Signworld is a national organization with over 330 independently owned sign companies, which provide commercial custom signage and graphics.

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Signworld Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2024


About Us

We are the "Commercial Sign Companies" located in light industrial business parks.

We are not the retail sign stores you see in the shopping centers. Our 250 plus Owners are people-oriented individuals who have the desire to run a custom, manufacturing business. Our Signworld Owners are a cut above the traditional sign company. Our ongoing support and training along with state-of-the-art equipment will leave the competition behind.

With Signworld, there are no royalties and there are no rules.

Our business model is for you to work with ongoing large customers with a repetitive need. Your top 20 to 30 customers will generate up to 80% or more of your annual gross sales.

Signworld has been a part of the industry's profit and fun since 1988. With over 24 years in the business, Signworld has established itself as the leader in the no-royalties and no-rules sign business concept.

Company Details

Year Established: 1988
Year First Licensed:
Licensed Units: Over 350
Company Owned Units:
Projected New Units (12 months): 25
Registered In: All States 

Support and Training Offered By Signworld

Financial Assistance Provided: No
Site Selection Assistance: Yes
Lease Negotiation Assistance: Yes
Co-operative Advertising: No
Training: 5 weeks of technical, operational, marketing, sales, pricing, financial, human resources and on-the-job training. Lifetime training inclusive without royalties.

2024 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Signworld Franchise.

What does a Signworld Franchise Cost?

Signworld franchise fees for 2024:

Cash Investment: *Included in total Investment*
Total Investment: $260,000 as of 3/1/2023
Minimum Net Worth: $350,000
Discounts: VetFran, Women, Minorities: No
VetFran Program Participant: No
Average # of Employees: Low
Passive Ownership Allowed: No

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

No. Signworld is not a semi absentee franchise. The owner of the franchise (the franchisee) is expected to be involved in all aspects of day-to-day operations.

Is Signworld a Home Based franchise?

No. Signworld is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Signworld Franchise Owners Make?

This information is not available. Signworld does not offer an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document.

Is Signworld a Master Franchise Opportunity?

No. Signworld is not a master franchise opportunity.

Does Signworld Offer a Veteran Discount?

No. Signworld franchise does not offer a veteran discount.

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

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

Is Signworld Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

Yes. Signworld franchise is looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Signworld Looking for International franchisees?

No. Signworld franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Where can I see Signworld's FDD (Franchise Disclosure Document)?

Buying a Franchise Guide: What is a Franchise Disclosure Document?

When evaluating a franchise opportunity, reading and understanding the current version of their FDD is a necessity. Considering the benefits of franchising, such as established brand recognition and support from the franchisor, it's important to also take into account franchise fees and franchising royalty fees. Since most franchisors are privately owned companies, the current versions of their FDDs are typically not available unless requested directly from them.

Click here to connect with a Franchise Consultant who can help you obtain a copy quickly and for free. They can also guide you through the essential franchise questions to ask, ensuring you make a well-informed decision about your investment.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Business Opportunities, Printing & Copying, Advertising & Marketing, Retail, Non Food Franchises

Number of Units Open

100+ UNITS

Cash Required

$25,000 - $50,000

Master Franchise


Passive Franchise


Home Based Franchise


Item 19 Franchise


Veteran Discount




Franchise Opportunities in Canada


International Franchise Opportunities


E2 Visa Franchise


Signworld Franchises for Sale

Click Here to inquire about existing Signworld franchises for sale. We may have Signworld 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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