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SRF Conference Raises Awareness of Signs

05/30/2019

This year's multidisciplinary event welcomed almost 800 attendees, including 50 students and planners who were accepted into the 2018 SRF Scholars Program, for two days of education and a tour of Las Vegas' iconic signs in the famous Neon Museum. Read More »


Opportunities for Progress in Chicago

05/30/2019

On May 20, 2019, Chicago's citizens elected Lori Lightfoot. Mayor Lightfoot has already taken an important step towards improving sign codes by signing Executive Order 2019-2, which aims to eliminate aldermanic prerogative. The goal of this Executive Order is not to remove aldermanic input on issues like signs, but to put an end to an alderman's ability to unilaterally approve, affirm, block, or veto a departmental decision on administrative items. Read More »


Help is just a click away!

05/29/2019

Looking to recruit the best employees? More than half of companies in the sign, graphics and visual communications industry have difficulty in finding qualified workers to hire. ISA has solutions to help you find skilled employees to fill this gap. Read More »


White Paper Explores Visual Communications

05/28/2019

Visual communications are an important link in the relationship between brands and customers, and print providers have a role to play. That's the reason behind a new ISA white paper, Navigating the Visual Communication Space: A How-To Guide. Read More »


Are Tariffs Impacting Your Business?

05/23/2019

Trade policy is back in the news. The Trump administration recently added a 25% tariff to many Chinese products and removed tariffs on steel and aluminum from Mexico and Canada. If your business is being adversely affected by these tariffs, we'd like your feedback. Read More »


Sign MFG Day makes a difference

05/10/2019

Taking place on Friday, October 4, sign, graphics and visual communications companies are opening their doors to show students how exiting, engaging and rewarding a career in the sign industry can be. Read More »


Mobile Crane Operator Evaluation Form

05/08/2019

As of February 2019, OSHA requires employers to evaluate the competency of crane operators and their ability to work safely. ISA has released a new resource for ISA members, the Mobile Crane Operator Evaluation Form, that is designed to assist you with this obligation. Read More »


Representing the Sign Industry to Planners

05/08/2019

Over 300 planners attended ISA's two education sessions at the annual planning conference, including a "Planning for Sign Code Success"-meets-TED Talk workshop and a panel presentation on "Regulating Historic Signs." The sessions featured planners, sign manufacturers, attorneys, and historic preservationists, and were moderated by James Carpentier, ISA's Director of State and Local Government Affairs. Read More »


ISA Sign Expo 2019 Dealt Winning Hand

05/03/2019

ISA International Sign Expo® 2019 dealt a winning hand in Las Vegas, closing with an attendance of 20,600, surpassing the 2017 event. But the event was about more than numbers, as it provided business-building ideas and products to help sign, graphics, print and visual communications companies deliver innovative and exciting projects. The 235,000-sq.-ft. tradeshow floor marked the first time to see many new products, ranging from new printers to new software. Read More »


Kevin Stotmeister, Federal Heath, Announces Retirement

05/01/2019

Stotmeister will retain Chief Executive Officer responsibilities for the remainder of 2019, promoting current Executive VP & Chief Operating Officer, Sid Rasnick, to succeed him as President. Read More »