50% more visitors at NEC’s Solutions Showcase14 May 2012
NEC Display Solutions has announced that this year’s NEC Solutions Showcase event saw a greater than 50% growth on the same event last year.
The Showcase event, which this year took place on April 25th at London’s O2 Arena, saw more than 850 visitors experience demonstrations of real-life scenarios showcasing end-to-end solutions from 47 partner companies.
Two new zones at the event, focused on retail and transport solutions, drew particular attention from visitors, while the Digital out of Home (DOOH) and Professional Office solutions demonstrations also proved popular.
“Thinking ahead to next year, we will again be focused on getting the end users to see for themselves what’s new in their sector, and we already have plans to introduce one or two new zones as we see the market developing,” said Simon Jackson, VP NEC Display Solutions UK (pictured). “The key is to remain focused on each vertical sector so we provide real depth and make the show much more experiential.”
“Of course, we’re delighted with the attendance at this year’s event, and we strongly feel that a 50 per cent growth rate on last year reflects how the Showcase’s unique nature has provided a compelling medium for growth within the displays industry. More than half of Showcase attendees this year were end-users, many of whom represented blue-chip organisations. We feel that the event has played a key role in strengthening many of our relationships with existing partners, while some of the solutions on display have already inspired some large corporate companies we’ve spoken to and prompted even further partner engagement.”
“We were once again really impressed with the event and the end user contacts simply get better year on year,” said Damon Crowhurst, Senior Director at Scala. “ It generated some excellent leads and has helped us to strengthen our existing relationship with NEC Display Solutions as a result.”