When it comes to signage for a trade show, event or even just your front office, you need to grab people’s attention and get your message out fast. You often don’t have a lot of space to do it though. The solution? Ten-foot inline displays. You can print these displays with the graphic of your choice, easily transport them to events and set them up quickly. They fit perfectly into your booth space and leave you plenty of room to meet and talk with event attendees.
SpeedPro Imaging can help you choose the right inline display and print your graphics to your specifications and on high-quality materials. Let’s take a closer look at this versatile type of display.
What Are 10′ Inline Displays?
Inline displays are stand-alone displays that typically come with a fabric surface, which is printed with your custom graphic, and a simple structure that enables the display to stand up on its own. These types of displays are called inline because of their flat profile.
Inline displays are often categorized by size. A popular size for inline displays is 10 feet across, although they come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes.
When to Use 10′ Inline Displays
Trade shows are one of the most common places where 10′ inline displays are used. Ten feet is a common width for trade show booths, so these displays fit perfectly in the space. They can also be placed flat against the back of the exhibit, leaving plenty of room for employees, event attendees, tables and other kinds of displays.
They may also be useful for other types of events such as pop-up stores and marketing events, festivals, street fairs and any other events where you have space to set up a display and want to convey information to attendees.
Inline displays can also be useful as a more permanent display in an office, store, gym, school or other building. You could, for example, place an inline display with your logo on it behind the front desk at your office. You could also have several inline displays printed with messages and images related to certain holidays and seasons that you switch out throughout the year to give your office space a festive feel.
Why Use 10′ Inline Displays?
Why should you choose 10′ inline displays? They offer many benefits, including:
- Fast setup: Many inline displays offer quick and easy setup, meaning you can spend less time setting up your convention display and more time networking. You can set up an inline display even if you have a relatively small team of employees attending the event.
- Portability: Most inline displays are also relatively easy to transport, which is ideal if you attend a lot of trade shows or want to switch out your displays often. You can typically collapse or disassemble an inline display fairly quickly.
- Efficient use of space: Inline displays say a lot without taking up too much space. You can print everything someone needs to know to get introduced to your brand on the 10′ fabric square. Because of their flat profile though, they don’t take up a lot of space.
- Eye-catching graphics: Ten feet is plenty of space to print a graphic that will catch the attention of people walking by your booth.
- Durability: The structures for high-quality inline displays are designed to last so you can go from event to event without having to worry about needing to buy a new display.
Popular Types of 10′ Inline Displays
When it comes to 10′ inline displays, you have numerous options. Here are some of the most popular types of 10′ inline displays available from SpeedPro:
1. Hopup Collapsible
Hopup™ collapsible displays are some the easiest 10′ inline displays to transport and set up. They feature a 10′ tension fabric display graphic, with or without endcaps, that’s pre-attached to the frame, which means you can set your display up in seconds. To set up the display, you simply expand its collapsible silver frame. The unit’s two stabilizer feet keep it stable. The frame is lightweight, and it comes with a rolling bag, making it easy to transport. It’s also compatible with LED lighting and comes in several styles including straight, curved, extra tall and backlit.
2. Embrace Collapsible
Embrace™ 10′ inline displays are another excellent collapsible, tension fabric option. They feature a collapsible silver frame with stabilizer feet and thin perimeter channel bars that attach to the frame. You attach the graphic, which comes either with or without endcaps, by pushing it into the channel. It also has a dovetail on the top hubs that you can attach lights to, and most units come with a carrying bag. This display is quick and easy to set up and weighs 45 pounds between the hardware and the graphic. It also comes in a lighter-weight option, called Embrace™ Lite, that weighs 29 pounds. Another option is the extra tall version.
3. Xclaim Collapsible
Xclaim™ collapsible 10′ inline fabric popup systems come in a variety of eye-catching styles, including full-size and pyramid designs. Rather than one solid fabric graphic, they feature multiple, smaller fabric pieces in a variety of shapes and arranged in various patterns to create an eye-catching 10′ trade show pop up. The fabric graphics use a push-fit design to attach to the magnetic frame, which features magnetic linking connectors that make it quick and easy to set up. They also come with a soft case with a shoulder strap, or you can upgrade to a shipping case. They’re also lightweight — display kit 01 has a shipping weight of around 18 pounds.
4. Coyote Collapsible
Coyote™ Popup displays are durable and easy to set up. They feature a collapsible aluminum frame that has magnetic channel bars to make setup easy and a locking system to ensure it stays in place. The frame is made of aluminum, and the magnets are rare earth neo-magnets. To finish your 10′ popup display, you can choose either fabric panels that attach using hooks and loops or magnet-applied graphic panels.
5. Formulate Fabric
Formulate® fabric 10′ inline displays come in a variety of styles within four different collections — Essential, Master, Modulate™ and Designer. They feature push-button, bungee or magnetic connections, which makes them easy to assemble, and pull-over pillowcase-style graphics that zip at the bottom. They come in a variety of styles including straight, vertical curved and horizontal curved. Formulate fabric displays are lightweight and easily portable.
Essential kits feature a more straightforward design, while Master and Designer kits have unique, more complex designs. Modulate™ kits features several pieces that you can detach and use separately if you wish.
6. Vector Frame Modular Displays
Vector Frame™ modular displays are another option that comes with multiple parts to give your 10′ convention booth display an eye-catching, dynamic look. These displays, which use silicone edge push-fit fabric graphics and aluminum extrusion frames, come in a variety of Essential and Master styles. Essential Kit 02, for example, includes a staggered, three-dimensional extrusion frame, an enclosed fabric counter, lights and cases. Master Kit 09 includes an extrusion frame with rigid graphic wing accents, an enclosed fabric counter, lights and cases. Although these designs are more complex, they come with simple step-by-step instructions that help make them easy to set up.
