Trade Associations

Best of Show & People’s Choice Awarded at the Expo SGIA presented winners of the Golden Image Competition on Thursday, October 12, at the 2017 SGIA Expo. Judges evaluated 300 entries from over 60 companies in 53 categories, and the Best of Show recipients were honored with the top awards in the competition. The People’s Choice award is chosen based on the entry receiving the most votes from attendees visiting the Golden Image Gallery.

750 Attend The Northeast States Sign Association...
The Northeast States Sign Association Board Members join Hartford City Council President T.J. Clarke and Expo Presenting Sponsors Pattison Sign Group representatives, Leisa Ritchie and Joanne Pelletier in officially opening the NSSA Annual Expo at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford, CT.  The Expo... Read More
Connections are the Focus at SGIA’s New FP3...
You can’t overstate how important networking and connections are to getting the job done,” said Edward Cook Jr., ECI Screen Print Inc., Chairman of the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA). “So FP3 will be the event where you can create those collaborative relationships that bring innovation to functional... Read More
Esteemed Industry Leaders Named to SGIA Board of...
The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) is pleased to announce Edward Cook Jr. of ECI Screen Print Inc. as Chairman of its 2018 Board of Directors. Cook was appointed along with incoming First Vice Chairman Thomas Cooper of WestRock Merchandising Displays and Second Vice Chairman Scott Crosby of Holland... Read More
Friday, October 6th is Sign Manufacturing Day!
Join the coverage on social media Friday, October 6th, as sixty-seven sign, graphics, and visual communications companies throughout North America participate in Sign Manufacturing Day on Friday,. Participating companies will use the hashtags #MFGDay17 and #SignMFGDay to post photos and updates throughout the... Read More
750 Registered for The Northeast States Sign...
The Northeast States Sign Association (NSSA) announced that 750 sign professionals from throughout the region have registered for the 2017 NSSA Northeast Sign Expo to be held at the Connecticut Convention Center in downtown Hartford on September 28 and September 29, 2017. Pattison Sign Group Inc. is the presenting... Read More

SGIA’s Dynamic Printing Community Offers Support to...
SGIA is reintroducing its SGIA Expo T-shirt, for sale only at the 2017 SGIA Expo (New Orleans, October 10-12) and will donate all proceeds from its sale to, an organization dedicated to rebuilding the Lower Ninth Ward, which was devastated by Hurricane Katrina. “As the SGIA printing community... Read More
Gilman Brothers Recognized for Twenty-five Year...
The Gilman Brothers Company is proud to celebrate twenty-five years of continuous membership with the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association International (SGIA). The SGIA, headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia, is the graphic industry's trade association providing over 14,000 imaging professionals with education and... Read More
Daymond John to Present Keynote Address at USSC...
The United States Sign Council (USSC) is pleased to announce that Daymond John, best-selling author, groundbreaking entrepreneurial expert, founder and CEO of FUBU Clothing, and reality television star, will be delivering the keynote address at this year’s USSC Sign World International tradeshow on Friday afternoon,... Read More
A Burden to Carry
It’s a story that I hear all the time—ordinances and regulations are putting a damper on creative sign design and damaging businesses that rely on those signs to brand their location and market their products. In fact, when ISA surveyed attendees at ISA International Sign Expo 2017, it was something we heard a... Read More
Guests at PRINT 17 are Encouraged to...
Illustrating its advancements to push the boundaries of what’s possible in the graphic arts market, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, will be on hand for PRINT 17, the largest North American gathering of print and graphic communications decision makers and suppliers, at McCormick Place in... Read More

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