Trade Associations

Sign Manufacturing Day 2015 Reaches 2,200 Students More than 2,200 students got an up-close look at the sign and visual communications industry as part of Sign Manufacturing Day 2015. The event, designed to showcase careers in the sign and visual communications industry to the next generation of workers, is sponsored annually by the International Sign Association and the National Association of Manufacturers.

USSC Sign Design Winners Announced
The judging is in, and once again, the 2015 USSC Sign Design Competition demonstrates that the members of the United States Sign Council (USSC) are highly creative designers—coming up with some of the most innovative ideas in sign design throughout the country.   The thirteen First Place winners are featured... Read More
Sign Manufacturing Day 2015 Preview
Sign Manufacturing Day 2015, held October 2, will feature a record number of sign and visual communications company participants. The event is sponsored by the International Sign Association and the National Association of Manufacturers. The event, now in its third year, brings high school, community college and... Read More
Orbus Exhibit & Display Group Announces...
Orbus Exhibit & Display Group®, one of North America’s leading trade suppliers of display, exhibit, and event solutions is pleased to announce its official membership to the Exhibit Designers and Producers Association (EDPA), an internationally recognized national trade association with more than 300 corporate... Read More
ISA Quarterly Economic Report Second Quarter Shows...
The International Sign Association's Sign Industry Quarterly Economic Report continues to show a stronger-than-average outlook for the sign and visual communications industry in four key segments. All segments show a minor dip in expected growth since the last report, though the shifts are small and don't alter the... Read More
USSC Releases Updated 2015 On-Premise Sign...
USSC has now made available a new and updated edition of the landmark 2003 publication USSC Best Practices Guideline Standards for On-Premise Signs. Since its initial publication, the USSC Sign Standards have proven to be a unique and extremely valuable reference, and have been widely distributed within the sign... Read More

Meet the Awards and Personalization Association
With personalization becoming a significant part of the industry, the Awards and Recognition Association has undertaken a major rebranding effort to become the Awards and Personalization Association. This new brand is embodied in the association’s new name, logo, tradeshows and Web site. “This new name and brand... Read More
International Sign Association Responds to Supreme...
The International Sign Association, the sign and visual communications industry's leading trade association, released the following statement in response to today's Supreme Court ruling on temporary signs. "Today's Supreme Court ruling in Reed v. Town of Gilbert reinforces ISA's belief that the responsible use of... Read More
Graphics of the Americas Announces Call for...
Graphics of the Americas (GOA), produced by the Printing Association of Florida, has announced its annual call for speakers. Known as the “Gateway to Latin America,” where crowds attend from North America, Central America, South America, and the Caribbean. The forty-first anniversary show takes place on February... Read More
ISA International Sign Expo Ranks as One of the...
The ISA International Sign Expo has been ranked as one of the twenty-five fastest growing trade shows in attendance by Trade Show News Network, yet another symbol that the sign and visual communications industry’s leading event is being noticed outside the industry. To arrive at the rankings, TSNN compared growth... Read More
USSC Gets the Word Out to Planners at APA...
At the recent annual educational conference of the American Planning Association (APA) held in Seattle, the United States Sign Council took a prominent role in presenting its scientific case for adequately sized, positioned, and illuminated signs to the over five thousand professional planning and code enforcement... Read More



2015 Winter/Spring Buyer's Guide


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