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Transworld Business Advisors Celebrates 40 Years of Service at Annual Convention

More than 200 Brokers Attended Convention in Orlando

    WEST PALM BEACH, FL, May 20, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Transworld Business Advisors, the world's leading business brokerage and development franchise, celebrated 40 years of service to the business community at its recent conference held at the Rosen Shingle Creek resort in Orlando. Attended by more than 200 brokers, the event maximized networking opportunities, preceding the International Business Brokers Association's (IBBA) annual conference that was held at the same site.

A member of the United Franchise Group (UFG) of affiliated companies and brands, Transworld specializes in helping business professionals and entrepreneurs navigate the buying and selling of businesses by providing consulting, franchise development, and business brokerage services.

"The convention was the single most important event of the year because franchisees from around the world came together to engage, collaborate, and learn best practices that help franchisees close more deals," said Andy Cagnetta, CEO of Transworld.

Bill Luce, President of Transworld, spoke on "Effective Communications and the Psychology of Sales," and Andy Cagnetta presented on "40 Years and 40 Reasons Later." Other presentations were given by Ray Titus, CEO of United Franchise Group, who addressed conference attendees with a presentation on "Change," Jim Tatem, UFG President and Lead Broker at Transworld Business Advisors Greenville East, addressed the topic of "Goal Setting," and top producing franchisee and Transworld Ad Fund President Jessica Fialkovich and UFG's Andrea Kimpel spoke on "Ad Fund Updates" and "Six Keys to Success," respectively.

Steve Nudelberg — entrepreneur, author, sales trainer, consultant, and founder of On the Ball Ventures — served as the keynote speaker. His hour-long presentation was on the topic of "Selling in the New Millennium."

Achievement awards were presented in numerous categories, including the following:

• Master Partner of the Year: Michael and Henry Ziff of the United Kingdom
• Rookie of the Year: Corby and Derek Williams of Newport Beach, California
• Most Improved: Darrin Grover of Santa Clarita, California
• Team Player: Rich & Sonja Heaton of Charleston, South Carolina
• President's Award: Steve Reesing of Austin, Texas
• Centurion Award: Ken Gorman & Nada Saleh of London Southwest, United Kingdom
• Million Dollar Circle: Steven Hanson & Marshall Pollock of San Diego North, California Rupesh Bharad of Richmond, Virginia, Steve Reesing of Austin, Texas and Jon Roman of Atlanta North, Georgia
• Millionaire Club: James Shergold of Melbourne, Australia, Gerry Brisson of Houston, Texas and Al and Jessica Fialkovich of Denver, Colorado
• Hall of Fame inductees: Karen Christensen and Ralph Alva of Irvine, California, Rupesh Bharad of Richmond North, Virginia and Steven Hanson and Marshall Pollock of San Diego North, California
• MVP: Jessica and Al Fialkovich of Denver, Colorado

"The conference featured not only a great lineup of presenters, but there were also panel discussions, informative breakout sessions, sponsor presentations, and the presentation of achievement awards in a variety of categories," said Luce. "The agenda was certainly well-balanced and provided an excellent setting for network collaboration and growth."

According to Cagnetta, one of the many benefits of the conference was the participation of sponsors in its Preferred Partner Program. "The sponsors provide value, special rates, and top-quality service to our network," he said. "More than 25 sponsors attended, and we extend our gratitude to Diamond Sponsors Live Oak Bank and Stearns Bank, as well as to the conference's Gold Sponsor, NewTek."

About Transworld Business Advisors
Transworld Business Advisors is part of United Franchise Group of brands. With 40 years of business brokerage experience, Transworld Business Advisors is in the business of helping buyers and sellers connect, conduct franchise consulting, and franchise development. The company represents acquisition-minded corporations or individuals interested in owning their own company or franchise. From business brokerage to mergers and acquisitions, Transworld Business Advisors are business sale specialists that represent numerous listings across multiple industries. For more information on owning a Transworld franchise, visit

About United Franchise Group
Led by Founder and CEO Ray Titus, United Franchise Group is home to a variety of internationally recognized brands including Signarama, Fully Promoted, Experimax, Jon Smith Subs, Venture X, SuperGreen Solutions, Transworld Business Advisors, Accurate Franchising, Network Lead Exchange and The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill. With more than three decades in the franchising industry, and 1,600 franchisees in 80 countries throughout the world, United Franchise Group offers unprecedented leadership and solid business opportunities for entrepreneurs.

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