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Custom Tradeshow Banners

When you are looking for a flexible, versatile and economical way to display a message, custom vinyl banners are an ideal choice.

Vinyl banners are one of the most popular and versatile types of signs available today, and are well suited for trade show use. The vinyl material itself is flexible, tear resistant, waterproof and highly portable. Modern vinyl banner printing processes have made trade show banners an especially inexpensive and highly professional product that you can use to promote your business.

Here are the key points to know about custom Trade Show Banners:

  • Trade Show Banners are readily available in two finishes:
  • A vibrant, high gloss finish.
  • Or a more conservative, super smooth, matte finish.
  • Banners are easy to hang and display(Banner stands and accessories are available).
  • Vinyl banners are completely waterproof.
  • Trade Show Banner signs can be one-sided or two-sided.
  • Trade Show Banners available as retractable banner stands too.
  • You can get any size and color you want.
  • Any design, artwork, photo or logo can be used in the banner design.

Big or Small, We Do It All!

  • Most sign companies are setting limits to what size your custom banner can be, we print Trade Show Banners in every size imaginable!
  • Single, seamless banner signs from SignsUS can be as large as 20' x ANY length you'd like!
  • This is the very largest, seamless banner size available in the market today.
  • If you need a Trade Show Banner that is larger than that. Just let us know, and we'll make sure to get you the banner size that you need.
  • Large range of custom Retractable Banners Stands available for trade shows.
  • The most popular sizes available for custom Trade Show Banners are as follows:

  • 2' x 4'
  • 2' x 6'
  • 2' x 10'
  • 3' x 6'
  • 3' x 8'
  • 3' x 10'
  • 3' x 12'
  • 4' x 8'

Available Design Options:

  • PMS Color Match
  • Multiple Case Finishes

Sometimes, all you want is the bottom line!

  • Our online Trade Show Banner pricing tool instantly calculates the exact prices on Trade Show Banners.
  • At, shipping for Trade Show Banners and all other indoor and outdoor signs is free for orders within the continental US greater than $50 for ground and greater than $400 for freight.
  • Orders outside the state of South Carolina are tax-free!

  • We do offer quantity breaks at 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 50, 100, 250, 500, 1000, 2500 and 5000.

We offer more colors for Trade Show Banners than anyone out there on the web!

  • You can now choose from ANY color under the sun when designing your new signage.
  • You can even choose any logo, artwork or photograph.
  • PMS Color Match available on most materials.

Displaying Trade Show Banners is easy!

  • We offer installation kits and accessories that will help you mount your new banner to wood, metal, stucco, brick masonry or concrete!
  • We offer a large variety of retractable banner stands.
  • A complete selection of banner accessories and supplies.
  • Adhesive backing available on small and lighweight signage.

Examples of Great Custom Trade Show Banners Designs:

Below are just a few examples of the quality work we produce. Every week we ship out hundreds of custom signs, banners and sign products, for now here is just a sample to whet your appetite. Here at we strive to make the best product at the best price. We take pride in every sign, banner and product we ship out. If you are interested in seeing more designs or finished signs check out our photo gallery. There you can find examples of countless signs and banners.

Robotic Surgery Street Banner Customer Parking Street Banner Advertise Here Street Banner July 4th Street Banner

Custom Trade Show Videos

Below find links to our very own video series. There you will find all the information you need about any type of tradeshow banner or display. In addition check out some of our other video selections when you need information about any type of new custom sign. If for some reason you dont find what you are looking for we are always here to assist with any question or special request you might have.

