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We ranked #1 in our category

and #74 in Entrepreneur’s 2022 Franchise 500

Entrepreneur Franchise 500 in 2020
International Franchise Association
International Business Brokers Association
Military Times
Franchise Direct Top 100

Franchise 500 & Top New Franchise Listing

Transworld Business Advisors is proud to have been honored with several accreditations from prestigious, well-known publications

Since the company began franchising, Transworld Business Advisors has been the number one business brokerage franchise in Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500 listing. The company has continually placed higher and higher on the overall ranking every year.

In addition to being recognized on Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500 list, Transworld Business Advisors has also been recognized by Entrepreneur as one of the fastest growing franchises for multiple years. When first introduced to the franchising world, the company won distinction as one of the Top New Franchises. Transworld has also been listed by Entrepreneur as a Top Home Based/Mobile franchise and as one of America’s Top Global franchises.

Transworld Business Advisors has been named several times in Entrepreneur Magazine as:

Entrepreneur Franchise 500 in 2020
  • Entrepreneurs Franchise 500 – 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
  • Top Home-Based/Mobile Franchises – 2016 & 2017
  • Top Global Franchises – 2016, 2017, 2018 & 2019
  • Top New Franchise – 2017
  • Top Franchises for Veterans – 2017 & 2018
  • Top 100 Franchise to own under 100k – 2018 & 2019
  • Top 150 Fastest Growing Franchises 2018, 2019, & 2020
  • IBIS World Ranked #1 in Business Brokerage Industry

Military Times “Best for Vets

Transworld Business Advisors has named “Best for Vets” by Military Times in 2014, 2015 and 2018.

Franchise Direct Top 100 Global Franchise

Franchise Directs Top 100 Global Franchises

Governor’s Business Diversification Award

United Franchise Group is the winner of the 2011 Governor’s Business Diversification award, which recognizes outstanding contributions made toward improving Florida’s economy and creating high wage job growth. The company was honored during a special reception at the Florida Governor’s Mansion

Andrew Cagnetta Awards

Andrew Cagnetta, the CEO of Transworld Business Advisors, has been in the business brokerage industry for many years. He has been recognized for his outstanding leadership, as well as his many outside endeavors, including humanitarian efforts and support for local causes. Cagnetta was named a Diamond Award CEO in 2009 by the South Florida Business Journal. In 2010, Cagnetta received an award for Volunteer Fundraiser of the Year, was a Fun Lunch Honoree in 2010, and was named a Local Hero in 2008. In 2002, Cagnetta also received the Up and Comers Award for Entrepreneur of the Year and the Arthur E Turner Excellence in Entrepreneurship Award Winner Broward County.

United Franchise Group Awards

United Franchise Group has also received many awards and distinctions over its 30+ years in business. For example, in 2011, United Franchise Group earned the Governor’s Business Diversification Award for outstanding contributions made towards improving Florida’s economy.
In 2018, United Franchise Group received the coveted Presidential Award for Exports, commonly referred to as the “E” Award. The President’s “E” Award is the highest recognition that and United States entity can receive for its significant contributions to the expansion of U.S. exports.


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