Shortlist announced for hotly contested Innovation Trail and Awards

11th April 2017

The shortlist for the Retail Design Expo and Retail Digital Signage Expo Innovation Trail and Awards, sponsored by 20.20, has been announced.

Exhibitors at the co-located events submitted entries which were  reviewed by an independent judging panel of experts which included: Arcadia Group head of design Guy Smith, B&Q head of retail design Alan Taylor, Red or Dead creative director Katie Greenyer, and Pets at Home head of merchandising and retail marketing Gareth Roberts.

The entries that have been shortlisted will be featured in the Innovation Trail at Retail Design Expo and Retail Digital Signage Expo, and be highlighted on the ‘Winners Wall’ at the events. The overall winner will be announced on the first day of the shows (Monday 8 May) at 1.00pm at the Innovation Wall.

The judging panel selected the following innovations for the shortlist:

Beaver Group                                                    signage.ninja and Contactless Content Management

CD(UK) Ltd                                                          The Washroom Solution

Doro Tape UK Ltd                                             ASLAN SE 75 - Self-adhesive polyester mirror effect film

FirstView Digital Signage                               Digital Cloth Rail and integrated VIDEO INSIGHT TOOL

Illuma Lighting                                                   Highspot LED – Spotlight

Kino-mo                                                               Hypervsn

NEC Display Solutions                                     NEC Open Modular Intelligence (OMI)

Pixalux UK                                                           Pixalux

Projection Artworks                                       DisplayMapper

Prosper (Tait)                                                    StoreView for Retail Design

R-Tek                                                                    R-Tile Design Collection

Seloy Live                                                            Sense

Sensape GmbH                                                 Sensape Visual Retail Solution

Stackawraps                                                       StackaWraps

Suntop(Xiamen)Display System Inc                V-lit System

Think Ambient Ltd                                           CLINGZ

Annie Swift, event director for Retail Design Expo and Retail Digital Signage Expo, says: “The standard of entries this year has surpassed all our expectations in terms of quantity and quality.   The entries also came from all exhibitor sectors across both shows and the judges had an invidious job in making their selections.”