Market America Worldwide Hosts Record-Breaking Leadership School 2024 in Miami

New Product Lineup and Homage to Visionary Founder JR Ridinger

Market America Worldwide | proudly announces the triumphant conclusion of its highly anticipated annual Leadership School (#MALS2024), held from March 21-23 at the prestigious James L. Knight Center in Miami, Florida. Boasting an unprecedented attendance of nearly 5,000 from across the globe, this year’s event marked an unparalleled gathering of industry titans, trailblazers, and entrepreneurs.

The sold-out event showcased Market America’s steadfast commitment to excellence, innovation, and empowerment. Attendees were immersed in an unforgettable journey filled with enlightening presentations, captivating insights from celebrity speakers, and the exciting debut of cutting-edge product innovations poised to shape 2024. Furthermore, the event honored the remarkable legacy and visionary leadership of Market America’s founder, JR Ridinger, celebrating his enduring impact on entrepreneurial success.

Highlights of #MALS2024 included:

  • Celebrity Speakers: Renowned influencers and industry icons such as Jessica Rich, Gary Brecka, and Joseph “Fat Joe” Cartagena shared invaluable insights, inspiring attendees to embark on transformative entrepreneurial journeys.
  • Dynamic Presentations: Attendees were captivated by powerful presentations covering a wide range of topics, from product training to effective social media marketing techniques.
  • New Product Innovations: Market America unveiled groundbreaking products, including Core 3 Beauty and GoTrim™ Slim, complemented by new additions to Amber Ridinger McLaughlin’s Lumiere De Vie, Motives Cosmetics, and Layered Jewelry lines.

Marc Ashley, President and COO of Market America Worldwide, set the tone for the event with his electrifying opening remarks. “At Market America, we are committed to leading from the front and empowering entrepreneurs worldwide,” stated Ashley. “Our mission is clear: to grow bigger, better, and faster by investing not only in our business but the growth of each individual within our community.” Ashley emphasized, “We have the best products in the world,” underscoring Market America’s dedication to offering top-tier solutions to its customers.

Key initiatives highlighted by Ashley at #MALS2024 included:

  • Customer Experience Focus: Prioritizing excellence at every customer touchpoint to deliver unparalleled service and support.
  • Investing in Entrepreneur Growth: Providing the resources and support necessary for entrepreneurs to thrive. With tools such as Unfranchised Co-Pilot, an AI solution to navigate the challenges and seize the opportunities of entrepreneurship.
  • Leading from the Front: Ashley highlighted the leadership team’s commitment to actively engage in the day-to-day operations of the company, interacting on the front line. He emphasized the overwhelming success of the Blueprint for Success Tour, reaffirming Market America’s dedication to empowering individuals through transformative programs.
  • Branding Initiatives: Market America will step up its industry presence through strategic initiatives aimed at enhancing market awareness and engagement.
  • Expanding Global Footprint: Ashley welcomed the new Indonesia office to the Market America family, expanding Market America Worldwide’s global footprint to 31 countries.
  • #BecauseISaidYes: Ashley showcased the world of opportunity, financial freedom, and personal fulfillment available through Market America and highlighting real-life success stories through its “Because I Said Yes” testimonial program.

Loren Ridinger, Chairman, CEO & Co-Founder of Market America Worldwide |, held a passionate and inspirational session, Step into Your Power. “You deserve the best because you are the best,” affirmed Ridinger, emphasizing the importance of self-belief and carefully choosing positive influences.

She underscored the importance of leadership within entrepreneurial ventures, echoing JR Ridinger’s philosophy: “Leadership is not about followers, it’s about how many leaders you create.” Loren committed to making leaders through her Blueprint for Success tour, currently on its third encore tour to sold-out audiences. Loren affirmed, “We build leaders.”

Additionally, Ridinger encouraged attendees to actively pursue personal empowerment and progress. She emphasized the importance of programming one’s brain and urged attendees to carefully choose the voices they listen to, encouraging them to seek those that uplift rather than discourage. “Don’t listen to anyone who tells you that you can’t because you can,” she declared.

Ridinger concluded the event with an inspiring message, emphasizing JR’s enduring belief in the power of individuals: “To find happiness, you must continually strive for progress. It’s never too late to embrace your true potential. Together, let’s make it happen.”

The next Market America event, ICON 2024, #icon2024, will be in Greensboro, NC from August 23-25 at the Greensboro Coliseum, to purchase tickets please visit To purchase Core 3 Beauty and GoTrim™ Slim and Amber Ridinger McLaughlin’s Lumiere De Vie, Motives Cosmetics, and Layered Jewelry lines, please visit SHOP.COM. To purchase tickets to Loren Ridinger’s Blueprint for Success Tour, please visit

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About Market America Worldwide

Market America Worldwide | SHOP.COM elevates the consumer shopping experience by seamlessly integrating millions of products, top retail labels, exclusive brands, and a robust entrepreneurial platform. Established in 1992 by visionary JR Ridinger and headquartered in Greensboro, NC, Market America Worldwide has been an industry leader for over 30 years, serving 30 global countries. The award-winning ranked no. 10 in Digital Commerce 360’s Top 500 Online Retailers Primary Merchandise Category of 2022, No. 19 in Newsweek magazine’s 2021 Best Online Shops, and No. 50 in Digital Commerce 360’s 2024 Top 100 Online Marketplaces. Committed to the highest business standards, Market America is a two-time winner of the Better Business Bureau’s Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics and a BBB National Partner since 2022. Follow Market America on X: @marketamerica, LinkedIn: Market America, and Instagram: @marketamerica.

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