FASTSIGNS® Recruiting Franchise Candidates at National Business Media Show in Secaucus Aug. 17-19

Author: Jayme Nelson

Sign, Graphics and Visual Communications Targeting Aggressive Expansion across Northeast through Co-brand and Conversion Franchise Offerings

FASTSIGNS International, Inc., franchisor of FASTSIGNS®, the leading sign, graphics and visual communications franchise, announced today that it is attending and sponsoring the National Business Media Show from Aug. 17-19, 2017 at the Meadowlands Exposition Center. The company is recruiting franchisees for expansion throughout the Northeast, with a focus on co-brand and conversion franchise offerings.

"FASTSIGNS offers a phenomenal opportunity to existing business owners within the print and signage industry that allows them to join forces with our internationally recognized brand, through our co-brand franchise offering and conversion options," said Mark Jameson, EVP of Franchise Support and Development, FASTSIGNS International, Inc. "By onboarding with FASTSIGNS, franchisees are at the forefront of many new resources that weren't available to them in the past, we pride ourselves on the training, research, new product support and operational support that we offer."

Local entrepreneurs are invited to meet with the brand's franchise development team at booth #815 to learn more about co-brand and conversion franchise offerings particularly in the Northeast, including in New Jersey, Westchester County and New York City. During the first half of 2017, FASTSIGNS opened 18 centers across the U.S., Canada, and England, and signed 19 franchise agreements to develop additional new, co-branded, and conversion locations. Due to the ongoing worldwide need for visual communications and digital signage technology, the company expects to open a projected 45 locations this year.

For any existing business looking to expand into this fast-paced market, FASTSIGNS gives the added support and training needed to make the process smooth. Whether an existing print-based business or a photography studio, FASTSIGNS' co-brand centers receive the same assistance as any new franchisee, with the added bonus of being able to exclude established revenue streams, outside of the FASTSIGNS core business offering, from future royalty payments. Both the co-brand and conversion franchise offerings can be started with only $15,000 down on the initial franchise fee.

FASTSIGNS International, Inc. was ranked number 1 in the Business Services/Signs category for 2017 and 95 overall in Entrepreneur magazine's Franchise 500®, the world's first, best and most comprehensive franchise ranking. Acknowledged by entrepreneurs and franchisors as a top competitive tool of measurement, the Franchise 500®recognizes FASTSIGNS for its exceptional performance in areas including financial strength and stability, growth rate and brand power. FASTSIGNS also has been recognized for its franchisee satisfaction by being named a World Class Franchise by the Franchise Research Institute for five consecutive years and ranking number one in franchisee satisfaction by Franchise Business Review in 2016 and was recently named to Franchise Business Review's " innovative franchise brands list.

For information about the FASTSIGNS franchise opportunity, contact Mark Jameson at (214) 346-5679.

FASTSIGNS International, Inc. is the largest sign and visual communications franchisor in North America, and is the worldwide franchisor of 660 independently owned and operated FASTSIGNS® centers in nine countries including the US, Canada, England, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Grand Cayman, Mexico and Australia (where centers operate as SIGNWAVE®).

FASTSIGNS locations provide comprehensive sign and visual graphic solutions to 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. Learn more about sign and visual graphic solutions or find a location at Follow the brand on Twitter @FASTSIGNS, Facebook at or LinkedIn: