Ecuadorian Association of Direct Selling Companies Update


On November 25-27, 2016, the Ecuadorian Association of Direct Selling Companies – AEVED organized an entrepreneurship fair at the Quito Convention Center.  The fair had more than 30,000 visitors who learned about the direct selling sector in Ecuador and entrepreneurship.  For more information, please refer to   and

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Direct Selling Australia – 50 Years Young

dsa-of-australiaNext year marks 50 years for Direct Selling Australia and to celebrate the occasion the association is planning an annual conference.  The conference will be held at the prestige Sydney hotel, Intercontinental Double Bay, from June 19-20, 2017.   The event will run over two days with a spectacular Gala dinner on the Monday evening to celebrate the 50 Year Anniversary of the association.  More information will be coming soon .

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WFDSA Supported the Fourth French DSA (FVD) Academic Seminar


WFDSA supported the fourth French DSA (FVD) Academic Seminar on “Workplace Wellness and Sales Performance” which took place at the IAE of Montpellier (University School of Management) on October 11 -12, 2016.  About 100 participants from academic, business, government and direct selling executives attended this informative event.

The event included interactive roundtable discussions with speakers such as Guillaume Sarkozy, Chairman of the Foundation Malakoff Mederic Handicap.  WFDSA Executive Director Tamuna Gabilaia presented on the global direct selling industry, entrepreneurship and global academic initiatives


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DSA of Colombia (ACOVEDI) Celebrated its 20th Anniversary


On September 16 – 17, 2016, ACOVEDI celebrated its 20th anniversary.  ACOVEDI has evolved since it was founded in 1996 and it continues to support and promote the direct selling industry.  The DSA and its member companies have achieved a lot over the years especially the centralization of the credit status of direct sales and the formulation of the multi-level law.

ACOVEDI has established long term relations with key officials from the government, regulators and opinion leaders from Colombia and throughout the world.  Therefore, the ACOVEDI has well positioned the industry and its members.  The DSA has built a good and strong reputation among key stakeholders who have given a stamp of quality assurance because the work of the DSA with best practices, ethics and good corporate governance.

ACOVEDI is ready to face the new challenges facing the industry including the changing economic environment, legal and tax framework, the emergence of new technologies, the rise of the millennials, generation Z as consumers or consultants.   The DSA and its members are ready to move forward to the next 20 years because “We are all ACOVEDI”.

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Registration is Now Open for World Congress!


Registration for World Congress is now open online at:!  Make sure to register now to benefit from early bird rates offered to the first 200 registrations.


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Taiwan Direct Selling Association


On August 5th, the Taiwan DSA held a forum titled”2016 The Growth Prospects of Direct Selling Sector”.  Speakers included WFDSA Executive Director Ms. Tamuna Gabilaia, Taiwan Fair Trade Commission Commissioner Ms. Wang, Siu Wang, academic and government officials as well as executives from the industry.  Topics included the development of the global direct selling industry in today’s digital era and the importance of using the big data to predict trends.

In 2015, the annual retail sales in Taiwan reached 3.3 billion which is a record high.

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Ecuadorian DSA Update

The Ecuadorian DSA with the academic support of Universidad San Francisco de Quito has developed the first certificate in "Direct Selling Business Management "at the national and international level. The certification is divided into part-time virtual and real time classes...
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DSA of the Philippines Update

DSA of the Philippines (DSAP) provided strong touch points for consumer education on relevant direct selling topics with two major initiatives in June and July 2016....
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DSA of Thailand


On May 7-8, 2016, the Thai DSA held its first "TDSA Expo" to raise awareness of the positive image of direct selling to the public as well as educating the consumers....
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DSA of Italy


On May 6th, AVEDISCO organized its 6th annual "Direct Selling Forum". More than 300 DSA member and potential member company executives attended the event in the headquarters of the economic daily newspaper "Il Sole 24Ore" in Milan...
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