In 2018, more than 3,500 students toured more than 84 companies at sign manufacturing facilities throughout the United States and Canada.
As a direct result of Sign Manufacturing Day, sign, graphics and visual communications companies have:
- hired new employees;
- accepted interns;
- forged stronger relationships with schools; and
- created co-op programs.
Sign Manufacturing Day changes perceptions!
100% of students said they learned something new and interesting about the sign industry.
86% of students said they would consider a career in the sign industry after the tour, compared to only 36% prior to Sign Manufacturing Day.
100% of students found the tours interesting and engaging.
99% of students learned new information about new careers.
Most Participating Companies Plan to Host another Tour
86% of companies are likely to host a tour again.
95% found value in participating in Sign Manufacturing Day.
Thank you to everyone who helped make Sign Manufacturing Day 2018 a huge success! The success of Sign Manufacturing Day is a giant step towards inspiring the next generation of sign professionals.