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.

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Signarama Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2022


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, ranked #1 in the industry by the prestigious Entrepreneur Magazine's Annual Franchise 500. We have been successfully helping entrepreneurs launch full-service sign centers for over 27 years and are now approaching 1,000 stores in over 60 countries. Our vast experience and expertise delivers to you the training, consulting, equipment, and support necessary to run your successful Signarama store. The franchise fee for Signarama is $49,500 and the total investment ranges between $168,000 and $172,000, with financing available.

Why Franchise With Signarama?

  • High Volume Buying Power: With nearly 1,000 stores worldwide, Signarama has an economy of scale that enable us to negotiate exceptional prices with vendors and suppliers; thus, allowing you to generate large profit margins
  • Elite Training Progam: Our industry expert training staff teaches you every aspect of running, managing and promoting a successful Signarama Franchise.

  • Regional Personnel: Are in tune with your local community and provide ongoing assistance for you every step of the way while guaranteeing your ongoing success.

  • Easy Turnkey Process: Our turnkey process provides everything you need to run your business. From the machinery to hardware, software, fixtures and furnishings, everything is included for your business.

  • Demographic Studies: We carefully research all aspects of every Signarama site; such as demographics, traffic counts, business counts, customer parking, etc. After all criteria are met and a location has been selected, we will assist you in the negotiation of your lease and the store build-out.

At no obligation, we encourage you to complete the request form for more information to discover why our proven system is ranked #1 in a $50 Billion Industry.

Company Details

Established: 1986
First Unit Franchised: 1987
Franchised Units: 721
Company Owned Units: 0
States Registered In: All of USA & Canada, International Masters offered too.

Support and Training Offered By Signarama

Financial Assistance Provided: Yes
Site Selection Assistance: Yes
Lease Negotiation Assistance: Yes
Recruiting Assistance: Yes
Co-Operative Advertising: Yes
Training: The Signarama training system is one of the most extensive training programs in the franchising industry and backed by 30 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 with the second week held at our 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.

2022 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Signarama Franchise.

What does a Signarama Franchise Cost?

Signarama franchise fees for 2022:

Cash Investment: $60,000
Total Investment: $200,000 - $215,000
Franchise Fee: $49,500
Royalty: 6% for first $600,000, 4% for up to $1,000,000, 2% after $1,000,000

Ad: $500/mo

Average Number of Employees: 3
Passive Ownership: No
Semi-Passive Ownership: Yes
Home Based: No
B2B: Yes
Master Franchise Opportunities: Yes
Veteran Discount: Yes, 20% off franchise fee

Is Signarama a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

Yes. Signarama is a semi absentee franchise and allows passive ownership. A semi-absentee franchise is a business you could start and run while still maintaining a job or other obligation.

Is Signarama a Home Based franchise?

No. Signarama is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Signarama Franchise Owners Make?

Click here to find out how much Signarama franchisees make. Signarama offers an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document which provides financial information about select franchisees in their franchise system.

Is Signarama a Master Franchise Opportunity?

Yes. Signarama is a master franchise opportunity. A master franchisee is responsible to recruit, train and support franchisees in their territory.

Does Signarama Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. Signarama franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Does Signarama Work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa Candidates?

Yes. Signarama franchise does work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa candidates.

Is Signarama Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

Yes. Signarama franchise is looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Signarama Looking for International franchisees?

Yes. Signarama franchise is looking for International franchisees.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Advertising & Marketing, Printing & Copying, Non Food Franchises

Number of Units Open

100+ UNITS

Cash Required

$50,000 - $100,000

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Home Based Franchise


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International Franchise Opportunities


E2 Visa Franchise


Signarama Franchises for Sale

Click Here to inquire about existing Signarama franchises for sale. We may have Signarama franchise resales. A franchise resale is an already established franchise owned by a franchisee and the franchisee is looking to sell their franchise.

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