DSF PRESS RELEASES


DSF Board Nominations Now Open

Nominations for the DSF Board of Directors is now open.  Nominees must be willing to serve a two year term from January 1, 2020 until December 31, 2021.  Nominees must be employees of DSF member companies.  The Nominating Committee seeks candidates willing to work on and lead committees, proven record of serving within the DSF, with extensive industry background, and from a variety of companies.  The committee is particularly interested in finding new End User and Network Operator members to serve on the board of directors.

Please complete the form below if you are interested in being considered for the election of board members to take place in late November 2019.  You may also nominate a person from your company or the industry.


Job Posting: BrightSign, Inside Sales Manager

Point of Contact: Frank Pisano
Company Name: BrightSign
Email: fpisano@brightsign.biz
Phone Number: (678) 642-7269
Corporate Website: http://www.brightsign.biz
Type of Position: Full-time
Job Title: Inside Sales Manager
 

Job Description:

BrightSign, the global market leader in digital signage media players, is seeking an experienced Inside Sales Manager who has excelled in building & mentoring high performance inside sales teams. This role requires working full time out of our Los Gatos headquarters location. This is a great opportunity to join a fast-growing industry leading company in an exciting industry.

This qualified individual will need to possess natural leadership skills and proven sales abilities.
The Inside Sales Manager will report to the VP of Sales and will have responsibility for building and managing our Inside Sales team ensuring the qualification and generation of new opportunities that supports our company’s growth. Working with the Vice President of Sales, the goal will be to improve upon current sales process, create and further develop customer relationships, and help lead the inside team while working with the field sales teams to achieve mutual sales targets.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
Our Inside Sales team will have overall responsibility for the following areas:
1. Handling all inbound opportunities and leads.
2. Qualifying, categorizing and processing all inbound leads.
4. Handling the complete life cycle for selling and closing all SMB accounts.
5. Handling the complete lifecycle for handing off and following up on qualified leads to our distributors, resellers and strategic partners.
6. Driving outbound initial prospecting and lead qualification.
7. Support of field sales team by qualifying leads, leading preliminary sales calls via telephone and web conferences, and then coordinating and supporting the field team to help successfully close new business.
In addition, the Inside Sales team manager will lead efforts to build out our sales processes and systems including:
1. Helping to implementing a full CRM and lead management system.
2. Hiring and building an Inside Sales team that will support our fast-paced culture and explosive growth.
3. Helping to develop, implement and continuously improve “best practices” sales processes, systems and messaging.

In addition to the above, this person will interface with and regularly support and collaborate with:
• Major Accounts
• Distributor and Reseller Accounts
• Strategic business development with Digital Signage Ecosystem partners
• Collaboration with marketing, accounting and finance


New York Digital Signage Week – Member Event Highlight

Privacy and Proof – a DSF Coffee and Controversy Event

The DSF is hosting its Coffee and Controversy event on October 15, 2019 at the Microsoft Training Facility at 11 Times Square.  Moderated by lauded 16:9 blogger and industry practitioner Dave Haynes, the Federation will explore the inter-dependencies–and potential privacy implications–at play regarding measurement and monetization strategies within DOOH and its many venues.  Panelists will include executives from legal, technology, and media perspectives.

Schedule

8:00 AM Registration and breakfast

9:00 AM Program Start and Panel Discussion – Privacy and Proof

11:00 AM- Program Ends

Register

$20 For DSF Members, $35 For Non-Members

Featured Member Event

The DSF will periodically highlight member events during New York Digital Signage Week

Join the Elo Interactive Digital Signage Team from 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM on October 16 at Elo Interact for a look at solutions in Visitor Management, Conference Room Booking, Collaboration, Wayfinding, Interactive Signage, Self-Service, POS, Endless Aisle and custom solutions from Elo’s OEM group.


New York Digital Signage Week- Event Highlight

Privacy and Proof – a DSF Coffee and Controversy Event

The DSF is hosting its Coffee and Controversy event on October 15, 2019 at the Microsoft Training Facility at 11 Times Square.  Moderated by lauded 16:9 blogger and industry practitioner Dave Haynes, the Federation will explore the inter-dependencies–and potential privacy implications–at play regarding measurement and monetization strategies within DOOH and its many venues.  Panelists will include executives from legal, technology, and media perspectives.

Schedule

8:00 AM Registration and breakfast

9:00 AM Program Start and Panel Discussion – Privacy and Proof

11:00 AM- Program Ends

Register

$20 For DSF Members, $35 For Non-Members

Featured Member Event

The DSF will periodically highlight member events during New York Digital Signage Week

On Tuesday, October 15th, ComQi is hosting an exclusive, invite-only event. The Showroom Mixer will connect  peers and industry leaders for an evening of cocktails and hors d’ oeuvres. The venue is limited to 100 guests, so to request an invitation, please RSVP here:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/comqis-showroom-mixer-tickets-72442281815


One Week to Go!DSE Presentation Proposals Due August 28, 2019

Deadline approaching for being considered for DSE 2020 Presentation

DSE, the official trade show and conference of the DSF and for digital signage, interactive technologies and content solutions, is currently accepting speaking proposals for DSE 2020 being held in Las Vegas on March 31- April 3, 2020. Experts in innovative digital display and interactive screen technologies with compelling presentation ideas may apply to be considered to present. End-user case studies will be taken into high consideration.

