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Photo Courtesy of DCL (Fabricator), Design by Poulin+Morris
Photo Courtesy of DCL (Fabricator), Design by Poulin+Morris

In-Kind Donations at ISA Sign Expo Create Vibrant Show

Posted: 04/12/2019

As the leading tradeshow in the sign, graphics and visual communications industry, ISA International Sign Expo® 2019 is known for its eye-popping displays and creative touches. Much of that comes as exhibitors donate products to enhance the experience of attendees and gives them a real-world application for products showcased at our tradeshow and educational events. These in-kind products allow exhibitors to showcase their products in new and interesting ways.

Attendees at ISA Sign Expo 2019 will be able to see the following products in use and engage with the companies on the tradeshow floor. In all, more than 600 exhibitors will be showcasing the latest products in the sign, graphics and visual communications industry:

3M, Booth 4235. Several floor directionals, at the start of the Bayside Foyer and inside the tradeshow, feature 3M™ Controltac™ Print Film 40C. In the Lounge & Learn (booth 5021), the 3M™ Controltac™ Print Film 40C 3M™ Scotchcal™ Luster Overlaminate 8509 is used. Column clings at the entrance to Bayside Foyer are 3M™ Envision™ Print Wrap Film SV480mC and 3M™ Envision™ Matte Wrap Overlaminate 8550M. Door clings on the exterior entrance doors of the Bayside E/F Foyer are 3M™ Window Film 8170-P40 and 3M™ Scotchcal™ Gloss Overlaminate 8518.

4over, Booth 3967. Three columns use the 4over 13-oz. Scrim Vinyl material in the Bayside Foyer, approaching the exhibit hall. A hanging banner in the same foyer uses the 4Over 15-oz. Blackout material and is used as a directional to attendee registration.

Banner Ups / E. L. Hatton Sales Co., Booth 2103, utilizing Fisher Textiles, Booth 4017. Banner Ups / E. L. Hatton Sales Co. displays its SEGDesign Modular SEG Frame product in the ISA Innovation Awards Display located in the Bayside Foyer outside the exhibit hall. The display was constructed using SEGDesign 15mm ABS frame stock and modular corners which were custom painted in four colors: red, orange, pink and matte black. The fabric printed faces were printed by dye sublimation on Fisher Textiles GF 4080 Heavy Duty Knit. GF 4080 is 100 percent polyester, wrinkle resistant, moderately opaque and flame retardant.

Colex, Booth 819. Custom-cut cardboard tables will be on display in the Food Courts on the exhibit hall floor.

Daktronics, Booth 2725. Daktronics' Digital Street Furniture Display, located in the Bayside Foyer outside the exhibit hall, displays the daily schedule and includes the most up-to-date information.

Dazian, Booth 4608. HD Vector tiles will be used on the Hub hanging sign (booth 5035). The fabric in the sign is Acrobat® HV w/MIRA-S™. The pillows in the Hub are Milano Plus, Celtic Cloth, Strie Satin II and Panne Velvet. The hanging signs in the exhibit hall floor for the Crane Truck area, Food Courts, Exhibitor Lounge and Wrap Zones use Acrobat® HV with Mira-S™ from Dazian.

Eastsign Trading (Shenzhen) Co. Ltd, Booth 527. Eastsign provides the photo station fabric backdrop seen in the Bayside Foyer outside the exhibit hall.

Fisher Textiles, Booth 4017. In addition to the work in the Innovations Awards display, Fisher Textiles uses its GF 2400 Big Floor® to print the floor maps that are helping direct everyone around the tradeshow floor. The company’s fabric is in the Lounge and Learn (GF 2240 Miami), the Hall F entrance (GF 4019 Nirvana B.O.B.®), the Hall C entrance (GF 8864 Wht/Wht/Wht) and the Go Bigger Wall in the Bayside Foyer (GF 9048 EZ Stretch® Premium).

General Formulations, Booth 921. The large wall directional adjacent to the main aisle in the 2900 aisle is printed on a Mutoh ValueJet (booth 3035) with material provided by General Formulations.

Global Lux, Booth 2960. The entrance unit at the Bayside C entrance to the exhibit hall are illuminated by Global Lux Topview LED Ribbon. This is available in a variety of colors and is great for shallow depth letters and is a perfect snap frame solution.

INCISEON, Booth 4063. The DJ stage at ISA Rocks! on Wednesday night will be lit up by the ISA Rocks! logo provided by the INCISEON Skeletonized product.

Infinity Media, Booth 2643. The FloorAppeal material is used for the color band floor decals in attendee registration, the exhibit hall floor directionals, and the outdoor floor decal at the Shark Reef entrance. Their GlassApeel product can be seen on some windows in the pool walkway.

Johnson Plastics, Booth 2153. The ISA Innovation Awards are provided by Fusion Cast in partnership with Johnson Plastics.

Mutoh America Inc., Booth 3035. The large wall directional on the wall adjacent to the main aisle in the 2900 aisle is printed on a Mutoh ValueJet with material provided by General Formulations (booth 921).
ORAFOL Americas, Booth 3117. A variety of ORAJET and ORAGUARD floor decals, window and column graphics can be seen along the pool walkway and within the ISA Lounge sponsored by ORAFOL (booth 2435).

Photo Tex Group, Booth 2647. Photo Tex Group's Photo Tex can be found as a directional on the wall near the Starbucks end of the North Convention center, and also as a mirror cling at the opposite end of the North Convention Center (lower level). The company also has a column cling and wall cling in the pool walkway.

Radiant Manufacturing, Booth 847. Radiant's SolaRay panels are used as the hanging signs in attendee registration.  

ThinkSIGN, Booth 4717. ThinkSign provided the Digital Name Badges for the ISA Elite participants.

Top Value Fabrics, Booth 4441. The Deko-Tex 7048GFS fabric from Top Value Fabrics is used at exhibitor registration in the Bayside Foyer before entering the exhibit hall.

Vantage LED, Booth 3463. Vantage LED provided the charging stations throughout the tradeshow floor and pre-function space to recharge devices and get up-to-date information on the company’s digital displays.

WS Display, Booth 4165. WS Display's EZ Extend 3ft and EZ Extend Circles 5ft remind attendees to "Go Big, Go Bold, Go Further" and also as "See You Next Year" signage. EZ Extend Circles 7ft are used for Sign Code Help and promotion to become an ISA member. These are all located in the Bayside Foyer outside the exhibit hall. The company's barrier displays are used in the National Installations Wrap Cup 2019, powered by 3M (booth 561) and the EZ Tube 10ft Straight Display can be seen as the Game Changers backdrop in education.

There's still time to register and experience the "WOW, I didn’t even know that product existed" that ISA Sign Expo offers sign, graphics, print and visual communications companies. Register using code INKIND19 for a free tradeshow pass, or bring this code and register onsite.
ISA International Sign Expo 2019 will be April 24-26 with pre-conference workshops on April 23 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. Learn more at