Virtual Entrepreneur:

While companies continue to invest millions to ensure their image is more dominant than the competition, leading sign and graphic franchise, FASTSIGNS(R) International, Inc. , is seeking motivated franchisees to join its continued expansion into the Western U.S. The franchisor will join more than 150 franchise systems at the West Coast Franchise Expo (WCFE), Nov. 7-9 in Los Angeles, sponsored by the International Franchise Association (IFA).

With 35 centers open in California alone and another six under development, FASTSIGNS has seen consistent growth in California over the past two years. FASTSIGNS centers use innovation and technology to make the sign buying process simple by offering streamlined communication systems and high impact output technologies for a full range of custom sign and graphic products including banners, full color digital graphics, vehicle graphics, labels and decals, site signs, safety and identification signage, trade show exhibits and displays and so much more.

“We have had an established presence in California since 1988,” said Bill McPherson, vice president of domestic franchise development for FASTSIGNS International, Inc. “Stronger market interest and increased inquiries into franchise ownership are being expressed by former corporate employees who want move on to the next stage in life and run their own business — even in uncertain economic times.”