ISA International Sign Expo 2022 (May 4-6 2020), the sign, graphics a visual communications industry event was successfully concluded in Atlanta, USA. This in-person event made a successful comeback after 3 years gap since 2019 as the pandemic had stalled the physical exhibitions. This year’s ISA International Sign Expo marked its 75th anniversary.
In a statement, Lori Anderson, ISA president and CEO, said: “Attendees tackled head-on the biggest challenges their businesses face, whether finding products that improve efficiencies as a solution to the workforce crisis, or exploring new suppliers to meet the supply chain challenges.”
During ISA ROCKS, an Industry Party event was organized with outdoor celebrations. During that event, roads around the Georgia World Congress Center were closed for the celebration.
The ISA featured innovations from hundreds of exhibitors, including dozens of first-time exhibitors housed in a New Exhibitor Pavilion. Dozens of education courses provided the latest insights and opportunities related to the industry.
Sign Fabricators are the backbone of sign building, and to honor their skills, craftsmanship and ingenuity needed for quality sign building, ISA Fabrication Experience 2022, a new feature for ISA International Sign Expo was introduced.
Creativity was at the forefront of this year’s ISA International Sign Expo with a rare demonstration featuring artists Kelsey Dalton and Andrew McClellan from Heart & Bone Signs. Kelsey and Andrew revealed a more than 15 foot tall mystery image painted over the course of three days. Heart & Bone is a team of artists that are trained by master sign painters and gilders in the traditional techniques of the craft, and they offer hand-painted, custom design signs that stand the test of time. Specializing in large scale composition on any surface, Heart & Bone have an array of signage materials, ranging from glass signs to Gold Leaf Lettering which uses the finest 23k gold for your advertising needs.
Another feature of ISA2022, was the Women Leading the Industry (WLI) forum, an initiative launched by the International Sign Association in partnership with Sign Builder Illustrated. It inspired and empowered women in the sign, graphics and visual communications industry who aspire to elevated leadership roles in their company and the industry.