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Company of the Day – Capital Outdoor

Company: Capital Outdoor Advertising Markets: Virginia and North Carolina Headquarters: 1528 Old US 264-A, Zebulon, NC  27597 Phone: 919-873-9020 Capital Outdoor Advertising operates a billboard plant based from their headquarters in  Zebulon, North Carolina.    The company’s staff has over 160 years of outdoor experience.  Steve Bryant is the company’s owner.  Robert Sykes is the company’s President.   Al Harkins handles real estate and operations, Stuart Robertson and Bill Bradshaw are in sales and Nick Johnson handles art.  The company has […]

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Capitol Outdoor Advertising

Company:  Capitol Outdoor Markets: California, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania. Headquarters:  3286 M Street, NW, 3rd Floor, Washington DC  20007 Phone:  888-550-8573 Email:  info@capitoloutdoor.com Capitol Outdoor is an advertising company based on Washington DC.   The company was founded in 1990 by John Polis and Christopher Tavlarides.  The company operates a billboard plant nationwide with high profile billbaords, wallscapes and spectaculars such as the largest outdoor advertising sign in Washington DC. Tavlaridies is also a co-founder of Sophia […]

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Carat President William Swayne to keynote FEPE.

Carat global president William Swayne will deliver the Keynote Address at this year’s FEPE International Congress in Stockholm on the Congress theme: A Time of Revolution – Earning the Right to Win. Out of home has proved to be the most successful global advertising medium in the digital era  – the only one aside from online to increase its share of the global market – but further progress depends on meeting a number of challenges. This year’s Congress, in Stockholm […]

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Company of the Day – Canyon Outdoor Media

Company:  Canyon Outdoor Media Headquarters:  9601 W. State St., Boise ID 83714 Markets: Boise, Meridian, Nampa & Fruitland Idaho Phone: 208.938.8880 Email: info@canyonoutdoormedia.com Today’s Canyon Outdoor Media has enjoyed tremendous growth since it was started providing billboard advertising in Boise, Meridian, Nampa & Fruitland Idaho in 2003. Recently, Canyon Outdoor Media has been putting innovation to work in all parts of its business, to help advertisers take full advantage of the Outdoor advertising medium. Today’s Canyon Outdoor Media is a dynamic mix of billboards and digital displays that […]

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iHeart and Clear Channel Outdoor May Be Separating

First, the press release. San Antonio, TX, March 15, 2017 – iHeartCommunications, Inc. (“iHeartCommunications”) today commenced private offers (the “Term Loan Offers”) to lenders under the Company’s Term Loan D and Term Loan E facilities (“Existing Term Loans”) to amend the Existing Term Loans and/or exchange them for new term loans of iHeartCommunications (the “New Term Loans”), and new securities (the “New Securities”) of iHeartCommunications, iHeartMedia, Inc. (“iHeartMedia”), CC Outdoor Holdings, Inc. (“CCO Holdings”) and/or Broader Media, LLC (“Broader Media”). […]

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Company of the Day: Cameron Outdoor

Company: Cameron Outdoor Markets: North Carolina Headquarters: 805 Trade Street NW Suite 101, Concord, NC  28017 Phone: 704-825-8679 Cameron Outdoor operates a digital billboard off I-85 less than half a mile from the city of Charlotte.  The board reads to the Speedway Boulevard exit and travelers southbound to Charlotte.  Ken Parrott is GeneralManager.  Parrott is also General Manager for Bedgood Advertising.   Paid Advertisement

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OOH Revenue Growth Cools in last 6 mos

US Out of home revenues grew in line with US nominal GDP during 2016.  A look at the last four quarters, however, shows that US out of home revenues growth lagged GDP during the last 6 months of 2016.  Insider will be watching the next couple quarters to see  if this is statistical noise or a trend. US Nominal GDP Growth Compared With US Nominal Out of Home Revenue Growth   Insider is comparing nominal US out of home revenues […]

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Company of the Day – Busby Companies

Company: Busby Companies Headquarters: 1734 Wansley Road, Laurel, MS  39440 Phone: 601.428.4014 Markets: Mississippi, Louisiana, Northwest Florida and Indiana Busby Companies is a local family owned and operated billboard advertising company in Laurel, Mississippi with over 30 years of experience in the industry. They offer statewide digital, static, and tri-vision billboard advertising, along with on-field sports marketing. They also have a partner company, Capturion Network, which specializes in the design and manufacturing of sports arena displays, on-premise signage, LED fuel numbers, […]

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Billboards Showcase Environmental Progress

From the OAAA Outlook Newsletter When driving the cross-town freeway (Interstate 105), second-generation billboard owner Chris Zukin spots environmental progress, in lights. Zukin, general manager of Meadow Outdoor Advertising sees new more efficient, longer-lasting LED lights his company is installing on all its lighted billboards in Oregon and six other Western states. “Paying it forward” to control future costs and reduce energy footprint, Zukin is making the investment to convert his billboard lights from high-wattage metal halide fixtures to dramatically […]

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Dusty’s acquires Woods Outdoor Media

Illinois-headquartered Dusty’s Outdoor Media continues to expand in Tennessee with the purchase of Woods Outdoor Media from David Woods. With the execution of this deal, Dusty’s owns over 410 billboard faces in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky & Tennessee.   This is the second acquisition this year for Dusty’s in Tennessee.  In January 2017 Dusty’s acquired Jackson Tennessee based Moore Outdoor Media. Insider talked with Dusty’s VP of Sales Travis Rhodes.   Travis, tell us about the acquisition. David Woods was the […]

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