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ADVERTISING BY SIGN SPINNING

How many meetings have you had about new and creative advertising and signage? Has your company ever had an employee stand out on the street with a sign or in costume to promote some sort of event or special going on at your business? Costumes and using labor to hold signs aren’t exactly new and…

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Las Vegas hosts World Sign Spinning Championships

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) – Friday, underneath the canopy of the Fremont Street Experience, 70 individuals from 30 U.S. cities and nine countries were competing in the Sixth Annual World Sign Spinning Championships. “We had a job where we held a sign on the street corner, and just holding a sign was the worst job in the entire world,” said Championship…

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Do you have what it takes to be a sign spinner?

6 local Denver sign spinners will be competing in the 2017 World Sign Spinning championships presented by Cricket.  The top 100 AArow Sign Spinners are headed to Las Vegas this weekend. The event will put sign spinners to the test. Watch this video report to see if our anchors have what it takes to be…

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Event lets sign spinners be the center of attention

Human directionals’ of marketing test their skills in national competition They’re a familiar site at many a busy intersection: the helicopter, the kick-flip, the Bruce Lee – all manner of swirling, twirling and spinning “tricks” to draw drivers’ attention to a new subdivision or an apartment complex offering free rent. The mostly 20-somethings performing these…

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THE UNDERGROUND WORLD OF SIGN SPINNING

AARROW SIGN SPINNERS IN LONG BEACH PUT A DIFFERENT SPIN ON ADVERTISING We’ve all seen them. Standing on a street corner in blistering heat with their headphones drowning out the traffic. They can’t help but catch your eye. They dance (like really dance) twirl, flip and launch giant signs into the air, begging for your attention. They’re…

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Houston sign spinners to show off their top “tricks” in Vegas

you’ve seen them at many a busy Houston intersection. Those ubiquitous 20-something street hawkers with the athleticism and endurance to toss around a skinny six-by-two foot arrow-shaped sign for hours under the blazing sun. Their moves — or “tricks” — are meant to draw attention to new subdivisions, apartment complexes, tax preparers and furniture stores…

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Laramie Rosenfeld Wins World Sign Spinning Championships

Ray Rivera places second, Mike Wright places third in 2011 competition. The 2011 World Sign Spinning Championships were held February 18-19 in Hollywood, California, where more than 60 of the fastest and most talented sign spinners vied for the “World’s Best” title. Laramie Rosenfeld spun away with the title of 2011 World Sign Spinning Champion,…

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World Sign Spinning Championships

See the art of sign spinning at the ninth annual World Sign Spinning Championships, hosted by Fremont Street Experience and AArrow, Inc. More than 100 contestants will put their sign-spinning techniques to the test in this competition that combines sports and advertising. The winner will be heralded as the best AArrow Sign Spinner in the…

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Sign spinners’ moves nab attention on street and at contest

Clint Hartman, a sign spinner from Portland, Oregon, performs a routine during the annual World Sign Spinning Championships on February 24, 2017. With rap, hip-hop and pop tunes blasting, more than 100 competitors twirled the arrow-shaped sign in front of a cheering crowd. Photo from: AP Photo/Regina Garcia Cano. Sign spinners’ moves nab attention on…

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