7. Hybrid Pro Modular Exhibits
Hybrid Pro™ Modular exhibits are sleek-looking inline displays with lots of extra features to help your trade show booth stand out. These 10′ modular exhibits feature heavy-duty aluminum extrusion frames and push-fit silicone edge fabric graphics. As an example of the items included with a Hybrid Pro Modular kit, kit 01 comes with a backlit center graphic panel, backwall tables, dual monitor mounts, LED display lighting and cases.
8. Linear Pro Modular Displays
Linear™ Pro Modular 10′ inline displays will add an eye-catching, modern look to your exhibit. An aluminum extrusion frame with either PVC or frosted plex graphic wings and headers create the structure for the display. Meanwhile, fabric graphics, which have a hook-and-loop design, and a pillowcase fabric canopy complete the look. The kits also come with two tables, spotlights and cases and are designed to be easy to assemble.
9. Orbital Express Truss Exhibits
Orbital Express™ Truss 10′ inline exhibits come in a variety of bold, contemporary designs. These 10′ truss exhibits feature sturdy steel truss lengths and connectors, which provide a durable, stable build. They come with large graphic panels in a variety of styles and formations, including straight, curved, backwalls and side panels. Some modular kits also include accessories such as spotlights, tabletops and shelving, and many of the kits can be reconfigured in multiple formations. Both standalone backwalls and full exhibits are available.
How to Choose the Right 10′ Inline Display
With so many options to choose from, how do you know which 10′ inline display is the right choice for your business? When selecting an inline display, ask yourself these questions:
1. What Are Your Goals?
Ask yourself how you’re going to use your inline display and what goals you hope to achieve by doing so. These answers will be some of the most important for guiding your decision. First, consider where you’ll be using the display. It may be in the office, at a trade show or at another type of event. Next, consider your business goals for either your office or for attending the trade show. Perhaps you’re attending a trade show and your goal is to attract potential customers to your booth and get leads. If that’s the case, you should aim to create an eye-catching display that draws people into your exhibit.
2. Which Style Matches Your Brand Best?
When choosing an inline display, you should also make sure that it fits with your brand’s overall look and feel. For example, if your brand has a modern, techy vibe to it, you may want a contemporary looking display with mounts for monitors. If your company prides itself on keeping things simple, however, you may just need a 10′ inline backwall display with a cleaner design. Of course, you can also add your logo, brand colors and other brand imagery to your graphic to help boost your brand’s visibility.
3. How Important Is Portability and Ease of Setup?
If you have a small team or you just don’t want to spend a lot of time setting up your display, you may want to prioritize ease of portability and setup. If you do decide that these things are priorities to you, you’ll likely want a simpler display that doesn’t require much assembly. While more complex exhibits have their advantages, they also take longer to set up and can be more difficult to transport.
4. How Often Will You Use It?
If you attend a lot of trade shows, you’ll want to invest in an especially durable display so that you don’t end up having to repair or replace it in between shows. Although these kinds of displays may be more expensive, your investment will pay off if you use your exhibit regularly. If you have to travel a long distance, you may also want to balance durability with portability.
5. What’s Your Budget?
If you’re like most businesses, you don’t have an unlimited budget to spend on trade shows. Luckily, there are plenty of affordable options when it comes to inline displays. If you want to spend less, you can choose a simpler design that’s still high-quality and gets the job done. There are affordable options that come with more features as well.
Tips for Using 10′ Inline Displays
After you choose your inline display, you still need to design it and get it printed before you can set it up and use it. How can you make sure you’re getting the maximum benefit from your display? Keep these tips in mind:
1. Design With Goals in Mind
Keeping your goals in mind is essential when designing your display as well as when choosing a display kit. You’ll want to create different kinds of designs for different goals. If you want to increase brand awareness, for example, you’ll want to use your brand colors, logo, slogan and other brand elements heavily. If your goal is to introduce people to your company, you may want a concise description of your business to be the main focus of the display.
2. Make It Stand Out
It’s important that your display stands out from its surroundings, especially in a busy environment such as a trade show. If the graphic will sit against a plain white or brown wall, try using bright colors. On the other hand, if the background is busy, use solid colors or adding a white or black border to your design. Try to come up with a unique design that other exhibitors aren’t likely to think of. The other elements you add to your booth can also help it stand out. Consider adding lighting, monitors, furniture and other signage to your space while also being careful not to make it too crowded.
3. Use Readable Text and High-Quality Images
If your design features text, make sure it’s readable from a reasonable distance. You can accomplish this by using an easily legible font and keeping your copy concise. If your graphic features images, such as photographs or graphic art, make sure you use the right file type and a high enough resolution. For graphic art, save your image as a vector file. If using a photograph, make sure the file isn’t compressed and has a resolution between 100 and 200 dots per inch (dpi).
4. Use Quality Materials
You also need to make sure you print your image on high-quality materials. Even if you use a high-quality image, it still won’t look great if it’s printed on poor quality material.
Work With an Experienced Printing Company
One of the most important tips for using 10′ inline displays is making sure you choose a printing company with the experience, equipment and expertise to get the job done right. At SpeedPro Imaging, we specialize in large-format printing and offer a variety of high-quality print products including trade show displays, event graphics, wall murals, vehicle wraps and more.
We’ll work with you to ensure that you find the right solution and provide you with high-quality print products that match your specifications on time every time. To get started, find your local studio today.