2015 shapes up to be a great year for the Sign Industry. From educational initiatives and webinars to trade-shows and conferences, there will be plenty of opportunities in the first half of this year to learn more about the innovations in signage, further your education and sharpen your networking skills.
Iowa State University
Design Career Days 2015
Annual student-run Design Career Fair and surrounding events (art and design, architecture, community and regional planning, interdisciplinary design, graphic design, industrial design, interior design…)
College of Design Awards Day
Friday, April 17, 2015 from 9:30am-12:00pm in Gallery 181 and Lyle E. Lightfoot Forum
We will present our scholarship to a new student at the College of Design Awards Day. This is an annual event for students, staff and faculty that we are proud to be a part of.
Nova Polymers ADA Webinar for Accessibility
March 5th at 12:00:1:00 EST
Learn more about Accessibility & The ADA – 2010 Standard For Room Identification Signs with this webinar from fellow sign company Nova Polymers. The course is registered with the American Institute of Architects and is eligible for 1 Health Safety and Welfare Learning Unit.
International Sign Expo
April 8-11, Mandalay Bay Convention Center – Las Vegas, NV
Sign Expo is the can’t-miss event of the year, covering the sign and visual communications industry – including wide format printing, digital signage, LEDs, vehicle wrapping and more.
Illinois Wisconsin Spring Conference and White Sox-Brewers Ball Game Event
May 13-14, Miller Park and Hyatt Place Milwaukee West
SEGD Business Summit Denver
ALoft Downtown Hotel, Denver
A one-day event where you will learn about transitioning your practice, the next-generation XGD practitioner, new business models, and innovative thinking about your practice’s service offerings from all generations of leadership.
Budgeting 101 Practice Webinar
March 26, Online
Learn how to create and manage working budgets for your design services and your client’s project. Free for members and $90 for non-members.
Digital Signs 101 Tech Webinar
May 7, Online
Learn the fundamentals of digital signage systems and how you can integrate digital into your next sign project! Free for members and $90 for non-members.
2015 SEGD Conference Experience
June 4-6, Chicago, IL
The SEGD Conference is Experiential Graphic Design’s annual conference and gathering. The Conference will inspire you with engaging talks about people, practice, and place. You’ll enjoy innovative networking events, get out in the city to actually see and experience the projects you hear about and, best of all, connect with your community!
AIA (American Institute of Architects)
Design Professionals’ Day on the Hill
February 9, 11.30-3pm
Iowa State Capitol, Des Moines
AIA Wisconsin Convention & Building Products Expo
April 22 & 23, Monona Terrace, Madison
Offers members and allied professionals an opportunity to explore emerging design, practice, technology and environmental issues, as well as to investigate innovative products and services available to the design and construction industry.
AIA Convention 2015
May 14-16, Atlanta
AIA Convention 2015 is one of the largest gatherings of architecture and design professionals in the world. Not just an exhibit hall—it’s also a temporary built environment packed with the first looks that will affect your practice into the future.
The International Facility Management Association offers monthly Webinars on a variety of subjects such as: The impact of facility management technology on sustainability, Managing Subcontractors Across a Portfolio of Properties, or Finance Issues in Operations & Maintenance. Some are free, some reserved to IFMA members.
Colorado Real Estate and Journal
2015 Property Management Conference & Expo
Thursday, February 19, Inverness Hotel and Conference Center
This will be the largest property management conference of the year in Colorado with more than 500 attendees anticipated.
Professional Association Partners are BOMA Denver Metro, BOMA Southern Colorado, IREM Chapter 17, IREM Chapter 53, IFMA Denver and IFMA Colorado Springs. Four hours of Real Estate Continuing Education Credit have been applied for.