Trade Show Catalog Video

Trade Show Catalog
Brand New Trade Show Catalog
Trade Show How to Series
How to Make a Great Trade Show Booth
Trade Show How to Series
How to Set Up a Banner Stand-Economy Grade
Trade Show How to Series
How to Set Up a Banner Stand-Mid-Tier Grade
Trade Show How to Series
How to Set Up a Banner Stand-Premium Grade
Trade Show How to Series
How to Use a Banner Stand-Selecting the Right Banner Stand
Trade Show How to Series
How to Make a Great Trade Show Booth-Graphics and Printing
Trade Show How to Series
How to Use a Banner Stand-Shipping Case
Trade Show How to Series
How to Set Up a Trade Show Display-Quick Wall
Trade Show How to Series
How to Set Up a Trade Show Display-Pop Up Wall
Trade Show How to Series
How to Make a Great Trade Show Booth-Premium Grade
Trade Show How to Series
How to Make a Great Trade Show Booth-Table Covers

Frequently Asked Questions About Custom Tradeshow Banners

"Just how fast can you construct a custom tradeshow banner for me?"

We make custom tradeshow banners rapidly. As soon as you approve the finished graphic online, your custom tradeshow banners will dispatch within just 24-48 hours!

Unusual signs and huge order requests usually dispatch in 3-7 normal business days. If your order is time crucial, please approve the exact turnaround time with Customer Service at 1-800-899-6272.

"Could you assist me with a rush order, even for a custom tradeshow banner?"


We're well equipped with inventory and staff to handle rush orders for a wide selection of custom tradeshow banners. When you get in a bind and require your custom tradeshow banner fast, we'll try everything within our power to help your corporation to get the custom tradeshow banner you'll need, when it's needed!

"Can I have my custom tradeshow banners personalized online with any design I want?"

Of course!

You will get just about any design or color scheme you need on the custom tradeshow banner.

"What is your minimum order for custom tradeshow banners?"

The minimum order for a custom tradeshow banner is just one!

Quantity discounts begin with merely two custom tradeshow banners. Not surprisingly, the more you buy at once, the better you save (like all our custom signs).

Although custom tradeshow banners are available by other sign companies, we're not a big fan of utilizing PVC Plastic Sign material outdoors. PVC Plastic Signs are sensitive to solar heat which may make the plastic sign material to warp. Plus, there's virtually no price savings over the predictable qualities of aluminum.

"Do you offer any quantity discounts for custom tradeshow banners?"


The more custom tradeshow banners you get, the less every one will cost you. This means that your custom tradeshow banners can reach an increased number of individuals for a more cost-efficient price!

"What if my custom tradeshow banner arrives with a flaw or maybe scratched...what can be done?"

If your custom tradeshow banners or any other merchandise comes defective or comes with manufacturing flaws, please speak to Customer Service via Live Chat or give us a call at 1-800-899-6272 immediately. Manufacturing defects fit in our Workmanship Guarantee, therefore we will replace your sign for free.

If you are attempting to contact us after business hours, you are able to e-mail us at and we will reply when business hours resume.

"Can I make my trade show banner two-sided?"

Yes! SignsUS offers ghost-free, two-sided vinyl banners!

Standard vinyl banner material is “translucent”. In other words, you can see the light right through it. So if you put letters on both sides of standard banner material, a faint ghost image of the letters are visible on the other side of the banner. This ghosting effect can distract you’re your message and doesn’t look professional.

Therefore by specifying a “16 ounce blockout banner material” for your double-sided vinyl banners, you will avoid the see-through effect while adding significant strength to your custom banner For maximum durability and wind resistance, double-sided vinyl banners should have hems and grommets placed every 30”.

"What is the best type of banner material to use indoors?"

The same banner material that’s used for outdoor banners is great for indoor banners too. If your audience is going to be viewing your banner up close though, we offer a premium “Super Smooth” banner material option at no additional charge.

"Which type of banner material is recommended for trade shows?"

However, since a trade show is where everyone is “showing off”, there is a more popular, higher end option to consider to make sure your booth really stands out in the crowd.

If you wish to project the best possible Corporate Image, there’s nothing better than a full-color Flexible Plastic Banner (yes, plastic). When digitally printed on a high resolution printer, this photo receptive plastic banner material will project the highest quality appearance possible. Plus, it’s so durable and flexible, it can be used again and again with a portable, retractable banner stand.

