Call For Exhibitors: Printing and Graphic Arts Industry Vendor Show

30-Year Event Fosters Business Development With Decision Makers

April 13, 2010

MISSION VIEJO, Calif., April 13, 2010 – The 2010 Sir Speedy, PIP and Signal Graphics Vendor Show will be held July 22 and 23 at the San Antonio Convention Center. Leading companies in the printing, document solutions, graphic arts, promotional products and marketing support industries are invited to exhibit at this annual event. Unlike other industry trade shows the Vendor Show has a long history of providing an intimate setting where exhibitors are able to have one-on-one meetings with business owners looking to make purchases right off the show floor. 

The Vendor Show coincides with the Sir Speedy, PIP and Signal Graphics Annual International Convention, which will take place July 21 through 25 at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio. The theme of this year’s event is Sell More. The Vendor Show will take place at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Centre located in the heart of downtown San Antonio and a major entertainment venue.

“We’re very excited about this years show where we’ll have in excess of 125 companies demonstrating their products, services and technologies to our network of printing and marketing services franchise owners,” said Kelly Kimberlin, vice president of technology development for Franchise Services, Inc., parent company of the Sir Speedy, PIP and Signal Graphics brands. “Previous exhibitors have found that our trade show is highly targeted to their prospects, our franchisees, and makes for a very successful selling environment for them. They appreciate the opportunity to closely interact with decision makers.”

The Sir Speedy, PIP, Signal Graphics Vendor Show is the largest of any printing and marketing services franchise company. Companies planning to exhibit at the Vendor Show include, Canon U.S.A., Ricoh/Ikon, Advertising Specialties Institute, interlinkONE, Xpedx, Konica Minolta, Duplo, Xerox and more.

“We’ve been participating in the Vendor Show for a number of years and each year it gets better. The event helps us connect with franchisees to better understand their needs and identify new business opportunities,” commented Brian Steck, National Account Manager, Konica Minolta Business Solutions. 

Three levels of sponsorship are also available for companies interested in maximising their visibility during the entire Convention week. Companies interested in exhibiting should contact John McNew at 949/348-5126, or Thressa Jones at 949/348-5125,

About Franchise Services

Franchise Services, Inc., (FSI) is a franchise management company that owns the franchise brands, Sir Speedy, PIP Printing and Marketing Services, Signal Graphics, MultiCopy, TeamLogic IT and Copies Now. Franchise Services has a 40-year history managing award-winning brands that support the small- to medium-sized business market. The company’s brands and worldwide affiliates encompass more than 600 locations in 13 countries.

FSI’s brands have received numerous awards and recognition including; the Franchise Times Top 200, Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500, Quick Printing Top 100, Printing Impressions 400, Franchise Times Fast 55, Franchise 50 and the International Franchise Association’s Franchisee of the Year Award. 

Contact: Denise Denton, Director of Marketing Communications, Franchise Services, Inc., 26722 Plaza Drive, Mission Viejo, CA  92691. Tel: 949/348-5400, Fax: 949/348-5066. E-mail: Website:

For information about exhibiting at the 2010 International Vendor Show, contact John McNew at or Thressa Jones at

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