Meet Your Makers at the 2018 SEGD Conference

Looking for new fabricators to help bring your ideas into reality? Need to research ADA signage or sustainable processes for your next project? Whether you’re looking for collaboration, information, or inspiration, NEXPO is the place for you.

The day-long event will bring together vendors, fabricators, clients and design professionals at the 2018 SEGD Conference Experience Minneapolis [There’s still time to registerfor the full conference or get a one-day NEXPO-only pass.]

Here’s a preview of what you’ll find on June 8 at the Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot:

A New Spectrum of Creativity | 3M
Looking for a way to achieve brilliant effects with shimmering, color-shifting looks—without the cost of dichroic glass? With 3M™ Dichroic Glass Finishes, you can achieve the same effect with color that shifts depending on the viewer’s angle, plus simple application and at a fraction of the cost. (Booth 213)

Digital Signage and Wayfinding Software Platform | 22 Miles
22 Miles will once more be able to showcase their true-user editable digital to 3D wayfinding platform plus their all new Mobile AR Plug-in Wayfinding experience. All demonstrated with multiple examples that were in full collaboration with other SEGD design firms. Come find out what other SEGD firms are doing with the cross-platform capabilities of the 22 Miles Publisher Pro. (Booth 123)

Fine-art engraving | Andrusko Group
The Andrusko Group studio is an architectural applied arts & fine-art engraving resource specializing in unique and complex A-E-C applications in the built environment and have been an active member of SEGD since the year 2000. (Booth 128)

A Floating, Frameless Canvas for Your Designs | APCO Sign Systems
Whether you’re looking for an image-intense sign program or a more classic look with anodized finishes, Elevate is a comprehensive system with customizable options to suit any design. APCO Signs has been providing interior and exterior sign solutions for over 50 years. (Booth 126)

LED Lighting Partner | Bitro
Bitro strives to be “Your LED Lighting Partner” by offering professional-grade products, top-tier chips and current technology in channel letter modules, light box, and cabinet LED illumination. It provides a specialized line of excellent custom sign solutions with its RESNO, ELP, GLACIER WHITE acrylic and linear LED and RGB lighting options not available elsewhere. (Booth 201)

The Art of Metal Fabrication, The Power of Intention to Detail | Bo-mar Industries
Bo-mar Industries is not a typical metal fab shop. Its craftsmen, machinists and engineers use an artistic approach along with modern technology to bring your vision to life. Form, function, and visual impact are all considered as they take projects from concept sketches through to implementation. (Booth 111)

Signature LED, Architectural Signage and More | Colite
Colite develops and implements signage programs for the world’s leading brands and design firms. Offering a full range of specialty signage products—from architectural to high-end Signature LED—Colite connects brands to the people they serve and the world around them. (Booth 121)

Architectural Sign Fabrication Experts | DeNyse Companies
DeNyse Companies knows that client perception is critical, so they focus on customer satisfaction. They are a nationwide custom signage company with experts in fabrication, installation and project management. (Booth 206)

New! Showcasing Brands Through Light | DLC LumisheetTM
DLC LumisheetTM oversees the entire spectrum of your illumination projects with innovative, high-quality products, partnered with on-demand design, concept development, light planning, and timely delivery. See the new LumiFlex – 2mm LED panel. The ultra-thin, ultra-light and ultra-flexible Lumisheet Flex adds another dimension to your lighting design. At only .5 lbs /sq ft and only 2mm thick, LumiFlex is perfect for large format lit frames that need to maintain extreme low profiles. (Booth 125)

Durable High-Resolution Powder-Coating | Direct Embed Coating Systems
Direct Embed offers a durable, scratch resistant, anti-graffiti powder-coating process that embeds high-resolution images, graphics and copy into a powder-coated layer on flat and dimensional surfaces, as well as perforated panels. Direct Embed offers full in-house fabrication and nationwide installation. (Booth 214)

Custom Visual Displays | DSA Phototech
DSA Phototech is a trusted manufacturing partner that will help turn your visual display ideas into reality. Display size, lighting technology, color temperature, finish, enclosures, substrate and mounting options can be customized for virtually limitless design possibilities. (Booth 101)

