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Buyers Guide:

Display Boards

Display boards hold a heavy presence in most schools, community centres, staff rooms and offices, but despite their prevalence in everyday life, there is a lot of information regarding display boards that can easily cause confusion.

This buyer’s guide has been expertly put together to ensure that you have all the information you need before you spend your money.

What Is A Display Board?

A display board is a portable display solution designed to showcase a wide range of information sheets, leaflets and important notices. Display boards are safe for use with hook and loop tape, and a wide selection of them can also be used with pins.

Display boards are often called many different things, including:

  • Noticeboards
  • Pin boards
  • Presentation boards
  • Bulletin boards
  • Concertina screens
  • Room dividers

Why Buy From XL Displays?

All of our display boards are manufactured in the UK and come with luxury foam-backed fabric in a choice of 11 colours. We use foam-backed fabric as it’s slightly thicker and provides a more premium finish for each display board.

What Can Display Boards Be Used For?

Display boards are incredibly versatile and have a large selection of uses in a range of environments, such as:

  • Art exhibitions
  • Training rooms
  • Leisure centres
  • Colleges
  • Staff rooms
  • Craft fairs
  • Reception desks
  • Business networking events
  • Schools
  • Community centres

Why Choose A Display Board?

Display boards are simple tools, but their impact and usefulness is infinite. In addition, they are:

  • Priced low
  • Can be used anywhere
  • Lightweight
  • Easily transported
  • Fast and easy to assemble
  • Lots of styles and sizes
  • Suitable for a wide range of uses
  • Effortless to transport – carry bags provided
  • Available with fast lead times
  • Provide a blank display canvas

What Types Of Display Boards Are There?

There are so many types of display boards on the market, but nearly all of them can be split into seven main categories:

1. PVC Framed Display Boards

PVC framed display boards are the most cost-effective presentation boards available. The foldable bulletin boards are effortless to assemble and as a result are incredibly lightweight and portable. You can choose from a range of sizes and styles, including table top display boards and our bestselling six-panel folding display boards. PVC trim display boards are also:

  • Double sided
  • Low-cost, entry-level option
  • Available in a variety of sizes and styles
  • Durable and made to last
  • Fire rated fabric
  • Two frame colours available
  • In-stock fabric colours for fast delivery
  • Ideal for accompanying other exhibition stand solutions

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2. Aluminium Framed Display Boards

Aluminium framed notice boards are slightly more enduring than PVC framed boards as a result of the sturdier aluminium extrusion. Despite the more durable frame, aluminium framed display boards remain lightweight and easy to transport. They are also:

  • Low-cost
  • Double sided
  • Premium finish
  • Fire rated fabric
  • Pinnable options available
  • Available in a variety of sizes and styles
  • Hardwearing and durable
  • 6 fabric colours to choose from

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3. Tabletop Display Boards

Tabletop display boards are a popular solution for smaller events held in community centres and receptions as they can be conveniently packed away and stored whilst taking up minimum space. You can choose from a PVC trim or an aluminium extrusion depending on your preferences. Tabletop display boards are also:

  • Cost-effective
  • Portable and easy to store
  • Pinnable boards also available
  • Next day delivery available
  • 6 vibrant fabric colours
  • Available in a variety of sizes and styles
  • Hardwearing display solution
  • Fire rated fabric

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4. Jumbo Display Boards

Jumbo display boards are large format bulletin boards that are commonly used for open days and work showcases. Standing at 1.8m high, you can choose from an aluminium frame or a PVC frame. Jumbo display boards offer many more benefits, including:

  • Double up as room dividers
  • Fire rated fabric
  • Portable display solution
  • Available with three or four panels
  • 6 fabric colours
  • Long lasting

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5. Panel And Pole Display Boards

Panel and pole display boards are our modular presentation board solution that can be reconfigured to grow and adapt depending on your display needs. Comprised of aluminium legs and display boards that clip into place, panel and pole presentation boards are an excellent choice for school open evenings, art exhibitions and showcases of work.

  • Double sided
  • Modular display solution
  • Available in a variety of sizes
  • Fire rated fabric
  • Two frame colours available
  • Fast UK delivery
  • Ideal for accompanying other exhibition stand solutions

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6. Heavy Duty Display Boards

Heavy duty display boards feature a lightweight aluminium frame with a unique gear edge hinge system which allows you to set the panels at any angle. You can choose from block colour fabric or printed foamex.

  • Ideal for more continuous use
  • Plain fabric or printed foamex panels
  • Fire rated fabric
  • Range of sizes available
  • Unique Gear Edge hinge system

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7. Concertina Screens

Concertina screens are portable display boards that offer maximum space for notices whilst doubling up as effective room dividers for use in schools, village halls, offices and more.

  • Three sizes available
  • Fire rated fabric
  • Mounted on locking castor wheels
  • 6 fabric colours
  • Durable PVC frame

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How Are Display Boards Made?

Display boards are made from a honeycomb core. The hexagonal structure of the board allows for added durability and rigidity; therefore allowing display boards to withstand regular use without damage.

The centre of the board is wrapped in a fire-rated loop nylon felt which is available in a wide choice of colours. The loop nylon provides a soft and deluxe appearance perfect for any marketing campaign.

Presentation boards are then affixed with either a PVC trim or an aluminium extrusion for a professional and refined finish.

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Why Choose XL Displays For A Display Board?

We have been in the events and exhibition industry for over 20 years and display boards have always been a core display product of ours.

We only ever supply display boards that have been manufactured in the UK to ensure maximum product quality.

Our outstanding customer rating demonstrates the quality of our products and the 5* customer service that comes with it.