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Display Week 2021, World’s Leading Event for Electronic Display Innovation, Draws Over 10,000 Worldwide from over 50 Countries, 150 + Exhibitors with Daily Keynote Addresses by Top Executives from Adobe, Amazon, Applied Materials, Google and Samsung

Virtual Conference Showcased Advances in AR/VR, OLED, MicroLED, TVs and Wearables with More than 150 Hours of Content Presented

CAMPBELL, CA – JUNE 1, 2021 -- The Society for Information Display (SID) hosted its 58th International Symposium, Seminar and Exhibition, known as Display Week 2021. The all-virtual event was held May 17-21. This year’s global event drew more than 10,000 attendees from more than 50 countries. Display Week perennially attracts the brightest minds in the display industry, providing insight into new display technologies in development, as well as affording a sneak peek at new products that will be hitting the shelves within the next few years.

“Visual display technology continues to play a significant role in our world a year later since the global Covid-19 pandemic began,” said Dr. Takatoshi Tsujimura, president of SID. “We thank all the volunteers and partners that made a virtual platform possible. We have also received tremendous feedback from participants and exhibitors. We’ll continue to include a virtual component to adopt more of a hybrid model. The feedback from exhibitors and attendees has been overwhelmingly positive, and we look forward to planning Display Week 2022."

“Our second virtual Display Week was a resounding success,” added Dr. Radu Reit, marketing chair of SID. “More than 150 hours of content were presented in our Technical Symposium and Business Conference, and attendees had the opportunity to meet with 150 + exhibiting companies and research organizations through our virtual trade show. We also had tremendous engagement through live Q&A sessions with our CEO Forum speakers, Women in Tech panelists and leading industry authors. Registration will stay open and all of the content will be available on demand through Sept. 17, giving everyone a chance to catch up on what they missed and offering those who couldn’t attend the opportunity to see what’s new and what’s next in the visual display industry.”

Display Week continues to be a premier showcase for global information display companies and researchers to unveil cutting-edge developments in display technologies, some of which include microLED, OLED, LCD, quantum dots and e-paper.

Display Week 2021 featured hundreds of leading display industry papers from around the world in multiple technical sessions. It included 15 seminars, five short courses, 43 business conference presentations, 284 symposium oral presentations, and 118 poster presentations.

Every day the conference kicked off with a compelling keynote presentation by a top executive from one of several industry giants that are household names – both within and outside the display industry. Other highlights included the returning Women in Tech panel discussion (focused on leadership during a pandemic) and CEO Forum; as well as the annual SID/DSCC Business Conference, which takes a supply chain approach to addressing the market outlook for displays, smartphones and TVs, including forecasts on supply, demand, pricing, 5G, OLED, 8K, foldable, dual displays, miniLEDs quantum dots, new phosphors, microLEDs and TADF.

SID also announced the winners of its 27th Annual Display Industry Awards. The recipients reflected the ever-evolving display product landscape and represented a wide range of technological advancements, ranging from a state-of-the-art VR display, to ultrathin durable glass, a high-performance touchscreen controller, leading-edge TV products, and an innovative laptop/tablet.

I-Zone Award winners and the People’s Choice Awards were also announced. The I-Zone awards honor never-before-seen display technology shown by small companies, start-ups, and academic research laboratories. The People’s Choice Awards were recently introduced to Display Week to enable attendees to vote for the best technology, components, demonstrations, and interactive booths on the show floor via a survey in the virtual platform. For a full list of award winners, visit www.displayweek.org.

For information about exhibiting at Display Week 2022, contact Danielle Rocco at drocco@pcm411.com.

About Display Week 2021

The 58th International Display Week Symposium and Seminar, presented by the Society for Information Display (SID), was held as an all-virtual event, May 17-21. Display Week is the world's leading event focused on emerging electronic display and visual information technologies from concept to market. Display Week attracts attendees from the entire ecosystem of R&D, engineering, design, manufacturing, supply chain, marketing, sales and financial, as well as commercial and consumer end-user markets. It delivers unparalleled learning opportunities, market-moving trends, sourcing, roadmaps-to-market, and connections for career and business growth. For more information about Display Week 2021, visit www.displayweek.org or follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter @DisplayWeek (hashtag #DisplayWeek2021), or the Display Week YouTube Channel.

About SID

The Society for Information Display (SID) is the only professional organization focused on the electronic display and visual information technology industries. In fact, by exclusively focusing on the advancement of electronic display and visual information technologies, SID provides a unique platform for industry collaboration, communication and training in all related technologies while showcasing the industry's best new products. 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, CA 95008.  For more information, visit www.sid.org.

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