Starting a new franchise takes a lot of time and effort—especially if you’re entering a new industry. At SpeedPro, we understand this can feel daunting. That’s why we aim to set every one of our Studio owners up for success from day one of their franchise journey.
You’ll enjoy all the benefits of entrepreneurship when you invest in our large-format printing franchise system, but you’ll also avoid many of the challenges new business owners encounter. Why? Because of SpeedPro’s robust franchise support programs! Whether you’re brand-new to franchising and or are adding SpeedPro ownership to your business ownership portfolio, here are all the ways SpeedPro is here to support you.
Discovery and onboarding
SpeedPro support begins even before you sign a contract or open your doors. The process of choosing the right franchise is an important one, which is why our franchising team members are there to help you along the way. Our staff will guide you through the discovery and onboarding processes, provide company education, answer questions and meet with you during a Discovery Day event. Our goal is to make sure you’re making the right investment decision for you.
Once you’ve signed the Franchise Agreement, our onboarding teams will continue to help you drill down into the details of your upcoming studio. We offer support in choosing the right site for your Studio, generating a business plan and much more.
Hands-on training program
Whether you’re a print industry veteran or have no print experience at all, every SpeedPro franchisee attends a two-week intensive training program at our home office in Denver, Colorado. This comprehensive program will give you hands-on experience with our processes, equipment and products.
We cover everything from employee recruitment to software and production training. By the end of the program, you’ll have the skills and resources you need to operate your own Studio.
Ramp-up program and field support
Our Ramp-Up program is one of the most innovative in the industry! We prepare each franchisee to open their studio by connecting you with a field consultant who’s run a business of their own. They’ll provide one-on-one business coaching and assist you with networking while your studio is being built. You can expect help networking to grow a pool of potential clients and navigating your first sales calls.
Then, you can begin generating revenue before your Studio doors open. You’ll partner with a nearby Buddy Studio to fulfill orders from new clients you attract during the buildout period.
Marketing and branding
As a franchisee, you’ll contribute regularly to the SpeedPro marketing fund. The SpeedPro home office team uses these funds to execute franchise-specific and company-level advertising strategies.
To start, this team will help generate buzz for your Studio’s grand opening by building you a dedicated website, planning a grand opening ceremony and setting up a local press event. We also do national branding efforts that boost our brand recognition overall.
Once your Studio is up and running, you’ll continue being supported from a technology perspective. Our tech support team is available to help you navigate any problems or questions you have so that all your equipment works the way it was designed to.
SpeedPro’s training doesn’t stop after those two weeks in Colorado! We offer all franchisees ample opportunities for repeat and continuing education. You’ll have access to the SpeedPro University online learning center and the Hub resource center. Here, you can find training materials for business operations, sales and finance or team recruitment as well as tools that will help you run your business.
You’ll also retain access to support from our field consultants. SpeedPro is proud to have an industry-leading ratio of business consultants to every franchise owner. This means you’ll have that much more one-on-one support from someone who truly understands your business.
Additionally, we host regular interactive training sessions like webinars and the Ask The Owners program. This allows franchisees to consult our expansive network of Studio owners for advice or to overcome obstacles.
When you open your Studio, you’ll receive a turnkey package of materials and equipment that represents the latest tech in the industry. SpeedPro does the hard work of researching the best printers in the industry—and we continue to do so.
Our team keeps our fingers on the pulse of leading tech by attending tradeshows and seminars. As tech evolves, we give Studio owners the opportunity to adapt and evolve alongside it, ensuring you’re always staying at the forefront of wide-format printing.
Once a year, we bring all SpeedPro Studio owners together to network and celebrate! The SpeedPro Annual Convention gives franchisees a chance to learn and grow with each other, be inspired by each other’s successes and contribute to SpeedPro’s team-oriented culture.
See success with SpeedPro support
Whether it’s day one of your franchise research journey or your tenth year in business, SpeedPro is here to support you. By giving our franchisees a helping hand, we ensure collective success across the SpeedPro system and solidify a strong future in business.
Ready to take advantage of all the support we have to offer? Contact us today to inquire about launching your very own large-format printing business.