Membership Councils & Fees

All ISA members receive the following benefits:

  • Two (2) free webinars per year
  • Listing in the online ISA company directory
  • Free sign code assistance
  • Quarterly ISA printed member newsletter (U.S. and Canada members only)
  • Use of the ISA Member logo
  • Access to member-exclusive content online
  • Discounts on education and training, publications, event registration, job board postings, shipping, business insurance, credit card processing and health insurance programs.
  • Discounts on registration for the trade show & education at ISA International Sign Expo.

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Affiliated Associations Sign Company Member Council


As of January 1, 2013, any local sign company that (1) engages in the sale or lease of signs, graphics, visual communications and/or related services to final users who operate in a single-state or local market area and (2) that is a member in good standing of an ISA Affiliated Association located in the United States or Canada will automatically be a member of ISA and receive ISA member benefits. All membership dues will stay with the Affiliated Association. Please click here for a list of official ISA Affiliated Associations.



Direct Sign Company Member Council


Members of the Direct Member Council can include:

National sign companies that engage in the sale or lease of signs, graphics, visual communications and/or related services to final users who operate in a multi-state, multi-province or national market area

In addition to the basic ISA benefits listed above, Direct Sign Company Members receive:

  • National/Custom Sign Company Reception at ISA International Sign Expo: This annual reception is a "can't miss" event for national and custom sign companies alike and is the best opportunity for national sign companies to connect with local sign companies and installers from across the United States and beyond.
  • ISA Converge: The only industry c-level networking conference exclusively for on-premise sign company suppliers, distributors and national sign companies. Industry thought leaders come together to forecast future trends, find solutions to business challenges, discuss emerging technologies, learn from industry experts and network.
  • National Sign Company Survey of Operations:  A report conducted exclusively for ISA Direct Council members and does not exist anywhere else in the sign industry. Items such as average annual sales, distribution of income by type of business, complete income, balance sheet ratios, operational financial data and more are bench-marked and measured with this survey.
  • Sign, Graphics & Visual Communications Industry-Specific Research: ISA, in collaboration with the Sign Research Foundation, initiates research, case studies and best practices that address key industry needs. As a Direct Member, you have a direct voice to influence the new research and studies conducted each year that benefits the entire industry.
  • And more.
Company Type Dues
Direct Sign Company Member Council
$1,850

 


Supplier/Distributor Member Council


Supplier: A business engaged in the manufacture and sale of materials, subassemblies, fabricated components, equipment, signs, software or services to distributors or sign companies. Distributors for a single manufacturer are considered suppliers.

Distributor:
A business engaged in the storage and resale of materials, subassemblies, fabricated components, equipment or software from multiple suppliers to sign companies.


In addition to the basic ISA benefits listed above, Supplier/Distributor Members receive:

  • Fifty-percent (50%) off each 10'x10' booth at ISA International Sign Expo - a savings of $2,900 per 10'x10' booth and your savings increase with each additional 10'x10' booth purchased - your savings more than cover the cost of your membership!
  • Exclusive invitation to ISA Converge: the only industry networking conference exclusively for on-premise sign company suppliers, distributors and national sign companies. Join key decision makers to find solutions to business challenges, discuss trends and opportunities, learn from industry experts and network with your peers.

 

Company Type Exhibiting in



ISA Sign Expo
Not Exhibiting



in ISA Sign Expo
Suppliers
$2,500
$1,000
Distributors
$2,000
$1,000

 


Associate Members Council

This council includes several divisions: (1) non-profit sign association or other non-profit organization, (2) business that purchase signs for advertising itself, i.e. an end user/retail shop, (3) organization or person that provides services to citizens but does not directly design, produce, manufacture or distribute signage products/service, i.e. planners, government officials, (4) company or person what acts for multiple lines and products for suppliers, i.e. manufacturer’s representatives, (5) sign company located outside the United States or Canada, (6) firm that conducts business for or within the sign industry, i.e. designers, consultants, service providers.

 

Division Dues
(1) Non-Profit
$125
(2) Sign Buyer
$125
(3) Public Sector $125
(4) Manufacturer's Representative $150
(5) International
$200
(6) Related Organization
$1,000