May 2024 Digital Edition

Sign Builder Illustrated turns a new leaf in May 2024 with Content Director Christina Green’s first issue. In her introductory column, Green outlines how the team at SBI plans to deliver information of value to sign professionals on the go—through webinars, podcasts, videos and more.

In The Industry opens with a Star Wars projection of epic proportions at The Empire State Building, which is this month’s cover subject. LG, Simply Connected and Jones Sign team to bring digital displays from the parking lot to the tee line at a new Las Vegas golf attraction.

In other news, Lamin-8 of Toronto creates a high-contrast wedding dancefloor personalized for the special couple. Grayers Graphics speeds through a wrap job for five-times World Cup winner Brazil. And the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCO) Foundation publishes its first-ever report for the load-handling workforce.

International Sign Association (ISA) Vice President of Advocacy David Hickey discusses the ins and outs of navigating strict electric sign regulations in this month’s ISA Matters column. On the sales side, Behind The Signs’ Joe Arenella explains how improving your discovery process can increase your profits. In addition, SBI Operations focuses on how online stores can improve your (and your client’s) brand image, as Inktavo’s Mike Clark shares.

This year’s ISA Sign Expo 2024 brought international sign innovations and inspiration to the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. In our recap, we offer a few snapshots captured by the SBI team on the show floor.

Our latest project features show there’s room for real neon and modern LED in today’s sign world. At Ironworks in Denver, local sign shop Morry’s Neon Inc. performs a retro retrofit to restore an LED sign’s previous neon glory. Meanwhile, four memorable LED projects from the past five years show LED can make a major impact at a massive scale while providing energy efficiency and flexibility.

Check out the May 2024 digital edition of Sign Builder Illustrated today!