WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS ARE SAYING
Brian Murdoch has been great.
Nick S. BNI Chicago Referral Loop
Always good service and easy communication
Ellen V. Buzzi-Space
I needed my business cards tweaked and printed post haste to do promotional work at a property I recently sold. I had a simple address change on the existing file and Brian was wonderful to get that done in record time. SOOOO appreciative! I have my full color brochures printed here, professionally finished and bound. I am sure there is much more I can and will plug in to fulfill all my business marketing needs. This is a great STAFF!
Kristine L. Kristine Lang
Brian was very professional and accommodating, especially given the tight timeline and weird technical blips that came up.
Wesley H. Robolink
Brian was great to work with. Very Flexible
Karrie K. Holiday Heroes
You guys have always been so accommodating, even when we've given you incredibly tight timelines. You always get the projects done on time and the quality is always superb. Absolutely could not be more appreciative of that!!
Leah E. British International School, The
I recently emailed an alpha graphics team member who's contact information I had saved from a previous order. I was desperate for a last minute order and thought I was out of luck when I learned through email that team member no longer worked for alpha graphics. Not even a half hour later, a different team member emailed me and was able to assist me with my order. Thank you so much for the quick response!
Carlie M. Levy Restaurants
Emily was very helpful, got my order processed very quickly and the prints came out great! Will definitely be using you guys for future work!
Elana T. Elana Tenner
Everything I have ever done with Alphagraphics has been great. Great at adapting on a short notice.
Jordan K. Allied Integrated Marketing (CCG)
The team always is nice to work with.
Erin W. 1515 N Halsted, LLC
Emily is the best. I have called her with immediate response, and her estimate response is at a healthy rate, which is important for me to quote my client inquires. Thanks!
Edward C. Fast Signs
Francisco is great!
Heaven R. Heaven Reynolds
My client needed 6' x 4' signs and they got a quote from a vendor in western suburbs. I knew of Alphagraphics' quality of work and excellent service so I got a quote from Fergus, a true professional. The quote was approximately the same as other vendor. I persuaded client to go with Alpha due to top-notch experience. Client ordered direct from another Alpha person while Fergus away from office (forget his name who offered seamless service). Timeframe perfect. Will always go to Alphagraphics for our print needs. Client does plan on reprinting signs.
Lynn T. Interactive Building Solutions
Staff and owner very helpful
Shannon W. Lincoln Park High School
I appreciate working with a local company that was in touch, gave me job updates, and the option to proof material in person before printing. The job was done correctly and on time! I would never have that level of customer support working with an online website.
Nicole M. Nicole Mauser
Quick turnaround, very professional.
Renee B. The William Everett Group
AlphaGraphics totally saved us!! We had ordered stickers through an out-of-state company online and their delivery date was not going to cut it. Alpha was able to get me an immediate quote and turn my order around faster than they had originally quoted!! Also love supporting a local business in the process.
Lisa G. DISPENSARY 33
Love working with AlphaGraphics - they are always so prompt in responding as well as sending over our printed material!
Emmy K. Oranj
Your service, attention to detail and the finished product are always the best!
Nancy N. Nancy Neill Designs
I have always enjoyed and preferred Fergus Calderwood's account management over Brian or Ken. They're just not as quick to respond or offer alternatives and suggestions.
Chase G. Creative Republic
Francisco was absolutely awesome! If it wasn't for him and AlphaGraphics I would have missed my deadline and potentially lost a client. Can't thank you all enough!
Danny C. Good Neighbor Rx
quick and efficient, got exactly what I wanted
Kelly N. The Minte
Charlotte Schultz has helped me many times with lots of different projects, and the service she provided has been so helpful. There was one specific project recently required a same day turnaround with a complicated job with a really specific paper stock, duplexing, and color matching, that the team at Alpha really saved me on. I really appreciate the super high level of service and quality.
Allie H. Allie Hasson Paper Goods
The attention to detail was awesome, big shout out to Fancisco
Stephanie D. 2x Consumer Products Growth Partners
I rely heavily on Rob and his teams in Chicago to fulfill the needs of my clients who conduct business in the Windy City, thank you Rob, for consistently taking great care of us!
Scott W. Alphagraphics #727 - San Diego
Brian is very responsive. I appreciate his efforts to communicate with is team.
Sandy F. Leavens, Strand & Glover, LLC (CCG)
Customer service is always great and appreciate you working with us when we need a quick turnaround!
Jonathan P. Nicer Collaborative -Conlon and old personal
Love Brian + Fergus! So nice and accommodating.
Alexa C. DERMAFLASH
The final product was great. Brian Murdoch is great to work with. There were a few bumps in the delivery process but he worked extra hard to make it right and I will definitely return to work with him again.
