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Convert Your Independent Business to a Sign Franchise with Signarama

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Expand Your Existing Sign Shop or Print Business

Do you own an existing sign shop, a print business, or another independent company? If you’re looking to reach your full potential for growth and take your business to the next level, Signarama offers a sign franchise conversion opportunity to expand your existing business and soar to new heights with industry-leading advantages.

We set our franchisees on the path to success with all the tools and resources they need to build a solid business. Our franchisees learn everything there is to know about running a successful Signarama store in our comprehensive initial training program to ensure you’re off to a strong start. From there, you can count on our support, which starts at day one and continues for the life of your business.

We help conversion candidates in all aspects of their business, including technical support to continually deliver the best sign products available on the market today; marketing assistance to attract more customers to your store; and access to preferred suppliers to get the products and services you need at low-priced vendor-negotiated deals.

As part of our partnership with Starpoint Brands, Signarama offers conversion printing franchise candidates a wide range of valuable industry advantages designed to significantly increase your customer base and revenue. Your business will benefit from innovative technology, an expert marketing team, our mass purchasing power and supplier network, and more.

Converting your independent business to a Signarama franchise removes the guesswork and replaces it with a streamlined process, tried-and-true systems, manuals, and guides. With more than 35 years of experience backing our opportunity, we’ll help you fully leverage your time mastering our proven business model as you break into the growing printing and signage industries and become a sign expert, all in one turnkey investment package.

What Sets Our Sign Franchise Opportunity Apart

Brand Recognition

As the world’s largest sign and graphics business, Signarama has one of the most recognizable brand names in the industry. Customers are more likely to go with a brand name over an independent business, and by converting to our established branding and signage franchise, you can utilize the power that comes with the Signarama name, trademark, and operating system. 

We’re proud of our consistent recognition from the following organizations:

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Logan Lane, Signarama Tallahassee, FL

“Converting to a Signarama franchise was a great experience for my business partner and I. We are able to take advantage of their successful systems and support. As an independent store, the cost to advertise, create an online website and online store were cost prohibitive. We were not able to offer those conveniences to our customers as an independent company.”

Logan Lane, Signarama Tallahassee, FL

“The automated point of sale system allows us to be more productive with fewer mistakes while allowing our sales staff to get a job into production without coming back into the office to drop off job paperwork. The Signarama marketing and vendor assistance allows us to streamline our operation and get more customers in the door which in turn has created larger profits.”

Mass Purchasing Power

Lack of purchasing power can hurt independent businesses. By converting your business to a Signarama, you’ll immediately gain our strength in numbers through our unsurpassed mass purchasing power, a supplier network, and low-priced vendor-negotiated deals. With our nearly 800-store footprint worldwide, we have vast experience when it comes to revamping businesses and providing all the tools you need to succeed. We make it easy to convert your business into a Signarama large-format printing franchise so you can be part of the largest network in the industry!
Testimonial from Signarama Franchisee Bob Chapa

Regional and Global Marketing

Regional and Global Marketing
Part of our comprehensive strategy for conversion success is Signarama’s proven marketing program. We’ve designed our regional and global marketing to help you grow your customer base and expand your business. We utilize a multipronged approach that includes a focus on growing each franchise location at the local level as well as a combination of traditional marketing techniques and online marketing efforts.
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Conversion Investment Information

Want to know how much it costs to convert your independent business into a Signarama franchise? We’ve got you covered. Conversion costs differ from traditional franchising costs, and they can vary based on your existing business’s equipment, location, and other factors. For example, if you can continue to use your current equipment and location, your costs will be lower.

The estimated initial investment to convert your business into a Signarama franchise includes the following:

  • Initial franchise fee: $49,500
  • Item 5 fee: $1,000 – $1,750
  • Additional fees for signage and other improvements
  • Total initial investment $56,000 to $78,000

Signarama offers financing options for conversion franchisees, and our knowledgeable staff is ready to help you secure financing options, locate and apply for local funding and financing opportunities, and work with leading companies for equipment financing. Additionally, we offer 10 percent, 25 percent, or 50 percent off the franchise fee for returning veterans based on their years of service.

Invest in a Growing Industry

There will always be demand for signage, as businesses of every kind rely on signage to draw customers in, provide valuable information about their businesses, showcase their products, advertise sales, and much more. With total advertising expenditures expected to rise, there’s never been a better time to convert to a Signarama and break into the booming sign industry with a well-established brand!

Converting to a Signarama allows you to provide businesses in your community with the customized signage they need, in addition to a full portfolio of sign services, advertising solutions, and branding options. With our extensive catalog of products, we can help business owners realize potential across several facets of the sign industry, including the US billboard and sign manufacturing market, valued at $14.7B, and the US digital signage market, currently valued at $5.3B

As the markets within the sign industry continue to evolve, we help our franchisees stay current on trends so they can provide the most up-to-date products and services to customers. With Signarama’s sign, digital printing, and vehicle wrapping franchise, you can rest assured you’ll always be ready to answer the demand.

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Franchisee Testimonials

Logan Lane, Signarama Franchisee, Tallahassee, FL

“Converting to a Signarama franchise was a great experience for my business partner and I. We are able to take advantage of their successful systems and support. As an independent store, the cost to advertise, create an online website, and online store were cost prohibitive. We were not able to offer those conveniences to our customers as an independent company.”

Bob Chapa, Signarama Franchisee, Madison Heights, MI

“The money I save as a Signarama owner pays the monthly royalty fee, so basically I get everything for free!”


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