Trade Associations

USSC Foundation Releases Report on Reed v. Gilbert The USSC Foundation has funded a comprehensive report on the recent US Supreme Court case involving signs, Reed v. Town of Gilbert, 135 S. Ct. 2218 (2015). Hailed as a landmark case on signs and content neutrality, Reed has subsequently been subjected to various interpretations, despite its clear message.

Thirty-four Emerging Leaders Named to 2017 ISA...
The ISA Elite class of 2017 includes 34 emerging leaders in the sign, graphics, and visual communications industry. These leaders were selected to participate in special networking and educational opportunities. In all, almost 150 applicants sought admission into the program, now in its third year. “This program... Read More
AACSRE Announces First Class of Fellows
The Academic Advisory Council for Signage Research and Education (AACSRE), in an effort to fuel the next generation of study on on-premise signage, has announced the first class of emerging fellows. The class consists of three distinguished individuals that have a broad capacity for research and passion for signage.... Read More
USSC to Present Seminar on Sign Illumination at APA...
The United States Sign Council (USSC) is pleased to announce that its seminar proposal titled “A Guide to National Sign Illumination Standards” has been accepted by the American Planning Association for presentation at the APA National Conference in New York City, May 2017. This session will introduce national... Read More
USSC Announces New Officers Elected to its...
The United States Sign Council (USSC) has announced the new officers elected to its Board of Directors. The officers, along with the rest of the board, provide direction and oversight for the industry’s largest trade association. Members of the board serve a two-year term. According to Adam Brown, president of... Read More
SGIA Brings Digital Print Technologies to...
SGIA President & CEO Ford Bowers met with representatives of Durst North America, EFI, Fujifilm North America, HP, and Inca Digital this month to discuss the need for a space in the industry to present to the packaging community the new and transformative digital printing technologies coming to market. “Just as... Read More

USSC Scholarship Deadline is April 1, 2017
Each year, the United States Sign Council (USSC) awards three $1,000 scholarships that are renewable for an additional three years (provided the student maintains a 3.0 grade point average). The USSC Scholarship Program is a benefit exclusive to USSC member companies, their employees, or the dependents of their... Read More
SGIA Sponsors Digital Print for Packaging
SGIA has signed on as a sponsor of Smithers-Pira’s Digital Print for Packaging US 2017 (DPP) conference (Atlanta, June 6-7, 2017). SGIA President CEO Ford Bowers has accepted a spot on the DPP Advisory Board. The DPP sponsorship supports SGIA’s mission to be the foremost resource for information and... Read More
NSSA Annual Expo Coming to Hartford, CT This...
The Northeast States Sign Association (NSSA) has announced that the 2017 NSSA Northeast Sign Expo will be held this year at the Connecticut Convention Center in downtown Hartford, Connecticut on September 28 and September 29, 2017. The Expo will display over seventy-five exhibits featuring new products, technologies,... Read More
Industry Steps Up to Serve at SGIA Congress of...
At the annual Congress of Committees, Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) committee members elected officers for SGIA’s eight committees. “We have a dedicated membership and volunteers, and that’s never been more important than it is now,” said Ford Bowers, President and CEO, SGIA. “We’re grateful for the new... Read More
2016 SGIA Expo Among 50 Fastest-Growing Trade Shows...
Trade Show Executive (TSE), a publication covering the trade show industry, has named the 2016 SGIA Expo (Las Vegas, September 14–16) to its roster of 50 Fastest-Growing Shows by Net Square Feet of Exhibit Space. “The TSE Fastest 50 lists some of the most innovative expositions in the country. It’s an honor to be... Read More

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