VIP Lighting: Nationwide retail and commercial lighting experts
Thank you for taking the time to understand more about VIP Lighting and the exciting opportunities that can exist by owning a VIP Lighting franchise. The information contained here will provide a snapshot of what it means to be a VIP Lighting franchisee and what sets us apart from other franchise opportunities. For further information and more specifics in relation to franchise availability please contact us.
Why VIP Lighting?
The lighting industry is a billion dollar and VIP Lighting has established itself as the industry leader in for retail and commercial lighting maintenance.
A VIP Lighting franchise gives you access to servicing some of the largest retail and commercial brands in Australia & New Zealand.
Our business model is an effective and proven system with a track record of success since 1995. Over the last 20 years VIP Lighting has grown considerably and continues to be on the lookout for driven and enthusiastic individuals to become part of the VIP Lighting family.
Here are some of the benefits becoming a VIP Lighting Franchisee:
- Large exclusive areas
- Major retail and commercial centres
Training & Support
- Extensive and effective support
- Practical on-site instruction
- No staffing concerns
- No office or property lease required
- Minimal stock holding
Experience & Stability
- Over 20 years in Australia & New Zealand
- A recognisable and respected industry leader with steady growth
- Be your own boss
- Every day is different
- Large existing customer base
- Marketing campaigns from head office
How will VIP Lighting work with you to grow your franchise?
In 2003 VIP Lighting completed the Franchising Code requirements to give the opportunity for others not to watch us grow, but to be able to grow with us.
It is the objective of VIP Lighting to build the value of all our franchisee’s businesses. To achieve this we work closely with our franchise partners to ensure every zone is being worked to its full potential. We have structured our franchise model in a way that removes some of the typical stress’s that come with running a business.
A VIP Lighting franchise allows for flexibility. . .
You are not tied to a property lease to run your business and all the other expensive overheads that go with some other franchise based companies. With a VIP Lighting franchise you are able to run your business from home and in regards to stock holding, just keep a minimum of key products. Stock of the most common products can just be kept in the appropriate vehicle you decide to use and re-ordered in small quantity as required. Unlike other franchise opportunities VIP Lighting’s core business means that weather will never impact day to day business.
Join a proven team with a track record of success. . .
Our franchisees benefit from VIP Lighting’s extensive marketing and advertising campaigns. We are focused on developing business to business relationships that deliver widespread benefits to all franchisees. To do so we actively target large retail chains and make numerous visits throughout the year to our existing head office clients.
You will receive ongoing support in sales, product and business training. In terms of our marketing collateral you will benefit on many levels and not have to worry about local promotion. Our strategic marketing campaigns are complimented by:
- Comprehensive Website
- SEO / Google Ad Words Campaigns
- Social Media / LinkedIn Marketing
- EDM – Electronic Direct Mail
- PowerPoint Presentations
- Printed Material (Brochures, Business Cards, etc.)
- Corporate Apparel
- Company Branded Vehicles
What do you need to be sucessful
As with owning any business you need to have a commitment to make it work. Thankfully with the unique VIP Lighting business model we allow our new franchisee’s to hit the ground running with a solid customer base straight away. VIP Lighting franchises are available to non-electricians as well as qualified electricians.
- Technical knowledge
- Good people skills and common sense
- Drive and determination
- Attention to detail
- Government Business Number
- Australia – Australian Business Number (ABN)
- New Zealand – Inland Revenue Department (IRD)
What is the franchise process?
- Make An Enquiry
Fill out the franchise enquiry form on the website, or send us an email via firstname.lastname@example.org
- VIP Lighting Confirms Interest
A representative from our head office will email you with further information and request a time that is suitable for a phone call.
- Initial Phone Discussion
VIP Lighting’s Franchise Manager will contact you at the time you nominated to learn more about your interest in VIP Lighting and provide you with information on the company, our business model and answer any questions that you may have.
- Confidentiality Agreement
Following the initial phone discussion and if you have further interest in proceeding you will be sent a standard Confidentiality Agreement which you will need to sign and send back to us via fax, email or post. This is a legal agreement that ensures non-disclosure or sharing of any sensitive information, financial details relevant territory, etc. that is discussed during the process.
- Further Information & Secondary Phone Discussion
Once you have returned the signed Confidentiality Agreement and have received the further information on the specific VIP Lighting territory of interest we will have a follow up phone discussion. This conference call will include VIP Lighting’s Managing Director and Franchise Manager who will be able to answer any further questions in regards to the information that has been provided.
- Review & Follow Up
The last step in the preliminary process is a review of the opportunity that exists with VIP Lighting and your decision to end discussions or to proceed towards commencing your own VIP Lighting franchise.
- Application & Legal
From this point on you will be provided details relating to the more formal franchise process. This will include further documentation including official application, a Disclosure Document, Fee Schedule and Franchise Agreement. It is during this period you are advised to seek independent legal and financial advice.
- Training & Commencement
Following the completion of all fees and legal requirements the training period will begin. You will visit VIP Lighting’s head office and learn about our systems, daily processes and meet the team. Here you will also receive your VIP Lighting Franchise Manual. Next you will have an extensive training period in your franchise territory with plenty of practical advice to ensure you can maximise both current and potential client opportunity. Once all aspects of training are complete you can commence operating with your VIP Lighting franchise!
Where are Franchise's available
Currently there are franchise opportunities in most major metro areas throughout Australia and New Zealand. One of the benefits of owning a VIP Lighting franchise is that they include large territories with a solid customer base.
For further information on VIP Lighting Franchise opportunities in your area please visit Seek Commercial.
What some of our existing franchisees have to say
“In 2010 I was looking for a change from being a Manager at a timber yard and knew I wanted to find something that gave me more freedom. After doing a lot of searching the opportunity with VIP Lighting was hard to pass up. Since purchasing my original franchise I went onto buy a second and could not be happier.” – Todd D., Brisbane, QLD
“I started with VIP Lighting back in 2004 and for over 10 years I have been enjoying the lifestyle that comes with owning a VIP Lighting franchise and the ability to run my own business. Like any business owner you get out what you put in and over the years I continue to enjoy seeing my hard work pay off.” – Paul L., Sydney, NSW
“What impressed me about VIP Lighting was that I was joining a nationwide team with a large customer base. It’s a company that cares about its customers and goes the extra mile to deliver quality service whether you are in Perth or the Gold Coast. Also being part of the VIP Lighting team can be a lot of fun!” – Mark G, Perth, WA
“When I came on board with VIP Lighting I knew that as a Franchise owner I would have a secure income and get to be my own boss. The big appeal was the low start-up costs and the fact that head office would look after the paper work. I would highly recommend anyone thinking of a change in careers to see what VIP Lighting can offer.” – Jacque H., Brisbane, QLD
“With VIP Lighting’s unique business model I don’t have to worry about finding new customers or chasing overdue accounts and all the paper-work that goes with it. The team at head office are always on top of things and I can just focus on the work for the day. Also getting out to clients makes every day different, with new challenges and sure beats a desk job! After I bought my first franchise in 2004 I didn’t need a lot of convincing when I went on to purchase my second and third one!” – Emmanuel M., Sydney, NSW