IYC banner installation – with video!

IYC 2012 continues apace. Thanks to it being wholeheartedly embraced by co-ops across Canada, not only do we get to see all sorts of cool photos, but now we have this time-lapse video of a vinyl10′ x 40′ banner we made being installed at The Co-operators head office in Guelph. Bucking tradition, they did not use “Yakety Sax” as the soundtrack, but “Ride of the Valkyries” totally works here.

Providing IYC 2012 products has been our big project this year, and we’re quite proud of all products we’ve made to help co-ops and credit unions get the word out. I’m not sure if we’ll have the same success with 2013’s International Year of Quinoa, but we can hope.

If your co-op wants its own building banner, see our IYC website for details.

More IYC products in their natural habitat

While we see IYC products every day, they are usually all nestled together in boxes or in stacks on the floor. We look forward to the newsletters sent out by the CCA because they almost always have the action shots!

At the IYC launch in Ottawa, our lanyards were on full display.

IYC Lanyards

Meanwhile in Guelph, the paper flags were a big hit.

IYC Paper Flags

Here’s a large vertical banner we did for Your Credit Union in Ottawa. With a name like that, they have no doubt heard every “Who’s on first”-type joke available so I will refrain from making one now. I don’t think anyone is going to miss seeing a banner this size which means great exposure for both YCU and IYC.

Vertical Banner for Your Credit Union

The Golden Horseshoe Co-operative Housing Federation in the Hamilton/Niagara region of Ontario had this banner of ours at their AGM as part of the launch of their new scholarship program.

GHCHF banner

It’s only February! We still have 10.5 months left to keep celebrating the International Year of Co-operatives. See our dedicated IYC site if you’d still like to order.

Photos are from the IYC 2012 Matters newsletters.

Happy Holidays!

Did you know? We now sell Christmas decorations.

IYC Christmas TreeThis particular tree is on display at the Bergengren Credit Union in Antigonish, Nova Scotia. Who knew our IYC pennant strings were so festive?

The Flag Shop wishes everyone their own festive holidays no matter what you celebrate. A number of our stores, including the head office in Vancouver, will be closed for the last week of the year and re-opening on January 3rd. See our locations page for holiday hours and closings for your local Flag Shop.