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Which Type of Outdoor Signage is Right for your Business?

When a customer visits your shop or offices, your signage is the first thing they’ll see. Meaning you must get it right and make a great first impression.

Outdoor signage comes in all shapes and sizes, making it difficult to ensure you’re choosing the right signage for your business.

To make things simple for you, we’ve rounded up the most popular types of outdoor signage and why they work:

1. Signage Boards

Signage boards are a sturdy, outdoor promotional tool that can be fixed to different surfaces outside your shop or office.

They offer lots of room for creativity, making them perfect for attracting the attention of passers-by.

Signage boards are made from sturdy materials, making them a fantastic long-term alternative to paper-based marketing materials.

Outdoor signage boards are available in a variety of different formats:

Correx Signs

Correx signs are the perfect solution for short-term advertising. They’re affordable,

lightweight and work both inside and out.

Great for: Exhibitions, retail outlets, short-term promotions, event signage.

Foamex Signs

Durable, lightweight and easy to manage, Foamex signs are perfect for long-term indoor or short-medium term outdoor use. Foamex boards are available in a wide variety of thicknesses and sizes, making it great for getting your brand noticed on a budget.

Great for: Exhibitions, retail outlets, long and short-term promotions, event signage.

Dibond Signs

Aluminium Dibond Signs are the perfect long-term signage solution for businesses. Their high-quality and colour vibrancy makes them great for making your shop/office look professional.

Great for: Retail outlets, property development sites, directional signs and anywhere else you require long-term advertising.

2. PVC Outdoor Banners

Are you looking for an advertising method that’s bold and durable? PVC Banners are the answer!

PVC Eyeletted Banners deliver efficient, long-lasting results and withstand most weather conditions.

They are simple and straightforward to store away between your promotions, so they’re always available for when you need them next.

Outdoor banners can be custom-made with pole pockets or eyelets for hanging> making them simple to secure to fences, windows and outside walls.

Great for: Short-term and long-term retail promotions, advertising events, hospitality and more.

3. A-Frames and Sandwich Boards

Are you struggling to entice customers into your shop? A-Frames are the perfect way to get more prospects through your doors.

A-Boards are free-standing, double-sided frames used for displaying posters on pavements.

They’re great for placing outside shops or restaurants, to shout about your latest promotions or to showcase your menu.

Pavement signs are easy to put up, take down, and store flat overnight. They are built with snap open frame edges, making it simple to change your printed posters every time you have a new special offer.

Great for: Restaurants, cafes, bars and retail outlets.

4. Projecting Signs

Projecting wall signs are a fantastic way to ensure your business stands out from the crowd. External projecting wall signs are made from sturdy aluminium, making them a long-term signage solution.

With two sides to each sign, they look professional and attract your potential clients from all angles.

Great for: Offices, business premises and retail outlets.

5. Tray Signs

Tray signs are the perfect solution for business signs. Their professional appearance and longevity make them brilliant for displaying your key business information outside your premises.

Metal tray signs have hidden fixings and a flat surface, to which your company logo or your contact information is applied.

Great for: Office signage and retail outlets.

6. Acrylic Signs

Custom acrylic signs are a highly professional way to present your business. Suitable for indoor and outdoor use, the printed sign is placed behind a piece of acrylic, giving it a high-quality gloss feel.

Acrylic wall signs are durable. The tough acrylic makes them perfect for long-term use.

Great for: Office signage.

Find Out More

Professional outdoor signage could help you get the word out about your business.

At Soar Valley Press, we can take care of the whole process. From measuring your space and advising you of the right outdoor signage, to production and final installation. Our team of professionals are here to help you every step of the way.

To find out more, don’t hesitate to contact us by emailing or call us on 0116 259 9955.

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