FASTSIGNS is the leading brand in the sign and graphics industry. We create captivating, high-performing visuals for businesses around the world. FASTSIGNS offers entrepreneurs and current business owners an opportunity to meet the growing demand for eye-catching graphics and marketing through franchising. The key to our company and franchisee success is our innovative products and services. What we offer — and how we offer it — continues to remain the reason FASTSIGNS is #1 in the sign and graphics industry for businesses.

To buy a franchise with FASTSIGNS, you'll need to have at least $80000 in liquid capital and a minimum net worth of $300000. FASTSIGNS charges a franchise fee of $47500. They also offer a discount for veterans.


Franchisor Details

Incorporated Name: FASTSIGNS International, Inc
Total Units: 675+
Year Founded: 1985
Franchising Since: 1986
Home Office: Carrollton, Texas
Training: Available
Locations Available: See Below*
Franchise Costs

Franchise Costs

Financing: Via 3rd party
Liquid Capital Required: $80,000
Net Worth Required: $300,000
Total Investment: $182,329 – $267,520
Franchise Fee: $47,500
Royalty Type: 6% and 2% , lower by ~50% first year!
Vetern Discount: Yes

*FASTSIGNS is currently accepting inquiries from the following locations: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

Values & History

FASTSIGNS has always remained on the cutting-edge of our industry. Since we first opened our doors back in 1985, we knew that we needed to continue growing alongside our industry if we wanted to stay profitable and successful. This commitment has allowed us to develop into a highly-adaptable company, providing visual marketing solutions that meet the ever-evolving needs of our clients.

Our ability to adapt and offer what our clients need has made FASTSIGNS the most trusted name in business-focused graphics production. Our franchisees have even extended their offerings into QR codes, visuals for mobile users, and other cutting-edge solutions. This spirit of adaptability and innovation in a changing environment is the key to FASTSIGNS' success.

Industry Performance

Since opening up our award-winning business model in 1985, we have grown into one of the most highly trusted names in the franchise industry. As the largest sign and visual communications franchisor in North America, FASTSIGNS continues to stay on top of a $29 billion industry. We are focused on evolving with our industry as it develops throughout the years. While other sign and graphic businesses are defensively adapting, we already have more than 700 locations in 10 countries—and we are poised to expand even more explosively over the next few decades.

The need and demand for signage and graphics continue to grow. Businesses are looking for new and innovative ways to compete for attention in a visually-oriented world. As a result, FASTSIGNS franchisees are in the perfect position to achieve long-term success by crafting creative, cutting-edge solutions for businesses on a local and global scale.

Training & Support

Our dedication to franchisee success is why two of our company's "Key Strategic Objectives" center on increasing franchisee's center sales and profitability. It's also why we've won awards for our level of franchisee satisfaction—and ultimately, it's why our franchisees have achieved financial success and personal fulfillment. We have more than 120 support staff serving our 700+ franchisees. That's a support ratio of 1:6, the largest of any sign franchise anywhere!

Our training and support resources include:

  • Foundations training class
  • New Center Business Consultant
  • Online FASTSIGNS University
  • Sales training
  • Sales bootcamp
  • Sales Leadership Academy
  • Vehicle Wrap Class
  • Mentor program

Ideal Candidate & Qualifications

At FASTSIGNS, we prefer individuals with sales, marketing, and operations backgrounds to those with backgrounds in graphics or technology. FASTSIGNS is a sales and marketing business. Emphasis on developing client relationships, outstanding customer service, and the ability to manage your outside sales team is a key ingredient to achieving positive results with a FASTSIGNS center.

Purchasing a FASTSIGNS Franchise

To open your own FASTSIGNS franchise, we require at a minimum: $80,000 minimum available capital; $300,000 minimum net worth; and a good credit rating. On average our franchisees invest between $197,172 and $313,136, including a $49,750 franchise fee.

FASTSIGNS also offers all franchisees powerful financing options. We have more than $21 million set aside just for financing in order to help franchisees fund their FASTSIGNS ambitions. That's just one way we utilize our resources to support our franchisees.

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FASTSIGNS is a FranNet Verified Brand

FranNet Verified Brands are reviewed by FranNet to ensure legitimacy and industry required documentation.