Australian Corporate Office
100 Collins St.
Alexandria NSW 2015
Telephone: 02 9699 6918
Gary Salomon and Bob Schanbaum founded FASTSIGNS® in 1985, opening the first center in Dallas, Texas. In response to their successes, they began offering FASTSIGNS franchises, selling the first center in 1986. Three years and 16 centers into the development of the business, Schanbaum passed away from terminal cancer. In honor of Schanbaum’s legacy, Salomon pushed forward and, within the first five years, the system grew to more than 150 locations. In 2003, FASTSIGNS was acquired by Roark Capital Group and then purchased by Levine Leichtman Capital Partners in 2014. Today, FASTSIGNS is a leading visual communications company in growth and innovation, with almost 700 franchised centers located in 10 countries and growing.
SIGNWAVE® is a signage, graphics and visual communications partner that provides comprehensive visual marketing solutions. We help companies of all sizes and across all industries attract more attention, communicate their message, sell more products, help visitors find their way and extend their branding across all of their customer touch points including décor, events and marketing materials.
Catherine Monson, Chief Executive Officer - FASTSIGNS
Linda Sultmann, General Manager - SIGNWAVE Australia
Dean Rowland, Franchise Development Manager - SIGNWAVE Australia
Mark Jameson, Executive Vice President of Franchise Support & Development - FASTSIGNS
Drue Townsend, Senior VP of Marketing - FASTSIGNS
PRODUCTS AND SERVICES:
SIGNWAVE® Australia centers provide consulting, project management, file transfer, design, production, delivery and installation for a full range of visual communications solutions. Examples of products include wide-format banners; point-of-purchase signage; architectural site signs; exhibit graphics and trade show displays; window, floor and vehicle graphics; decals and labels; safety and statutory signage; building identification signs; digital signage equipment and content.
FASTSIGNS International, Inc. is the largest sign and visual communications franchisor in North America, and is the worldwide franchisor of almost 700 independently owned and operated FASTSIGNS® centers in ten countries including the U.S., Canada, England, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Grand Cayman, Mexico, Chile, Malta, and Australia (where centers operate as SIGNWAVE®).
- Certified as a World Class Franchise for a superior franchise system and franchisee satisfaction by the Franchise Research Institute 2011 – 2015.
- Received Franchise Business Review’s FBR50 Franchisee Satisfaction Award 2006 – 2015.
- Recognized by USA Today – Franchising Today for the recruitment of U.S. military Veterans.
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USE OF TERMS:
FASTSIGNS International, Inc. refers to the corporation and franchisor. FASTSIGNS® refers to the brand and designates the individual franchised centers, which are independently owned and operated.
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