A good pitch: Technological advances in out-of-home media have increased industry demand

The Billboards and Outdoor Advertising Services industry has long been in the shadow of more technologically advanced advertising media, such as TV and radio, which have traditionally been more popular with both consumers and advertisers. High-speed internet and digital TV have provided audiences with more avenues for entertainment, which has left advertisers fewer mass-market media platforms due to the audience being fragmented across multiple platforms. Advertisers have increasingly recognised out-of-home (OOH) advertising services as an important part of delivering messages to a mass audience...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Competition will remain high and contain profitability over the next five years
  • Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    Significant barriers exist to the entry of new players. The three main barriers include the limited access to advertising space, access to technology and the ability to establish a brand within the industry. Of the three, access to advertising space is the most critical as it dictates what kind of services the new participant can offer. The degree of difficulty varies according to the kind of structure the new entrant wish to use. The erection of billboards and many retail out-of-home (OOH) displays require council planning permission. Space in other advertising forums, such as transport vehicles and airport terminals, tends to be periodically contracted out to interested parties.The industry is highly concentrated, dominated by high profile firms that operate nationally. Con...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Billboards and Outdoor Advertising Services Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Billboards and Outdoor Advertising Services Industry are

  • Ability to provide services in diverse locations
  • Ability to compete on tender
  • Displays in key markets
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from media buying agencies and Number of motor vehicles in the Billboards and Outdoor Advertising Services industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Billboards and Outdoor Advertising Services Industry?

    Industry operators create and design advertising materials for public display, including printed, painted or electronic displays. Operators may place the displays on billboards or panels, or on or within transit vehicles, shopping malls, retail stores and other display structures or sites.

    Industry Products
  • Billboard advertising
  • Transport venue advertising
  • Roadside advertising (excluding billboards)
  • Retail advertising
  • Industry Activities
  • Transport out-of-home advertising services
  • Airport out-of-home advertising services
  • Billboard outdoor advertising services
  • Retail out-of-home advertising services
  • Roadside out-of-home advertising services
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from media buying agencies
  • Number of motor vehicles
  • Air passenger movements through capital city airports
  • Consumer sentiment index
  • Demand from airport operations
  • Demand from rail passenger transport

  • Current Performance
  • Types of services
  • Private equity and consolidation
  • Technological innovations
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Profit and cost structure
  • Industry innovation
  • Rising scrutiny
  • Increasing consolidation
  • Table: Billboards and Outdoor Advertising Services Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Billboards and Outdoor Advertising Services Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail Trade
  • Financial and Insurance Services
  • Public Administration and Safety

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Airport Operations
  • Office Property Operators
  • Rail Passenger Transport
  • Retail Property Operators
  • Urban Bus and Tramway Transport

  • Products & Services
  • Billboard advertising
  • Roadside advertising (excluding billboards)
  • Transport venue advertising
  • Retail advertising
  • Chart: Billboards and Outdoor Advertising Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Retailers and retail brands
  • Service industries
  • Food and beverage companies
  • Media and communication companies
  • Finance companies
  • Entertainment companies
  • Motor vehicle companies
  • Government and other organisations
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Billboards and Outdoor Advertising Services Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Billboards and Outdoor Advertising Services

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Billboards and Outdoor Advertising Services Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    oOh!media Limited, APN Outdoor Group Limited, HT&E Limited, JCDecaux Street Furniture Pty Limited,
  • Table: oOh!media Limited - financial performance
  • Table: APN Outdoor Group Limited - financial performance
  • Table: HT&E Limited - financial performance
  • Table: JCDecaux Street Furniture Pty Limited - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Billboards and Outdoor Advertising Services Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Billboards and Outdoor Advertising Services Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Measurement Of Outdoor Visibility And Exposure
  • Otherwise known as MOVE. An industry-accepted system of audience measurement for outdoor advertising.
  • Out Of Home (Ooh)
  • Refers to the location of the industry's products and services.
  • Quick Response (Qr) Code
  • A machine-readable label that can be processed by smartphones, linking consumers to detailed product information.
  • Street Furniture
  • Equipment and objects installed on streets and in public areas such as bus shelters.
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