Awards & Honours

It is always an honor to be recognized by our peers. Through the years our dimensional signs and theme projects have garnered many awards and have been featured in magazines from around the world...


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2017 IAAPA Brass Ring

International Association of Amusement Parks and Attraction's 2016 Brass Ring Award - first place Best Exhibit in the "200-399 sqft." category.



2017 Signs of the Times

The Merry Dragon won first place in the "Unusual Signs" category of Sign of the Times' international competition.

2017 Signs of the Times

The NEB's Fun World pub signs won first place in the "Sign Systems" category of Sign of the Times' international competition and was runner up for "Best in Show."


2016 IAAPA Brass Ring

International Association of Amusement Parks and Attraction's 2016 Brass Ring Award - first place Best Exhibit in the "100-199 sqft." category.

 

 

2015 Concrete Decor Magazine

Concrete Decor magazine published a four page feature on our company.


2015 Sign Media Canada

Cultus Lake Adventure Park won first place (Sign Systems) in the annual National Sign Competition sponsored by Sign Media. 

2015 Sign Media Canada

Pedal Power by the Hour was runner up in the "Stand-Alone Signs" category of the annual National Sign Competition sponsored by Sign Media. 


2015 Sign Media Canada

Cultus Lake Adventure Park was runner up in the "Unusual Signs" category of the annual National Sign Competition sponsored by Sign Media. 

2015 Signs of the Times

Cultus Lake Adventure Park tied for first place in the "Sign Systems" category of Sign of the Times' international competition. 


2014 Sign Media Canada

Institute for the Study of Mechanical Marine Life won first place (Illuminated Signs) in the annual National Sign Competition sponsored by Sign Media. 

2014 Sign Media Canada

Whistle punk Hollow Adventure Golf won first place (Sign Systems) in the annual National Sign Competition sponsored by Sign Media. 


2014, Signs of the Times

The Institute for the Study of Mechainical Marine Life won first  place in the "Unusual Sign" category of Signs of the Times' international competition.

2014, Signs of the Times

WhistlePunk Hollow Adventure Golf won second place in the "Sign Systems" category of Signs of the Times' international competition.


January 2014, Leading Architecture and Design 

Janis & Dan designed and built a house which reflects the Sawatzky's passion for themed architecture. We were delighted to see it featured in South Africa's Leading Architecture and Design.

2013, Sign and Digital Graphics

Sign and Digital Graphics honoured Dan with the "Innovators & Influencers Award" for his many contributions to the sign industry.


2013, Sign Media

Mighty Moose Ice Cream won first place in the "Stand-alone Signs" category of Sign Media's national competition.

July 2013, Sign Media

The Mighty Moose sign was also featured on the cover of the magazine.


2013, Signs of the Times

Mighty Moose Ice Cream won second place in the "Unique Signs" category of Signs of the Times' international competition.

2013, Signs of the Times

Lark Rise Horse House won second Place in the "Commercial Frestanding Signs" category of Signs of the Times' international competition.


2012, Signs of the Times

Fox and Hounds Pub won second place in the "Sign Systems" category of Signs of the Times' international competition.

2012, Ukrainian Sign Magazine

Our work has been featured in publications all over the world, including this article, featuring the Fox & Hounds Pub, in a sign magazine from the Ukraine.


2011, Sign Media

Triangle Contracting Co. was the winner of the "Stand-alone Signs" category in Sign Media's national competition.

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2011, Sign Media

MultiCam Western Canada won first place in the "Sign Systems" category of Sign Media's national competition.


May 2011, Sign Munwha

A sign magazine in South Korea printed an article featuring the MultiCam corporate offices.

May 2011, Sign Media

Multicam's Western Canadian corporate offices were featured as a cover article.


April 2011, Ukrainian Sign Magazine

We were featured on the cover and in a seven page feature article in a Ukrainian national sign magazine.

2011, Signs of the Times

MultiCam Western Canada won first place in the "Commercial Sign Systems" category of Signs of the Times' international competition.


2011, Signs of the Times

Dhillon Farms won second place in the "Commercial Monument Signs" category of Signs of the Times' international competition.

2011, Signs of the Times

Shmyer's Harbor won third place in the "Commercial Building Signs" category of Signs of the Times' international competition.


2010, Sign Media

Sextant won both "Best In Show"  and the "Unique Signs" category of Sign Media's national competition.

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2010, Sign Media

True North Sub Shop won the "Stand-alone Signs" category of Sign Media's national competition.


2010, Sign and Digital Graphics

True North Sub Shop was judged "Best of Show" in Sign and Digital Graphics'  international portfolio awards competition.

2009, Sign Media

Sawatzky's Imagination Corporation Sign won the "Stand-alone Signs" category of Sign Media's national competition.


2008, Signs of the Times

Moose Mountain Adventure Golf won first place in the "Commercial Sign Systems" category of Signs of the Times' international competition.

2008, Signs of the Times

 Chemainus 25th Anniversary Mural won third place in the "Murals" category of Signs of the Times' international competition.


2008, Sign Media

Hell's Gate Monument Sign won "Unique Signs" category of Sign Media's national competition.

2007, Sign Media

Sawatzky's Imagination Corporation Sign won both "Best in Show" and the  "Unique Signs" category of Sign Media's national competition.


2007, Signs of the Times

Sawatzky's Imagination Corporation Sign won second place in the "Commercial Monument Signs" category of Signs of the Times' international competition

2006, Signs of the Times

Sawatzky's Imagination Corporation Shop won first place in the "Commercial Sign Systems"   category of Signs of the Times' international competition.


2006, Signs of the Times

Coast Mountain Steel won first place in the "Commercial Pylon/Pole Signs" category of Signs of the Times' international competition. 

2005, Signs of the Times

Riptide Lagoon Adventure Golf won first place in the "Commercial Sign Systems"  category of Signs of the Times' international competition.


2005, Signs of the Times

Galaxyland, West Edmonton Mall won honorable mention in the  "Electric Sign Systems" category of Signs of the Times' international competition.


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