Trade Associations

Mimaki Invites SGIA Attendees to Create a Custom Tote or iPhone Case 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 be ordered by October 17 so they can be ready at the show.

USSC Sign Design Contest Winners Announced
The judging is in, and once again, the 2014 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 in the... Read More
Seventeen ISA Members to Participate in Sign...
The second annual Sign Manufacturing Day, sponsored by the International Sign Association in conjunction with the National Association of Manufacturers, will showcase the diverse career options in the sign and visual communications industry. Currently, seventeen ISA member companies in twenty-one locations are... Read More
The Southern States Sign Association's Annual...
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. Events include the SSSA Golf Tournament, which will be... Read More
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



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