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Smith on The Impact of Reed v Gilbert

Part 3 in a series on First Amendment Sign Cases by J. Allen Smith, an eminent domain and condemnation expert at Settlepou, a Dallas law firm.  Smith previously discussed Metromedia and two cases which amplified Metromedia.   The reverberations of Reed v. Town of Gilbert are in full effect. Its impact is making government entities reevaluate their laws and may bring the issue of free speech in the context of billboards before the Supreme Court again as cases develop in […]

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Don Wright on 50 years in out of home

Don Wright has nearly 50 years of experience in out of home advertising.  He’s seen the industry as a billboard company sales rep and outdoor media buyer.  Wright currently operates Billboard Consultants, an out of home buying service and space management service for independent small vendors.  Today Don talks about his experiences as an out of home operator.  Tomorrow Don talks about what clients look for when they buy out of home. Don, how did you get involved in the out of home […]

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OUTFRONT and American Royal ribs billboard drips sauce.

OUTFRONT Media and The American Royal, the largest BBQ competition in the world, have deployed a billboard featuring giant inflatable ribs dripping sauce onto a car sitting below the advertisement – a truly mouth-watering and eye-catching sight for passerbys! The billboard prop, which is 50 feet wide by 8 feet tall by 2 feet wide and promotes the iconic Kansas City competition taking place August 31 – September 3, was unveiled this morning and will remain up until August 20. […]

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Sean Reilly’s goals for out of home industry.

In May 2017 Sean Reilly was elected chair of OAAA. Reilly, a Baton Rouge native, joined Lamar Advertising Company in 1989, then a family owned business, founded in 1902 by his great-grandfather Charles Lamar Sr. A Harvard University and Harvard Law School graduate, he worked on acquisitions and real estate and has served as chief operating officer. From 1988 to 1996, Reilly served in the Louisiana Legislature as a State Representative from District 68 and since then has served on […]

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Rate This Board By Greg Callaham

Rate This Board allows a billboard designer to rate a random piece of billboard artwork using the following scale: 1 (not good), 2 (below average), 3 (average), 4 (very good), 5 (great). Then the designer talks about what they may have done differently for outdoor advertising. This weeks rating is provided by Greg Callaham www.gregcallaham.com) who has 30 years of experience in outdoor advertising design.  Insider uses and endorses Callaham’s services. Space Available Burkhart Rating: 2 (Below Average) I love […]

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Company of the Day: Independent Outdoor

Company: Independent Outdoor Network Markets: Connecticut, Illinois, Georgia, Massachusetts, Missouri, South Carolina, Tennessee and Wisconsin Headquarters: Silversmith Prk, 346 Quinnipac Street, Building One, 3rd Floor, Wallingford, CT  06492 Phone: 203-626-9631 Independent Outoor is the fastest growing billboard company in New England.  It was founded in 2008 by David Gannon and is based in Wallingford, CT.  Independent has over 1,000 billboard locations. Paid Advertisement

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Billboard Insider Classifieds June 24, 2017

“Stott Outdoor recently desired to recruit and hire an individual with outdoor advertising industry experience.  When thinking as to how best to get the word out of our available position we thought of Billboard Insider.  We are glad we did.  The cost of the ad was reasonable and the response was outstanding.”  –  Jim Moravec, Stott Outdoor. Billboard Insider Classifieds work.  Classifieds cost $60 for 3 months or $120 for 12 months.  To self-place your ad hit the Place Classified […]

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Paul Wallace to Wilkins

Paul Wallace of Cedar Park has been named Director of Client Partnerships for Wilkins Media, in Austin, Texas, servicing the entire country for Out of Home (OOH) and Experiential advertising.  He has been in the OOH advertising industry for nearly 20 years, with many clients reaching back to his early days in the business, and is one of the most seasoned veterans among outdoor account executives in Texas. While Wallace uses a variety of online tools to generate business, he […]

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Lagrange and Troup County Update Ordinances

The Lagrange News reports that the Lagrange, GA and Troup County, GA are updating their sign ordinances to comply with Reed v Gilbert.   The changes include: No permit is needed for a temporary sign.  A temporary sign is a sign which is in place for no more than 20 days once a quarter. Sign height is being reduced from 35 feet to 25 feet. Billboards will be allowed on I-85 No digital signs will be permitted on Troup County […]

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Company of the Day: Huntington Outdoor

Company: Huntington Outdoor Markets: Ohio, Indiana Headquarters: 524 1/2 S. Broadway, Greenville, OH  45331 Phone: 800-704-5973 Email: office@huntingtonoutdoor.com Huntington Outdoor operates a billboard plant in Southwest Ohio and east-central Indiana.  The company was formed by Justin Powell in 2008 and is headquartered in Greenville Ohio.   Jena Powell heads up the sales team, Chris Denlinger is the company’s creative director, Cindy Summers handles accounting and administration, and Chase Powell oversees construction and maintenance of the billboards. Insider talked with CEO […]

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