Fastsigns® of Downtown Calgary Now Open

Author: Christina Krenek

Engineers turned entrepreneurs, Salman Ali Mumtaz and his wife, Sarah Samdani, have opened a new sign and graphics company in downtown Calgary. Now open, FASTSIGNS® of Downtown Calgary is located at 931 6th Ave., SW.

“Despite the economic downturn, we are optimistic about the opportunities Calgary has to offer and excited to open our new business venture in the heart of the downtown,” Sarah said. “With our passion for innovation and finding the most effective solutions, opening a FASTSIGNS franchise was the perfect fit for us. We can help businesses of all sizes grow and achieve their goals using the wide range of signs, graphics and visual marketing solutions we can provide.”

New location in Calgary

Salman Ali Mumtaz (right), owner of FASTSIGNS of Downtown Calgary, andthe center’s visual communications expert, Usman Khalid (left)

Prior to opening FASTSIGNS of Downtown Calgary, Salman Ali Mumtaz was a professional engineer and worked on projects in various industries across the world. Sarah also began her career as an engineer. She then received her master’s and doctorate degrees in marketing and served as a Marketing Team Leader for one of the top consulting firms in North America.  

“We believe that there is a very special energy in Calgary that exhilarates, invigorates and motivates,” Sarah added. “It’s a place of big skies and big ideas. We are here to give our clients exceptional service, listen and adapt to their needs, and provide the very best solutions.” 

FASTSIGNS of Downtown Calgary designs and manufactures custom visual communications including wall, window and floor graphics,building signs, banners, flags, trade show displays, wayfinding signs, digital signage and content, vehicle wraps, decals and interior décor graphics.

Usman Khalid will serve as FASTSIGNS of Downtown Calgary’s visual communications expert and account manager. He brings a wealth of experience in project management, customer service and vendor relations.

FASTSIGNS of Downtown Calgary is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and can be reached at 403.775.6633 or


FASTSIGNS® of Downtown Calgary is a locally and independently owned and operated sign, graphics and visual communications company that provides comprehensive visual marketing solutions to customers of all sizes—across all industries—to help them 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, digital signage and marketing materials. To learn more, visit or call 403.775.6633.