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2023 Franchise 500 Rank
#130 Ranked #110 last year
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Initial investment
$120K - $318K
Units as of 2023
669 Decrease 8% over 3 years

In a world where attention is one of the most crucial commodities, effective communication is becoming more complex. There are many ways you can achieve effective communication. However, for businesses, precision becomes key.

For Signarama, signage is of the utmost importance and has formed the company's primary focus Ray Titus founded it in 1986. One year later, Titus began franchising the company. Signarama offers sign-making services to organizations and businesses at various levels. Signarama's prowess is evident in its ability to scale up to more than 700 franchises worldwide, including over 400 in the U.S.

Why You May Want to Start a Signarama Franchise

The desire to effectively reach out to clients has resulted in an increased demand for quality and effective signage at different levels. This demand means it could be the right time for you to invest in the signage industry. Beginning from scratch might be appealing, but the time and effort required to get to the top is daunting.

A Signarama franchise offers a unique and proven approach to investing in the signage industry. By opting for a Signarama franchise, you may tap into a company with the experience and expertise in digital and traditional signage, allowing you to offer greater value to your clients.

What Might Make Signarama a Good Choice?

Whether you are looking for corporate signs or outdoor business sign ideas, Signarama has you covered. By opting to use a franchise model, you will enjoy a strong brand presence and access to years of experience and expertise in the industry. A Signarama franchise may better your chance of success since your growth is evidence of their operational model's effectiveness.

To operate a Signarama franchise, you should make sure you're financially stable enough to make an initial investment that will include that franchise fee along with other startup costs, as well as ongoing fees that will include a royalty fee and advertising fee. 

Signarama also offers you classroom and on-the-job training, as well as providing you with ongoing support as you embark on your entrepreneurial journey.

How to Open a Signarama Franchise

If the Signarama franchise appeals to you, owning one may be simple. Complete as few as five to six steps, and you'll be on your way to running a Signarama franchise. The first step is to make a formal inquiry. Afterward, a representative from Signarama will reach out to you. The initial discussion will focus on existing opportunities and available territories. If both parties agree to a partnership, you may sign a Franchise Disclosure Document.

Once this is complete, you can choose an appropriate location for your franchise. Once a site has been selected, you will then move to staff employment, where you can focus on bringing the right people on board to help you achieve your franchise dream. It is from here that you will jump to the marketing step as you prepare for launch.

Signarama will be with you every step of the way to work towards creating a successful new Signarama franchise operated by you

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Company Overview

About Signarama

Industry Business Services
Related Categories Signs
Founded 1986
Parent Company Sign*A*Rama Inc.
Leadership A.J. Titus, Brand President
Corporate Address 2121 Vista Pkwy.
West Palm Beach, FL 33411
Social Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest

Business Overview

Franchising Since 1987 (36 years)
# of employees at HQ 224
Where seeking

This company is offering new franchisees throughout the US.

This company is offering new franchisees worldwide.

# of Units 669 (as of 2023)

Information for Franchisees

Here's what you need to know if you're interested in opening a Signarama franchise.

Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees

Here's what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

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Initial Investment Information Circle
$120,205 - $318,244
Cash Requirement Information Circle
Veteran Incentives Information Circle
20% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee Information Circle
Ad Royalty Fee Information Circle
Term of Agreement Information Circle
35 years
Is franchise term renewable? Yes
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Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

Third Party Financing Signarama has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

On-The-Job Training 80 hours
Classroom Training 80 hours
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
Social Media
Website Development
Email Marketing


Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed? No
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit? Information Circle
Can this franchise be run part time? Information Circle
# of employees required to run 3
Are exclusive territories available? Information Circle
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Updated: December 12th, 2022