Award Categories 2020


Sector categories

The best overall project executions by market sector – reflecting strategy, technical and creative decision-making, choice of network or sites, and results:

  • Corporate and Workplace
  • Digital Out Of Home Media
  • Education and Healthcare
  • Hotels, Resorts, Theme Parks and Attractions
  • Museums and Historic Sites
  • Public Spaces (including airports, mass transport, convention and exhibit centers and malls)
  • Retail (including retail banking and restaurants)
  • Sports and Entertainment Venues

Content & Creativity

To find the best of the campaigns and content: informing, entertaining and enhancing the customer experience. The judges will decide the winners based on:

  • Creative Execution – creative for brand advertising and media
  • Creative Execution – creative for other marketing or communication purposes, including workplaces, health, education, public spaces, etc (sponsored by Mvix Digital Signage)
  • Creative Technical Achievement – including projection mapping, dynamic and visualized data, or new display/playback technology

Technical Design & Innovation

To find the best innovation across digital signage, including manufacturers, installers, network providers and content providers. Again, the judges may decide that there should be more than one winner as entrants must evidence technical advances in any of the following areas of expertise:

  • Technical Advances and Innovation in Display and Other Devices (sponsored by Nanolumens)
  • Technical Advances and Innovation in Management and Other Software
  • Excellence in Engineering Design for Installed Projects


Outstanding Individual or Company (sponsored by SIXTEEN:NINE)

Nominations are invited from around the world. If you know someone or some company is doing brilliant work to improve digital signage then you should put their name forward using the nomination form. Please note: the deadline for receipt of nominations is different from other categories. December 10, 2019 is the closing date.


Grand Prix (sponsored by Gable)

There will be one top accolade for the company or individual, chosen by the judges and considered the best of show among entries and selected winners.


Please remember: the closing date for entries is October 15, each year.


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