Signarama Franchise

Advertising signs, graphics, logos and screen printing

As companies compete more and more for consumers' attention, brand recognition and local advertising has become vitally important to businesses. Further, this need for customized messaging has catapulted the sign industry into more than a $49 billion market.

Participate in this explosive growth by joining SIGNARAMA, the largest sign franchisor in the world. We have been successfully helping entrepreneurs launch full-service sign centers for nearly 25 years and are now approaching 900 stores in more than 50 countries. Our vast experience and expertise delivers to you the training, consulting, equipment, and support necessary to run your successful SIGNARAMA store.

Site Selection Knowledge

The most important decision in opening your retail business is site selection. We carefully research all aspects of every new SIGNARAMA site, such as traffic patterns and client potential. After all criteria are met and a location has been selected, we assist you in the negotiation of your lease and the store build-out.

Once you feel comfortable with the site selection of your new store and all lease terms are finalized, you are then prepared for ownership and the start-up process.

Industry Leaders

Being a part of the SIGNARAMA brand benefits you because it is known for superior craftsmanship and exceptional customer service. Each of our individually owned and operated stores works hard to provide customers the highest quality products and personalized attention they expect from every SIGNARAMA. While we have proudly won the coveted Entrepreneur Magazine's #1 Franchise in the Industry Award for nine consecutive years, the repeat business and referrals each SIGNARAMA receives truly lets us know we provide the best overall customer experience. Quality and service...that's what you will provide.

In our experience, the greatest satisfaction in owning your own business is seeing the fruits of your labor. You can experience that satisfaction when you follow our proven system. The store owners of our SIGNARAMA family who employed at least one full time non-owner outside sales representative, were in business at least two years prior to 2010, and reported monthly sales, averaged $614,543.00 in gross sales.

Master License Opportunities Globally

We also award very unique MASTER LICENSE opportunities for targeted countries/regions to qualified individuals and companies. A master license grants the owner the exclusive development privileges for the brand and generates a very positive cash flow stream from the selling of franchises and collecting royalties. To learn more about this special opportunity, please contact Mr. Tony Foley, International Director, at 001-561-868-1358 or by email at .

Call (800) 694-5105 now to speak to a consultant.

Interested parties should have at least $40,000 to invest.

Please Note: The operators of Signarama, may not have verified the accuracy of the Franchise information contained within this website. For accurate up-to-date information, investors are strongly recommended to visit the official Signarama website.

How much does it cost to open a Signarama Franchise?

The investment required to open a Signarama Franchise is between $168,000-$172,000. There is an initial franchise fee of $49,500 which grants you the license to run a business under the Signarama name.

Individual Unit Costs

  • Initial Investment:
  • Initial Franchise Fee:
  • Royalty Fee:
  • Advertising Fee:
  • Term of Agreement:
    35 years
  • Renewal Fee:

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When did the first Signarama open? 1986
When did Signarama start Franchising? 1987

Year U.S.A. Canada International Corporate
2015 794 0 0 0
2005 480 21 210 0
2004 495 29 182 0
2003 494 27 155 0
2002 481 26 144 0
2001 458 26 128 0
Expense In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee No No
Startup Costs No No
Equipment No Yes
Inventory No No
Accounts Receivable No No
Payroll No No

Third Party Financing Source(s): various leasing companies

No prior experience needed.

The SIGNARAMA training system is one of the most extensive training programs in the franchising industry and backed by 25 years of experience in signs, graphics, and banners. You will be a trained expert in sign-making and business operations and business promotion.

Your comprehensive SIGNARAMA training program includes the following:

*A 2-week introductory training program at SIGNARAMA University located at corporate headquarters in West Palm Beach, FL. Your travel and lodging expenses are included. You will learn all aspects of your sign business, marketing your products, advertising, scheduling and workflow, bookkeeping, pricing orders, and providing great customer service. You will also learn the practice of making signs, product knowledge, hiring and training your staff.

*A 1-week on-the-job (OJT) training session at an established SIGNARAMA store to apply your classroom training and gain hands-on experience.

*Additional 2 weeks of training in your store with one of our experienced operations advisors. They are there with you side by side with you during the store setup as well as to implement your marketing plan and grand opening.

The business landscape is constantly changing. We firmly believe that ongoing support from the franchise is necessary to stay competitive and educated in the industry. We offer ongoing training sessions and regional meetings, franchise owner conventions, and Signarama-specific ongoing online educational opportunities to ensure that our franchisees always have access to a wealth of new information.
In addition, franchisees will have access to the following support:
- Regional support staff
- A highly-effective mentor program
- Special achievement recognition
- Technical assistance and a toll-free 800 number
- Discounts through mass purchasing power
- Strategic alliances with vendors and suppliers

Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, National media, Regional advertising

International franchisees required to buy multiple units/master licenses; 5% of all franchisees own more than one unit

Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 2 - 4

Absentee ownership of franchise is NOT allowed. (95% of current franchisees are owner/operators)

Business Experience:

  • General business experience
  • Marketing skills
  • Net Worth Required - $44,500

  • Your income potential as a Signarama Franchise entrepreneur depends vastly on many factors. As an entrepreneur, the goals to achieve are related to expanding sales while lowering your operation costs and increasing the quality of your products and or services. Each month your operating costs can include royalty fees, mortgage / rent, supplies for products, staffing, utilities, bookwork, stationary and other items. From one month to the next, you may find your costs fluctuate, but your up-front costs are, for the most part, fixed and they will cover most of the initial setup of equipment, signage and renovations.

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