"I'm actually trying to figure out more ways that we can use ISA to help us, whether it's through learning more about the manufacturing perspective or project management or using the Sign Research Foundation. We don’t fully understand what's at our disposal," Matt said. "People may pay for their membership for one aspect, without fully understanding this deep network for resources."
Every day, sign, graphics and visual communications companies spend thousands of dollars to comply with mandates from Washington, DC. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, federal regulations cost the U.S. economy over $1 trillion a year.
The International Sign Association’s 2018 Board of Directors reflects the breadth of the sign, graphics and visual communications industry, including representatives from local and national sign companies, international suppliers/distributors and end user groups.
5 Ways the New Tax Bill Can Help the Sign Industry
A new tax law lowers corporate and personal income tax rates. Here are three ways that businesses in the sign, graphics and visual communications businesses may benefit in reduced taxes from this law in 2018:
Join a webinar on January 9, 2018 to gain insights into OSHA's new standards for sign contractors who engage in activities that create silica dust such as by cutting, grinding or blasting materials like concrete, stone and brick.
ISA is searching for the next Sign Code Champion! This award recognizes individuals who have positively impacted the sign, graphics and visual communications industry through their work on developing positive sign codes.
The City of Alexandria, Virginia recently installed 60 new informational wayfinding signs in the Old Town area, including 30 new pedestrian-oriented retail signs. The new signs will have updatable, interchangeable sign panels for each business.