Baton Rouge, LA – January 26, 2021 – Lamar Advertising Company (Nasdaq: LAMR), one of the largest outdoor advertising companies in the world, today announced that its digital transit inventory in Vancouver is now available for purchase programmatically by advertisers and agencies. The full portfolio of inventory, including more than 75 digital screens and kiosks, can be accessed via Broadsign, Hivestack, and Vistar trading platforms.
“Programmatic media buying allows brands of any size to more easily buy Out of Home and activate highly targeted campaigns that generate real business outcomes,” said Ian Dallimore, Lamar Vice President of Digital Growth. “We are excited to join with our technology partners to provide advertisers the opportunity to engage target audiences via our robust digital network in Vancouver.”
Lamar operates digital inventory across multiple Vancouver train lines including Canada Line, Skytrain Expo, Skytrain Millennium Line and West Coast Express. Lamar's inventory includes multiple interactive wayfinding kiosks, allowing transit riders to plan trips via touch screen. The screens default to digital ads when dormant.
“Lamar’s premium digital transit inventory enables brands to engage consumers throughout their daily journey across the city,” said Jay Sharpe, General Manager of Lamar Vancouver. “Through our technology partnerships, brands can leverage the power of our network more easily than ever before.”
"Vancouver has been a highly coveted market in Canada,” said Natalie Clydesdale, Kinetic Worldwide Director of Client Services Canada. “We are so thrilled to see Lamar’s fantastic digital transit inventory available on Kinetic’s DSP, a white-label of the Hivestack DSP. Our clients have shown a sharp interest in the ability to activate programmatically on BC transit both in station and on platform. With Lamar Canada making their inventory available programmatically we will now have easy access to all transit markets across Canada to reach consumers on the go."
Please contact us for more information about Lamar’s Programmatic Digital Out of Home inventory!