Classic Stanchions

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Sign Top Frames For Classic Stanchions

For special occasions and VIP events, Crowd Control Warehouse's collection of classic post and rope stanchions allows you to maintain an organized event without interrupting your venue's elegant design. When paired with a traditional velvet rope, these classic post and rope stanchions can create event entry lines, ticket purchase lines, or keep guests out of restricted areas.
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Classic Stanchions

Classic Stanchions

 

Why Use Velvet Rope Barriers?

Stanchions are popular solutions for crowd management because of their affordability, portability, and effectiveness, but some red carpet events require extra attention to aesthetics. A simple stanchion with black post and belt may suffice for certain occasions, but for VIP, red carpet events, event planners prefer something more elegant. For special occasions like these, velvet rope stanchions create effective barriers while cooperating with the red-carpet event themes.

Crowd Control Ropes for Weddings

 

Why Use Velvet Rope Barriers?

Stanchions are popular solutions for crowd management because of their affordability, portability, and effectiveness, but some red carpet events require extra attention to aesthetics. A simple stanchion with black post and belt may suffice for certain occasions, but for VIP, red carpet events, event planners prefer something more elegant. For special occasions like these, velvet rope stanchions create effective barriers while cooperating with the red-carpet event themes.

Crowd Control Ropes for Weddings

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With sites like Pinterest providing infinite DIY inspiration and social media putting more and more emphasis on visual presentation, America’s newlyweds are starting to think outside of the box when planning their special day. Popular wedding site “The Knot” has some interesting research to demonstrate this. Over the last decade for instance the percent of weddings hosted in standard religious institutions has gone from 41% down to just 22%. Even banquet halls dropped in popularity among newlyweds, dropping from 27% to 17%. On the contrary, unique venues like barns rose in popularity from 2% to 15%.But as newlyweds get creative with their wedding venues, they’re not compromising the guest experience, even as they move their weddings from churches to barns. In fact, the average per-guest expense rose in the last decade from ~$194/guest to ~$268/guest.

Behind every Instagram-perfect wedding is a wedding planner working behind the scenes to make these farms, ranches, historical homes and even backyards shine just as spectacularly as banquet halls, churches, and other traditional event venues. Velvet rope stanchions with classic posts are an easy way to achieve a VIP red-carpet look. Newlyweds use these classic post and rope stanchions for everything from photo booths, “selfie stations”, sundae bars, reception lines, and even to create the traditional aisle for the bride and groom in outdoor settings. These vip rope barriers go a long way towards transforming these ordinary environments into formal venues.

Creating VIP Red Carpet Events With Velvet Rope Stanchions

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Weddings aren’t the only events affected by the realities of social media. Corporate event planners and event venues are recognizing the opportunity for exposure created by this photo-sharing culture. To keep up with this trend, they’ve begun implementing customized event hashtags for everything from conferences to Christmas parties. The hashtag “#redcarpetevent” has more than 70,000 uses on instagram, for example. However, this increased exposure brings increased pressure to pull off a flawless red carpet experience.

One way that these private events are attempting to keep up with the high-class, red carpet ambiance is by implementing “press walls”, also appropriately nicknamed the “step and repeat” wall. These are the banners decorated with sponsor logos positioned along the red carpet at the entrance of a gala, banquet, or other special event. Attendees stop in front of this wall for photographs. Another staple of the VIP red-carpet look is, of course, red carpet stanchions. Simple as they may be in structure with simple but elegant velvet ropes connecting polished decorative posts, these velvet rope barriers have been the iconic staple of red carpet, VIP events since the days of Marilyn Monroe and Grace Kelly. The classic post and rope stanchion is such a staple of hollywood’s red carpet events in fact that weddings and proms adopting hollywood themes need only these red rope stanchions and red carpets to achieve the look.

Use Cases For Classic Post and Velvet Rope Stanchions

  • Proms
  • Weddings
  • Corporate events and parties
  • Private red carpet events
  • Museums
  • Concert halls and event venues
  • Theaters
  • Night Clubs
  • Velvet Rope Stanchion Benefits

  • Elegant aesthetic with polished posts and velvet ropes
  • Light-weight portability
  • Multiple decorative styles
  • Universal full-circumference rope receiver for velvet rope attachment from any direction
  • Easy set up and tear-down
  • Available with sturdy, weighted concrete base
  • Available with threaded hole for sign-top attachment
  • Stanchion Post Types

    Classic Stanchion Post Colors Post finishes in polished or satin stainless steel, polished or satin brass, or elegant black.
    Stanchion Post Top Styles Ball Top, Crown/Urn Top, or Flat Top styles.
    Stanchion Post Base Styles Flat or decorative dome style bases.


    Velvet Rope Barrier Types

    Rope Barrier Colors Stanchion ropes are available in the popular red and black as well as green, maroon, purple, blue, yellow, and natural hemp.
    Rope Barrier Materials Stanchion ropes are available in velvet style, leather style, plastic, woven plastic, and hemp.
    Rope Barrier Lengths 2, 4, 6, 8, or 10 foot rope lengths.