delivered communication solutions for companies worldwide. As a leading audiovisual design integration specialist, McCann Systems offers strong technical expertise, complemented by high levels of creativity and precision. McCann environments can be found in almost every major industry, such as advertising, broadcast, education, entertainment, finance, government, retail, institutional, hospitality, insurance and transportation. Projects include the Hospital for Special Surgery Hauser RML Conference call in New York City, CNN Communication Center in the Time Warner Center in New York City, CNN International in London, Barclays Sales Center in New York City, Bethel Woods Museum in Bethel, NY, Elizabeth Arden on Fifth Avenue, NHL Powered by Reebok retail store and corporate offices in mid-town Manhattan, Nintendo World and Rockefeller Center, Express Scripts Lab in St. Louis, MO, Empire BlueCross BlueShield in Brooklyn, NY, JP Morgan Chase Manhattan Bank Command Center, and Boston University Visitors’ Center in Boston, MA.
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