Large Format Banners vs Wide Format Banners

Posted by Half Price Banners on Feb 18th 2019

Large Format Banners vs Wide Format Banners

Large Format Banners vs Wide Format Banners

Don’t know whether to get a wide format banner or a large format banner? Large Format ships in just 2-3 business days after proof approval, Wide Format ships in just 1-2 business days after proof approval. No matter the size you get, your banner will look crisp and clean!

Large Format

Large Format Banners start at size 6’x6’ and up. These banners can be used for concert backdrops, building wraps, grand opening events and many more! The extra-large banners will demand attention at any event making it almost impossible to miss. Don’t worry about printing quality with large format banners. Even the largest of banners still have a high-quality print and bright colors without any pixelation.

We offer 4 different materials for our Large Format Banners. Large Format 13 oz Banners are our 13 oz matte vinyl finish that works great indoors and temporarily outdoors. Large Format Double-Sided Banners are our heavy duty 18 oz vinyl material that are made to last outdoors. Perfect for promotions, parties and more! Large Format Mesh Banners are made with 9 oz mesh vinyl material that allows wind to pass through easily. This is a great option for hanging alongside a building for a more permanent solution for your advertising needs. Lastly, we have our Large Format Double-Sided Mesh Banners made with 12 oz mesh vinyl with 90/10% material ratio which allows wind to pass through with double the messaging. Place on a fence to advertise construction sites, events and more!

Wide Format

Wide Format Banners are considered to be our standard sizes. These include sizes 2’x2’ through 5’x30’. Wide Format Banners are great for advertising inside or outside of your store or business. Perfect for up close viewing or from a short distance. Whether you are promoting a sale or hosting a special event, a Wide Format Banner is perfect for any occasion. The most popular sizes are 3’x6’ and 4’x8’. These are big enough to grab attention, but also easy to hang up anywhere!

13 oz Standard Vinyl is our most popular material! The durable, waterproof and fade resistant benefits is perfect for displaying any custom design. If you need something a little more heavy-duty, check out our 18 oz Heavy Duty Vinyl Banners. This is our thickest matte Vinyl. This banner is tear resistant and can stand up to extreme conditions! Mesh Vinyl Banners are ideal for windy areas. The special mesh texture allows air to pass through easily and quietly and eliminates the noise of a banner flapping in the wind. Our last option is our High Resolution Banners. These banners are made with 13 oz smooth, scrim less vinyl with semi-gloss magazine matte finish. You can add detailed photos, graphics, and text with ease thanks to the excellent print resolution which greatly improves the viewing distance. These are popular for use in retail stores, trade shows, and for special occasions or events.

Now that you have learned about the differences between Large Format and Wide Format Banners you can now make a better decision about what banner is best for you!

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