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2019 Innovation Awards

Innovation Award Logo 2019

The ISA International Sign Expo® 2019 Innovation Awards are designed to recognize and honor the leaders in the sign, graphics and visual communications industry for creating new and innovative products. ISA Sign Expo®'s media partners will determine a winner for each of the following categories (including two new categories):

  • Business Services/Software
    Services and software that innovate the day-to-day sign industry. This category may include, but is not limited to, POP, RIP, design, and communication software. As well as client-facing services like ordering processes and client portals.
  • Electronic & Traditional Sign Products
    Physical products & hardware that support the development & manufacturing of digital and traditional signs. Products in this category may include, but is not limited to, cutters, routers, laminators, channel-bending machines, laser cutters, shears, LEDs, digital displays, etc.
  • Printers (New)
    Includes all wide-format, roll-to-roll, dye-sublimation, and printer/cutter combo machines. This category may include, but is not limited to, UV, Latex, solvent printers in all configurations be it roll, flatbed, or hybrid. Manufacturers can submit multiple printers/configurations into this category.
  • Substrates & Ink (New)
    Includes new printing materials. This category may include, but is not limited to, vinyl, ink, rigid substrates, fabrics, etc. Manufacturers can submit multiple products into this category. Specialty vinyl/laminate combinations should be submitted together to be considered as one product.

Click here to see the 2018 Innovation Award Winners and Nominees!

Thank you for your interest — Click here to apply for the 2019 Innovation Awards.

Cost of Entry: $150/product

Application Deadline: Monday, February 25

Once you have submitted payment and received your confirmation reciept, you will be entered into the program.

Why Apply?

All companies who apply will have their products highlighted to show attendees as “can’t miss” products/companies to see while at ISA Sign Expo® 2019. This is an invaluable tool for the exhibiting company.

All participants in the ISA Sign Expo® 2019 Innovation Awards program will receive:

  • Review of your product by highly respected experts from industry trade publications.
  • Highlighted on, onsite signage, ISA Sign Expo® 2019 Mobile App, and onsite program guide.

In addition to the above, ISA Sign Expo® 2019 Innovation Award Winners will also receive:

  • Press release highlighting the winners, generating buzz for your company before and during ISA Sign Expo®.
  • Use of the Innovation Awards Winner logo for promotional materials.
  • Floor graphic at your booth at ISA Sign Expo® indicating you are an Innovation Award Winner.
  • Invitation to the exclusive Chairman's Reception where Winners will be honored.
  • Recognition on ISA social media networks.
  • Highlighted booth on the onsite show floor maps.
  • 10 minutes to present your product at the Hot Product Preview session during the Lounge & Learn at ISA Sign Expo®.
  • Complimentary registration for one to ISA Converge, June 18-20, 2019.