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Retail & Event Advertising Flags

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XL Displays


03 June 2019

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Retail & Event Advertising Flags

Whether you’re looking for an advertising flag to promote a new product launch or one to enhance your brand awareness at an outdoor market; we manufacture a comprehensive range of promotional flags guaranteed to boost your industry influence.

What is a retail and event advertising flag?

Advertising flags, also known as printed flags, feather flags or promotional flag banners, are outdoor display solutions designed to promote your brand in high footfall areas.

What types of printed flag banners are there?

There are four main shapes of printed flags, with the most popular being the Feather Flag.

The simple curve of the feather flag makes it a cult favourite amongst businesses around the world because it’s simple yet effective.

Feather Flags

Feather flags come in four sizes: 2.6m, 3.2m, 4m and 4.9m.

Similar to the feather flag is the Crest Flag. With the same curved shape but without the straight side and bottom, crest flags are a great alternative and are available in all the same sizes.

Teardrop Flags get their name from teardrops because they follow the same shape. Available in 2.1m, 2.8m, 3.5m and 4.6m, teardrop flags are a good solution if you’re looking for something slightly smaller than a feather or a crest flag.

The final shape of flag is the Sail Flag. This rectangular printed display is most popular amongst those exhibiting at motor shows or sports events. The sail is the smallest of all the flags, coming in 2m, 2.9m and 4m.

All of the above shapes are available as floor-standing advertising flags, but we also manufacture a range of Backpack Flags for brand promotion on the move.

Backpack flags are commonly used by universities and colleges on open days as a way to give visitors a sense of direction.

All of our flags are available in both single-sided and double-sided.

The main difference between single-sided and double-sided flags is that double-sided banners are visible from all angles and feature a lined interior to prevent any show-through of print from the other side of the flag.

Why choose a promotional flag banner?

Offering maximum brand impact for outdoor events and exhibitions, our flag range is versatile and highly effective.

Manufactured with the great outdoors in mind, retail flags are extremely enduring and long-lasting, meaning you don’t have to worry about damage or investing in a replacement.

Whether it's a trade show, sporting event, festival, country fair or forecourt promotional tool, printed flags are a cost-effective way to raise your brand awareness in high footfall areas - both indoors and out.

Outdoor Flag Banners

How are retail flags made?

Event flags are printed onto high quality 115gsm flag knit material using the latest dye-sublimation printing process.

This printing process creates photo-quality print with exceptional, high definition detail.

The water-based ink is printed directly into the weave of the fabric to ensure a longer lasting, more vibrant advertising flag that won’t crack, peel or fade after use.

The intense dye-sublimation printing process also means promotional flags can be machine washed to remain clean and neat without incurring any damage. See our guide for help on how to care for your promotional flag.

Each flag has a high quality, all-fibre black pole which is lightweight and flexible but durable enough to withstand adverse weather conditions.

Why choose XL Displays for a promotional flag?

We utilise a simple 3-step ordering process for all of our printed flags.

Simply choose your flag shape, size and your base.

We provide each promotional flag with a choice of eight bases for one affordable price. This means you don't have to worry about paying extra for a flag base; what you see is what you get.

We even include a free carry bag and a free artwork checking service with every outdoor flag kit.

The price you see is the price you pay – there are no hidden charges.

In addition to our high-quality, UK-made event flags, competitive pricing and 72-hour turnaround, we have amassed over 11,700 genuine customer reviews on Trustpilot; making us the highest rated event and exhibition stand supplier in the UK.

If you would like more information on any of our advertising flags or our range of advertising boards, please contact us or call 01733 511030. Alternatively, read our Promotional Flags Buyers Guide.