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, [...]

One Sign Spinner’s Journey to Entrepreneurship and Education

For Further Information: Sarah Frye Phone: 513-520-1958 November 21, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Greg Hakanson has been an AArrow Sign Spinner since 2009. By 2012 he was recognized as one of the best sign spinners in the world and placed in the Top 10 as a competitor in the 2014 World Sign Spinning Championships. His mixed martial arts background has allowed him to hone the craft, mastering more than 200 sign spinning tricks from the company’s proprietary ‘tricktionary’, while his [...]

Spinning for Relief: The AArrow Sign Spinners Partner with American Red Cross to Raise Awareness for Hurricane Relief

Spinning for Relief: The AArrow Sign Spinners Partner with American Red Cross to Raise Awareness for Hurricane Relief LOS ANGELES, CA – The AArrow Sign Spinners, the leading global sign spinning firm, have rallied its employees in markets across the nation to encourage others to donate to the relief efforts underway for Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma. In partnership with American Red Cross for the last 10 years, AArrow dispatches sign spinners to create awareness for relief when disaster strikes. The [...]

The Signs of A Cooling Market in California

RIVERSIDE, Calif. ON a scorching fall day, as Santa Ana winds thrashed the palm trees around the parking lot, Nick Victorio inspected his group of teenage recruits. His mission was to set down the rules for wrangling a real estate sign. The arrow-shaped signs, at 2 by 6 feet, were wider than most of the new employees were tall, and Mr. Victorio told recruits not just to hold the signs, but to also spin them, flip them, even dance with them [...]

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 [...]

Will The Sign Spinner

Bill the sign spinner William Aliki is Samoan and has been in the U.S. for almost three years. “I want to stay and make some money to help out my mom, little sisters and brothers [back on the islands],” he said. “I’m the only one out here.” Aliki works for AArrow Sign Spinners in Seattle, whose web page proudly boasts that some of its employees won the 2017 World Sign Spinning Championships. He found the job on Craigslist and has only [...]

Phoenix Sign Spinners Make their mark at WSSCX

Phoenix sign spinners competing in World Sign Spinners Competition PHOENIX –  You see them all over the Valley. They’re the young men and women spinning advertisement signs on street corners. Many using creative dances and tricks to grab passerby attention. “In order to become a professional sign spinner. it takes a lot of hard work and endurance,” said Jarrod Ray, the general manager for AArrow Sign Spinners in Phoenix. Ray and two of his employees are competing in the World Sign Spinners [...]

AArrow isn’t just a job but a family as well

‘Like a family’: Sign spinners give Las Vegas competition a whirl Just three years ago, Joshua Clark was alone in his hometown of Flint, Mich., looking for both employment and a home. The then-24-year-old, a couple of years removed from his college career at nearby Saginaw State University, decided to leave the cold to move in with relatives and seek opportunity in Las Vegas. Now, as a manager with AArrow Sign Spinners, Clark is helping host the country’s largest sign-spinning competition for [...]