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Design Number: D508 Graduation Banner Our D508 Graduation Banner is the perfect way to observe an important academic milestone. This double-sided pole banner features a full color graduation photo ...
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Design Number: D507 Graduation Banner The D507 Graduation Banner is a double-sided pole banner designed to commemorate your students' achievements. It features a photo of your students and space fo...
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Design Number: D430 Campus Students Show your school pride with this double-sided pole banner, perfect for celebrating the diversity of your student body. Instantly add a fun and welcoming atmosphe...
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Design Number: D429 Campus Major The D429 Campus Major - Pole Banner is a double sided pole banner perfect for advertising the courses available at your school. With an eye-catching design, it ensu...
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Design Number: D428 Campus Motto The D428 Campus Motto Pole Banner is the perfect way to proudly show off your institution's motto. With a double-sided design, your message will be seen by all for ...
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Design Number: D427 Campus View Our D427 Campus View Pole Banner is designed to welcome guests and students to your school. It displays a high-resolution images of your campus and students on both ...
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A Hopup tension fabric display is the unmistakeable envy of your competitors at any event. The 4x3 straight aluminum frame unfolds and "pops up" to almost 10 feet wide by 7 1/2 feet high! Your grap...
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Hop Up Displays are ideal for trade shows and conferences when you need a visually striking and easily transportable display. Their seamless "pop up" setup and eye-catching step and repeat single s...
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  The Orbus Orient Retractable Banner stand is the perfect combination of graceful design and excellent value, being both easy to assemble and simple to use. This quality retractable Orient banner ...
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The Orient 850 is in the standard collection of retractable banner stands. The design is printed using full color digital print process on anti-curl vinyl. 33.5" wide with a variable graphic height...
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The Orient 920 is a standard retractable banner stand that is complete with a full color digitally printed graphic on anti-curl vinyl. At a width of 35.5" with a variable graphic height of 60" to 8...
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The Breeze  is a tabletop retractable banner stands are ideal for event check-ins or trade shows. The Breeze can display single sided graphics that are informational and eye-catching. Set up is eas...
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The Breeze Tabletop Retractable Banner Stand will display your sales or promotional materials professionally! High quality banner graphics printed from your files will get your message noticed. The...
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The Blade Lite 1200 is a standard retractable banner stand that is 47.25" wide and varies in height from 60" to 83.25" Set up is smooth with the strong telescoping pole that inserts into the base a...
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The Blade Lite 1500 is a standard retractable banner stand that is 59" wide and the graphic can vary in height from 60" to 83.25" Set up is a breeze with the hybrid bungee/telescoping pole that ins...
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The Blade Lite 1000 is a standard retractable banner stand that is 39.25" wide and varies in height from 60" to 83.25" for your graphic messaging design. Set up is a cinch with the lightweight tele...

About Academic Banners & Displays

A Tapestry of Triumph: Academic Banners and Displays at Graduation Ceremonies

Graduation ceremonies are a culmination of years of dedication and hard work. Every detail, from the celebratory music to the proud smiles of graduates, contributes to the momentous occasion. Among these details are the visual elements that set the stage for this milestone: academic banners and displays. These often vibrant and symbolic decorations serve not only as aesthetic enhancements but also as visual representations of the academic journey and the institutions that have nurtured it.

Gonfalons: A Flourish of History and Tradition

The designs on gonfalons can be elaborate and rich in meaning. They may feature the institution's coat of arms, a motto, or a mascot, all meticulously embroidered or appliqued. Some universities even have multiple gonfalons, each representing a different college or school within the institution. The presence of these historical flags creates a sense of lineage and tradition, reminding graduates of the long-standing legacy they are now a part of.

Podium Banners: A Beacon for Recognition

Standing proudly behind the podium where speakers address the graduating class, podium banners serve as a focal point for the ceremony. These banners typically feature the institution's logo or name prominently displayed, often accompanied by the graduation year or a celebratory message.

The materials used for podium banners can vary, with vinyl and fabric being popular choices. They may be designed to complement the overall aesthetic of the ceremony, incorporating the institution's colors or incorporating thematic elements. Some podium banners are simple and elegant, while others may be more elaborate, featuring inspirational quotes or imagery relevant to the graduating class.

Stage Banners: Celebrating the Collective Achievement

As the graduates take center stage to receive their diplomas, stadium banners create a grand backdrop for this pivotal moment. These large banners, often stretching across the entire width of the stage, serve as a visual representation of the graduating class and their collective achievement.

Stage banners can take on various forms. Some may feature a simple graduation message or the institution's name, while others may showcase photographs or collages of the graduating class. Some institutions even incorporate interactive elements into their stage banners, such as displaying the graduates' names or projecting messages of congratulations.

Retractable and Pop-up Banners: A Touch of Versatility

Beyond the grandeur of stationary displays, retractable banners retractable banners and pop-up banners offer a more versatile option for graduation ceremonies. These portable banners are lightweight and easy to set up, making them ideal for use in various locations throughout the ceremony venue.

The designs on retractable and pop-up banners can vary widely. They may be used to provide directional information, showcase departmental achievements, or simply extend the celebratory theme throughout the venue. These banners offer a flexible and cost-effective way to add visual interest and information to the graduation experience.

Campus Pole Banners: Celebrating Campus Pride and Serving as Wayfinders

Adorning campus lampposts, academic pole banners transform walkways into vibrant galleries. Bold designs celebrate graduating classes, showcasing their achievements with photos or inspirational quotes. School colors and mascots prominently displayed foster a sense of belonging and ignite campus spirit. These banners can also be more than decorative. By incorporating department logos or building names, pole banners subtly guide students, faculty, and visitors on their way, making the campus a more navigable space.

Beyond the Fabric: A Tapestry of Meaning

The impact of academic banners and displays extends far beyond their aesthetic appeal. They serve as powerful symbols that resonate with graduates, faculty, families, and guests alike.

For graduates, these displays represent the culmination of their academic journey, a visual reminder of the challenges they have overcome and the knowledge they have gained. For faculty and staff, they represent the privilege of guiding students on their academic paths and witnessing their achievements. For families and guests, they provide a tangible connection to the institution and the significance of the occasion.

In conclusion, academic banners and displays are more than just decorations; they are an integral part of the graduation ceremony experience. They weave a tapestry of history, tradition, and celebration, creating a visually rich and emotionally resonant environment that honors the achievements of graduates and celebrates the collective spirit of the academic community.