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Are you ready for the OSHA deadline? [Webinar]


Are you and your company ready for OSHA's new crane regulations that take effect on November 10, 2018? Gain the information you need to make sure you are full compliance with the law during this upcoming webinar. Read More »

Need an extra set of hands?


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 »

Tariff Collection on Components Begins


As of 12:01 am today, U.S. Customs officials have begun collecting a 25% tariff on a list of imports from China, which include some components used in the sign, graphics and visual communications industry. More proposed tariffs on Chinese products are expected at the end of August. The impact of these tariffs may be disruptive to our industry's supply chain, as domestic supply on certain products currently has limited capacity and may have difficulty keeping up with demand. Read More »

Announcing the Launch of ISA-UK


The International Sign Association announces its newest partnership, ISA-UK, powered by the British Sign & Graphics Association. ISA-UK will allow ISA and BSGA to work together on issues common across the sign, graphics and visual communications industry, including codes and regulations, research, workforce education and events. Read More »

33 Days until Sign MFG Day


Sign Manufacturing Day takes place at your company's facility on October 5 to encourage students to explore exciting and diverse career opportunities within the industry. Read More »

Color Management Fundamentals [Certification]


An online certification program in partnership with Idealliance offers the latest in color theory and applications in color for ISA members only. Read More »

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 »