Systems & Tactile Signs Made Simple | Encompass Sign Systems
Encompass collaborates with designers and planners, just like you, to bring highly customized and branded signage environments to life. (Booth 211)

New! Life-Size Modular Building Blocks & Flooring | EverBlock Systems, LLC.
EverBlock Systems, LLC. is a leading manufacturer of modular building systems, having provided our products to companies such as Microsoft, Google, MIT, The US Army, Deloitte,, Amazon, and more. Configure EverBlock into any size and shape and alternate colors as desired to create incredible structures and designs. (Booth 109)

Channel Letters Using State-of-the-Art Sign Technology | Flex America
Flex America features state-of-the-art color changing acrylic technology for channel letters, offering custom Pantone color matching and LED technology to create highly-illuminated images. Seeing is believing – visit the booth to see micro perforated stainless-steel faces change to white. (Booth 318)

Experience Stories Vividly | Gagarin
At Gagarin, we create highly interactive media solutions that allow people to experience stories vividly, understand interesting content and share their discoveries with others. Our customers are museums, companies, municipalities and institutions that utilize our work in showrooms and visitor centers, at events and online. (Booth 231) Gagarin presents a NEXPO Talk at 2:45pm, June 8 

Dimensional Lettering, Logos and More | Gemini Inc.
Leverage unmatched architectural materials, forms and products, UL-certified LED illumination and international program management capabilities for your most ambitious experiential design vision with Gemini Sign Products. (Booth 226)

New! Durable, Full-Color Sign Printing Technology Carries 10-year Warranty | Gopher Sign
Gopher Sign’s ImageLOC® sign technology represents a breakthrough in the production of durable, full-color outdoor signs.  This “green” printing technology produces vivid, full-color signs that are graffiti-proof and warranted not to fade, crack, peel or delaminate for a minimum of ten-years. Now available with ILOC -A/V™ an integrated Bluetooth® sound and video delivery system. (Booth 308)

Designers’ Partner in Brand Implementation | Icon
Icon provides full turn-key brand implementation services including surveys, brand application books, permitting and landlord approvals, sign and graphic production, installation and maintenance services. (Booth 107)

Real Wood Signs for a Distinguished Look | Identity Group
Identity Group will be featuring their Naturals real wood line with Alchemy compression and metal text.  This high-end line of signs can be perfectly tailored to suit your vision.  (Booth 110)

Customizable, eco-friendly soft signage solutions | Imagine Displays
From lightboxes to complete exhibition stands, Imagine Displays has the light-weight aluminum profiles you need to create engaging environments for the most challenging design projects. (Booth 232)

World-renowned Custom High-Pressure Laminate | iZone Imaging
Make a lasting impression. iZone Imaging delivers world-renowned custom high-pressure laminate (CHPL) signs and graphic solutions throughout the world. Our CHPL is manufactured in one location, which means exceptional quality and fast delivery. With the industries only monolithic double-sided capabilities and a true 10-year warranty, our products are built to last. (Booth 209)

GREENest ADA Compliant Sign Materials | Jet USA Corporation
What do you get when you combine Mosa Bamboo; the fastest growing plant on earth with Recycled Corrugated & a Bio-Degradable Photopolymer Layer?… You get the GREENest ADA Compliant Sign Material in the world. Combine that with Jet EX: Extreme Performance Clear; your interior grade photopolymer just became Exterior Grade. Jet EX was the 2017 NEXPO Winner for Best New Product! (Booth 305)

New! Slimtek Acrylic Signs and Illuminated Letters | Kalisign
At Kalisign, we manufacture beautiful signs. We are obsessed with details and quality, and we strive to deliver signs that impress. Our specialty? Slimtek – acrylic signs with embedded LEDs that are fully waterproof and dIiffuse a perfectly uniform light. Take a sneak peak at the smallest illuminated letters out there and the innovative Neon Effect range. (Booth 102)

From Branding to Wayfinding | L&H Sign Company
L&H Sign Company has been a leading provider of quality architectural sign products for more than 22 years. With 63,500 square feet of manufacturing space, L&H Sign Company has the resources to create virtually anything, from a complete company branding project to the most complex wayfinding system. (Booth 322)

