News from International THE LINK...INSTALL - November 3-4, 2021 | Virtual An ISA Experience Connecting National Sign Companies & Installers The largest national sign companies in North America are seeking local install partners for immediate and long-term projects. Join ISA on either November 3 or 4 (you choose which day works best for you) for THE LINK...INSTALL, an online event designed to fuel your business. Personalized matchmaking, 1-on-1 meetings, and pre-event screening make this event THE most effective way to generate quality connections with national sign companies. No other event does more to boost your install business with many attendees receiving contracts or proposals just days after the event! Attendance is limited and this event always sells out. So don't wait, reserve your spot today at www.signs.org/install. Sign Industry Quarterly Economic Report - Q3 2021 All four sectors of the sign and graphics industry are looking slightly worse for 2021, but expected to rebound by 2022, according to the Sign Industry Quarterly Economic Report, produced by IHS Markit for the International Sign Association. The report covers the third quarter of 2021 and shows the most up to date and comprehensive analysis of data you need to know, such as U.S. consumer spending, global economic growth, and material prices. The report is free for ISA, ISA Affiliated Association and NASSD members. Non-members may purchase it for $1,000 per quarterly forecast. This research can be accessed at http://www.signs.org/quarterlyreport. Mark your calendars for next year’s event We are excited to announce that the Illinois Sign Association will host the 2022 annual event on October 11 & 12th at the Tinley Park Convention Center again … LIVE and in person. Dozens of suppliers, manufacturers, and service providers will be on display at the table top tradeshow with timely, informative breakout learning experiences and outdoor demonstrations. The Annual Meeting and Industry Awards Dinner will feature presentations and connections with the state’s leading sign companies and allied trades on Tuesday evening October 11, 2022. In addition to the annual meeting, the election of officers and the sign design awards will be presented including the best of the best voting. The scholarship awards and the Maury Ely award for outstanding leadership and service will be part of the program. The event is produced by the Illinois Sign Association and sponsored by the allied trades showcasing the region’s best suppliers, manufacturers, distributors and services. Members are reminded to Invite colleagues and installers, designers, and managers to take part in the event. The tradeshow and education experiences will be free to industry members thanks to generous sponsorship of our allied trade members 2021 ISA Board of Directors President Vice President Secretary/Treasurer Past President Directors: JOHN C. JOHNSON JASON TOMPKINS BRANDON BENDER TABITHA BOWEN BARRY COX CHAD ENGSTROM KEVIN LASKA ZAC MARTIN MIKE WEITZ SARA WERKMAN C. Johnson Sign Co HENRY VAN DE WERKEN Miratec Systems ANDREW CARBY Prairie Signs, Inc. Bendsen Signs & Graphics, Inc. Electro-Matic Products, Inc. All-Right Sign, Inc. Turnroth Sign Optec Displays, Inc. North Shore Sign Altec Industries, Inc. Weitz Sign Company Van Bruggen Signs, Inc. Membership is open to all sign companies in the state of Illinois and related trade service businesses in the sign industry. Click here for membership application and more information. ISA Membership Application Membership in the ISA

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