The Illinois Sign Association serves Illinois businesses, local governments, planners, and the sign industry as a resource for information and technical expertise regarding signage and sign code.

"We should send you a thank you note.   We truly appreciate all of the help that you [Illinois Sign Association] gave us, and the demonstration at the sign shop." - Sheel Yajnik, Lake County Illinois Zoning Administrator
  • The International Sign Association (ISA) was founded in 1944 as the National Electric Sign Association (NESA) to represent manufacturers, users and suppliers of on-premise signs and sign products.  Their members represent the industry at all levels, across the world. ISA exists to support, promote and improve the sign industry.  Click on their logo to link to their site, or click here!
       Signage Resources:
       Government Resources:
      Educational Resources:
  • Sign Research Foundation (SRF)              ​

  • Size and Economic Impact of the Illinois Sign Industry.  Resources for municipalities, local governments, businesses and the sign industry.  Click here for PDF

  • The Small Business Administration has a fine resource for new businesses and sign companies giving the real value of signage in any business.  
  • The United States Sign Council represents the interests of the over thirty thousand members of the sign industry in the United States through programs and resources involving
* Education
* Advocacy
* Scientific Research


The Illinois Sign Association is the leading resource for sign, graphics and visual communication industry professionals in meeting the needs of their clients and the communities they serve.

 Illinois Sign Association         8 W. Monroe St, Suite 707         Chicago, IL 60603         312-881-9920 (text and mobile)