2019 EMC Handbook Now Available

We are pleased to announce the 2019 EMC Handbook is now available! Special thanks to the Government Relations Committee for your contribution to this edit. To request a hard copy, please contact Laine Atkins, Director Government Relations at laine@sac-ace.ca. — Nous sommes ravis d’annoncer que le Manuel 2019 sur les CME est maintenant disponible! Nous…

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Sam Markle appointed Honorary Chair of Sign Expo Canada 2019

Sam Markle appointed Honorary Chair of Sign Expo Canada 2019 We are pleased to announce that Sam Markle has been appointed as the Honorary Chair of the Sign Association’s National tradeshow, Sign Expo Canada 2019. Born in Winnipeg, Sam transformed his one-man sign painting operation into a full-service, high profile international architectural sign company. The…

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Canada Night at ISA Sign Expo

Join us for our Canadian Reception at ISA Sign Expo in Las Vegas! Date: April 25, 2019 Location: Foundation Room (Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino) Time: 5pm – 7:30pm (local time) Take the opportunity to network with Canadian attendees and exhibitors! Space is very limited! Get there early to secure your spot. Visit the Sign Association in…

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ISA Sign Expo

ISA International Sign Expo® 2019 Wednesday-Friday, April 24-26 Pre-Conference Tuesday, April 23 Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada ISA Sign Expo® gets down to business. As the largest collection of professionals in the sign, graphics, print and visual communications industry, ISA Sign Expo® is where you want to be and where you’ll get the programming and the vendors that offer serious solutions, real results…

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New Members of the Month

March 2019 Spicers Canada, Vaughan, ON, Canada Guangzhou Goodsense Decorative Building Materials Co., Ltd., Guangzhou, GD, China RMD Engineering Inc., Saskatoon, SK, Canada Visicom Signs, Edmundston, NB, Canada The Sign Cellar Enterprises Ltd., Kamloops, BC, Canada February 2019 Tweak Designs and Signs, Saskatoon, SK, Canada January 2019 Matthews Architectural Products, Pittsburgh, PA, USA Matthews Bronze, Pittsburgh, PA, USA On-site Sign Group, Lloydminster, SK,…

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Request for a Quote: Sign Type Drawings

Request for a Quote: Sign Type Drawings for the Ontario Sign Association A key guiding objective for the Ontario Sign Association is to contribute to the operational effectiveness and viability of the sign industry in Ontario and to be the provincial voice of authority on regulatory matters. As such, along with the Sign Association of…

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What Makes Signs Difficult to Read?

These figures compiled by the Sign Research Foundation show the most common problems: 83%: Letters are too small. 71%: Placement of the sign makes it hard to see. 64%: Not sufficiently lit at night. 60%: Colour of letters does not stand out from the background. 53%: Digital signs change the message too fast. 48%: The…

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Ministry of Labour Working at Heights Course

Thursday, March 28: Ministry of Labour Working at Heights Course Time: 8am-4:30pm Address: 260 Export Blvd, Mississauga, ON Price PP: $170 + HST (includes lunch) Course Outline   Logistics: Government issued Photo ID is required by all participants Participants are required to bring PPE Each participant must arrive 15 minutes prior to the course start time A Certificate of…

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