Textured Wall Media | Mactac
With six different environments, the DesignScape3D app can spark creativity for decorative solutions and help your design team specify the right Mactac pressure-sensitive print media for your project. (Booth 304)

New customizable glass signgage | Matthews International
Glass Expressions™ is a new and sophisticated signage option that provides a contemporary look and sleek design lines. They will also showcase the new DesignFusion™ finish which can be applied to custom metal signage including cast and etched plaques. (Booth 205)

High-Quality Industrial Coatings | Matthews Paint
Matthews Paint is a leading manufacturer of acrylic polyurethane sign paint. Through an ongoing process of intensive research, development and field-testing, Matthews Paint offers the most advanced sign paint system available. (Booth 313)

American-made Standoffs | Metomic Corporation
Metomic supplies standoffs for mounting graphics and signs. Standoffs range of sizes from 3/8-in. diameter to 1 ½-in. diameter, in both anodized brushed aluminum and polished chrome. All parts are made in America by a family-owned company that has been supplying the industry out of their Chicago factory for over 70 years. (Booth 112)

New! New NFC Accessibility Tags | Mirtec NFC
Mirtec (Israel) is launching their NFC Accessibility Tags in early June. The NFC technology platform is a wireless radio communications standard, similar to Bluetooth and WiFi. By simply scanning a Smartphone over the NFC Tag, information is transferred instantly and securely. This ADA solution allows the visually-impaired to navigate more smoothly. (Booth 227) Mirtec NFC presents a NEXPO Talk at 2:00pm, June 8 

Branded Environments Innovators | Moss Environments
Moss is a leader in tension fabric structures, large-format graphics and specialty signage—ready to solve any challenge and turn your best ideas into powerful experiences. Ask them about glass applications and dimensional signage. (Booth 202)

New! All-in-one App for Site Surveys and Sign Management | Mustard Square
Save time with Wayfindit. Introducing a new all-in-one app for site surveys and sign management. Does switching between different software and spreadsheets cost you time and money? Wayfindit, the updated version of our EAMS and Surveyor software, lets you streamline sign programming, simplify installation management and punch lists, and easily maintain brand consistency across projects. See how simple sign management can be. (Booth 306)

Workspace Design Solutions | ORAFOL Americas
Spice up your next wall and window project with these great options: ORACAL® 8300 Transparent Cal, ORACAL® 631 Exhibition Cal and ORAJET® 3169RA Intermediate Calendered Digital Media with RapidAir® Technology. (Booth 316)

Digitally Printed Reflective Signage Solutions | Sherine
Image-enhancing, full-color graphic, custom printed reflective signs made with 3M™️ Reflective Sheeting allow you to unleash your creativity with endless combinations. Their single layer print process means the entire surface is reflective, virtually eliminating risk of failure, while allowing more flexibility in design. Proven and trusted, Sherine offers a 7, 10, or 12-year warranty, including a Worldwide 3M™️ MCS™️ Warranty on qualifying products. (Booth 325)

Cloud-based Sign Project Management Software | SignAgent
Frustrated by the slow, error-prone, painful details of sign programming? We’ve been there. We get it. We created SignAgent to help you take your desk back and enjoy being creative again. (Booth 106)

Your High-Quality Audio Visual Solutions Partner | Spye
Spye is a local Minneapolis company that provides high quality audio visual solutions. They do it all from office space set ups (meeting rooms, lobby’s, video conferencing) to large scale production using projection, LED or LCD video walls. Check out the 1.9 pixel Planar LED video wall in their booth. (Booth 331) Spye presents a NEXPO Talk at 3:15pm, June 8 

Interactive Wayfinding, Room Signs and Digital Signage | Visix
Visix offers award-winning interactive wayfinding designs, meeting room signs and digital signage software. Their paper-white room signs use black and red ink and are easy to mount right out of the box with customizable faceplates and screen templates. (Booth 210)

Modular Curved Frame Technology | Vista System
As a pioneer and world leader in MCFT (Modular Curved Frame Technology), Vista offers a wide variety of frame systems (curved and flat) that offer the advantages of a modern, modular system with the ability to provide a highly customizable solution that meets the unique requirements of each signage project. (Booth 311)

Download the full agendaand access the exhibitor list.