DSE Announces 2018 Apex Award Winners

March 30, 2018

Digital Signage Expo (DSE) announced the independently judged winners of its APEX Awards for 2018 at the 14th Annual APEX Awards Ceremony March 28 at the Renaissance Hotel.

McCann Systems and bluemedia took home the top honors of the night, winning the APEX Installation of the Year and APEX Content of the Year awards, respectively. The two overall winners were selected from the nine Gold award winners.

This year Gold, Silver and Bronze DSE 2018 APEX Awards were presented to winners in nine categories from a field of 116 entrants:

Arts, Entertainment & Recreation (13 entries)

  • Gold – McCann Systems for 150 Media Stream
  • Silver – Potion Design for Cleveland Museum of Art/ArtLENS Exhibition
  • Bronze – Christie for TCL Chinese Theatre "Hollywood Lights"

Business & Government Services (13 entries)

  • Gold – Dreambox Visual Communications for 22nd World Petroleum Congress Official Opening Ceremony
  • Silver – Four Winds Interactive for Daimler Trucks North America Headquarters
  • Bronze – Cineplex Digital Media for Scotiabank Solutions Branch

Education & Healthcare (8 entries)

  • Gold – Forge Media + Design for Holomodor Mobile Classroom
  • Silver – Dimensional Innovations for University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital/ Nick’s Theater
  • Bronze – Visix, Inc for Georgia State University - Enterprise Digital Signage

Event Venues & Hospitality (14 entries)

  • Gold – Daktronics for Mercedes-Benz Stadium
  • Silver – DCL for "As We Are" Interactive Digital Sculpture
  • Bronze – StandardVison for "Convergence" at Metropolis Los Angeles

Food & Beverage (1 entry)

  • Gold – Shikatani Lacroix Design for Boston Pizza Digital Experience

Immersive Environments (10 entries)

  • Gold – bluemedia for Super Bowl LIVE Water and Building Projection Show
  • Silver – Go2 Productions for Mirage at Metropolis
  • Bronze – Colours and Shapes Design, Inc. for Uninterrupted: A Cinematic Spectacle

Public Spaces (29 entries)

  • Gold – Colours and Shapes Design, Inc. for Uninterrupted: A Cinematic Spectacle
  • Silver – Cineplex Digital Media for Cars 3, Digital Experiential Campaign
  • Bronze – LG Electronics USA Business Solutions for LG OLED Video Wall at the Dubai Aquarium

Retail (18 entries)

  • Gold – ICON Media for Fume Scent Lounge
  • Silver – The Kroger Co. for EDGE (Enhanced Display for Grocery Environment)
  • Bronze – Stingray Business for Sportes Experts - Downtown Montreal

Transportation (10 entries)

  • Gold – NanoLumens for Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 4
  • Silver – Eventscape for Pearson International Airport (GTAA Passenger Information Zone)
  • Bronze – MTA Arts & Design for The Fluid