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Industry News

Helping Sign Companies Deal with UL


The panel met most recently in July of 2018. During the course of the meeting, several key industry priorities were advanced. Read More »

Working with Chambers for Better Sign Codes


The sign industry, small businesses and communities will benefit from more chambers of commerce recognizing recognize that improvements to their local sign regulations will help their members. Read More »

New, mobile-friendly online learning


You can now access your purchased ISA Online Learning courses in a new, easy to use platform—on any device. Take classes whenever and wherever you want. Read More »

25% Tariff on Chinese Goods


The Trump administration recently placed a 25% tariff on many Chinese goods coming into the United States, including on some components that the sign, graphics and visual communications industry uses for printing purposes. This is a different tariff than Section 232, which placed a 10% tariff on steel and 25% tariff on aluminum in March 2018. Read More »

Chicago Sign Summit Targets Significant Solutions


The International Sign Association, the Illinois Sign Association and the Small Business Advocacy Council (SBAC), recently hosted the Chicago Sign Summit, where dozens of Chicago-area sign companies met to generate ideas to make the Windy City a better place for the sign, graphics and visual communications industry to succeed. Read More »

How-To Guide for Wide Format Expansion


A new white paper from ISA, "Leveraging the Wide Format Application Opportunity," provides a road map to wide format printers who are interested in growing their businesses. Read More »

2018 Pulse of the Industry Now Available


Hundreds of companies responded to the 2018 Pulse survey, and the analysis is now available for ISA and Affiliated Association members only. Read More »

Quarterly Economic Report Shows Strong 2018 & 2019


The sign, graphics and visual communications industry is enjoying solid growth thanks to a strong global economy and the availability of new products, according to the ISA Sign Industry Quarterly Economic Report. Read More »

Sign Regulations to Encourage Creative Design


Flexible and reasonable sign regulations make it easier for sign companies to create the kinds of signs their customers and communities will find attractive. And this month's Zoning Practice article will reach thousands of practicing planners. Read More »

Member Spotlight: Ken Soday


Working on sign code issues for the industry means taking time away from his business, but it is a sacrifice Ken happily makes. "I've always felt like somebody needs to stand up for the people who aren't standing up. A lot of companies don't realize how this benefits them. Somebody has to do it. I have a passion for it, so I might as well do it." Read More »