Angeliki G. Angeliki Garris
Couldnt have asked for better care. I needed a savior, and you guys came through with tight deadlines.
Yehuda M. Yehuda Marcus
I've used AlphaGraphics multiple times and they always exceed my expectations. This time around I worked with Fergus to have a 30 page book printed and spiral bound, which turned out absolutely perfect! He was so patient with me as I worked through what I wanted. He gave me multiple estimates to help narrow things down and even printed a color proof for me. I definitely recommend working with AlphaGraphics. You can't beat the quality, quick turnaround, and reasonable prices!
Caroline L. Caroline LeBlond
The order we made went completely wrong and we found out about it on Friday evening, your team managed to fix 300 new correct booklets within a night for me and brought it that Saturday morning the show where we were exhibiting. Thanks!
Bieke V. WITLOFT BV
Fergus was very helpful when I was placing my order and the price/deals were incredible. Thank you for helping us with our project!
Kayla B. SubKulture Entertainment
Francisco provided fantastic customer service. The prints looked great and the turnaround time was really fast. I will definitely use Alphagraphics again.
Taryn L. BGD&C Corp
Fergus provided excellent communication. Estimate was provided very quickly. This is the second time I've ordered posters here and I will continue to use Alphagraphics for any and all local needs.
Claudia K. CMEology
I am based in Portland and needed to have prints done for colleagues attending an event in Chicago. Doing this sort of thing remotely can be very challenging, but Francisco was wonderful to work with. He was responsive to my inquiries, called to make sure there was clear communication and delivered everything I needed on time and looking great. I really appreciate his work and will absolutely use Alpha Graphics for future events in Chicago.
Lindsey C. GOOD DATA
Fergus was an absolute delight to work with. He made great recommendations to improve the quality of my printed material. I would HIGHLY recommend working with AlphaGraphics to anyone who asks.
Kate C. Kate Czuba
The level of professionalism and dedication to produce a happy customer, me. Is why I used alphagraphics.
Lauren W. Lauren Whitney Photography
Wonderful and easy
Tatiana B. Learnship Corporation
Fergus was absolutely fantastic to work with. I was printing displays for my mother's funeral. the print quality was excellent, and I got tons of compliments on them. The best part was that I was trying to figure out how to get them in a suitcase. Fergus suggested they could be shipped directly to the church. This worked beautifully and saved me an enormous hassle. I would not have considered it without his advice. He provided excellent service and reminded me why I chose Alphagraphics.
Tori B. Tori Brovet
Fast turnaround time
Doris H. Loyola University Chicago - School of Social Work
I had a hard deadline and you worked very hard to help me get the product on time. A special Shoutout to Francisco. He was nothing short of awesome and understanding!
Francisco M. Graphics 255, LLC dba AlphaGraphics
Brain Murdoch is Awesome! I've only been working with Alpha for a few months now, but the attention to customer service and the quality of the advice/material/knowledge is outstanding. And thats without ever even stepping foot in the physical office on Evergreen yet! Looking forward to working with Alpha on more projects in the future. Thanks guys!
Dakota S. Spara Inc
Easy to work with even through email. I plan to do more work in the future for sure.
Brendan K. Brendan Kellam
Once again, thanks to Catherine Lauro for her great customer service -- friendly, fast and thorough.
Jon R. Rapid Fig
Communication was quick and efficient. I never wondered what was going on or what the next steps would be.
Ally G. MKT Properties
Communication via email was prompt. And turnaround was fast!
Amanda I. Slate Design Ltd.
Catherine Lauro in Chicago was excellent to work with, went above and beyond. Took our fairly rudimentary graphics (not in PDF) and turned them into perfect postcards. Recommended the right cardstock for glossy front, write-on back. Pricing was the best of 3 local quotes. When I couldn't make it during open hours to pick up the order, Catherine delivered to my downtown office, in person!
Amanda G. Amanda Grace Edwards
Great experience working with Rob and the Alphagraphics team. Will recommend to friends and look forward to utilizing their services again!
Jd C. Guaranteed Rate
Brian is always very responsive and accommodating to our requests. The turnaround time is always very short, and I never have to worry about meeting deadlines or having any delays. He makes the entire process very easy!
Lauren K. Incubex, LCC
BANNER STANDS GRAB THE ATTENTION OF PASSERSBY
Trade show and event advertising are an investment in your brand. You want visitors to associate your displays with quality, ingenuity, and professionalism. AlphaGraphics can help.
