Ready to launch? 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 business owners (and others) whether or not the company will last. While [...]

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 [...]

Jacob Grigsby Named January’s Spinner of the Month

Jacob Grisby has been named January’s Spinner of the Month. This award doesn’t necessarily go to the best spinner in terms of skills but most importantly the spinner who has the most impact on their team in the respective month. Boasting an average audit score of 100, Jacob fits the bill.  His peers rave about his performance and overall just love working with him! Jacob is also lauded for his determination, reliability, and leadership for team NorCal. Congratulations to Jacob for [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Seattle Sign Spinners get prepared for the 2017 World Sign Spinning Championships

Local sign spinners train for world championships   KENT, WASH. – You’ve seen them on local street corners, spinning their messages. But did you know that these sign spinners are part of an elite crew that undergoes training at a little-known facility in Kent? The human directionals, as they’re known in the industry, are schooled in everything from the basics of creating a flashy presentation to preventing collisions with pedestrians. Richard Thesenga, the owner of AArrow Sign Spinners of Seattle, first got into the [...]

World of Sign Spinning Just got a Little Brighter!

Have you ever randomly drove past your local park and noticed a bunch of guys spinning signs? Well our Long Beach team caught the attention of our friends at the Edge and they decided to write an awesome story about us! Oshay Henderson and Christian Altamirano  talk with Blake Pinto about the world of Sign Spinning. Check it out ! The Underground World of Sign Spinning (more…)

1st ESSC (Europe Sign Spinning Chapionship)

This weekend we had our first ESSC (Europe Sign Spinning Championship) in Magdeburg, Germany. Thanks to our franchisee in Germany It was a great event and crazy great vibe. We had our international judges team: Larry Fuller, Greg Hanakson & Mario Knežević. (more…)