Sign Spec Canada: Pre-Engineered Drawings

Friday, September 23 |12:30 PM – 1:30 PM | Learning Hub, Booth #455

Join us for coffee and baked goods as we discuss the ins and outs of the Standardized Engineered Sign Drawings Program. This program provides sign companies with access to engineered drawings of the most often used sign types resulting in improved schedules and reduced costs. Led by Marc Carriere and Chris Sharpe, co-founders of Sign Spec Canada, this session will demonstration on how to obtain drawings and will include time for open discussions to review how Sign Spec can help support sign manufacturers.

“Refuel Your Soul” by Breaking Barriers: Women in the Sign Industry

Saturday, September 24 | 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM | Learning Hub, Booth #455

Join us for connections and top-notch coaching at the Breaking Barriers “Refuel Your Soul” session, where we will discuss how to amplify your voice, visibility, and influence in the workplace. In her video presentation, Alexia Vernon, Founder and President of “Step Into Your Moxie”, author, leadership coach, and award-winning speaker will help you discover words, phrases, and questions that empower you to bring your own authentic voice into your critical conversations and presentations. Then come together to take what you’ve learned and apply it to the real world.

Coffee, tea, juices and an array of breakfast treats will be served. Bonus– 30 lucky attendees will get a FREE copy of Step Into Your Moxie by Alexia Vernon.

Safety through loss prevention, presented by Federated Insurance

Friday, September 23 | 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM | Innovations Stage, Booth #536

Chris Leahey discusses running a safe job site – basics steps and ideas to reduce the risk of a claim or loss that could impact your business.


3M Canada Training: Graphics & Signage for Back to the Corporate Workspace

Friday, September 23 | 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM; Saturday, September 24 | 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM | Learning Hub, Booth #455

Re-opening and back to the corporate workspace trends are generating an abundance of graphics & signage applications. Learn new graphics applications and installation techniques to be more efficient and profitable, and avoid costly re-work. 3M’s Applications Specialist will provide product recommendations, demonstrations and application tips and tricks to ensure successful installations for walls, windows, and floors, etc. Also introduction to DI-NOC architectural finishes and Fasara glass finishes. Paid session, if you have not pre-registered, see Sign Association of Canada staff in the The Hub, Booth #155.


Intentional Illumination for Brands, Spaces and Signage, presented by Sloan LED

Friday, September 23 | 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM | Innovations Stage, Booth #536

Join Susan Svotelis and Jake Kuehn from SloanLED as they explore how the best use of light can elevate brand perception, create comfort, motivate consumers, and enhance the retail experience.


RGB 2.0, presented by Allanson International

Friday, September 23 | 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM | Innovations Stage, Booth #536

Learn how RGB color changing and animating technology can be used to enhance standard signage. Learn how to apply animation to signs, how to create spectacular effects to standard signage and bring new possibilities to designers, architects, and specifiers. Gain an understanding of the controller options that exist and their various uses for different project needs. Presenter: Pierre Carreau, Sr. Account Executive, Allanson International.

Solution Series Highlights, presented by Arlon

Friday, September 23 | 12:45 PM– 1:15 PM | Innovations Stage, Booth #536

Join Richie Daize and Glen Debes from Arlon for Sign Shop Life Hacks that help you find success through labor and material shortages.