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Our industry is constantly changing. Count on us to keep you up-to-date on the important topics that impact your business. We support your organization’s innovation by offering informative in-person or online seminars, providing critical industry updates, providing safety and compliance workshops, and making an extensive collection of print and online resources available to you.


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Host a Sign Manufacturing Day Event

Each year in October, companies in the sign, graphics and visual communications industry host facility tours to encourage students to explore exciting and diverse career opportunities within the industry.

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ISA Builds Partnership with The Wrap Institute

The International Sign Association and The Wrap Institute in partnership with Justin Pate will build on the successful ISA Wrap Experience to provide ongoing programs that further expertise and advocacy for wraps professionals.

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STATEMENT ON THOMAS V. BRIGHT RULING

A significant federal court case has been decided that could change the way that signs and graphics are regulated. In Thomas v. Bright, the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed that the government cannot distinguish between on-premise and off-premise signage because it is an unconstitutional content-based distinction.

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3 New Online Learning Courses

With these new courses, you can now earn a digital badge upon completion of one of 71 courses from 9 different learning tracks through ISA's online learning.

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Quarterly Economic Report Shows Lower Commodity Prices and Uncertainties Impacting Industry Segments

The sign, graphics and visual communications industry is expected to face a tightening market in 2019 and perhaps under-perform in 2020, the report anticipates. The second half of 2019 will be marked with uncertainty and potentially a flattening of several specific industry sectors. But bright spots include a surprising drop in steel prices—well below the 25 percent tariff premium—and lower pulp prices. The overall global economy faces uncertainty, with struggles in China and Brexit-related concerns in Europe. Closer to home, gross domestic product topped 3 percent in the first quarter, but is expected to weaken throughout the rest of 2019 into 2020.

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Partnerships with Tech Educators Make an Impact

Working with career and technical educators is crucial to ensuring the sign, graphics and visual communications industry has the skilled workforce it needs to expand and maintain its place as one of the fastest growing industries in the world.

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Four years since Reed – More changes to come?

Four years ago today, the Reed v. Town of Gilbert's unanimous ruling affirmed that sign regulations cannot be content-based, and since forced thousands of communities across America to revise their local ordinances to make sure they don’t violate the First Amendment rights of sign users.

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Pulse of the Industry Survey

Each year, ISA gathers information on the current issues, opportunities and challenges facing the on-premise sign, graphics and visual communications industry. Would you please participate in this year's survey?

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