SUBJECT: What You Need to Know for Display Week 2012
CAMPBELL, Calif. and BOSTON.
- (Virtual Press Office
) - Display Week 2012 is right around the corner, returning to Boston from June 3-8. This event has been, and continues to be, the most important venue for getting a first look at what consumers will be clamoring to buy in the months and years ahead. The display technology you see at Display Week has changed how we live, work and play. It truly is the only venue where you can get the most comprehensive look at all the display technologies shaping our future. Be sure to take advantage of all Display Week 2012 has to offer by checking out the full program/schedule of events available at http://www.displayweek.org
. In the meantime, here are some key need-to-knows to help you navigate this must-see week:
Annual SID Press and Analyst Breakfast:
SID will host a press breakfast exclusively for media and market analysts on the first day of the exhibition, Tuesday, June 5, 2012. Exhibitor news, key announcements and an overview of goings-on around the exhibition floor will be highlighted at this 7 a.m. event, which will be held in the press room, 151 A/B.
Exhibitor Press Conferences:
SID gives exhibitors a chance to speak with key media and analysts regarding upcoming announcements, new products, and exhibit features in concise, 15-20 minute time blocks between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Tuesday, June 5. Here’s the current lineup of exhibitor press conferences currently scheduled for Tuesday:
• 11:30 a.m. – Mass Integrated/Smarter Glass
• 1 p.m. – Touch International
• 1:30 – Tactonic
• 2 p.m. – TandemLaunch Technologies
• 2:30 p.m. – Mirametrix
A ribbon-cutting ceremony commemorating SID’s 50 years of innovation will kick off the opening of the exhibition, which follows immediately after the morning keynote addresses. Join us at 10:30 a.m. for this event, and then hit the exhibition floor to explore the latest and best innovations in display technology!
The press room is 151 A/B, at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. If you pre-registered but did not receive your badge in the mail, you can pick it up in the press room starting at 7 a.m. on Monday, June 4, 2012. Press room hours are:
• Monday, June 4 : 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
• Tuesday , June 5: 7:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
• Wednesday, June 6: 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
• Thursday, June 7: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
As an accredited member of the press or a market research firm, you are welcome to use the press room to conduct interviews with exhibitors, post stories, or rest your weary feet. There will be free wireless access, along with a few computer terminals to make this your home away from home. Refreshments will also be served continuously throughout the day.
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Contact MCA at DisplayweekPR@mcapr.com
, and we’ll get you all set up.
About Display Week
The 49th SID International Symposium, Seminar and Exhibition, dubbed Display Week 2012, will take place Sunday, June 3-8, 2012, at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. Display Week is the premier international gathering of scientists, engineers, manufacturers and users in the field of electronic-information displays. For more information on Display Week 2012, visit http://www.displayweek.org
Celebrating its 50th anniversary, the Society for Information Display (SID) is the only professional organization focused on the display industry. In fact, by exclusively focusing on the advancement of electronic-display technology, SID provides a unique platform for industry collaboration, communication and training in all related technologies while showcasing the industry’s best new products. With more than 6,000 members worldwide, the organization’s members are professionals in the technical and business disciplines that relate to display research, design, manufacturing, applications, marketing and sales. To promote industry and academic technology development, while also educating consumers on the importance of displays, SID hosts more than 10 conferences a year, including Display Week, which brings industry and academia all under one roof to showcase technology that will shape the future. SID’s global headquarters are located at 1475 S. Bascom Ave., Ste. 114, Campbell, Calif. 95008. For more information, visit http://www.sid.org