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Economic Report Forecasts Strong '18 and '19


The sign, graphics and visual communications industry is enjoying a strong 2018, thanks to an easing of uncertainty surrounding commodity prices and stronger U.S. economy. The stronger economy will continue to push the industry forward in 2019, according to the ISA Sign Industry Quarterly Report for the third quarter of 2018. Read More »

89 Sign Companies Join Sign MFG Day


A record number of sign, graphics and visual communications companies across North America will invite students to learn more about career opportunities as part of ISA Sign Manufacturing Day 2018. The event will be held October 5, throughout the U.S. and Canada. 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 »

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 »

ISA Quarterly Economic Report Shows Strong 2018


Tax cuts drive growth, but tariff impact could be felt. The outlook for 2018 remains strong for all segments except end markets for architectural signage. Read More »



ISA International Sign Expo 2018 closes with attendance topping 20,387—making it the largest ISA Sign Expo in Orlando and one of the largest in ISA Sign Expo history. The trade show floor was the largest-ever footprint for the event. "Significant weather issues throughout the country affected air travel, but attendees found a way to get here anyway," said Lori Anderson, ISA president and CEO. "And they came in a mood to buy. Exhibitors reported that sales were outstanding. This reinforces that ISA International Sign Expo is the only industry event connecting sign and print companies with vendors who can help them capitalize on the expansions in the sign, graphics and visual communications industry." The show continues to grow and expand. The previous record for Orlando attendance was set in 2016, and this year, it nearly eclipsed the 2017 attendance in Las Vegas. ISA International Sign Expo alternates between Orlando and Las Vegas, with the West Coast show typically slightly larger. Read More »

Elvis Davis Receives Distinguished Service Award


Elvis Davis, a longtime Memphis sign industry professional, was presented the Kirk L. Brimley Distinguished Service Award at ISA International Sign Expo 2018. The International Sign Association (ISA) presents the award each year to a leader who has made significant contributions to the sign, graphics and visual communications industry. Read More »

Ken Soday Awarded Sign Code Champion 2018


Ken Soday, president and CEO of Stellar Signs & Designs in Winter Park, Fla., was recognized as this year’s ISA Sign Code Champion, presented during ISA International Sign Expo 2018, the sign, graphics and visual communications industry’s leading tradeshow. Read More »

ISA International Sign Expo 2018 Opens


ISA International Sign Expo 2018 opens its doors with a larger-than-ever trade show floor, more targeted education and many exhibitors offering outstanding promotions. Read More »

Featured Innovations in Action


ISA International Sign Expo 2018 will showcase many of the innovations in the sign, graphics and visual communications industry. Those new products extend well beyond what is available in the booths; a number of sponsors are using their products to add to the energy of the event. Read More »