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Mood Media CEO Lorne Abony Nominated for Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year in Ontario

Award Honors Canada’s Most Impressive Entrepreneurs

Mood Media Corporation (TSX:MM/ LSE AIM:MM), leading global provider of in-store media, music, digital signage and scent solutions, announced that CEO and Chairman Lorne Abony has been named a finalist for Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year.

The Canadian Entrepreneur of the Year program is in its 18th year of honoring the country’s most impressive entrepreneurs from all areas of business. Award winners are chosen based on their vision, leadership, financial success and social responsibility.

Formed by Abony in 2005, Mood Media has become a global leader through a combination of disruptive innovation in music licensing and media convergence and a series of strategic acquisitions. In May 2011 Mood Media acquired Muzak for US$345 million to create the largest in-store media provider in the world, nearly five times the size of its next largest competitor. In June 2011, Mood Media was named Canada’s Fastest-Growing Company by PROFIT Magazine.


About Mood Media Corporation

Mood Media Corporation (TSX:MM/ LSE AIM:MM) is a leading in-store media specialist that uses a mix of music, visual and scent media to help its clients communicate with consumers with a view to driving incremental sales at the point-of-purchase.

Through its subsidiaries Mood, Muzak and Mood Entertainment, Mood Media Corporation’s products and services reach 150 million people every day in more than 470,000 locations across 40 countries throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.

Mood Media Corporation operates an international in-store media and music retail business with an extensive geographic footprint and a broad client base including more than 850 U.S. and international brands in diverse market sectors that include: retail, from fashion to financial services; hospitality, from hotels to health spas; and food retail, including restaurants, bars, quick-serve and fast casual dining.

For more information on Mood Media Corporation visit http://www.moodmedia.com

Judith Rubin
Judith Rubin ([email protected]) is a leading journalist, publicist, strategist, blogger, content marketing specialist and connector in the international attractions industry. She excels at writing about all aspects of design and technical design, production and project management. Areas of special interest include AV integration and show control, lighting design and acoustics, specialty cinema, digital video and world’s fairs. Judith has ties to numerous industry organizations. From 2005-2020 she ran communications, publications and social media for the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA). In 2013, she was honored with the TEA Service Award. She was development director of IMERSA, and co-chair of the 2014 IMERSA Summit. She was publicist for the Large Format Cinema Association in the 1990s, now part of the Giant Screen Cinema Association (GSCA) and has also contributed to the publications of PLASA, IAAPA and the International Planetarium Society. Already making her mark as a magazine and book editor, Judith joined World’s Fair magazine in 1987, which introduced her to the attractions industry. Launching as a freelancer in the mid 1990s she has contributed to dozens of publications and media outlets including Funworld, Lighting&Sound America, Sound & Communications, Urban Land, The Raconteur and The Planetarian. She joined InPark in 2010. Judith earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Pratt Institute. She has lived in New York City and the San Francisco Bay Area, and now makes her home in Saint Louis, where she is active in the local arts and theater community.

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