 

Helen Kang, DSE Conference Director

Helen Kang, DSE Conference Director can answer questions for potential presenters. Helen may be reached at +1 770-817-8564 or hkang@exponation.net

Submit Your Presentation Proposal

Job Posting: Waveguide, Associate Digital Content Technician

Point of Contact: Antoinette Tope

Company: Waveguide

Email: atope@waveguide.com

Website: http://www.waveguide.com/

Position type: Full-time

Job Title: ASSOCIATE DIGITAL CONTENT TECHNICIAN

Job Description:
The Associate Digital Content Technician (ADCT) is responsible for the effective daily operation of the recently expanded Digital Signage, Totem, Videowalls, and Wayfinding assets and programming features contained within the newly renovated conference centers. The ADCT functions as the liaison between the onsite equipment and Digital Content Manager (DCM) to support these complex systems.

Key Responsibilities:
Tests and reviews the daily content on the digital signage to ensure accurate conferencing schedules and events.
Ensures accurate EMS data integrity on digital signage throughout various client sites.
Performs daily monitoring (via preventative maintenance sweeps) to ensure all displays are showing accurate information.
Supports any ad hoc scheduling/content change requests for all signage.
Engages Multimedia Technicians for 1st and 2nd level break/fix of Digital Signage, Totems, and Videowalls as required.
Available to assist Multimedia Technicians as requested.
Ensures key stakeholders are kept aware of resolution activities and root cause follow-up, specifically the DCM.

Preferred Qualifications:
Thorough working knowledge of the operation and troubleshooting of AV and videoconferencing related technology.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Skype, PowerPoint, Outlook) and Google applications.
Experience in the Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Premiere) and Cinema 4D.
Ability to work independently and excel in a team environment.
Self-confidence, willingness to learn, and feeling comfortable with change and coordinating change.
To be an advocate for innovation, constantly looking for new ways to improve quality, services and amenities offered to guests.
Punctual, dependable and dedicated to achieving operational excellence, down to the smallest of details.
Discreet, ethical and committed to maintaining a high degree of confidentiality
3-5 Years AV and presentation technologies experience
3-5 Years customer service experience
High School diploma or equivalent a must
Industry relevant training or technical courses a plus



DSF Announces a Dozen Micro-credential Courses

Quick Links

Learn more about DSF Credentialing Programs

Read DSF Micro-Credential Course Descriptions

DSF Credential License Registration

Sample digital badge

The DSF offers full certification and micro-credential programs. The DSF has partnered with the Digital Signage Experts Group (DSEG) to provide certification. The DSF has also developed shorter, targeted education and credentialing services through micro-courses.

DSF Micro-credential courses are all included with a DSF credentialing license. Credentialing licenses are available to DSF members. Each company receives one license to be used by an employee. Additional licenses may be purchased. All professionals who pass the micro-credential courses will be given a digital badge to use in their online profile.

Types of Credential Courses

Longer Micro-Credential Course– Suggested to take this prior to the shorter courses

  1. DSF Foundations

Short Micro-Credential Courses – each about 30 minutes long with audio. Below is a list of these courses. Full descriptions may be found at
Micro-Credential Course Descriptions

  1. Choosing a Display
  2. Choosing a Partner
  3. Content Management
  4. Designing Content
  5. Experience Design – coming soon
  6. Fundamentals of Planning
  7. Media Players
  8. Mounting Basics
  9. Selecting Cloud vs. Premise-Based Software
  10. Selecting the Right CMS
  11. Software Features

Email info@digitalsignagefederation.org if you have questions or need assistance in registering.


DSF Chicago Meet and Greet – Projection Mapping, Internet Alerting, and more

Join the DSF in Chicago on August 14, 2019 and the NEC offices in Downers Grove, IL, for an evening event of networking and learning. The event begins at 6:00 PM CDT. Learn more and Register

The NEXT/NOW™agency will present “Rooted in Greatness”, a discussion about their work with  projection mapping in trees, along with their work on the Chicago Moen showroom.

Jason Bier

Jason Bier, the President and Chairman of the Federation for Internet Alerts (FIA) will be on hand to discuss collaboration between Internet technology and services companies, non-governmental organizations, and alerting authorities to promote standards-based, all-hazards, all-media, authoritative alerting to people all over the world. He will demonstrate the FIA program during the networking time.


New York City Mixer

Join us for an evening of networking!

Wednesday, July 17, from 5:00-7:00 pm.. RSVPs are limited to 60 people.

(REGISTER)

Free for members, end users and integrator company attendees; $10 for non-member vendors

Location

C&G Partners, 116 E 16th St, FL 10, New York, NY 10003