Local FastSigns Named One Of Top Centers In Country

Monday, March 31, 2014
Phil Bacon, left, who owns FastSigns of Chattanooga with his wife, Cindy, center, receiving the Million Dollar Award from FastSigns International CEO Catherine Monson at the 2014 FastSigns Convention.
Phil Bacon, left, who owns FastSigns of Chattanooga with his wife, Cindy, center, receiving the Million Dollar Award from FastSigns International CEO Catherine Monson at the 2014 FastSigns Convention.

Local signs and graphics provider FastSigns of Chattanooga was named one of the top centers out of more than 500 locations at the 2014 FastSigns Convention, which was held in Anaheim, Calif.

The locally owned and operated business received two awards including the Pinnacle Club Award, which is given to the centers ranked 26 to 125 in the U.S. and Canada for sales volume from the previous year and the Million Dollar Award, which recognizes centers who reach a new million dollar milestone in total sales. 

“My team and I are so proud to be recognized for our outstanding sales performance and to be honored with these awards,” said Phil Bacon, who owns FastSigns of Chattanooga with his wife, Cindy. “This award commends all of the hard work, excellent customer service and innovative thinking that our entire team provides every day.”

Located at 3763 Powers Court, the center provides a wide range of visual communications solutions, including wall, window and floor graphics, architectural signs, tradeshow displays, wayfinding solutions, vehicle wraps, digital signs and more. Mr. Bacon says they will continue to grow their business by providing clients with the most cutting-edge products and services to reach their goals and stand out in their competitive markets.  

FastSigns of Chattanooga has been doing business in the area for over 23 years. “The continued support of our customers is one of the biggest reasons we received this award,” said Mr. Bacon. “We look forward to continue serving local businesses and making 2014 another great year.” 


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