Dan Sawatzky: Creating Dimensional Signage
Dan Sawatzky is best described as a creative force and visual storyteller
extraordinaire. His art career spans more than fifty years of magic
around the globe. Dan's current passion is to design and create
imaginative places that take people from the normal world to a point of
delight and wonder.
The Imagination Corporation is a unique family company that
specializes in the design and construction of custom environments and
one of a kind dimensional signs. They merge state of the art tools with
old world craftsmanship and a healthy dose of imagination to create
absolute magic on every project we tackle. ª Ordinaryº simply doesn't
count for much with them. Thursday 8:00am ± Noon Workshop A &
James Carpentier: Friday Luncheon Speaker
James Carpentier is currently the Director State and local Government
Affairs with the International Sign Association. In this capacity James
works with and educates local officials and planners in the creation of
beneficial and effective sign codes. James is a national speaker and
author on issues related to the regulation of signs. Prior to that James
was the owner of Carpentier Consulting LLC where he specialized in
sign variances, entitlements and sign legislation.
In addition, James was Director of Government Relations for a national
sign company. James also has over 25 year' s experience as a certified
planner in the public and private sectors. Friday Noon - 1pm.
James will be available at the NSSA/ISA booth for sign code info.
Angela Sweeney: Fabricating with Adhesives
Angela Sweeney has been a member of the Structural Adhesives
team at LORD Corporation for over 6 years. As a Regional Sales
Manager, she has worked diligently as a technical trainer and a
solutions provider for advancements in assembly and protection
through the use of adhesives. She has worked particularly closely with
customers and distributors in the Sign and Transportation industries
on technique, design, and process improvements.
Her commitment to the sharing of knowledge and best practices
helps sign shops manufacture higher quality signs while saving on
overall costs. Thursday 9:45 ± 11:15am.