October 11, 2010 // Franchising.com // Carrollton, Texas – FASTSIGNS International, Inc., the world's premier business-to-business marketing solution franchise with more than 530 locations, will be exhibiting and hosting a breakfast and luncheon at the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) Expo in Las Vegas at the Las Vegas Convention Center on October 12-15, 2010.
FASTSIGNS® executive Mark Jameson, Senior Vice President of Franchise Development will be speaking with individuals about the company's franchise opportunity and the national conversion program both domestic and internationally, and will be exhibiting during show hours (Booth #460). Jameson will also be hosting a breakfast and luncheon on Thursday, October 14, 2010. Reservations are required.
"As a leader in the sign and graphic industry, we will be speaking to independent shop owners and anyone interested in opening a franchise about our conversion program, sharing success stories, lessons learned and best practices," said Jameson. "To be successful in today's economy, it is absolutely essential that concepts review, revise, refresh and strengthen their processes, programs and offerings and share what works with others."
The conversion initiative allows independent owners to partner with FASTSIGNS in reaching their full potential and long-term goals. According to Jameson, FASTSIGNS has successfully converted several stores throughout the country, including recently signed deals in Toronto, Fernandina Beach, Fla. and Williamsport Pa., noting the growing interest in graphics businesses looking to become part of one of the most successful franchise systems in the business services category.
As a part of the initiative, FASTSIGNS offers the dominant brand name in the quick sign industry, sophisticated e-commerce capabilities and the latest technology, access to endless marketing resources and benefits that come from networking with the more than 530 FASTSIGNS centers nationwide. For a limited time only, FASTSIGNS is also offering reduced franchise fees and other financial incentives to qualified conversion candidates. FASTSIGNS has also recently secured $4,000,000 in financing for franchisees opening new centers.
"FASTSIGNS is attractive for investors and business enthusiasts because of the proven economic model and stability that the brand retains," Jameson added.
Clint Ehlers, owner of FASTSIGNS in Culver City, Calif. will be discussing his experience as a FASTSIGNS owner and his businesses success.
"I have the benefit of one of the most respected names in the sign business - and in franchising as a whole," said Ehlers. "FASTSIGNS is dedicated to providing the tools and resources needed so that my business is equipped for growth and success."
Clint will be available for questions following the breakfast and luncheon.
With an overwhelming response, limited seating is available. To make a reservation for the luncheons, please contact Brian Wieters at (800) 827-7446, email@example.com or Mark Jameson at or firstname.lastname@example.org.
FASTSIGNS International, Inc. is the worldwide franchisor for the more than 530 FASTSIGNS® sign and graphic centers located in the US, Canada, the UK, Brazil, Mexico and Australia (where centers operate as SIGNWAVE®). FASTSIGNS® sign and graphics centers leverage sign and marketing knowledge, state-of-the-art technology and innovative thinking to solve customers' marketing and communications challenges—from the simple… to the simply impossible™. Centers provide consulting, file transfer, design, production, delivery and installation for a full range of custom sign and graphic solutions. For franchise information, visit fastsigns.com.