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Large Format Banner Printing

large format banners

This is your online guide to printing large format banners with or without banner stands…

This is our online guide to large format printed banners. Your main choices for large format banners are either dye sublimation printed cloth fabric banners or digitally printed PVC (vinyl) banners, but the important thing is that the inks or dyes are printed in durable and bright photographic quality.

The discussions I have shared here are not limited to just the printing itself, but also cover designing your banners, how to purchase, display, and maintain them, and how to store them.

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What is a “Quick Screen” Adjustable Banner Stand?

Adjustable Banner Stands

I get a lot of people asking where to purchase a “quick screen” banner stand. I will not only tell you what it is, I will also share where you can find one.

Common Terms for Quick Screen Banner Stands

For educational purposes, I will say that the more common terms for this banner stand are 1) adjustable banner stands, 2) retractable banner stands, 3) roll-up banner stands, and 4) pull-up banner stands. These banner stands may also go by other names, which are typically brand names applied to the same stands everyone else sells in an attempt to differentiate their brand from other seller’s offerings,

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Roll-up Pull-up Retractable Banner Stands – Uses and Locations

Wholesale retractable banners

Where to buy retractable banners at a discounted price for bulk orders? Also, where do you use roll-up banners?

Question: I am a graphics broker – or as some would say, a “middle-man” – and would like to know where to find wholesale or discounted pricing on retractable banner stands – also known as roll-up banner stands or pull-up banner stands?

There are a lot of wholesale companies in the US, Canada, and Europe that sell to brokers. We’ve found that most of them are too over-priced for us to be able to add a mark-up and still remain competitive.

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How to Design a Dye Sub Roll-up, Pull-Up, Retractable Banner Stand

custom roll-up banners

The best practices when it comes to designing a retractable, pull-up, or roll-up dye sublimation printed fabric banner stand that sells.

Question: How much copy or how many letters can be printed on a pull-up or roll up banner?

Retractable banners, also known as roll-up and pull-up banner stands, average a floor model size (non-table top models which are shorter) is around 32 inches in width and 78 to 83 inches in height. Mind you, this is an average, and there are all manner of sizes available today as well as the ability to make custom retractable banner stands,

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Retractable Floor Banner Vs. Table Top Fabric Banner Stand

roll up fabric banners

When it comes to advertising and marketing, which one should you use, retractable floor banner stand or table top roll up fabric banner?

Question: We’re debating in the marketing department at our firm whether to use a retractable floor banner stand or a table top roll up fabric banner stand – which do you think we should use?

This question is really one of preference, and it is my opinion that the message is more important than the medium, and also will depend somewhat on other graphics and advertising you have in your trade show booth as well as the size of the booth.

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Why Fabric Banners Look Better on Banner Stands than Vinyl

Pull Up Banners

Using fabric instead of vinyl on banner stands. And, how to remove wrinkles from cloth banners.

Question: Why are fabric graphics, rather than vinyl graphics, used for most premium banner stands?

Generally speaking, fabric is lighter and lays better than vinyl, or PVC banners. Hence, it rolls better inside a pop up banner stand or roll up banner stand and it doesn’t tend to get permanent wrinkles like vinyl will.

Fabric is the Best Option

There are other materials available for roll up banners as well that are decent quality such as polyethylene and plasticized papers,

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Making Banners as Banner Walls – Making The Graphics Last

Graphic Displays for Trade shows

Connecting banners to form a backwall display, and making banner graphics that can last for a long time.

Question: Can I make a “wall” out of the banners? Will the pictures connect?

Sort of. And sort of. There are several styles of banner stands that can help you create a sort of wall with your banners. Some of you might be wondering why you would even want a “banner wall,” but in reality, it can be a very professional looking backdrop to your stage or tradeshow booth.

Banner Stands

There are several styles of banner stands that will accomplish your wall o’banners.

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Fabric – Vinyl Wall Banners and Retractable Roll-up Displays

large format banners

Banners used on walls versus those displayed on stands, narrow-based versus wide-based retractable banner stands, and the materials used to make retractable banners.

Question: What is the difference between the banner used on a wall or one used for a Banner Stand?

All banners that can be used in a stand can also be used as a wall banner, although you may want a larger banner if it’s on a wall. The main types of material that can be used in a banner stand are dye sublimate printed cloth banners and DSG-type banners.

Banner Printing Methods

Dye sublimation printed fabric banners are usually a polyester or other synthetic fabric that are printed using either a CMYO print to a transfer paper,

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Single-Double Sided Pull Up Banner Stands and X Stand Banner

Pull Up Banners

Bob is an average salesman from a company that sells printers and copy machines. Larry is also an average sales rep for a competing distributor of similar equipment. The printers and copiers the two companies sell and service are of excellent quality, and are, realistically, commoditized products.

This week, Bob and Larry both loaded up their marketing kits, which include portable trade show booths, brochures, business cards, a multimedia kiosk, and a table top display and headed to a regional business technology trade show.

Bob’s marketing director, however, purchased a couple new double sided banner stands.

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3 Reasons Why You Need to Have a Roll Up Banner Stand

Backwall Pull-Up Banner Displays

There are lots of crazy ways sales people and companies use to try to get noticed. Why do some work, while most don’t? Better question – why can one company’s sales rep use roll up banner stands and get dozens of quality sales leads from it while another sales rep from a different company also uses them, but gets very few sales leads – at the same convention or trade show – right next to each other?

Of course, the obvious pat answerer will explain that surely Salesman A, using his retractable stands, was simply a better sales man than Salesman B.

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