FASTSIGNS Franchise Opportunity

Own a FASTSIGNS Franchise

FASTSIGNS International, Inc. is the leading sign and visual communications franchisor in North America, and is the worldwide franchisor of more than 750 independently owned and operated FASTSIGNS® centers in nine countries including the United States, Canada, Chile, England, Grand Cayman, Mexico, Dominican Republic, Malta, and Australia (where centers operate as SIGNWAVE®). Locations are slated to open in two additional countries – France and Spain – in 2022. FASTSIGNS locations provide comprehensive signage and visual graphic solutions to help companies of all sizes and across all industries attract more attention, communicate their message, promote their products, help visitors find their way and extend their branding across all of their customer touch points.

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Download the FASTSIGNS Franchisee Satisfaction Report

Only the brands that exceed FBR’s franchisee satisfaction benchmark are displayed on our website. Here’s how FASTSIGNS franchise owners rated their franchise.

Highlights include:

  • 91% of franchisees agree that they enjoy operating this business.
  • 95% of franchisees are likely to recommend this franchise to others.
  • 91% of franchisees agree that they respect their franchisor.
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Franchise Owner Satisfaction Report
Review completed: May 2024
0-49 Below average
50-69 Average
70-100 Best
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  • Core Values
  • Franchise System
  • Franchise Community
  • Leadership
  • Self-Evaluation

Not all franchise systems share their results publicly. FASTSIGNS does. Download the franchisee satisfaction report on FASTSIGNS for free.

FASTSIGNS Awards from Franchise Business Review

2024 Top Womens
2024 FBR Top
2024 Best Culture
2023 Most Innovative
2023 Top Veterans
2023 Most Profitable
2023 Best Culture
2023 Recession Proof
2023 Top Women
2023 Best in Category
2023 Top Franchise
FBR Hall of Fame
2022 Top Recession-Proof
2022 Top Women
2022 Top 200
2021 Most Profitable
2021 Best Culture
2021 Recession Proof
2021 Top Veterans
2021 Top Women
2021 Top
2020 Second Career
2020 Top Veterans
2020 FBR Top
2019 Services
2019 FBR Top
2019 FBR Rockstar
2019 FBR Innovative
2019 FBR Multi-Unit
2019 FBR Veterans
2019 FBR Womens

FASTSIGNS Franchise Information

Business Model
  • Over 750 locations worldwide in 9 countries
  • Low staffing requirements
  • Business-to-business hours
  • Professional business clientele
  • Attractive margins
Key Benefits

The primary benefits FASTSIGNS offers franchisees include:

MINIMIZED RISK

Proven practices, a strong model, and a well-known brand make profitability margins much higher than an average graphics business starting from the ground up.

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

They help qualified franchisees get the funds needed to get started. FASTSIGNS has $21 million set aside just for SBA financing.

NAME RECOGNITION

Building a client base is dependent on trust. Thousands of businesses all over the world already know and trust the FASTSIGNS name alone.

TRAINING

FASTSIGNS provides franchisees a Foundations Training Class, 24/7 online education at FASTSIGNS University, sales training, and more.

PRE-OPENING MARKETING CAMPAIGN

Prior to opening, the home office team will lay the groundwork for your client base. By the time you open your doors, you’ll have a stream of traffic ready for your FASTSIGNS location.

ESTABLISHED OPERATING SYSTEMS

The FASTSIGNS systems have been continuously developed since 1987 to meet the needs of businesses in every industry, driving profitability and minimizing waste.

RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT OF PRODUCTS & SERVICES

FASTSIGNS is always researching new ways to help franchisees profit from trends and meet cutting-edge business needs. Once a new product or service has proven its worth through rigorous testing, we roll it out to our other FASTSIGNS locations.

In addition to the above benefits, franchisees receive:

  • Thorough and ongoing business support
  • Protected territories
  • Network of franchisees
  • National marketing initiatives
  • National buying power

H3: Marketing Support:

  • $11 Million National Ad Fund
  • National Television Commercials
  • Marketing Service Manager to help you execute local digital marketing
  • Virtual Sales Assistant
Training Programs
  • REAL ESTATE: Site selection and build-out
  • INITIAL TRAINING: Four weeks of training (1 week in a FASTSIGNS center, 2 weeks at our Dallas Headquarters, 1 week onsite in your new center)
  • INITIAL MARKETING: Pre-opening marketing campaign
  • MARKETING: Grand opening support and ongoing marketing campaigns
  • OPERATIONS: Dedicated Business Consultants
  • NETWORKING: Franchisee Mentor Program
  • ONGOING TRAINING: 24-hour web-based learning management
  • SALES DEVELOPMENT: Outside sales support & development tools
  • AND MUCH, MUCH MORE!
Franchise Contact Information
  • Corporate Address:
    2542 Highlander Way
    Carrollton, TX 75006
  • Contact Name(s): Mark Jameson,
    UK Franchise Opportunities:
    John Davies
  • Contact Email: [email protected], [email protected]
  • Phone #: 214.346.5679

FASTSIGNS Franchise Survey Results

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FASTSIGNS Franchise Reviews & Testimonials

Actual owner reviews from our third party, independent surveys.

  • There are very few peers that are not living the FASTSIGNS core values. I’m very proud to be associated with the FASTSIGNS brand.

    Marissa, FASTSIGNS Franchise Owner

    Overall Brand Rating:

    FSI
  • We are on the same page. The focus in on top quality products, great customer service, education our team so that each member can bring value to our clients. Corporate and Franchisees focus on our profit margin, not on topline sales and that way we all win.

    Donna, FASTSIGNS Franchise Owner

    Overall Brand Rating:

    FSI
  • The franchisor has invested a lot of resources in developing a very strong training and support infrastructure.

    Greg, FASTSIGNS Franchise Owner

    Overall Brand Rating:

    FSI

FASTSIGNS specializes in providing custom sign and graphic solutions for any size business and event.

Request Information
  • Min. Cash Required: $80,000
  • Net Worth Required: $300,000
  • Total Startup Investment: $248,083 - $344,624
  • Franchising Since: 1986
  • Franchise Units: 727

Available Markets

USA United States:

AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY

CA Canada:

AB, BC, MB, NB, NL, NS, NT, NU, ON, PE, QC, SK, YT

International

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I would like to explore funding for my business venture from Benetrends Financial (minimum investment $50K, US only).