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Things to Consider when Choosing a Fabric Portable Trade Show Display

Hard wall graphics for your trade show display are great, but when you are looking for a portable option, fabric displays also bring many benefits that other choices do not. Fabric portable trade show displays are becoming increasingly popular today and there are many reasons why. They are lightweight, easy to ship and transport, and have a great deal of maneuverability. If you are thinking about purchasing a new trade show display, below are some of the most important things to consider before you make your final selection.


Think Big

You may be tempted to simply create fabric panels that have the same dimensions as your hard wall graphics. Doing so, though, will not allow you to take full advantage of this type of display. Seamless fabric graphics are available in widths of up to feet wide. When it comes to length, you can choose pretty much any measurement you like, almost for installation and practical reasons, 30 to 40 feet is a general limit. Some frames also allow you to create anything from inventive geometric shapes to swooping curves. When it is time to create your fabric portable trade show display, do not hesitate to go big.


Consider Lighting

Lights are great when paired with portable trade show displays, but the type of lighting you choose will have a significant impact on the overall look of your exhibit. Fabric displays are printed using a dye-sublimation process, which causes the ink to become part of the fibers. Graphics that are lit from the front require the light to pass through each fiber twice. When graphics are backlit, the light passes just once through the fabric. As such, front lighting and backlighting will both make your graphic look different. It is important to know these differences so you can choose what works best for your display.


Know How to Pack and Store the Display

Portable fabric trade show displays each require different storage and packing methods. For example, you must fold certain fabrics in a certain way to prevent creases and wrinkles. Others are much more resistant to wrinkles and creases, so it is important to speak to your designer about which type is right for you depending on your needs. Additionally, you also have to carefully consider how you will store your fabric display. Humidity and heat promote mold growth, which will quickly deteriorate the fabric. Always consider if you need climate-controlled storage and if so, where you can find a storage facility that can accommodate the display.


Work with the Right Portable Trade Show Display Company

The team you choose to create your fabric portable trade show display will make a major difference in its overall quality. At ExpoMarketing, our team of experts can advise on which type of fabric display is best for you and create one that is of the highest quality and that will grab the attention of trade show attendees. Call us now at (949) 250-3976 or fill out our online form to meet with one of our representatives and to learn more about our fabric displays.