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How Communities Can Encourage Iconic and Creative Signs [Webinar Recording]

PlannerWebinar_10012020-01Recorded October 1, 2020
1.25 AICP CM


Does your community facilitate the design of iconic and creative signs? Have artistic signs in your city ever gone viral? This webinar focuses on creative signs and policy tools that local officials can use to assist in the creation of visual communications that contain the elements of outstanding design, while promoting aesthetics, economic development and your community’s brand.

Download the webinar to gain a better understanding of how communities can encourage creative sign design through zoning practices and local partnerships.

This program is led by Dan Bursick, AICP of City of Tucson AZ, James Carpentier, AICP of International Sign Association, Linda Edwards, AICP of Town of Gilbert, AZ and Eric F. Garcia of EG Structural and ON Advertising. Read the full biographies here.

Webinar participants also received a complimentary copy of the Sign Research Foundation’s The Arts and Science of Sign Design - Executive Summary, a $14.99 value, which could be downloaded during the session.

Webinar download form below supports the following browsers: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11 and Safari.

Questions? Contact ISA's James Carpentier at or 480.773.3756.

David Hickey, VP Advocacy

David Hickey
VP, Advocacy

James Carpentier, AICP

James Carpentier, AICP
Director, State & Local Goverment

Kenny Peskin

Kenny Peskin
Director, Industry Programs @signcodeguy


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