A-Frames

Where’s the Sidewalk Sign?

Despite their name, sidewalk signs aren’t just for sidewalks. They’re also popularly used for:

  • Open houses
  • Promotions and sales outside of stores, restaurants and other businesses
  • Roadsides
  • Storefronts
  • Directional information, to tell customers you’re around the corner or just moved
  • Special events signs
  • Just opened signs
  • Today’s specials
  • Fun messages to intrigue customers to stop in
  • Trade shows and indoor events

Best Signage Tips

You can turn to SpeedPro Chicago Loop to create your A-frame sign. Before you plan out your sign, you’ll want to keep a few tips in mind:

  • Keep it simple: Don’t feel you need to list all the details of a promotion or event. People walking by will take only a quick peek at first, so draw them in with a short, pithy quote, irresistible deal, humor or a great graphic. Look for something that will make pedestrians and drivers slow down and look.
  • Stand out: Sandwich boards may be common, so use a laugh-out-loud joke, stunning colors or something unusual to make your design stand out. Feeling stuck? SpeedPro Chicago Loop has in-house graphic designers to help you out.
  • Consider a sign you can change: You can buy sandwich signs you can change up to reflect new offers. If you’re going to be taking your sign to trade shows or want it to reflect new sales, consider getting the outside structure along with panels you can swap out.
  • Don’t make a fair-weather sign: Will your sign be outside? If so, make sure it’s heavy enough not to top over easily and sturdy enough not to melt or run in the rain. If you’re not sure which A-frames or signs are best don’t worry, our studio professionals are here to help answer all of your questions and guide you in the right direction.

SpeedPro Chicago Loop

Located just blocks from McCormick Place on Michigan Avenue, serving the entirety of downtown Chicago and the surrounding suburbs, we are convenient, accessible and able to support all of your large format graphic printing.

The Best Large-Format Printing in Chicago

Recipient of ‘3 Best Sign Shops in Chicago’ for 2018 and 2019, Exceptional Customer Service 2017 and 2018, Project of the Year 2018, Exceptional Growth 2018, Rookie of the Year in 2016, over 200 perfect 10/10 online reviews and countless other franchise awards- SpeedPro Chicago Loop is committed to delivering great results and a delightful experience for our customers.

What Are the Advantages of Partnering With SpeedPro Chicago Loop?

Why should you choose SpeedPro Chicago Loop over other studios in the area? We offer a range of unique benefits, including:

  • Fast turnaround on projects against tight deadlines
  • Professionalism in every interaction
  • Reliability you can count on
  • Precision of graphics, which we use digital measurements to create

SpeedPro Chicago Loop creates one-of-a-kind graphics that will last for your company. See how we can connect you with the potential customers you want while also creating graphics you feel proud to display. Our graphics will make you look better. When companies partner with us, they see results.

Schedule a Consultation With SpeedPro Chicago Loop

Let us get your message noticed. You have something you want to tell potential customers. Visual communications such as the ones designed by SpeedPro Chicago Loop can deliver that information and build bridges that could develop into longstanding relationships.

We want to help you accomplish your goals and grow your business. Chicago-area companies can contact us today to discuss a consultation or request a quote.

SpeedPro Chicago Loop

Convention Centers

McCormick Place
Merchandise Mart
Wintrust Arena
United Center
Navy Pier
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All hotels and event centers in Chicagoland area

Studio Owners

Eric Lazar and Rebecca Considine

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