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Freestyle Features Former World Champion Kadeem Johnson

3 Time World Sign Spinning Champion Appears on Freestyle Friday     If you don’t know who Kadeem Johnson is you should. In the sign spinning world, Kadeem is in a league of his own. He is the only 3 time World Sign Spinning Champion in history and is an annual favorite to win the competition. Using his break dancing background Kadeem has been able to take sign spinning to the whole new level. Kadeem’s signature trick  “Jamaican Me Crazy ” is the [...]

Tips for an Effective Sign-Spinning Campaign

Are you ready to put a little spin into your promotional efforts? Consider these six tips if you’re considering an advertising campaign using hand-held signs — also known as “sign spinning.” 6 Quick Tips  Grab the attention of motorists with motion — and then give a strong, succinct call to action. “What you’re really striving for is that immediate response,” says T.J. Bobay, marketing adviser for Fireleads Media in Asheville, N.C. “Use messages that really make people stop and pull over.” Target impulse buyers. Snatch those [...]

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AArrow Brings a Little Happiness to Downtown Denver

Happy City Denver Installation Takes over Downtown Denver Julie Rada walked out of the “Emotional Baggage Drop,” a small, wood-paneled booth in the main hall at Denver Union Station, on Friday, having let go of some of her daily frustrations on her way to lunch. “I don’t know that I feel like this has fixed anything, but it’s a nice little temporary release,” said Rada, an audience development associate at Denver Center for the Performing Arts. “If anything, I crave connections [...]

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Soren Knauft Wins the First Ever German Sign Spinning Championship!

German Sign Spinning reaches new heights Sign spinning continues to make its mark internationally. In recent years, spinners from Korea, Germany, and Croatia have claimed top 10 finishes at the World Sign Spinning Championships. For the first time, AArrow Germany held the German Sign Spinning championship and believe me its something you don’t want to miss! Soren takes home the title After placing in the top 25 in the WSSC 18, AArrow All-Star Soren Knauft approached the competition with objective claiming the title. Following an [...]

Guerilla Marketing A Strategy for a Strong Start

Here are 3 strategies to get your startup off to a strong start Launching a startup is one of the scariest, yet most pivotal moments in the life of an entrepreneur. It is a time when all of the research, testing, planning, and dreaming is finally put to the test. Estimates say that just about half of all startups will fail after the first few years. For this reason, the next few weeks after the launch is a critical period that indicates to [...]

20-Year-Old Kendric Washington Named 2018 AArrow Sign Spinning World Champion

LAS VEGAS, NV – On Saturday February 17th, 2018, 20-year-old Kendric Washington from Maryland was named the 2018 AArrow Sign Spinning World Champion at the Fremont Street Experience. Washington beat out more than 100 AArrow Sign Spinners from 10 countries around the globe for the number one spot in the world. Washington received a $5,000 cash prize for first place and now holds the title of the AArrow Sign Spinning World Champion. Washington has been working as an AArrow Sign [...]

Real Estate Trends & How to Win in Today’s Ecosystem

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, [...]

Student Sign Spinners Promotes Anti Bullying

It doesn’t get more exciting! Our own Southwest ISD students spin signs with AHA-B (Anti Harassment, Anti-Bullying) messages. They’ve been trained by the best – AArrow Sign Spinners of San Antonio have partnered with us to get our new spirit group, the SWISD AHA-B Student Sign Spinners going strong. Our team start-up funding – $10,157 – comes from winning the Spurs TeamUp Challenge, a grant made possible by the Silver & Black Give Back. After only a couple of [...]

Inside the Sign Spinning Journey of DMV Sign Spinner Kendric Washington

Kendric Washington was star-struck. The 19-year-old hid behind plastic sunglasses, scoping out where the competition would take place, along a pedestrian mall in downtown Las Vegas called the Fremont Street Experience. It wasn’t the Strip, but it is known as the second-most-famous street in Sin City, set amid older casinos, musty bars and tattoo parlors. “There’s so much talent here,” Washington said, pointing at a schlubby 20-something guy. “He’s the legend of sign spinners.” It was Washington’s first time competing in the [...]

Sign Spinning is an Art

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 [...]