Midway bulbs shine bright

In August 2017, Adidas Originals in Toronto’s trendy Queen Street West neighbourhood re-opened its doors following a significant renovation project. The location was the brand’s first ‘neighbourhood concept’ store to open in Canada—a boutique with a design containing distinct elements reminiscent of the area it is located in.

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Audio visual meets digital signage

In the redefined world of unified communications and the Internet of Things (IoT), one development has become very clear: the lines between digital signage and audiovisual (AV) applications have blurred.

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The evolution of out-of-home media

Consumers are spending more and more time out of their homes working, shopping, and playing. According to the Outdoor Advertising Association of America (OAAA), as much as 70 per cent of their waking hours are spent away from home.

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Meet the 2018 Signmaker of the Year!

Sign Media Canada’s Signmaker of the Year Award recognizes commitment to excellence, superb customer service, environmental stewardship, as well as the uniqueness of your designs. Entries to this year’s awards program came in from across the country with winners selected from the following regions: Atlantic Canada, Ontario, Quebec, the Prairies, and British Columbia.

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2019 State of the Industry Report

Even with the recent uncertainty of trade relations with the U.S., it has not impacted the Canadian economy as one may have expected. In fact, consumer spending and business investment remains optimistic for the remainder of 2018.

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Talking shop with SRS Signs & Services

When Shane R. Storie founded SRS Signs & Services in 1999, he started small, changing lightbulbs in burnt-out signs around Winnipeg, but soon moved beyond strictly service and into production. From humble beginnings, Storie eventually transformed SRS into the one-stop, in-house manufacturing sign shop it is today.

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Building immersive branding

Attendees of last summer’s Montreal International Jazz Festival were introduced to Hyundai’s new electric vehicle by way of a fully branded environment built by PNH Solutions, a large-format print service provider (PSP) and custom hardware supplier.

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Certifying tomorrow’s signmakers

As the Canadian sign industry faces challenges in finding the next generation of professionals, it has turned to a number of methods for encouraging young people to consider signmaking as a career.

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