FASTSIGNS Announces Record Growth and Landmark Success at Sales Summit
CARROLLTON, Texas—August 25, 2015—FASTSIGNS International, franchisor of more than 590 FASTSIGNS locations worldwide, held its annual Outside Sales Summit in Charlotte, North Carolina, where 34 Outside Sales Professionals from different FASTSIGNS locations were recognized for sales achievements exceeding half a million dollars in annual sales, including 10 who achieved more than $1 million in sales.
"Our FASTSIGNS Outside Sales Professionals lead the industry in providing comprehensive solutions to solve communications challenges for customers," explained Catherine Monson, CEO of FASTSIGNS International. "We recently achieved a new milestone of $400 million in system-wide sales for the first time in our 30-year history. This is due in large part to the determination of our proactive franchisees and their local sales teams."
Themed "Accelerating Your Sales," 234 attendees participated in a variety of educational sessions presented by subject-matter experts, engaged in panel discussions with peers and learned from keynote speakers. An exclusive vendor showcase featured over 100 exhibitors displaying the latest visual communications products and technologies including UV additive printing, textile applications, digital signage and more.
Top-performing Outside Sales Professionals were recognized at an awards ceremony at the NASCAR Hall of Fame.
Special thanks to the 2015 FASTSIGNS Outside Sales Summit sponsors including diamond sponsor Roland DGA; platinum sponsor Grimco; gold sponsors LexJet, Amcad & Graphics and Triangle/INX International Ink; and silver sponsors 3M Commercial Solutions, Fellers, ESI and ASAP Printing.
FASTSIGNS International is the largest sign and visual communications franchisor in North America, and is the worldwide franchisor of more than 590 independently owned and operated FASTSIGNS centers in nine countries including the U.S. Canada, England, Brazil, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Grand Cayman, Mexico and Australia (where centers operate as SIGNWAVE).
FASTSIGNS consultants provide comprehensive visual marketing solutions and help companies of all sizes and across all industries attract more attention, communicate their message, sell more products, help visitors find their way and extend their branding across all of their customer touch points including décor, events, wearables and marketing materials.