As part of its franchise growth strategy, FASTSIGNS International will be exhibiting at Booth No. 237 at the National Franchise and Business Opportunities Show, Sept. 6-7, in Toronto. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet with FASTSIGNS representatives to discuss the franchise buying process and to learn more about the company’s business model, high franchise partner satisfaction rankings and special financing program for military veterans.
The fourth annual FASTSIGNS Outside Sales Summit was held in Frisco, TX, last week. Over 200 attendees from FASTSIGNS centers across the United States and Canada participated. Themed “Your Roadmap to Success,” the 2014 Outside Sales Summit attendees participated in a variety of educational sessions and listened to keynote speakers.
A new, hybrid roll/flatbed EFI H1625 LED printer has been installed at the Gladstone, MO, FASTSIGNS center. The new press allows the shop to produce high-quality, flatbed-printed parking lot signage, backlit signs and other display graphics.
The World of Music in Erie, PA, worked with FASTSIGNS of Erie to update and refurbish the store's weathered guitar sign after decades of withstanding the elements. "The sign has become an Erie landmark and a big part of who we are, and that makes it special," said Amanda Karns, World of Music's marketing manager.
Levine Leichtman Capital Partners has partnered with FASTSIGNS International management to complete the acquisition of the company. "Having a partner that understands franchising and the importance of providing valuable support to franchisees was critical to us in selecting our next financial partner," said Catherine Monson, CEO of FASTSIGNS.
USA Today and G.I. Jobs magazine have both named FASTSIGNS International as one of the top franchises for military veterans. FASTSIGNS is part of the International Franchise Association’s VetFran program that provides military veterans with special incentives and assistance to open a franchise.
At the International Franchise Expo, held June 19-21, 2014, at The Javits Center in New York City, FASTSIGNS CEO Catherine Monson and Executive Vice President of Franchise Support and Development Mark Jameson will be at Booth No. 214 to meet with potential franchise partners and discuss the company’s “More than fast. More than signs.” vision.
Commercial printer equipment installations and other news from Printing Impressions’ April 2014 edition, featuring Ryan Printing, Copresco, The Harman Press and Fox Printing, BR Printers, Allied Printing Services, Panaprint
FASTSIGNS will be launching extended expansion efforts in Canada, and has signed the first eight of 16 Locations to open in Canada over the next few years. As part of its expansion efforts, it will be exhibiting at the Canadian Franchise Association's The Franchise Show, Feb. 22 and 23 in Toronto, to discuss with attendees the franchise buying process.
The Seahawks fans at FASTSIGNS of Kirkland, WA, have started prepping for the Super Bowl XLVIII game by creating and printing up “12th man” sports signs for fans to show support. The FASTSIGNS team decided to use this opportunity to also raise money for another local organization: Seattle Children’s Hospital.