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Excitement Building for WLI Event


Women Leading the Industry (WLI), will kick off with a high-powered panel discussion at ISA International Sign Expo® 2019, with leaders representing all facets of the sign, graphics and visual communications industry. The initiative is launched by the International Sign Association® in partnership with Sign Builder Illustrated. Read More »

OSHA Crane Rule Reminder: Employer Evaluation Documentation Required


As of February 7, 2019, employers need to evaluate the qualifications of employees to operate mobile cranes. These evaluations must be documented. Additional information on this employer evaluation requirement can be found here on the NCCCO website. Read More »

37 Emerging Leaders Named to 2019 ISA Elite


The 2019 ISA Elite class, now in its fifth year, is the most diverse ever for this highly competitive, one-of-a-kind program. In all, 37 participants range from those who own their companies to those who work for the largest manufacturers. Read More »

Wrap Experience at ISA Sign Expo


The ISA Wrap Experience will bring together wrap experts and wrap novices for an experience that is competitive, instructional and, of course, fun. The event, part of the Never Stop Learning™ education program by the Wrap Institute, debuts at ISA International Sign Expo ® 2019 in Las Vegas. Read More »

New Mayor, New Sign Code


The race to be Chicago's next mayor is on, and the city's controversial sign code is right in the middle of the campaign. Read More »

FCC Citing Businesses with Violations


The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is citing businesses with violations because their digital signs are operating at Electro Magnetic Interference (EMI) levels not allowed under federal law and therefore interfere with the wireless spectrum. This interference can affect emergency response service as well as commercial wireless devices. These violations are usually a result of the digital signs not being in compliance with FCC regulations. Read More »

First "Sign Industry Professional" Badges Awarded


The first Sign Industry Professional badges have been awarded to professionals who have demonstrated a comprehensive learning and an understanding of the broad skills needed within the sign, graphics and visual communications industry. The badges are earned by those who complete 70 percent of the available subject area badges offered through the International Sign Association. Read More »

"Women Leading the Industry" Launches


New initiative from ISA will inspire and empower women in the sign, graphics and visual communications industry who aspire to elevated leadership roles in their companies and the industry. Read More »

ISA Names 2019 Steering Committee Volunteers


ISA's 2019 Board of Directors will receive expert insight from three steering committees which reflect the different types of companies that make up ISA's membership and reflect regional diversity throughout North America. Read More »

New Digital Badge Program Excites Industry


ISA launched a new digital badge program and new learning management software on October 1, 2018 which has reinvigorated industry excitement for the online courses. 725 digital badges, and growing, have been awarded, and 145% more participants have purchased courses and company packages. 4 individuals have reached the highest level of participation, earning the “Sign Industry Professional” badge. Read More »