Customers and prospects should be impressed from the moment they set eyes on your advertising materials. We’ll let you in on a little secret … size does matter. That’s why AlphaGraphics offers a diverse selection of large format, high-impact solutions like banners, banner stands, and pop-up banners.
Sometimes you have limited wall space to hang a banner. Other times, you don’t have the tools or structure in place to display them properly. AlphaGraphics has been in the business for over 40 years, and we understand your business needs.
That's why we print attention-grabbing graphics and also provide the perfect fittings to show off your banners.
- Retractable banners and banner ups
- Stand up and pop up banners
- Banner stands
- Grommets and reinforcements for hanging if needed
MATERIALS THAT LAST
Like any investment, you want your banners to stand for your brand long-term. Your marketing materials need to withstand repeated use or seasonal display. AlphaGraphics produces banners, banner stands, and pop-up banners with durable, high-quality materials that are made to last, even when they are displayed outside.
SO YOU'VE CAUGHT THEIR ATTENTION ... NOW WHAT?
Impress and inform event visitors with high-quality printed materials!
OUR PRINTED MATERIAL OPTIONS INCLUDE:
- Flyers and brochures
- Clever giveaways and apparel
- Booklets and catalogs
- Eye-catching business cards
- Modern signs and promotional banners
- Industry-specific infographics
OUR MARKETING MATERIALS INCORPORATE:
- QR codes
- SMS short codes
- Social media profiles
PICK A BANNER, ANY BANNER
Whether you're attending a trade show, need street-level advertising, or simply want to bring attention to areas in your store or warehouse, we have the materials to broadcast your brand. And the best part? Any display can be custom designed in-house, packaged and delivered to the door of your business or event.
- Custom sizes – up to 30 feet long
- Graphic design and brand development
- Cutting-edge digital printing
- Lamination and glossy finishes
- Long-lasting, weather-resistant materials
- Cloth, vinyl, and other materials
- Black and white or full-color printing
Contact AlphaGraphics today to learn how we can help you integrate
full-service banner solutions into your marketing plan.
PORTABLE BANNERS FOR EVERY CHICAGO EVENT
Whether you are a small or large business, located here in Chicago or anywhere around the world, portable displays are a very cost effective way to draw customers to your business. If you are constantly going back and forth to trade shows at McCormick place or run a hop up business, portable and collapsible displays make perfect sense for you. With a large number of options available in terms of size and quality, retractable banners and hop up banners (or step and repeats as many here in Chicago call them) could really draw the attention your business needs.
If you are a Chicago business person who frequently goes on trips to promote your goods or services at trade shows, conferences and exhibitions, then you will enjoy the benefits of using retractable banners at your next promotional event. Retractable banners come in handy for use at neighborhood craft fairs as well as exhibition cubicles at mega exhibition events. Stop by McCormick Place during a show and you will see them everywhere. The Wells St art festival also had a bunch this year.
Retractable banners are cost effective, lightweight and very effective in conveying your brand message. With banners typically measuring 33.5” x 89” in width and height respectively, they are designed to enable it to roll away into an aluminum housing which serves as the base of the stand. Normally weighing less than 5kg, roll up banners are lightweight and highly portable and easy to transport from one location to the next.
Most retractable banners are available with optional carrying cases that have shoulder straps or handles to enable you to conveniently carry them around to wherever you need to go. These banners also offer good value for money because for the right amount, you can get your basic rollup banner stand which includes graphics and a fabric carry bag. The fact that these banners are portable, durable recyclable, and are available in large sizes to fit your promotional needs, makes rollup banners worth the money. Want to travel through Chicago O’Hare without checking a bag? A retractable banner can be carried on as hand luggage.
Step and repeats are another inexpensive way to increase brand awareness by getting your logo and company name featured in the backgrounds of images that'll be used everywhere, from printed to digital media. A step and repeat banner also adds a distinctly hip factor to any event.
When it comes to the material, you've got two primary choices: vinyl or fabric. Vinyl is both the most common and the most inexpensive. Its major drawback is that it can give off a glare from camera flashes, though some manufacturers offer what's called "matte vinyl" that helps mitigate the problem. Fabric, on the other hand, will never reflect light – unless you go for some sparkle-woven monstrosity. And depending on the material, it can even be 100% wrinkle-free.
Hop-up banners provide free advertising for your brand. If you have an event with a carpet entrance and Hop-up, many of your guests will be snapping photos, often leaving these pictures up on the likes of Facebook and Instagram for months, even years. A step and repeat is a clever way to get recognition for your Chicago business from whomever poses in front of it.
Thinking about this type of signage for your business? Stop by our production house in River North or make an appointment to see us at our Michigan offices. Our Chicago project managers can create a custom quote based on your specific needs.