Trade Associations

International Sign Association Announces Inaugural Class of ISA Elite The International Sign Association’s inaugural class of ISA Elite recognizes the next generation of sign and visual communications industry leaders. The ISA Elite is comprised of thirty-six young professionals who work in the industry.

ISA International Sign Expo 2015 to be the Largest,...
ISA International Sign Expo 2015 will be April 8-11 at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Convention Center in Las Vegas, and this event is once again shaping up to have the most exciting tradeshow floor in the sign and visual communications industry once again. “It’s no accident that we’ve selected the theme ‘Come to... Read More
ISA International Sign Expo 2015 Tradeshow Floor...
Four weeks before the ISA International Sign Expo 2015's tradeshow opens, it already is completely sold out. In all, the tradeshow floor will approach 215,000 net square feet, making it the largest show floor in ISA history. The largest previous show was in 2013 at just over 202,000 net square feet. ISA... Read More
USSC Announces Scholarship Deadline Date
Since 1998, the United States Sign Council (USSC) has been awarding scholarships to deserving college students. These USSC scholarships are available to employees of USSC member firms or dependents of an employee at a USSC member firm. Any employee or employee’s dependent is eligible to apply. In addition, once the... Read More
Less Restricting Pursuits
For a small business, the numbers can add up quickly, as Richard Gardner, owner of ComedyWorx in Raleigh, North Carolina, points out. “If [our club] loses one sale per show, that’s an $8,000 annual loss,” Gardner told a local newspaper. And for many small restaurants and retail outlets, it can mean the difference... Read More
USSC Sign World International Returns to...
Mark your calendar for December 3-5, 2015 when USSC Sign World International returns to its traditional time slot of the week after Thanksgiving. Make your plans now to visit Atlantic City, New Jersey this December to catch up on some of the event’s exciting seminars and walk the show floor. And don’t forget the... Read More

One-day SEGD Business of Design Summit Set for Feb....
Though decades apart in age, background, and experience, Henry Beer and Lauren Kelly both epitomize the forces shape-shifting the design landscape today. Beer co-founded groundbreaking design firm CommArts in 1973 and led its award-winning projects for forty years. In 2010, his company was acquired by A/E firm... Read More
Gilman Brothers Becomes a Member of POPAI
The Gilman Brothers Company of Gilman, Connecticut is proud to announce its new membership and affiliation with Point of Purchase Advertising International (POPAI). Established in 1936, POPAI is the global association for the research and promotion of the in-store marketing industry conducting continuous research... Read More
Announcing the 2015 SGIA Sustainability Recognition...
Companies all over the world are adopting sustainable strategies and processes, and SGIA wants to recognize their achievements. SGIA members can now apply to participate in the 2015 SGIA Sustainability Recognition Program, designed to recognize those who have committed to a sustainable business... Read More
Registration Opens for ISA International Sign Expo...
If the company goals for 2015 include growing your business, registering for ISA International Sign Expo 2015 should be at the top of your to-do list. Education, networking, and the sign and visual communications industry’s leading exhibit floor all are on tap for the event, April 8-11, 2015 at the Mandalay Bay... Read More
Mimaki Invites SGIA Attendees to Create a Custom...
Mimaki, in cooperation with partners including Printform, Rickshaw Bagworks, and Axiom America, is offering the opportunity for SGIA Expo attendees to create their own custom tote bag or iPhone5 case, printed by Mimaki and ready for pick-up at SGIA Expo (October 22-24, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada). Both should... Read More


2014 Summer/Fall Buyer's Guide


Sign regulations have been a major topic in the industry. Is your town/city affected by a strict sign code?