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Veteran & First Responders Franchise Program

FASTSIGNS Thanks You for Your Service

For many veterans, transitioning out of service to daily civilian life can be difficult. FASTSIGNS is dedicated to helping veterans find success and purpose through our sign franchise opportunities, which is validated by the fact that 10 percent of our franchisees are veterans. We have been recognized as one of the “Top Franchises for Veterans” by the Franchise Business Review™ and as a top “Military Friendly Franchise” by G.I. Jobs.

We also have an immense amount of respect for our first responders and offer special opportunities to them as a “thank you” for their service.

Entrepreneur Ranked 2019, Top Franchise for Veterans Vet Fran 2016 Secretary of defense employer support freedom award

Why Do Veterans & First Responders Choose FASTSIGNS?

FASTSIGNS makes it a point to welcome our veterans and first responders into the company and give them the tools they need to build a successful business after their service.

Take a look at our franchise initiatives available to veteran franchisees and first responders:

  • Franchise Fee of $24,875 (Usually $49,750)
  • Reduced Royalties for the First 12 Months
  • Flexible FASTSIGNS Location Options (Over 400 Ideal Markets Available)
  • 20.2% Pre-Tax Owner Benefit in a Weekday-Only Business**
  • SBA-Approved Franchise Financing

FASTSIGNS’ proven business model can maximize your success and the growth of our brand. Our veteran and first responder program helps you grow a thriving FASTSIGNS location, achieve financial independence, and build a profitable business.

Articles About Our Veterans

If you are interested in starting a FASTSIGNS, contact us to learn more about our sign franchise opportunities for veterans and first responders.

See What Our Franchisees Say About FASTSIGNS®

  • Steve & Renae Adrian
  • Stan Gray
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What To Expect?

  1. Initial Inquiry
    • Have an introductory phone call with the Development Director and complete our confidential profile form
  2. Learn About The Brand
    • Review our Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) with the Development Director and get insight from other franchisees
    • Tour a nearby FASTSIGNS and get insight from current FASTSIGNS franchisees.
  3. Develop and Open Your Own FASTSIGNS Center
    • Final Interview with Mark Jameson, our Executive Vice President of Franchise Support & Development and sign the Franchise Agreement
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#1 In The Sign & Graphics Industry

The need and demand for signage and graphics continues to grow. Businesses are looking for new and innovative ways to compete for attention in a visually-oriented world. As a result, FASTSIGNS franchisees are in the perfect position to achieve long-term success by crafting creative, cutting-edge solutions for businesses on a local and global scale. Our response to new and sophisticated media needs:

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See What Our Franchisees Say About FASTSIGNS®

  •  - Dan & Naomi Stutzman
    “If I ever have a problem to deal with, it's sent to my FASTSIGNS support team. I know I can end the day with sending an email describing my problem, and come in the next morning with several possible solutions from the FASTSIGNS support team. This is ...”
    - Dan & Naomi Stutzman FASTSIGNS of Erie, PA
  •  - Bill & Joan Belmont
    “FASTSIGNS is a top notch organization with a wealth of knowledge and talent and has always succeeded because they believe that when and only when the franchisee is successful they will be. I strongly encourage others to seek out FASTSIGNS in their ...”
    - Bill & Joan Belmont FASTSIGNS of Lawerenceville, NJ
  •  - Paul LeBlanc
    “Choosing to start this business was one of the most important and worthwhile decisions I ever made. I knew I wanted to be with the leader in the field. That was FASTSIGNS in 1995 and it’s even truer today. Marketing and technical support second to ...”
    - Paul LeBlanc FASTSIGNS of Vancouver, BC,
  •  - Howard James
    “Before owning a FASTSIGNS franchise, I was a high school teacher and wanted an independent job. Now, I’m a successful entrepreneur, but I’m not in business by myself. The training and support that I receive from FASTSIGNS is tremendous.”
    - Howard James FASTSIGNS of Washington, DC
  •  - Dick Helmey
    “FASTSIGNS made the whole idea of new product opportunities and new solutions come alive for our current clients. It was also a good fit because it brought a lot of new resources that we really didn’t have available to us before…training, research, ...”
    - Dick Helmey FASTSIGNS of Midtown South and True Color Graphics - Houston, TX,
  •  - Clint Ehlers
    “We liked the sign industry and where it is heading technologically, and FASTSIGNS is the top dog in the category. It was important to me that I have an experienced team of professionals behind me that were dedicated to achieving my success. There’s ...”
    - Clint Ehlers FASTSIGNS of Willow Grove, PA and Cherry Hill, NJ
  •  - Donna Bilodeau
    “The support provided by our franchisor is second to none. We could not do without their expertise in all areas. We are linked by intranet to all other franchise owners and communicate daily. We subcontract work to each other and rely on each other's ...”
    - Donna Bilodeau FASTSIGNS of Windsor, ON,
  •  - Laurie Sigillito
    “One great thing about being a FASTSIGNS franchise partner is that it gives me the ability to help my community. When I joined FASTSIGNS, I didn't just open another business - I became part of the growth of Durango. As a FASTSIGNS owner, I have daily ...”
    - Laurie Sigillito FASTSIGNS of Durango, CO
  •  - Mark & Shawn Glenn
    “FASTSIGNS continues to be the perfect business model for us to reach our personal financial goals. With the brand awareness, operational support, and training resources, FASTSIGNS positions us to be the predominant visual communications leader in the ...”
    - Mark & Shawn Glenn FASTSIGNS of Dallas, TX
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