NEWS: Three members of the sign and graphics production industry were amongst the tens of thousands of runners who lined up for the Virgin London Marathon 2011 on Sunday April 17th. Marcus Timson, sales and marketing director of FESPA, completed the course in three hours, 55 minutes and 13 seconds.
NEWS: Birmingham-based sign-maker Bowden and Dolphin Signs has signed a contract with the Football Association (FA).
NEWS: Sister companies Icon and McKenzie Clark have showcased the capabilities of their combined resources at the recent International Leaders Sport Summit.
NEWS: Sportswear brands Umbro and Foot Locker have commissioned a giant mural on blowUp Media's Shoreditch site to find the best underground artists.
NEWS: Touchez is celebrating the success of its interactive social media wall at the National Basketball Association (NBA) House this summer during the London Olympics.
NEWS: Tightrope Media Systems will demonstrate the latest upgrades to its Carousel digital signage platform at InfoComm 2012, taking place between June 13th and 15th.
NEWS: Service Graphics has revealed that it was behind the full-scale rebranding of Wembley Stadium for the FA Cup semi-finals and final earlier this year.
NEWS: Chelsea Football Club celebrated victories in the FA Cup and Uefa Champions League on Sunday in buses wrapped for the occasion by Totally Dynamic.
NEWS: Birmingham City Ladies football team has won continued sponsorship from local graphics producer Hollywood Monster.
NEWS: Signs Express's Derrylin branch has completed a number of signs for the Fermanagh Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA), which are to be used by the Northern Ireland-based Vhi GAA Cúl Camps.
NEWS: Worldwide Olympic Partner The Dow Chemical Company is to deliver a fabric wrap for London's Olympic Stadium, the London Organizing Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) has revealed.
NEWS: Some 400 internal and external signs at test cricket ground the Oval, sponsored by Kia, have been removed ahead of a massive rebranding job by agency Icon.
NEWS: The recent Carling Cup Final 2011, which saw Birmingham City secure a surprise victory against Arsenal at Wembley Stadium, had more than 6,000sq m of pitch marketing material supplied by fabric advertising firm Live Event Branding.
NEWS: Organiser of informational and networking events for the digital out-of-home (DOOH) media industry, The Screen, has announced its next breakfast briefing.
NEWS: The Harlow branch of Signs Express has recently completed a vehicle wrap for Ruggerbugs, which promotes sports and fitness to children through non-contact rugby.
NEWS: Digital signage provider Wireless Ronin Technologies has released details on a digital menuboard deployment it completed in time for a baseball convention.
NEWS: Sports fans in the US city of Philadelphia are being targeted by new digital signage deployed by Titan.
NEWS: Moxie, the package from digital signage software company Omnivex, has been chosen for the second time as the product of choice to support the Canadian Show Jumping Tournament (CSJT).
FEATURE: The Olympic Games is not just a chance for athletes to compete on the world stage; as one of the most hotly contested marketing opportunities imaginable, it is a time for companies around the globe to roll up their sleeves and battle for the top advertising spots.
NEWS: Two feather flags from Hampshire Flag will promote next year's FISA World Rowing Junior Championship through their use at a range of events this summer.