Event Will Generate More Than 500 Hotel Room Nights and More Than $1.2 Million in Economic Impact for Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (Tuesday, November 28, 2017) The United States Sign Council (USSC) Annual Trade Show and Educational Conference will return to the Atlantic City Convention Center beginning Thursday, November 30 and conclude Saturday, December 2.

As one of the largest buying and selling shows in the industry, sign professionals are given the opportunity to meet with specialists in all areas of the market, educating themselves on new techniques, innovative products, the latest market trends, and strategic revenue growth opportunities.

Sign World International attracts over 3,000 sign companies and installers, graphic designers, large format digital print buyers, digital display buyers and LED sign & display buyers. Attendees come from across the US and from countries such as Canada, Morocco, Guam, Germany, U.S. Virgin Islands, Philippines, England, Italy, Spain, Russia, South Africa, Ghana, Brazil, and Argentina.

Special features at the show include cutting edge workshops and seminars, Vehicle Wrap Contest, the BullPen and keynote speaker Daymond John, judge of the hit reality television series, Shark Tank.

"Sign World International is an exciting event for members of our industry. The show offers opportunities for everyone to learn new skills, expand their business and engage with other sign professionals. On behalf of the USSC board, we’re looking forward to another great show," stated Adam Brown, president, USSC.

Local Atlantic City businesses are expected to greatly benefit from the USSC at the convention center over three days. The estimated economic impact is expected to reach more than $1.2 million. In addition, more than 500 hotel rooms have been contracted by convention center visitors.

The United States Sign Council is an association of sign professionals dedicated to providing research and education to all who are involved in the sign industry. Contact the USSC at (215) 785-1922 or www.ussc.org. The United States Sign Council Foundation is a charitable, nonprofit organization devoted exclusively to funding sign-related research and educational activities of benefit to the growth of the sign industry.


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