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Americans with Disabilities Compliance as it Relates to Signage

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Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Time:

10:00 am - 11:00 am

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Topic

Americans with Disabilities Compliance as it Relates to Signage

Speakers

Sherry Beauvais and Valerie Walker, Apco Signs

Cost

No Charge for Members, $20 for Non-Members

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Contact Lisa at 404-766-1632 or e-mail to lisa@ahqi.com

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For this presentation, APCO supplies information regarding all current rules for signage compliance to ADA standards, from technical font specifications to mounting requirements, and includes definitions regarding Permanent Spaces, Tactile vs Visual messaging requirements, and additional specialty information, like the requirements for Miscellaneous Signs, and signs that are exempt from any guidelines. This presentation also meets HSW requirements.

Learning Objective 1: The attendee will develop an understanding of the current ADA Guidelines for signage
Learning Objective 2: The attendee will be able to solve ADA Signage project problems by applying acquired knowledge.
Learning Objective 3: The attendee will be able to analyze signage programs in a way that complies with ADA guidelines.

Sherry Beauvais has over 20 years of professional experience in the sign industry as well as 6 years in architectural interior design, beginning her career in Orlando, FL as an interior designer. Sherry moved into a sales consultant role starting in Seattle, WA in 1994. She later moved into signage materials in Atlanta, GA where she acted as a technical materials expert to APCO Graphics before her direct career began with APCO. Sherry assists environmental graphic designers, interior designers, architects, facilities managers and general contractors with their signage projects utilizing her expertise in sign materials and planning design.

Lucy Pereira began her signage career in 1999 working for a local sign shop. During that time, she learned the art of graphic design, signage fabrication and installation. Since then, Lucy has furthered her knowledge in the architectural signage industry, developing and managing solutions for numerous projects while working alongside the regional sales managers across the United States. She is a member of the Society for Experiential Graphic Design.

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