About Signarama & owning your own franchise


About the brand…

Signarama is the world’s largest signage franchise and has stores in more than 60 countries. It was founded in Farmingdale, New York, in 1986, and the first branch was opened in Southern Africa (in Cape Town) in 2000. Signarama was named the number 1 signage franchise and is ranked at number 74 on the Franchise 500 list by Entrepreneur Magazine.

Since opening in South Africa, the brand has experienced immense growth and has become the preferred signage and branding supplier for many companies across the country. We take pride in delivering unrivalled customer service and quality results and we have built our reputation on innovation, exemplary support and premium quality signage solutions.

With our Business-to-Business foundation, Signarama has a steady client base regardless of the economic climate. We are approaching 40 franchises across Southern Africa, which means that our brand is stronger than ever.

Why consider opening a franchise?

With the signage industry becoming more and more established, as business owners acknowledge the need for effective signage, Signarama is strategically positioned for continued success – and we will provide you with the necessary support to ensure that your franchise is a success too!

We are the only franchised signage business in South Africa and have won many awards for the work we deliver. There are numerous reasons to consider opening your own Signarama franchise, some of which include:

  • Ready-to-own options

If you would like to own and manage your own signage franchise, we have ready-to-own options available – no prior experience in the industry is required! If you would prefer to open a brand-new franchise, it is also possible.

  • Industry leader

We are a leader in the signage industry in South Africa. Since 2000, we have gained a reputation for quality services and results, which will drive traffic to your franchise door.

  • Proprietary business management software

We have proprietary sign business management software in place that allows you to manage and control your franchise efficiently. With this software, you can quote, invoice, and more, at the touch of a button.

  • Training

Signarama will provide you with the training you need to manage your own signage franchise. Whether you have previous experience or not, we will make sure that you are ready to make a success of your business!

  • Different franchise models

We have a range of franchise models available to meet your budgetary and personal requirements.

  • Added benefits

Signarama wants to help its franchises succeed. As a franchise owner, you will also have access to low cost marketing solutions to drive more traffic to your shop. We also offer royalty incentive programmes that will benefit your franchise.


Unit 66 Studio Park
5 Concourse Crescent, Lonehill
Johannesburg, South Africa 2062
012 285 0412

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