Our premium trade show banners are printed directly onto the plastic film using our high resolution, full-color printer and then protected with a laminate film on the back to preserve the image from show to show.

Visit our banner display and mounting accessories page for other display ideas.

"What are the finishing options for custom trade show banners?"

All vinyl banners can be used indoors or out. How the banners will be used (displayed), normally prescribes how the banner is finished. When displaying banners outside, always think safety first. Be sure the supporting structure is sound. Vinyl banners hung out in the open can be subject to significant wind loads. Be sure you secure your vinyl banner well using the instructions included with your order.

Style A: Hemmed edges with grommets at the top and bottom as needed. (Number of grommets needed depends on banner size)

This is the most common finishing, and is useful for a variety of applications. It is best for mounting against a wall or fence.

Style A Vinyl Banner mounting option
Style B Vinyl Banner mounting option

Style B: Hemmed edges with grommets at the top and bottom as needed, with rope sewn into the top and bottom hems. The rope ends extend out from the banner edge making ties. Rope length can be specified.

This finishing style adds versatility and strength to the basic grommet style, allowing the banner to be tied between poles or other secure fixtures.

Style C: Hemmed edges with rope sewn into the top and bottom hems. Rope extends from banner making ties. Rope length can be specified.

For vinyl banners tied between secure fixtures, this has strong construction, as it spreads wind forces over the length of the banner.

Style C Vinyl Banner mounting option
Style D Vinyl Banner mounting option

Style D: Hemmed sides with webbing sewn into top and bottom. Webbing extends as needed for ties.

This is an even stronger construction for vinyl banners that may be subjected to higher wind loads.

Style E: Hemmed sides, webbing top and bottom with grommets spaced as needed (depending on banner size).

Adding grommets offers more tie down points. This is especially helpful to support larger vinyl banners and to eliminate sagging. (Make sure the supporting structure will allow for it.)

Style E Vinyl Banner mounting option
Style F Vinyl Banner mounting option

Styles F: To support banners on hardware, sleeves can be sewn into the top and bottom of the banner. The sleeve can be sized to fit the hardware: the circumference (dia. X 3.14) of the supporting pole divided by 2 plus an inch will calculate a good sleeve size.

Style G: Grommets can be added to the top and bottom in an extra extension above and below the sleeves for more versatility in display options.

Style G Vinyl Banner mounting option
Style H Vinyl Banner mounting option

Style H: Street banners (or light pole banners) are usually finished with top and bottom sleeves with a grommet just below the top sleeve and just above the bottom sleeve.

Style I: For a very strong construction which will be attached using ties you supply, sewn in webbing with "D" rings offers a very reliable solution. When adding tie points to large vinyl banners, grommets can be added to the top and bottom, or even on the sides.

Style I Vinyl Banner mounting option

"How do I know that my custom vinyl banner will turn out the way I want?"

Are you concerned that your custom vinyl banner may not turn out the way you want?

After all, we are probably hundreds of miles away from you so how can you be certain your order will turn out right? Fortunately, it only takes seconds to transmit full-color custom vinyl banner designs from our computer to yours because e-mails travel so fast these days.

Upon order approval, here’s how the process works:

  1. First, your order goes straight to the Art Department
  2. Our Graphic Designer will then e-mail you a proof
    (a “proof” is a picture of what your sign will look like)
  3. Once you review the layout, let us know if you would like to see any changes, and …
  4. If you have any changes, we will e-mail you proofs as needed until you’re completely happy with your design.

"Do you offer any buyer protection guarantees?"

Yes! Every vinyl banner order comes with a 100% Buyer Protection Guarantee

Sometimes, we make mistakes. We are only human after all. But it's how a business handles mistakes that counts, wouldn't you agree? So if we do happen to overlook something on your order, we will bend over backwards to make you happy. We stand behind our work with a 100% Customer Satisfaction Guarantee.

We will promptly replace any product that is defective in workmanship or that is different from what you approved. And for your trouble, you'll even get a very pleasant surprise gift.