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Marquee signs are a great and effective way to provide changing information and messaging to anyone passing by. They're a valuable tool for schools, churches, and other organizations, allowing announcements and event schedules to be continually updated with large marquee letters. These signs save time and money for business owners and organizations by putting customized, timely information in high-traffic areas.

Businesses benefit from the versatility of changeable letter signs as well. These signs provide a blank slate to announce specials, promote products and introduce taglines and branding. Many small businesses successfully use marquee reader board signs to publish humorous or eye-catching messages that create a memorable presence in the community. Those messages can even be photographed for social media marketing. Whatever your targeted message is, you can be sure that a high-quality sign from Sign Crafters will provide a long-lasting, highly visible foundation for your unique content.

Sign Crafter's marquee signs are manufactured for quality and performance. Combine your changeable message feature with a customized sign face featuring your logo or any design for maximum impact. Our marquee reader board signs are custom-made to order, with all sizes available. The sign cabinets are fabricated in aluminum and are available in single or double-sided designs. Choose an illuminated or non-illuminated style with UV-protected faces. We offer various letter sizes in many font styles.

Does My Business Need a Marquee Sign?
Contrary to popular belief, marquees and vintage marquee lights are not the product of a bygone era. Many small businesses and organizations use marquee signage to their benefit. These types of signs are still incredibly effective for anyone looking to communicate with and advertise to potential customers. If you're looking to inspire interest in your business, then having an outdoor marquee sign manufactured and installed by Sign Crafters is a great place to start. Our signs are great as a message board and for outdoor use. They stand firm and won't be knocked over by the wind, as some portable signs are apt to do.

Wabash Valley College SignThe right marquee sign by the main entrance of your business can inform your customers about the latest offers and deals and potentially attract new customers. It's also a great way to make a lasting brand trademark and can improve the ambiance and atmosphere around your business. Additionally, a standout marquee sign will help your customers remember who you are. This could lead to repeat and referral business that could increase your bottom line. With the help of an LED marquee, you can reach a majority of your community

If your business is looking for a way to stand out from the competition, then a marquee sign could be the perfect solution. With its eye-catching design and customizable features, these types of signs can be an invaluable asset for any business looking to increase visibility and establish a strong presence in their market.

Who Benefits From a Custom Marquee Sign?

Are you looking for ways to improve your advertising efforts? If so, it's crucial for you to review your company signage. Many businesses and organizations undervalue the importance of a well-made business sign, particularly a custom marquee sign. Marquees are incredibly versatile and adaptable. You can change the lettering on your marquee sign to reflect whatever message you want to convey to potential customers. Whether your business has recently won an award or you simply want to update customers about upcoming sales, having a marquee sign makes it easy to let people know what is going on with your business.

There are many businesses and organizations that can benefit from a custom marquee sign.

  • Schools
  • Community Centers
  • Churches
  • Restaurants
  • Movie theaters
  • Most commercial businesses

Sign Letters

At Sign Crafters, our marquee sign letters are made of top-quality materials in all shapes and sizes. Our professional sign experts will make sure your lettering reflects the spirit of your brand and meets the specific needs of your business or organization. When placing your custom order marquee sign, you can order letters that match your desired dimensions. Our sign manufacturers have decades of experience making custom marquee sign letters nationwide for business owners and organizations. Contact us today to schedule an initial consultation with one of the leading sign companies in the United States.

What Type of Sign Do I Need?

A marquee sign is not one size fits all. There are many different types of signs that you could choose for your business or organization. For example, if your company wants a modern marquee sign, then we may recommend an LED marquee sign that can produce photo-quality images. Other businesses may benefit from a physical sign with plastic letters and scrolling lights. At Sign Crafters, we can custom design and install a marquee sign that's on brand and on budget for your business. Contact us today to learn more about the marquee sign options available at our nationwide signage company.

Can I Add My Company Logo or Graphics to My Sign?

Yes. We can easily add a digitally printed graphic or logo to your marquee sign, for example, a branded coffee cup to your coffee marquee sign. Graphics are a great way to create a professional look that blends your business image with your sign lettering. If you don't have print-ready artwork, our team can help you create a custom design that suits the look and feel of your business. Please review our past sign projects for examples of our marquees we have manufactured and installed for our clients. 

Ordering and Quote Information for Marquee Signs
We look forward to providing a quote for marquee signs or getting to work on your order. Please contact our sales department at 1-800-742-3655 or fax us at 1-812-428-4973 with your specifications. When requesting quotes or placing orders, please be sure to include the following information:

  • Contact name
  • Phone number
  • Type of sign

Frequently Asked Questions

We often get questions about our custom marquee signs. Here are a few of the most common:

What is a marquee sign?

A marquee is a large and often brightly lit sign typically used for promotional purposes. It's usually placed in a prominent location, such as outside a store, restaurant, or business building. Marquee reader signs can be made from various materials, including neon signs and LED displays.

How do you install a marquee sign?

Installing a marquee involves a few key steps. First, you need to mount the sign and secure it in place. This may involve using screws, nails, or other fasteners that are strong enough to hold the sign. Once the sign is secured, you will need to run any necessary wiring for lighting or other electrical components. Finally, you'll need to connect the sign to a power source so it can be turned on and off whenever needed. With these steps in place, your marquee signage should be ready for use.

