The International Sign Association recently released its 2011 Progress Report. According to its International Sign Expo 2011 Survey, what percentage of respondents was expecting 11-19% growth for their businesses over the next 12 months?
Christie Puts Education on (Digital) Display
Christie display technologies showcases the possibilities of digital signage in two recent installs. Study the details on how the digital signage provider transformed the two locations.
Is your business taking steps to be more sustainable? Then you may want to enter SGIA's 2012 Sustainability Recognition Program. Click here for details on how to apply.
Optiglass PC Expands its Green Efforts
Optiglass PC has expanded its nationwide, full-service bGREEN recycling program to include even more materials. Get the green details here.
Ten New Digital Billboards for Las Vegas
Las Vegas Billboards updates ten of its billboards. Find out what digital signage company provided the new models.
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Meetings and Events
March 1-3: The thirty-seventh annual Graphics of the Americas (GOA) will be held in Miami Beach, Florida. GOA is one of the printing industry's largest, annual combined exposition and education events in the US. To learn how to attend, visit www.graphicsoftheamericas.com.
March 1-3: FESPA Americas 2012 will be taking place in Miami Beach, Florida. For more information, browse www.fespa.com.
March 2-3: The Mid South Sign Association Great Ideas Conference will be held in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, and it will include Touring Canedy Signs & Graphics, McGill Marketing Group, and Spartech Plastics. To register, call 901-452-6444 or go to www.midsouthsign.org.
March 6-9: Digital Signage Expo (DSE) 2012 will be occurring in Las Vegas, Nevada. For additional details about this event, log on to www.digitalsignageexpo.net.
March 21-24: ISA International Sign Expo 2012 returns to the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. For more information, visit www.signs.org.
Cracking the Code
QR Codes can add state-of-the-art interactivity to static signage. Find out how you can crack the code on this new marketing trend.
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Coming up in the February Digital Sign Expo 2012 issue of Sign Builder Illustrated, feature articles on:
Preview of the ISA Show
CNC Routers & HDU
Digital Sign Systems Content
Panel Saw Fabrication
Post & Panel Sign Design
Estimating/Business Mgmt. Software
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Coming up in the March ISA Show 2012 issue of Sign Builder Illustrated, feature articles on:
ISA Product Guide
Awning Cleaning & Maintenance
Channel Letter Illumination
Digital Printing Hardware
Service Equipment Operation
Vehicle Graphics Design
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Prototypes and comps that POP
Mimaki makes it easy to deliver dazzling results. The Mimaki CJV30 Series is the ONE machine for flexible film comps, prototypes, samples and labels. It is an integrated print/cut system that automatically contour cuts custom shapes without any in-between steps. It's fully loaded with high-performance features and bundled software for producing vibrant color, including silver ink for amazing metallic effects, and flawless print quality. Click HERE or call 888-530-4021 for more info.
Why take a chance? The Océ Arizona® Series printers are the most popular flatbed printer family in history. Winner of 27 industry awards, Océ Arizona printers feature a true flatbed and true roll-to-roll design for the utmost in application versatility. Exceptional image quality, white ink capability, low cost of operation.
Stimpson Self-Piercing Grommets and Washers
Stimpson Self-Piercing Grommets when set with their matching washers, pierce and set in a single action without the need for a pre-punched hole. Stimpson Self-Piercing Grommets and Washers are available in brass and can be furnished with a nickel or dull black chemical finish. They can be set with Stimpson's "No Hole Needed" tooling or with the existing self-piercing tooling widely available in the marketplace. Stimpson Grommets and Washers are unmatched for quality and supported by on-time delivery and attractive pricing. Please call one of our Customer Service Representatives at 877-765-0748 or visit www.stimpson.com.