This has been a busy week here at MLM Help Desk. We headed out to Atlanta to meet with the iZigg folks, then jumped over to meet with the GlobalProfit.net crew, before heading back down to Destin to roof the house. And during that short road trip all kinds of things have been happing in the Network Marketing World! Join me next month at the Direct Selling Edge Conference!
Our faculty includes 8 speakers. In all, there are 16 educational sessions and 4 round table discussions.
Thursday and Friday, September 26 and 27, 2013
Drury Plaza Hotel Franklin
Franklin (Nashville), Tennessee
To book your room, go to http://www.druryhotels.com/Reservations.aspx?groupno=2181246. Reservations may also be made by calling (800) 325-0720 with group number 2181246.
Our discounted room rate is $119.95 per night. Included is a hot breakfast in the morning and hot food and cold beverages at 5:30pm.
Bring your team! Only $199 for your first ticket and $100 for each team member.
DSA Perspective: With Independent Contractor Rights in Mind, Direct Sellers Seek to Manage Distributors Who Operate Multiple Businesses
With the rise in demand for nontraditional employment and the ease with which today’s direct selling consultants can grow their businesses through social media, companies are increasingly likely to face a question that poses both legal and operational challenges: should distributors be allowed to operate businesses with multiple direct selling companies at once?
For years, many companies have been challenged to manage distributors who maintain downlines with multiple direct selling companies simultaneously. Regardless of whether or not those distributors operate businesses that offer similar, competing product lines, companies could face challenges such as brand dilution, confusion of product offerings or questions of distributor loyalty. (Read the full DSA perspective.)
Network Marketing Pros In The News
Joe Morton is now President of XANGO Americas & Australia. Kent Wood is the new President of XANGO Europe, CIS & South Africa.
Brian Salsberg has been appointed as Senior Vice President, Global Strategy, atAvon.
Network Marketing Companies In The News
Amway India has announced it plans to have its new manufacturing facility at Nilakottai in Tamil Nadu, India, operational by 2015.
Avon has kicked off its national “You Make It Beautiful Tour” in Los Angeles. Makeup artist Lauren Anderson demonstrated looks and gave makeup tutorials at the Glendale, Calif., mall, Americana at Brand.
Initials, Inc., recently hosted its national conference in Nashville, Tenn., at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Hotel. The company hosted 10,000 consultants at the event.
Vemma was recently honored with four awards in the 2013 Videographer Awards, which are administered and judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals. The “Verve Bold Launch Party” and “Vemma New York City Strategy Meeting” videos were given Awards of Distinction, and “Verve Bold Energy Debuts at NASCAR” and “This is Vemma” videos both earned Awards of Excellence.