Exciting sign spinning world competition! (We couldn’t have said it better ourselves!) Tabi Labo is a Tokyo-based lifestyle website covering all the hottest trends around the world. They added to their list by featuring the World Sign Spinning Championship, describing the competition and how our sign spinners get so good! Check out the article here, and give them a like on Facebook too!
In today’s day and age, businesses everywhere are continually at risk of being disrupted. We’re finding disruption is industry agnostic and real estate is no exception. If one waits too long, the risk increases for getting left behind by both customers and the competition. Did you know that Airbnb was valued at $30B? Talk about a simple concept that is disrupting everything from hospitality to real estate. Think about that for a moment, one of the world’s largest lodging listers, [...]
They are sign spinners. “We hate it when you call it sign twirlers,” says Caleb Jordan, who has worked in the industry six years and is the general manager for AArrow Advertising. Come blistering heat or pouring rain, the team is outside spinning, flipping, throwing, smiling, posing and waving for all the passers-by to see. “We are out here rain or shine,” he says. “We are human advertisement. But it’s more than that.” Jordan says sign spinning has transformed from a creative way [...]
Most people look at sign spinning as an awkward job that on one wants. Thats not the case for our spinners not only is it a culture but its a way to reaching a better life. AArrow has given jobs to over 2,600 spinners between the ages of 16-25 in 30 cities across the global. Within the job there is a certain love for the art. Spinners use sign spinning as way to express themselves that ultimately gets them [...]
The cast of The Golden Sisters, a new show on OWN, decided to hire one of AArrow Sign Spinners’ very own to help attract a younger crowd to their salon. One of the ladies took a lesson and gave sign spinning a try for herself. Watch this clip from the series premiere to see for yourself just how fun and funny sign spinning can be. For more details about the show visit: http://www.oprah.com/ Sneak Peek: The Golden Sisters Show a Little [...]
Natalie Plumb, special to wtop.com WASHINGTON – You’ve seen them on the street corners. They spin signs of all shapes and sizes. Sometimes they do flips, or throw their signs into the air — whatever it takes to get your attention as you drive by. These characters are popping up all over the D.C. area. They’re called sign spinners. And sign spinning is growing as a sport or hobby worldwide. Ezequiel Munoz is the operations manager of the D.C. and Maryland market [...]
Flip A Sign Photo: Bill Hughes Las Vegans know how to flip a sign better than Caleb Jordan. The 24-year-old has been doing it for six years, and trains up to 40 flippers a year as “spinstructor” and general manager of the local branch of San Diego-based AArrow Advertising, which employs spinners across the globe. He’s also ranked No. 32 in the world after competing in this year’s World Sign Spinning Championships in Las Vegas. We got Jordan to show us [...]
It could be the most boring profession in the world. A sign hold for hours.Somewhere in the dense city traffic. But when Ray Rivera, 21, with advertising, swirls and amazed passersby stop. In Washington, makes the “Sign Spinner” the sidewalk to the stage. (more…)