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Pre-Conference Workshops

Jumpstart your ISA Sign Expo experience with a Pre-Conference Workshop!

There are two types of Pre-Conference Workshops – full-day and half-day – each designed to grow your business and expand your industry knowledge through in-depth discussions, real-life examples, and best practices. ISA Sign Expo workshops are led by topic-area experts, each with more than 15 years of experience. They’ll share their top tips, in an interactive classroom style environment, where you can ask questions and network with fellow professionals. Workshops are great for beginners looking to enter the industry or industry pros who need a refresher or want to learn a new skill! 

Workshops

All workshops are on Tuesday, May 3, 2022. 

Business Boot Camp for Wrap Professionals by Avery Dennison
Full Day | 8:30 AM-5:00 PM

It’s one thing to know how to wrap, it’s another to know how to run a business, with wrapping vehicles as a component. The wrap industry can be extremely exciting and rewarding. Equally, it can be very frustrating as it has unique business challenges that most industries do not face. This can lead to long hours, tension in the workplace, frustrated clients and financial goals not being met. The Business Boot Camp for Wrap Professionals has been designed to address these issues head on by offering comprehensive solutions combined with detailed analysis of the key aspects in a wrap shop from ownership to sales to marketing to upselling and more. The Business Boot Camp is entirely geared to create clear communication channels, facilitate growth both short and long term by streamlining workflow and increase profits.

Speakers:
Justin Pate, Owner of The Wrap Institute
John Deuver, Owner of WrapIQ

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Developing Exemplary Project Management Teams
Half Day | 1:00-5:00 PM

The of project management for sign companies cannot be overstated. Managing a successful project involves much more than managing timelines, scope, and budgets. It requires the application of strong leadership and communication skills to work effectively with people in a variety of roles and responsibilities. Successful project managers (PMs) are agile, innovative and always looking for effective ways to maintain efficiency and maximize profits. If you are a PM or oversee PMs, don’t miss this session lead by one of ISA Sign Expo’s most popular presenters, Karen Vanhoy. This interactive and collaborative workshop will provide a forum for PMs to share the tools, techniques, technology and processes that create a positive team environment and generate synergy and success in their projects, programs and teams.

Speaker:
Karen Vanhoy, Senior Project Manager, Atlas Signs

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Finding Success with Wide Format Print
Half Day | 1:00-5:00 PM

Your existing customers look to you for signs, but an additional opportunity exists. Wide-format printing is one of the fastest growing segments in graphic arts. Gain an understanding of the opportunity and where the applications lie in order to take advantage and bring an additional revenue stream to your business. This half-day workshop is a must if you are considering expansion into the world of wide-format. You will learn: top vertical markets and applications, what you need to know in order to sell wide-format, an effective marketing strategy, and a plan to cross sell.

Speaker:
Bill Farquharson, President, Aspire For

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Dynamic Digital Workshop Presented by SBI
Full Day | 8:30 AM-5:00 PM

If your customers aren’t asking for digital signage already, they will be. Don’t get left behind. The digital signage market is growing, and it is expected to be a $38 billion+ market by 2030. Learn how your sign shop can expand into this market and create new revenue streams at SBI’s day-long Dynamic Digital Workshop at ISA Sign Expo. At his workshop you will learn to: Capitalize on emerging opportunities in the interior digital signage market and underserved markets; Choose the best digital display type, resolution, and where to install them; Market indoor and outdoor digital signage to your clients; Be successful in digital signage.

Pricing

Pre-Conference – Full-Day Session

Before April 6 

  • Member: $299
  • Non-Member: $399
 

April 7 – May 7

  • Member: $349
  • Non-Member: $449

Pre-Conference – Half-Day Session

Before April 6 

  • Member: $199
  • Non-Member: $249
 

April 7 – May 7

  • Member: $249
  • Non-Member: $349

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