Since our first sign center opened in 1985, FASTSIGNS® has become a leader in one of the world's most dynamic franchised industries with a growing store network that spans the globe. Our franchised centers use state-of-the-art computer technology to create custom signs and graphics for businesses and organizations of all sizes.
With more than 530 FASTSIGNS® locations around the world, you're never far from sign solutions. Whether you want banners, building signs, vehicle graphics, or signs for your windows, walls, doors or floors, FASTSIGNS® uses the latest sign-making systems and techniques to create high-impact signs that get you results.
One of the most important factors to our success is the quality and commitment of our franchisees. Highly driven strategic entrepreneurs, our franchisees receive extensive training and support and every possible competitive advantage. We carefully select them, making sure that our franchise opportunity meets their goals and aspirations for business ownership.
The Industry Outlook
We think the sign and graphics business is a dynamic, fun, and creative business. A business that allows you to control your future, be actively involved in your community, and provide needed solutions to business customers of all types. Our products and services typically do one of three things; sell, inform, or direct. Companies in all industries and of every size will always need to sell, inform and direct their customers and/or employees. As a result, the sign and graphics industry is a robust, high growth industry that is positioned exceptionally well to withstand changes to the economy, world events, or corporate dynamics.
FASTSIGNS: Nationally Known, Locally Owned
As a member of the FASTSIGNS network you immediately benefit from:
- Reduced franchise fees and royalties;
- Access to national accounts;
- Buying power with vendors, helping lower your costs;
- Respected and recognized brand;
- State-of-the-art print technology and training programs;
- Proven effective local and national marketing.
Products and Services
Count on FASTSIGNS® to solve your communications challenges - from the simple to the simply impossible™. We combine marketing and sign knowledge with state-of-the-art technology and innovative ideas to design and produce sign and graphic solutions that put your message in all of the places it needs to be. We manage your project from concept to completion® (or any step in between) and deliver the solution you need to overcome your communication challenges and meet your objectives. We'll help you look great.
From concept to completion®, we streamline the sign buying process for you with:
- Personalized sign and graphic design consultation and project management;
- In-house, custom sign design services;
- Wide-format digital printing;
- State-of-the-art sign printing technology;
- Signs and Graphics in any size and on virtually any surface or material, including vinyl, wood, windows, walls and vehicles;
- Versatility to handle any sign project, large or small - from day-to-day signs to major, multi-site projects;
- Fast, easy online tools - including our web site, high-speed file transfer, request for quote and web proofing.
Innovation & Technology
Committed to innovation, FASTSIGNS® uses state-of-the-art design, communication and production technologies to make sign buying fast and simple—from Concept to Completion®. Whether you need one sign or a thousand, we promise to deliver a high-quality product, on time, at a competitive price.
FASTSIGNS® Mission Statement
At FASTSIGNS®, our goal is to work with you to provide the right communications solutions to meet your business challenges and help your company realize its full potential. We want to make you look great, and we have both the sign and marketing knowledge and the product expertise to help you succeed.
Training and Support
Initial site selection and build out. Training includes 1week of training in a FASTSIGNS center followed by 2 weeks at our Dallas Headquarters. Pre-opening marketing blitz to drive traffic. Grand Opening support and guidance from an outside sales manager and brand ambassador. Dedicated Field Business Consultants to assist with business/finances, training, marketing , sales, production and staff management. Franchisee Mentor Program to guide you and lend support. 24-hour online learning management system that keeps you and your staff up-to-speed and in-the-know in this fast-paced market.
One of the most valuable benefits of joining an established franchise system is brand awareness. At FASTSIGNS®, you’ll benefit from years of strategic, sophisticated marketing and advertising programs that have resulted in our brand name awareness in the business community. Couple this with outstanding customer service by our franchisees and the FASTSIGNS name becomes a very powerful marketing tool.
Web Marketing. State-of-the-art website, including marketing programs. Search engine optimization, pay-per-click programs and internet yellow pages.
Marketing Materials. Color brochures, catalogs, mailers and ad slicks are available and can be customized with your store address and phone number.
Telemarketing. In-house and third party telemarketing programs are available to help attract customers. Trade Shows- Modular exhibits and supplemental materials help you take full advantage of exhibit and display marketing opportunities.
Public Relations. National, regional, and local public relations campaigns help build brand awareness and goodwill for your store.
Marketing Research. Ongoing market research provides information for the strategic decisions made by the NAC. National Visibility. Hundreds of successful FASTSIGNS stores have helped build brand awareness far superior to other sign franchises.
National Account Program. Through our National Account Program (NAP), we are building the FASTSIGNS brand with major companies. The national Accounts staff is comprised of seasoned professionals ready to assist clients and franchise owners in sign project development and management, logo and brand identity and consistency, web-based ordering and more.
FASTSIGNS has reduced investment costs and the start-up funds needed by as much as 15 percent by negotiating quantity volume deals with suppliers of equipment and materials. This, along with having recently secured $4 million in financing for franchisees opening new centers, continues to make FASTSIGNS an attractive franchise model for those looking to own a business and become part of the number one concept the sign industry for 2011, according to Entrepreneur Magazine. Complete with Robust pre-opening support across training, operations and marketing, new center owners can also take advantage of reduced royalties during their first year of operation.
|VetFran (Franchise Fee for Veterans)
|Furniture, Fixtures, Equipment
|Construction/Store Build Out
|Advertising, Professional Fees, Travel
|Total Investment Range
$169,668 - $276,419
|Total Investment Range for Veterans
|$152,668 - $259,419