Now more than ever, businesses look to FASTSIGNS® for innovative ways to connect with customers in a highly competitive marketplace. Our high standards for quality and customer service have made FASTSIGNS the most recognized brand in the industry, driving significantly more traffic to the web than any other sign company.
Why FASTSIGNS International?
FASTSIGNS is the only franchisor in our industry to include a full Financial Performance Representation (Item 19) in our Franchise Disclosure Document, including information on our 2018 center average and top quartile Owners Discretionary Profit (ODP):
Top Quartile Owner Discretionary Profit (ODP): 30.5%, or 383,631
Average Center Owners Discretionary Profit (ODP): 20.2%, or 189,264
We also lead in these important areas:
Franchise Business Review FBR50 Franchisee Satisfaction Award 2006-2019
Franchise Business Review - Best in Category 2018
Franchise Research Institute World Class Franchise - 2011-2018
CFA Award of Excellence Silver - 2019
CFA Franchisees' Choice Designation - 2013-2019
FASTSIGNS is one of only a handful of franchises approved for $20 million in SBA financing for approved franchise candidates
Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award - 2016
Ideal candidates and existing franchisees come from all walks of life however those with strong senior or executive level experience in Sales, Project Management, Technology, or overall Management ( CEO, CFO, COO) often do best as this business is about managing relationships and people. FASTSIGNS is also a great business for two (Husband/Wife) or other teams. FASTSIGNS is also a great family business; many franchisees engage their children in the business.
Training And Support
In an industry that's experiencing unprecedented growth and rapid innovation, you want a leadership team that can provide strong strategic direction. FASTSIGNS excels here, too. We invest in our franchise owners by offering a royalty reduction of 50% in the first year for a faster ramp up. And you also have the benefit of dedicated support in:
Site selection and build-out
Four weeks of training
1 week in a FASTSIGNS center
2 weeks at our Dallas Headquarters
1 week onsite in your new center
Pre-opening marketing blitz
Grand opening support and guidance
Dedicated Business Consultants
Franchisee Mentor Program
24-hour web-based learning management
Outside sales support
"FASTSIGNS continues to be the perfect business model for us to reach our personal financial goals. With the brand awareness, operational support, and training resources, FASTSIGNS positions us to be the predominant visual communications leader in the market. "
Mark & Shawn Glenn (Multi-Unit Franchisees FASTSIGNS of Dallas, TX)
"We liked the sign industry and where it is heading technologically, and FASTSIGNS is the top dog in the category. It was important to me that I have an experienced team of professionals behind me that were dedicated to achieving my success. There’s no better system than FASTSIGNS if you’re looking to get into the business."
Clint Ehlers (FASTSIGNS of Lancaster, PA and Willow Grove, PA)
'" FASTSIGNS provides all the tools and flexibility to operate our business; the support site and staff delivers all the necessary ingredients for SUCCESS! The support staff will stay on the phone many hours (if needed) to resolve any issue we may have. This dedication to success makes us proud to be owners of a FASTSIGNS franchise."
Denise Acquaye (FASTSIGNS of Newark, NJ)
" I was surprised at the daily support we have with the corporate office and other franchise owners in the system that are truly there for my wife and I. I know I can call or text anytime with simple and complex questions."