Trade Associations

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.

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
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


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?