Angel Signs shine at national awards
WHITSUNDAY company Angel Signs owners Trudy and Jay Angel have returned from Sydney with a prestigious wins at the sixth Australian Sign and Graphics Association [ASGA] awards.
The biennial event attracted industry representatives and finalists from all over Australia with more than 300 entries received across Australia from Cairns, Queensland to Bibra Lake in Western Australia.
Angel Signs walked away with a silver award for best contour cut vinyl and bronze for their vehicle signage combination.
They also accepted two awards on the night for other Whitsunday businesses - Glambox Hair Studio who were awarded silver in the non digital vinyl category and Whitsunday Jetski Tours who received a bronze for vehicle signage combination.
The Australian Sign and Graphics Association are a representative body for the sign and graphics industry in Australia.
They cover the whole spectrum of sign makers, sign installers, sign writers, graphic designers, sign educators and apprentices, as well as sign industry suppliers.
Their awards recognise and reward sign companies nationally.
Jay Angel said the wins were unexpected but rewarding.
“We were greatly surprised to [be] winning two awards against such tough competition, especially at a national level. It’s good to know we are up there with the best,” he said.
Angel Signs is a family-run signage business servicing the Whitsundays and Mackay.
They have previously won three national awards, won ‘best business – non tourism’ at the Whitsunday Tourism awards in 2012 and were finalists at the Whitsunday Tourism Awards in 2011.
WINNERS ARE GRINNERS: Australian Sign and Graphics Assocation president Michael Blazec, Angel Signs owners Trudy and Jay Angel and Australian Visual Solutions managing director Cam Sutherland in Sydney last month.