BROOKINGS, S.D. – July 31, 2017 – The Information Display and Entertainment Association (IDEA) Conference took place in Philadelphia earlier this month and Daktronics (NASDAQ-DAKT) of Brookings, South Dakota, walked away with the 2017 Allied Member Achievement Award. Daktronics has attended the conference for 30 years dating back to 1987.
This year marks the 13th time Daktronics has been honored with this award since its inception in 1993. The member-selected award and recognizes a current Allied IDEA member organization for industry innovation and support of both IDEA and the large screen video and matrix display industries.
“We’re extremely honored to have received this award during the GMA Awards Ceremony at the 2017 IDEA Convention,” said Daktronics Vice President of Services Sarah Rose. “This award is an acknowledgment of our commitment to the advancement of the display industry and our ongoing commitment to our customers.”
The IDEA Convention started on July 9 with the Annual Daktronics Video Summit to cover a wide range of topics from services resources to data integration to control systems as well as Daktronics Professional Services offerings to help customers make the most of the display investment. Daktronics hosted a showcase to dig deeper into control solutions and their features.
The convention itself was attended by a record 580 people gathering to take in sessions, workshops and user groups to learn and share knowledge for the advancement of the digital display industry. This year, it included an evening at Citizens Bank Ballpark, home to the Philadelphia Phillies, to see their displays and allow attendees to take part in a home run contest among other activities.
Daktronics helps its customers to impact their audiences throughout the world with large-format LED video displays, message displays, scoreboards, digital billboards, audio systems and control systems in sport, business and transportation applications. Founded in 1968 as a USA-based manufacturing company, Daktronics has grown into the world leader in audiovisual systems and implementation with offices around the globe. Discover more at www.daktronics.com.