International Franchise Expo, @FASTSIGNS Recruiting

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

FASTSIGNS International, Inc., franchisor of FASTSIGNS will be attending and sponsoring the International Franchise Expo from May 31 – June 2 at The Javits Center in New York City. FASTSIGNS CEO Catherine Monson will speak at the event and share insights gained during her more than 30 years in franchising.

FASTSIGNS is recruiting franchisees for expansion throughout the U.S. and Canada, particularly in the Northeast, including the New York City metro area and Long Island. The brand also is seeking international partners worldwide to be master franchisees.

Mark Jameson, EVP of Franchise Support and Development, FASTSIGNS International, Inc. told us “Throughout North America, FASTSIGNS has over 400 markets ready for development, providing ample opportunities for entrepreneurs to join our leading brand. The International Franchise Expo is a strategic way to connect with thousands of entrepreneurs and future business owners both in the U.S. and abroad. We are thrilled to be exhibiting at the IFE and look forward to showing prospective franchisees some of our cutting-edge technology and why FASTSIGNS is the top-ranked franchisor in the sign, graphic and visual communications industry.”

Entrepreneurs are encouraged to meet Catherine Monson and the brand’s franchise development team at booth #214 to learn more about the benefits of being a franchisee.

We note also that FASTSIGNS will demonstrate one of the newest products available to franchisees — the Makitso® Sslab 50″ digital signage kiosk with 4K touchscreen display created by 22Miles

During the three-day event, Catherine Monson will speak on a panel alongside other franchise experts on Thursday, May 31 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. to discuss issues ranging from the cultural challenges of international expansion to the practical aspects of doing business across borders. On Saturday, June 2 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., She will join FASTSIGNS multi-unit franchisee, Clint Ehlers, of Willow Grove and Lancaster, Pennsylvania, to share how they work together to achieve a balance between the Franchisor and the Franchisee in order to create a successful brand and position FASTSIGNS as one of the top-ranked brands for franchisee satisfaction for over 10 years. Clint Ehlers will also participate in additional panels throughout the expo.

In 2018, FASTSIGNS plans to open an additional 45 centers across the U.S. Internationally, FASTSIGNS is continuing to seek qualified candidates to grow its international footprint in target markets throughout the world, including Brazil, Quebec, North Africa, Southeast Asia, India, Europe and Latin America.

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