Amsterdam, The Netherlands (PRWEB) October 16, 2007
Scala, Inc., the leading provider of end-to-end solutions for the digital signage market, today announced record registration for the 7th annual EMEA Partner Conference 2007 being held October 17th and 18th at Hotel Schiphol A4 (van der Valk) in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The theme of the conference is Scala's 20th anniversary.
At the EMEA Partner Conference 2006 over 165 delegates from the EMEA region attended the conference. This year, more than 210 attendees have registered -- representing a 30% growth.
In addition to the conference, Scala organizes a 130m2 vendor exhibition space. The exhibitors are: LG Electronics Benelux, Symbicon Ltd., LevelVision LLC, Trumedia Technologies, Matrox Graphics, Minicom Advanced Systems, Sharp Electronics Europe, Sanyo Fisher, NEC Display Solutions Europe GmbH, Panphonics OY, Opalio, Vogel's Professional, Samsung Electronics, Blue Chip Technology, 2C Visual Communications, Ininfo and DDS Poland. Each will showcase their latest innovations to the audience.
This year's conference is highlighted by presentations of recent digital signage success stories from the region:
- Symbicon Ltd. - Marko Pallari - Key Account Manager
- NEC Display Systems Europe - Lutz Hardge - Account Manager
- Trumedia Technologies - Catherine Moore - Director International Sales
- Minicom Advanced Systems - Ronni Guggenheim - President
- Sanyo Fisher - Andreas Gronarz - Business & Product Development
- Nuppenau ApS - Michael Nuppenau - CEO
- 2C Visual Communication - Shaun Mavronicolas - Principal
- IQ Digital Media Networks - David Williams - Chairman
- Beaver Group - Barry Thurston - General Manager
IKEA UK - Joe Attram - Systems Manager, Internal Communications
- Norsk Rikstoto - Arnfinn Lindstad - Senior Engineer
Scala - Ole Blom - Sales Director
- CanMedia - Phil Austin - Managing Director
- Platt Retail Institute -Steven Keith Platt- Director
Scala's success stories and product innovations will be presented by:
- Scala - Gerard Bucas - CEO
- Scala - Oscar Elizaga - VP EMEA
- Scala - Truls Baklid - VP Nordic
- Scala - Peter Cherna - VP Engineering
- Scala - Roland Rabben - Technical Director
- Scala - Laurent Cook - Director of Services, EMEA
This year Scala introduces the official Scala Content Contest. Scala offers all partners the opportunity to nominate content that represents the best digital signage installations in the region. During the conference all attendees will view the submitted content and vote for the best among a selective group of nominees. The contestants are: ASVideo -- Barnesto Bank; IMTV -- BP; Seen-Media -- Nordsee; Ethniks -- MTN and Beaver Group -- Home Office TV.
And, of course, the Scala Partner Awards will be handed out to those partners who demonstrated exceptional performance during the past year. The award categories include: Most Scala Players Deployed; Best Performing Newcomer; and Most New Customers.
About Scala, Inc.:
Founded in 1987, Scala pioneered the Digital Signage industry and today remains the world's largest provider of software for creating digital signage networks, driving more screens that all competitors combined. The company's InfoChannel product line is used for dynamic digital media networks in retail, education, entertainment, government and other industries for diverse applications such as Retail Advertising networks (Retail TV), Corporate Communications (Employee TV), Digital Billboards, Digital Menuboards, Digital Posters, Community Access channels (Cable TV), Hotel lobby signage and information channels, Gas Pump "toppers", Convention Center Signage, Interactive touch-screens and Kiosks, etc. The Company's cutting-edge InfoChannel software platform powers thousands of digital signs around the world including the digital signage networks of Rabobank, IKEA, Bloomberg, Burger King, T-Mobile, Virgin MegaStore, EuroDisney, Kiwi, McDonalds, Warner Brothers, Santiago Airport, Ericsson, The Life Channel, Rikstoto, FuelCast, Repsol, Shell, NorgesGruppen, The Wall Street Journal Office Network and many more. Scala is today headquartered near Philadelphia, PA and has wholly-owned subsidiaries in The Netherlands, France, Norway, and Japan with a direct presence in a number of other locations and countries. Scala's products are primarily sold through an international network of Scala Certified Partners. More information is available at http://www.scala.com.