Digital Signage Expo 2020 Postpones Show to Nov. 11-13

Published: 2020-07-16

Digital Signage Expo 2020 organizers have “extended the show’s postponement” to Nov. 11-13 “after closely monitoring the situation in Las Vegas,” marking the show’s second delay related to the ongoing spread of the coronavirus.

DSE 2020 had originally been scheduled for March 31-April 3, but show organizers pushed it back to mid-September as many other live events were scrapped in Las Vegas, across the U.S. and around the world this spring.

The new schedule includes access to the Las Vegas Convention Center exhibit hall on Nov. 12-13, at which time “senior Las Vegas officials expect the city and convention center to be fully operational,” according to the announcement by Exponation, LLC.

Exhibitors will retain their locations in the new DSE 2020 floor plan, said Exponation, LLC president and COO Chris Gibbs, in the postponement announcement. There is no need to re-register for DSE 2020, the announcement says.

Registration information will be retained for exhibit hall passes and conference selections.

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Show registration is currently open for the exhibit hall only. Conference registration will re-open soon for the DSE 2020 education program.

The DSE 2020 show floor will feature more than 150 exhibitors with product and service offerings including display screens, kiosks, media players, content management systems and wayfinding solutions as well as distribution and cloud-based systems, mounts, enclosures and much more.

The exhibit hall will also offer free on-floor workshop presentations on the latest solutions, technology and trends in digital signage.

DSE 2020 will reprise the more than 100 scheduled educational opportunities, including nine pre- and post-show events, 21 industry-specific peer networking luncheon roundtables, 32 general conference sessions, 49 free on-floor workshops, and a program of study to ensure certification renewal in cooperation with the Digital Signage Experts Group.

More DSE 2020 Features

DSE 2020 will also feature the annual presentation of the Digital Signage Federation’s APEX Awards. Here’s a rundown of the 2020 APEX Award finalists:

Corporate Environment

  • Delta Airlines, Biometric Hoteling Solution nominated by Four Winds Interactive
  • Forcepoint nominated by Design Communications Ltd.
  • Legacy Union Bank of America Tower Lobby nominated by NanoLumens and Second Story

Digital Out-of-Home

  • Friends 25th Anniversary Global Kick-off nominated by BARTKRESA studio
  • MediaCom Agency nominated by Moving Walls
  • The Genesis Experience at Toronto Pearson Airport nominated by BIG Digital ThinkingBox Genesis Motors Canada GTAA

Educational Environments

  • Bill & Melinda Gates Center for Computer Science & Engineering nominated by Belle & Wissell Co.
  • Deep Dive into the Brain South Florida Science Center and Aquarium nominated by Ideum
  • The Media Majlis nominated by MOSECO QATAR

Entertainment and Recreation

Experiential Design and Planning

Healthcare Environments

  • Sunnybrook Foundation Tap-to-Donate Kiosk nominated by Envision
  • The Wall of Heroes/Orlando Regional Medical Health Center nominated by Intermedia Touch
  • The Wilderverse Connecticut Children’s Medical Center nominated by Dimensional Innovations


  • Hurtigruten MS Roald Amundsen nominated by ProntoTV – part of Zeta Display
  • Palms Ivory Tower Mesh nominated by Yaham USA Red Rock Resorts
  • Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino nominated by Design Communications Ltd.

Public Spaces

  • Boston Media Band at 110 High Street nominated by ESI Design
  • Symulakra nominated by Screen Network, panGenerator
  • X Madrid – Digital Urban Project nominated by NECSUM

Restaurants, Bars & Foodservice

  • KAOS Nightclub at the Palms Casino Resort nominated by NanoLumens
  • The Living Retail Lab: Digital Menu Boards Inside Citizens Supply nominated by HighStreet Collective
  • Toronto Union Food Court – QSR Digital Expressions nominated by Jumping Brand & Design Inc.

Retail Environments

  • Riachuelo nominated by Userful Corporation
  • The Future of Retail, Led by The Fitting Room nominated by Elo
  • Villiers hypermarket nominated by Pixel Inspiration – Carrefour Voyages


  • “Fulton Flow” in Fulton Center nominated by MTA Arts & Design
  • Istanbul Airport Duty Free Digital Signage Project/Unifree nominated by Sistem 9
  • LAX Time Tower nominated by RealMotion


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