Banner stands vs. X Banner Stands

Old school marketing methods are in fashion again, rather never went out of fashion. You will always see large hoardings on highways advertising a particular product or service. In a similar manner, banner stands never go out of fashion. These banner stands can be positioned anywhere inside or outside your office or even on the road. They effectively promote your business to your current clients moving in and out of the building and potential customers walking on the outside. There is a variety of banner stands that you can use as a promotional banner for your business. Every set banner stand has its own merits and demerits. To select one, you will need to know the advantages and disadvantages of the particular type of banner stand. The two primary kinds of consideration along with their merits and demerits are explained in the post for you to select the right set of banner stands.

Retractable Banner Stands

The retractable banner stands give you the option of pulling out the stand which is attached to the banner, and the banner is displayed. It comes with a base that is available in narrow and full-sized. The modern retractable banner stands are spring-loaded and extend to their max while a single click can retract it back to the base.

Retractable Banner being set up


The biggest advantage is that it is knocking proof and cannot be knocked off by accident. It can also be set up by one person and takes a limited amount of storage and display space. They come at an affordable price and can be used over and over again.


The biggest disadvantage of the retractable banner stand is that it comes in one or two custom sizes and cannot be altered once bought.

X Stand Banner

X banner stands are static banner that is fixed on a light PVC pipe structure which forms an X behind the actual banner. This is also called the popup banner as it can be popped up anywhere of your choice and placed. The x frame is collapsible and has no base as it is put on the floor itself.

xbanner stand


It is easy to set up and carry if in the standard size and therefore can be handled by one single person. The popup banner in this is usually spring-operated and can be pulled up in one go. It is also reusable and can be utilized for some years.


Some of the disadvantages include the expensive price tag which increases with the quality of the print sheet and the material used to make a stand. It is also light in weight which makes it easy to fly off in windy conditions if placed outside as there is no base.

Which To Choose?

The things you should consider while selecting one type are your budget, space of positioning, placement area, and the time of usage. Weigh in these four and select the appropriate banner for advertising your business.


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