What materials are used to make message reader board signs?

Message reader signs, or marquees, are typically made from a combination of materials. The most common materials used are aluminum, plastic, vinyl, and wood. The specific material chosen will depend on the size and shape of the sign as well as its intended use. Aluminum is a popular choice for outdoor signs due to its durability and weather resistance. Plastic is often used for smaller indoor signs due to its lightweight nature. Vinyl is commonly used for large indoor signs that need to be able to flex in certain directions. Wood may be used for more decorative or vintage-style signs when a more classic look is desired.

What are changeable letter boards?

Changeable letter boards are a type of marquee reader sign that allows businesses to easily update their message in real time. These signs consist of individual letters, symbols, and numbers that can be affixed to a board or grid. They are often used for display purposes, such as advertising special events or sales promotions. They're an incredibly versatile way for businesses to communicate with their customers, allowing them to quickly and easily update their messaging without having to purchase a new sign every time.

What are the common sizes of these signs?

Marquee signage comes in a variety of sizes, from small signs for business storefronts to larger sign structures for sports stadiums. Common sizes for these signs include 2 feet by 8 feet and 4 feet by 8 feet, though larger signs may be available depending on the manufacturer. These signs can be customized with text, images, and other designs to meet the specific needs of the customer.

Big portable marquee signs are a great way to advertise your business or event. These signs are usually large and easily visible from a distance, making them an ideal choice for outdoor advertising. Marquees can be set up quickly and taken down just as easily, making them convenient for temporary events or promotions. They come in a variety of sizes and styles, so you can find one that fits your needs. Marquee signs are often customizable with logos, graphics, and text so you can create the perfect look for your business or event.

Are there any tips for designing an effective marquee reader board sign?

Designing an effective reader board sign requires careful consideration. The text should be short, clear, and concise so that it can be read quickly and easily by passing motorists. It's also important to use bold font and bright colors so that the sign stands out from the background. Adding a few symbols or images can also help to draw the eye while avoiding too much clutter will ensure that your message is not lost in the design. Including an appropriate call to action can help encourage viewers to take the desired action. By following these tips, you can create a visually appealing and attention-grabbing sign.

How do you maintain a marquee reader board sign?

Maintaining a marquee reader board sign is important to ensure that it functions properly and looks great. First, inspect the sign regularly for any signs of wear or damage, such as cracked bulbs or loose wiring. Replace any broken bulbs as soon as possible and fix any other issues that may arise. Additionally, keep the sign clean by wiping down the surface with a damp cloth on a regular basis. Finally, consider adding protective sealant to the sign to keep it water-resistant and make sure it stays looking great for years to come.

Are message board signs good for outdoor use?

Message board signs are great for outdoor use, as they are designed to be able to withstand the elements. They can be constructed from durable aluminum or plastic frames that can handle wind, rain, and sun exposure. Plus, the sign faces can feature printed graphics that are designed to last even in the harshest of conditions. Many marquee reader board signs come with additional features such as LED lights, a plastic cover, and reflective surfaces that make them ideal for outdoor advertising in any environment.

Do you sell portable marquee sign replacement parts?

Yes, we sell a variety of replacement parts for both portable and non-portable signs. These parts include light bulbs, power cords, switches, circuit boards, portable sign letters, and more. We even sell customizable parts tailored to your specific marquee signage needs. To find the right part for your marquee, simply browse our selection or contact us with your requirements.

What is a marquee light box?

A marquee light box is an illuminated sign that is typically mounted on the exterior of a building. They are used to advertise businesses, events, or announcements and can be seen from long distances. They are also sometimes referred to as “neon signs” due to the bright colors they use. Marquee light boxes come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and styles to suit any need. With its high visibility and eye-catching appeal, a marquee light box can help draw attention to your business or event.

What is a reader board display case?

A reader board display case is a great way to showcase your letter signs in a professional and stylish manner. These cases are designed to hold the marquees securely while allowing them to be easily seen and read by the public. They typically feature an acrylic window that allows for maximum visibility, as well as additional shelves or compartments for storing any additional materials. A reader board display case can be wall-mounted or free-standing, depending on your needs and space requirements, making them perfect for any business looking to make a statement with their marquee signage.

A reader board display case provides protection from the elements and keeps your message visible even in bad weather. These cases are often made of heavy-duty materials that can withstand humidity, extreme temperatures, and other environmental conditions. They come in a variety of sizes and styles, so you can choose one to fit the size and shape of your sign. Reader board display cases add an extra layer of visual appeal to your marquee sign while helping it stand out from the crowd.

Why Choose Sign Crafters?

Since the 1950s, Sign Crafters has designed, manufactured, and installed a wide assortment of professional signs for customers nationwide. We can take care of all your signage needs, from custom LED marquees to plastic marquee sign letters. Our team is dedicated to achieving 100% customer satisfaction. We take pride in providing outstanding customer service and affordable pricing for our top-quality signs. We use innovative design, manufacturing, and installation methods when creating your custom company signage. For questions or more information about getting your own marquee sign, don't hesitate to contact our Sales Department at 1-800-742-3655 or click here to contact us. Quotes are available within 24 hours.


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