5 Benefits of Using Plastic Stanchions

No matter what type of business you run, you know what a problem it can be to control a crowd at checkout, at the entrance, or during special sales like Black Friday. Fortunately, plastic stanchions are a great way to keep customers moving the direction you need them to. Here are 5 important benefits of using plastic stanchion posts that you should know.
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3 Questions to Ask Before Selecting Stanchion Ropes

No matter what type of business you operate or what type of event you are planning, high-quality rope and stanchions will serve a variety of important functions.

Before you buy just any stanchion ropes, though, you should consider what exactly you need and where you should find the right products for your needs. These are the first 3 questions you should ask yourself before you make a purchase.
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10 Qualities of an Effective Belt Stanchion

Belt stanchions are a trusted system for crowd and queue control. To be truly effective, your control method needs the right combination of features and function at a good value. If your belt stanchions have the following 10 qualities, you can be certain that your crowd and queue management will be successful:Belt stanchion

  • Mix-and-Match Components: Versatility is the name of the game. You need to be able to easily switch out individual pieces without disrupting your entire setup.
  • Compatibility: make sure your stanchions are able to work with different brands.
  • Smooth Belts: In any retractable belt system, it is important that the motion of the belt be smooth and slow so as not to pose any danger to your guests.
  • Locking Parts: Also in the name of safety, a good belt stanchion system will also offer locking mechanisms to ensure that belts and other attachments will not detach from posts.
  • Heavy Bases: Crowds are hard on stanchions. Posts need heavy bases to keep them in place.
  • Continuous Posts: Posts should be made from continuous steel or aluminum tubes without seams or connections for strength and durability.
  • Strong Connection Between Post and Base: Your post needs to remain firmly connected to its base. A weak connection leads to the need for costly regular replacements.
  • Four-Way Connections: The belt receptacle atop the post should offer four-way connections, allowing you to maximize your options and quickly redirect traffic when needed.
  • Printed Belts: The ability to customize your belts gives you a savvy way to communicate with your guests at the same time you are directing traffic.
  • Easy Maintenance Features: Dirt and mildew are a part of reality. Quality belt stanchions offer features that help with maintenance, like notched rubber gaskets to keep them in position and to allow air to flow to prevent mold and mildew from building up underneath.
  • Extras: It is possible for a stanchion to be more than a stanchion. Added features like in-line merchandising abilities and post-top bowls make your queue a place where business happens. You and your customers will both appreciate the opportunities presented by stanchions that go above and beyond.

Take crowd control to the next level with quality belt stanchions.

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How to Choose the Right Pipe and Drape System


When you have events planned for your venue, you may need a way to separate different parts of your venue for different purposes. You may need to set up trade show booths, privacy areas, or even backdrops for a stage. The easiest way to customize your space and make it perfect for your needs is to use a pipe and drape system. These systems are highly customizable and can be used for trade shows, concerts, and any other events. Here are some tips for making sure your pipe and drape backdrops meet all your Continue reading

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How to Keep People in Wait Lines in Order


If you’re in charge of an event, you know how stressful it can be to get everything in order. One of the most difficult parts of planning an event can be keeping the crowd happy and organized. Crowd control has been monitored throughout the years, but finding effective ways to keep large crowds truly controlled has always remained a dilemma. Here are a few tips for finding the perfect way to keep people in wait lines in order during an Continue reading

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How to Create a Red Carpet Event

Throwing a party can be one of the quickest ways to impress some of your friends, family, and colleagues. If you want to make your party look its best, you’re probably trying to figure out how to make it look like a red carpet event. You might not be in Hollywood, but it never hurts if you make your guests feel as if they are. Thankfully, there are some simple tips for making your party look as close to a red carpet event as you can. Continue reading

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Amazing Backdrops for Weddings


When you’re planning a wedding, there are hundreds of different things running through your mind on a daily basis. Getting everything perfect for the most important day of your life can be a daunting task. While you might be trying to get everything in line with the seating arrangement and catering details, figuring out which backdrop to use for the wedding ceremony can be one of the most stressful parts. Using a pipe and drape system is Continue reading

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Controlling crowds with Ropes and Stanchions

No matter the event, the crowd controlling ropes and stanchions from VIP Crowd Control are perfect for crowd controlling and various other means of organization. Whether you need to organize your guests into various lines or queues, keep the crowd contained into a certain area, or indicate that another area is off-limits, our ropes and stanchions are guaranteed to be the perfect means of organization and crowd controlling, allowing your event to run Continue reading

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Selecting the Best Pipe and Drape for Sale

When planning your next event, display, expo, or exhibition, look no further than the crowd controlling solutions from VIP Crowd Control. Our products are guaranteed to be the exact solution to all of your crowd controlling needs. Our series of pipe and drape systems are specifically meant to serve as a solution for organization and display needs. Each of our cheap pipe and drape systems for sale comes with a steel base for durability and sturdiness, Continue reading

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Getting Started with your pipe and drape

Do you need a photography backdrop, a partition for your stand at an exhibition, or drapery to provide privacy? The pipe and drape backdrop systems from VIP Crowd Control are the exact solution to your needs! Our systems are easy to set up, and disassemble, and come in a variety of colors to match the theme or surroundings! Each of our pipe and drape backdrops comes with a steel base, as well as an aluminum pipe and fabric drapes to create a secure and sturdy backdrop, all while providing easy portability and ease with disassembly and assembly. Continue reading

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