How to Make a Car Show Board

How to Make a Car Show Board

Having a car show board in front of your car is a great way to promote the unique aspects of your car in an attractive manner. As they say, it’s all about the presentation! You’ll want to present the car in a dignified manner, so that your car looks like it belongs there… but at the same time you don’t want to create visual obstacles to distract from the car itself. That’s where a good show board comes in!

Road Runner Car Show Board

The Most Important Part of your Car Show Board

Let’s start with the basics… The most important piece of information that should be on your show board is What makes the car or truck special to you!! There has to be one reason why you own the car and want to show it off! That should be the central item of every show board. After all… there should be one good reason why that car is in your garage!

Another really valuable piece of information you’ll want is how the car or truck became YOUR car or truck! Feel free to go into how you obtained the vehicle… how you bought it, restored it, or modified it. The story of the car is probably as important, if not more important than the car itself. Don’t be afraid to go into the history of the car… because it’s a part of the car!

Don’t Get Too Technical

Most people will just have the year, make, model, and some basic specs of the car. While that might look good on a showroom floor, it might not cut it at a car show!! It’s simple… a car should reflect you and your personality, so rather than bore everyone with a generic spec sheet focus more on the specs that attracted you to the car. Also, don’t forget about the specs that make a car unique or rare. Focusing on them will really make your car stand out above the others!

Pictures for your Car Show Board

Pictures can be another thing that can add to a car show board, but they’re not necessary! A lot of people want a classic show board look, and would rather go with a text only show board (in fact, about 15 years ago, WE started putting pictures on show boards). If you do want to add pictures, add them of the unique specs and mods that we mentioned. And above all, try to use pictures that appeal to you… like at a unique place or setting. A great car show board will use photos to make the board more attractive or show a component or feature that’s not generally visible… not to show the car to people who are standing right in front of the car!

Putting it All Together

This is the easiest part if you don’t over-think it!

You know you’ve seen them… The ones that try to design and print their own show board and end up with something that doesn’t fit with the car’s fit and finish. Having somebody design and produce your car show board is the simplest way to do it. We’ve got over 15 years experience designing show boards that will attract people’s attention and put all of YOUR information into a design that will convey this info properly. We’ve designed for cars that are featured at The SEMA Show, Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals, and World of Wheels… so you know you’re in good hands! And if you have a concern, just contact us! We’re here to make your car, as well as it’s owner look good!

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