Trade Associations

The Southern States Sign Association's Annual Conference & Trade Show The Southern States Sign Association, a network of industry professionals that work together by exchanging ideas and information, is holding its 2014 Annual Conference & Trade Show at the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia from September 26-27.

International Sign Association Awards Record Number...
As the sign industry confronts workforce development issues, a record number of companies have responded by committing significant resources to training through the International Sign Association's International Sign Academy. Companies and individuals meeting certain thresholds receive the Quality Training... Read More
Duane Laska Tapped for Leadership of the Signage...
Duane Laska, president and owner of North Shore Sign Co., in Libertyville, Illinois, has been named chairman of the Board of Directors of the Signage Foundation, Inc.  The Signage Foundation, Inc., is a not-for-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to fulfilling the educational and research purposes of... Read More
ISA's Lori Anderson Joins ASAE Board of...
Lori Anderson, president and CEO of the International Sign Association, will join the Board of Directors for the ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership. ASAE represents more than 21,000 association executives and industry partners. Anderson will be installed for a three-year term as an At Large Board Member... Read More
ISA Educates Planners at National APA Meeting
For the first time, the International Sign Association has brought training on the importance of signage to a national audience that directly influences sign codes. ISA recently conducted educational training at the American Planning Association’s 2014 National Planning Conference. The session, entitled “Effective... Read More
Innovative Products Earn Attention at ISA Intl....
Attendees at ISA International Sign Expo 2014saw hundreds of products to grow their businesses. But at the end of the show, two were declared winners as Best New Product and Best Green Product. Top Value Fabrics’ Geo Mesh was named Best Green Product, earning more votes than fourteen other entries. Geo Mesh is a... Read More

Deadline Date Changes for 2014 USSC Sign Design...
The Deadline for entries for the 2014 USSC Sign Design Competition is June 20, 2014. Don't delay— if you intend to enter a design(s) you may want to get started. Entry forms have been mailed to all USSC members starting this week. Start photographing those winning entries today because you can't win if you don't... Read More
USSC Awards 2014 Scholarships
The United States Sign Council (USSC) believes that the future is in tomorrow's business entrepreneur…or sign designer or computer genius. That's why, for over twenty years, the USSC has funded scholarships for deserving young people. Each year, three students are selected, and those three students can renew... Read More
ISA International Sign Expo 2014 Another...
For the second year in a row, ISA International Sign Expo 2014 has broken attendance and exhibit hall records for its show, which just closed in Orlando, Florida. Attendance topped 18,110, up more than 10 percent over 2012, the last time the show was held in Orlando. Total exhibit hall space, at 198,900 square... Read More
Mike Lauretano Presented Kirk L. Brimley...
Mike Lauretano, chairman of the Board of Lauretano Sign Group in Terryville, Connecticut, was presented the Kirk L. Brimley Distinguished Service Award last night in Orlando, Florida. The presentation was made in conjunction with ISA International Sign Expo 2014, the sign and visual communications industry’s largest... Read More
ISA International Sign Expo 2014 Preview
Last year’s ISA International Sign Expo, held in Las Vegas, Nevada, landed on the most recent version of Trade Show Executive’s annual list of the “Fifty Fastest Growing Trade Shows.” That event occupied 202,000 square feet and drew more than 19,5000 attendees checking out more than 595 companies in the exhibit hall.... Read More



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