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NEC Hosts Annual Display Solutions Summit

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NEC Display Solutions of America, a stand-alone provider of professional LCD and plasma displays and projectors, has announced that its NEC Display Solutions Summit 2008, a digital signage industry networking event, will take place on August 26 - 27 at the Westin Chicago Northwest Hotel in Itasca, Ill., adjacent to NEC's headquarters.

Now in its third year, the forum brings together industry experts, technology providers and Fortune 1000 executives for workshops on current trends and strategies and a tradeshow exhibition of the latest digital signage technologies. According to market research firm iSuppli, global sales of digital signage will reach $14.6 billion annually by 2011.

"The upcoming NEC Display Solutions Summit provides an ideal opportunity for thoughtful leaders to explore ways to use digital signage to make a strategic impact on their businesses," said Pierre Richer, president and C.O.O. of NEC Display Solutions. "As companies confront a challenging economy, they need to differentiate themselves to remain competitive. The Summit affords them a look at key emerging trends."

Key presenters include:

- Shelly Palmer, president of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, on emerging advertising technologies

- Pat Hellberg, digital signage consultant and former Nike brand executive, on improving brand messaging

- Lyle Bunn, one of the digital signage industry's most influential pundits, moderating a session entitled, "Demystifying Content Management," comprised of experts from AlivePromo, Epicure Digital, Omnivex, RidgeLogic, RiseVision and Scala

- Bunn moderating a panel entitled, "Demystifying Digital Signage Hardware," with experts from Gefen, Internet Connectivity Group, NextWindow, NowMicro, Peerless and Ttuff Technologies

More than 30 NEC digital signage partners will exhibit their technologies on the event's tradeshow floor.

For more information on exhibiting and/or registering for the NEC Display Solutions Summit, visit


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