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The Midwest Sign Show next returns in 2018 (no Midwest Sign Show in 2017). 

Welcome to MSA.....


Midwest Sign Association (MSA) is a regional trade association serving the custom, commercial, and production on-premise sign industry in Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, western Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. In addition to sign company members, sign wholesalers, sign supply distributors, product manufacturers, and product manufacturers reps. belong to MSA as associate members.



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Your Visit to MSAís Site

Thank you for checking out the updated Midwest Sign Association website.  If youíre a current member, take a minute to check your listing in the Roster.  If youíre a visitor, take a look at MSA and let us know what you think.


MSA Summer Meeting

The MSA Summer Meeting is Thursday and Friday, June 15-16, at the Marriott Kingsgate, Cincinnati, OH. Keynote presentation - Creating Your Company's Road Map To a High Performance Culture - How you develop a strategic plan that helps you build and refine the corporate culture and leadership skills necessary to execute your plan. Special event at the American Sign Museum - Join your sign industry peers for beverages and a funky, Cincinnati-style chili meal while learning about the last 50 years of signage.


MSA Voluntary Ethical Standards, Quality Assurance, & Operating Principles

Any MSA Member Sign Company that agrees with the Mission Statement and the listed service commitments, may insert its company name and include this document in bid packages, in discussions with employees, in setting expectations, perhaps with vendors, etc. (Use of this document is entirely voluntary, and there is no enforcement by MSA of anything in the document.)

Sign Research Foundation:

Visit the Sign Research Foundation, formerly knows as the Signage Foundation, The Sign Research Foundation continues its mission of empowering communities through research on vibrant and effective sign strategies, systems and codes. The website hosts a vast library of sign research. Topics include sign codes, wayfinding, traffic safety, placemaking, sign design and placement, economic value studies, legal issues, and brightness/illumination levels. All of the peer-reviewed research is downloadable at no charge. Click here.

ISA Website Lists Educational Events, Webinars, and more:

Visit the ISA website: Click here.


ISA Offers Webinars

Visit to review the Webinars (web seminars) available in the coming months.

Sign Code Community Resource

Here's your resource to see key permitting and variance information for 30 cities in Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio. Within a four-page packet, all the key contact info, code look-ups, permitting links, and special approval processes are available. Find the information to proceed with an application in Indiana, Michigan, or Ohio. Download the PDF and click on the embedded hyperlinks: Here.