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Backdrop and Step & Repeat Banners In NJ

Backdrop and Step & Repeat Banners In NJ

Many events are designed for memories. From movie premieres to dance clubs to trade shows to weddings, there is always a desire to make sure that you and others can create long lasting memories of the events – as well as make the events accessible to those that want to share them. One of the most effective ways to do this is with custom step and repeat banner here at Blue Dot Signs. These full color backdrops are an impressive, effective way to make sure that all of your events become long lasting memories and branding opportunities. Start your order online today by filling out our Request a Quote form, or contacting us at 908-486-7000.

Custom Backdrops for Tradeshows and Conferences

Backdrops are large, full colors signs that go behind people. Although they are often used for photos, they are also great backgrounds to any type of important event, which is why they are frequently seen as press conference and trade show backdrop displays. Indeed, many press conference backdrops and trade show booth backdrops are designed with the same purpose – to be remembered.

Specifications for Step ad Repeat Backdrops

When you decide to order display backdrops, you’ll have your choice of customization options. Every design is created specifically for you, printed on a display using our large format printing service. With custom backdrops, you’ll be able to choose from:

  • Custom Designs
  • Pole Pockets
  • Multicolor Grommets
  • Sizes
  • Thickness and Material
  • Waterproofing and More

It is sometimes possible to make custom step and repeat banners in unique custom sizes. But the standard sizes of our backdrop stands are as follows:

  • 8' x 8'
  • 8' x 10'

Backdrops are made from a variety of different materials. There is heavy canvas, muslin, vinyl, seamless paper, and velvet. There are also other forms of cloth, polyester, Chroma Key, velour, and many others. Vinyl is the most commonly used as it can be printed on so that the design maintains its clarity and color saturation.

Other fabrics can show designs as well, or can  be used as a plain backdrop without graphics. When graphics are used on the backdrop, printing can be completed with essentially any custom design. Some of our specific design options include:

  • Custom Shape Designing
  • CMYK Color Usage
  • Manage Margin and Spaces
  • Bleed Area Setup
  • Extra Finishing can be done on request.
Specifications for Step ad Repeat Backdrops

We also have very affordable graphic artists on staff that are happy to work with you to create the exhibition backdrops and custom photo backdrop printing that you need, so that your final design looks like it was created by a true professional.

Benefits of a Step and Repeat at Your Event

A step and repeat is an affordable way to make a statement and elevate your event whether it is upscale or more casual. Those planning events choose to step and repeats because they are:

  • Entertaining - Giving your guests a place to pose as they arrive at your event makes for an exciting moment to get the evening started.
  • Representative of a Brand - By printing your company logo onto a step and repeat, you can have both night-of exposure and ongoing brand representation through photos of the event.
  • Memorable - A custom backdrop provides your guests with a photographic souvenir of your event that can also be shared over social media, increasing your reach.
  • Classy - Given their association with red carpet events and galas, a step and repeat can give your event a more upscale feel.

To set up a step and repeat at your event, Blue Dot Signs both offers our own banner installation services, all of which are licensed, insured, and bonded. If you prefer to install yourself, we provide you with all of the information you need to combine and put together these backdrops on your own.

Where Step and Repeats Are Used

At their core, backdrops are simply a large sign for branding. But in practice, they are often much more than that. Custom red carpet banners backdrop printing is how celebrity events and movie premieres turn photos into opportunity, with logos in the background of each shot. Nightclubs and bars use step and repeat backdrop banners so that people can share them on social media.

  • Concerts
  • Weddings
  • Award Cermonies
  • Parties
  • Galas
  • Grand Openings

There are even backdrops used in photography, and fashion backdrops used in NJ fashion shows. You may even find some backdrops in retail, as a way to decorate a kiosk. Overall, backdrops have become a part of mainstream branding efforts, and an integral part of how companies manage their marketing efforts.

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Start Your Order at Blue Dot Signs Today

Blue Dot Signs is the number one choice for any type of banner, backdrop, sign, or display. We are here to match the vision you had for your company and will go out of our way to make sure that your sign looks it's absolute best. If you are interested in learning more about our custom printed backdrops, or you are ready to order your sign call Blue Dot Signs today, and let our team of experts assist you with your custom signage and backdrop needs. We serve all over New Jersey and are happy to help those in NYC (Brooklyn, Manhattan, etc.) and other surrounding areas as well. Simply contact Blue Dot Signs at info@bluedotsigns.com and order your fully custom Backdrops today.

Frequently Asked Questions
  • Are Trade Show Backdrops Different From Photo Backdrops?

    Sometimes. Trade show backdrops are often made with material that can be re-used, such as tension fabric. Photo backdrops, which also tend to be permanently placed in one location, may be made of something as simple as paper, because it doesn’t need to be portable. The level of detail on the print may also be important, and some materials do not handle the detailed printing that photo backdrops need. However, they can be similar in both size and appearance.

  • How Detailed Can a Backdrop Be?

    Backdrops can be very detailed. In fact, large format printing makes it possible to create a highly detailed backdrop that is as high-res as a photo. The only limitations are the design you create.

  • What is the Best Material to Use for Photo Backdrops?

    There is no right or wrong backdrop material depending on your budget and where you plan to use it. But canvas, muslin, and vinyl all make excellent backdrops. Seamless paper, velvet, and other materials all make useful photo backdrop materials as well, but fabric and vinyl seem to be the more popular options

  • What is the Difference Between a Backdrop and a Step and Repeat Banner?

    It is mostly the terminology. Step and repeat banners are backdrops where people are expected to take photos, leave, and then let someone else take photos. Other forms of backdrops are those used in photography, those placed behind trade shows, etc. Sometimes the two terms are used interchangeably.

  • What Types of Materials Are Available for a Backdrop?

    As mentioned, there is heavy canvas, muslin, vinyl, seamless paper, and velvet. There are also other forms of cloth, polyester, Chroma Key, velour, and many others. We’re happy to recommend other materials as well. In general, however, it is often best to stick to vinyl.

  • Can I rent a step and repeat for my event?

    Yes. We have more standard step and repeats on hand that can be rented out for a short time. This is a great option if you need a plain background for only one event.

  • What is your turnaround time?

    Our efficient process makes it possible for us to complete backdrops in a few days, often as few as two. We also welcome rush orders if you need your backdrop sooner.

  • Can a step and repeat be used outside?

    They can so long as a weather proof material such as vinyl or fabric is used. Even then, it is best that they are only used outside when it is not raining. They should be properly secured in case of wind and should not be left outside for extended periods.