Branded Cities to launch new digital spectacular media opportunity at New York’s Port Authority Midtown Bus Terminal


New York, NY– February 01, 2022 – Branded Cities, an iconic Out-of-Home media company, announced today that their first digital spectacular at Manhattan’s Port Authority Midtown Bus Terminal will launch in March of 2022. The deployment will be the first since Port Authority of New York and New Jersey awarded Branded Cities the exclusive right to develop and sell digital and spectacular advertising and integrated marketing campaigns at the Port Authority Midtown Bus Terminal and select areas at the George Washington Bridge Bus Station in Manhattan.

The digital spectacular, which will be located at the Port Authority Midtown Bus Terminal’s southeast corner at 8th Avenue and 40th Street, will provide advertisers with long site lines along the heavily trafficked 8th Avenue commuter corridor, with views as far back as Madison Square Garden and Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station.  At over 1,000 square feet, sized 42’ 6” high x 25’ 2” wide, the full-motion and dynamic screen will target a mix of high-income consumers and business professionals traveling through Midtown Manhattan.

“Delivering large format digital signage to Midtown Manhattan is a fantastic opportunity for both the Port Authority and Branded Cities and signals the first step in what will be a long and fruitful partnership,” said Steve Ellman, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Branded Cities.

“We’re excited to partner with Branded Cities as they work to enhance the overall customer experience with new digital advertising assets at the Port Authority Midtown Bus Terminal,” said Leah Bassknight, Assistant Director, Real Estate. “The dynamic digital displays will welcome millions of passengers and passersby annually who traverse through the busiest bus station in the world.”

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About Branded Cities

Branded Cities, which is owned by EL Media and Shamrock Capital, is a leading Out-of-Home media company with an integrated network of premier digital and static signage across North America. The digital and static media assets span across some of the largest markets in the United States and Canada (New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal and many more) and are situated in the country’s most valuable Out-of-Home environments such as Times Square, the Las Vegas Strip, West Hollywood, Union Station, Yonge – Dundas Square and Canada’s leading shopping centers. Branded Cities empowers brands to deliver impactful and engaging messages to North America’s most desirable, hard-to-reach audiences. EL Media is an affiliate of The Ellman Companies (“Ellman”).  Ellman is a privately-owned media, real estate and investments group founded in 1972 with diverse interests in the U.S., Canada and the Caribbean.

For more information visit: brandedcities.combrandedcities.ca or ellmanco.com. Follow Branded Cities on Twitter (@brandedcities) and like us on Instagram.

Press Contact:
Vaibhav Gupta
President/Chief Operating Officer

About The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey:

Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey builds, operates, and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade infrastructure assets in the country. The agency’s network of aviation, ground, rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than $23 billion in annual wages and $80 billion in annual economic activity. The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, where the 1,776-foot-tall One World Trade Center is now the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere. The Port Authority receives no tax revenue from either the State of New York or New Jersey or from the City of New York. The agency raises the necessary funds for the improvement, construction or acquisition of its facilities primarily on its own credit.  For more information or for updates from the Now Arriving blog, please visit http://www.panynj.gov.


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