George Martin Kopecky: Leading the Industry Through Change
After a long and storied career with the FBI and House of Representatives George Kopecky stepped into the world of associations as the head of the National Electric Sign Association (NESA). Mr. Kopecky died November 25, 2020, at age 95.
THE LINK... INSTALL, which takes place November 5-6, 2020, provides one-to-one networking opportunities, connecting local sign company installers with national sign companies. The event is sponsored by Signum and Priority Signs & Graphics.
The International Sign Association welcomes franchisees of SpeedPro, a leading large format printing franchisor. SpeedPro franchise owners will receive all of the benefits of membership in the sign, graphics and visual communications industry's leading association.
ISA's The Wrap Experience™ Virtual, in conjunction with The Wrap Institute and noted instructor/installer Justin Pate, will help wrap professionals expand into new areas of profit. The two-day event, November 11-12, will bring together some of the world's foremost wrap experts for connection, instruction and exploration.
The U.S. economy is expected to come roaring back with a 33 percent GDP gain in the third quarter, according to the Sign Industry Quarterly Economic Report for the second quarter. Growth will fade to 3.7% in the fourth quarter as catch-up spending wanes, fiscal support dissipates, and COVID-19 infections remain high, analysts say. Overall, 2020 will feature a 3.7% contraction in GDP.
Approaching its 20th year, IRDC is recognized as the premier educational and networking event for store design and visual merchandising professionals and draws attendees from the U.S. and abroad each year.