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.” 


Christopher & Banks Opens New Store In Northgate Mall

Christopher & Banks Corporation, a women’s specialty retailer, Wednesday announced the grand opening of its new retail concept store at Northgate Mall.   The new store combines its Christopher & Banks and CJ Banks brands, bringing missy, petite and women’s sizes 4 – 24 into one shopping location. “We are thrilled to bring this concept to Chattanooga,” said LuAnn ... (click for more)

Volkswagen Celebrates 200 Million Vehicles Produced

The Volkswagen Group has now produced 200 million vehicles. Volkswagen is one of the few manufacturers in the world to have reached this total. At the Group evening, the sports car study Volkswagen XL Sport made its world debut as the 200 millionth Group vehicle. On the occasion of the production record, actress Catherine Deneuve, founding chairperson of “Cinema for Peace”, received ... (click for more)

Teen, 17, Charged With Aggravated Rape In Attack On 69-Year-Old North Chattanooga Runner

A 17-year-old has been charged with aggravated rape in connection with an attack on a 69-year-old runner in North Chattanooga on Monday morning. The teen was identified by Juvenile Court officials as Diontae Smartt. Authorities said he has given a confession. Smartt has a detention hearing Thursday at 12:30. The incident happened at approximately 7:30 a.m. ... (click for more)

Berke Implements New Pay Plan For Chattanooga Fire Department

Mayor Andy Berke joined the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) and leadership of the Chattanooga Fire Department to unveil the department’s new pay plan Wednesday afternoon. At a press conference at Fire Hall #1 on Main Street, Mayor Berke and IAFF Local 820 President Jack Thompson signed a memorandum of understanding which sets forth regular raises for fire ... (click for more)

Leaders Lead On Amendment 1

This week the Hamilton County Commission was faced with what I believe may be one of the most important votes they have cast during their tenure.  Granted, the vote was over a "mere" Resolution that resulted in no overt action or new law in our county.  But there are times when simply speaking Truth and taking a stand on a foundational Principle is paramount and as such ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Expert Reasons Why To Vote

Early voting for the November election begins two weeks from today so please jump-start your plans that will assure your choices will be counted. In a fun-filled attempt to show what some of those who actually vote do during the rest of the day, I offer two examples of “those who live among us” from experts. The first are a series of questions from readers of “Dear Abby” who ask ... (click for more)