Welcome to the 2020 Market America | SHOP.COM World Conference! Are you ready to take your UnFranchise Business to the next level? Let’s do it, MAWC2020!
*Note: Click here each morning to watch the morning and afternoon main stage sessions on Zoom. The broadcast will run all day Thursday – Saturday for those UnFranchise® Owners who were not able to attend in person.
Vice President Andrew Weissman kicked off the festivities with his morning address to the crowd. Andrew urged the crowd to stay connected and get involved on social media with the hashtag, #MAWC2020.
Reina Ozbay hit the stage to sing a rousing rendition of the National Anthem.
Welcome to Market America’s 2020 World Conference – Loren Ridinger
Senior Executive Vice President Loren Ridinger welcomed the thousands in attendance to the 2020 World Conference. Loren said, “We’re back with the best agenda we’ve seen in 28 years.” Loren discussed how it’s a new decade, which means it’s time to look towards the future. This is the time to reignite your imagination and Loren, JR, Marc, and the rest of the team will help you along the way.
President & COO of Market America Marc Ashley wasted no time jumping into his presentation. Marc said, “This year is going to be your greatest year ever. Are you going to do that?” The presentation began with the ins and outs of Market America. Marc explained the rigorous process that products go through from development to retail in order to ensure the safety of our UnFranchise Owners.
Market America’s products can address nearly every problem or concern that people may have. From health and wellness to weight management, Market America can satisfy most of, if not all of your product needs. The company does its best to cater to everyone’s lifestyle. For example, Marc highlighted how turmeric is the latest trending health ingredient in 2020. However, Market America has had a turmeric product for over a decade. The product is Curcumin Extreme and should be considered in your daily supplemental regime.
Marc spotlighted new innovative products such as Thymenol, Cannabiquin, and Cannabicool. He said, “Best ingredients, best products, and best delivery systems. We continue to make the impossible, possible.” Marc announced a new product that has the delivering the power of Astaxanthin with the delivery system of Isotonix. It’s called Isotonix Astaxanthin, which supports cardiovascular health, helps maintain skin elasticity, and healthy visual focus.*
Dr. Karen Hecht of AskReal, Inc. came onstage to discuss the benefits of astaxanthin. Dr. Hecht explained how it’s difficult to incorporate astaxanthin through diet alone. “Astaxanthin is a special antioxidant. It’s one of the strongest antioxidant. It’s 6000 times stronger than Vitamin C,” Dr. Hecht said. Thanks to the isotonix system, UFOs can take advantage of astaxanthin and its benefits. Astaxanthin can help boost endurance, and aid muscle recovery.
From there, Marc introduced another new product called Pure Collagen. Collagen is the most abundant protein in the human body. It is found in bones, muscles, skin and tendons. Collagen provides structure to the body and helps to hold tissue together.* Director of nutraMetrix & Clinical Education Dr. Deedra Mason, N.D. joined Marc to break down the importance of collagen. Dr. Dee said, “Not only is collagen important for your skin, but it’s good for your gut health and joint health. Also, for the first time ever, Market America is offering BV on a partner store product called Mitragyna.
The attention was turned to the 2020 International Convention. Marc stressed how the host hotel plays an integral part in the convention experience. The host hotel is in walking distance from the coliseum and all of the breakouts take place at the hotel. At MAIC2020, there is a new host hotel promotion that’s on UnFranchise right now. UFOs can earn 37.5 IBV for each night’s stay, which will add up to 150 IBV for four nights. Plus, there is a special room rate of $161 per night )$128 per night savings. Any additional night stay will result in 37.5 IBV and it will count towards the 3rd quarter SAMM. Marc urged the crowd to act today! Go to UnFranchise.com to purchase.
In addition to the host hotel promotion, there is a ticket promotion for MAIC2020. When you buy 3 tickets to 2020 International Convention, UFOs will be awarded 50 BV. Also, the Market America Trade Show is returning to International Convention on Sunday.
Layered Jewelry Launch – Loren Ridinger and Amber Ridinger
Next up were Senior Executive Vice President Loren Ridinger and Vice President Andrew Weissman. Loren mentioned that this is an action-packed Thursday with new releases and now, it was time to introduce the next industry to the UnFranchise. How would you like to make money selling jewelry? Introducing Layered, the new jewelry line from Market America.
Creator of Lumiere de Vie & DNA Miracles Amber Ridinger-McLaughlin set out to create a line of jewelry that allows women to create their unique style and celebrate their own beautiful layers. Amber explained how Layered was created to jewelry can be affordable and attainable for the working woman.
Layered will disrupt the jewelry game. It’s made from the finest metals with sleek and elegant designs. It’s a game-changer because it’s affordable. The prices range from $29 – $180. UnFranchise Owners have exclusive rights to this collections and can earn 25% retail profit and a minimum of 80% BV. Loren and Amber highlighted various pieces on the line and their backstories. Go to getlayered.com for more information especially if you’d like to host a layered trunk show, which can be found in your back office on UnFranchise. Follow layered on social media at @shoplayered and use #getlayered.
Before the next segment, Loren held a moment of silence for Kobe and Gigi Bryant as well as the 7 other victims who were lost in the tragic helicopter crash.
Also, La La sent a video message because she could not be here at MAWC2020.
Star Power – Loren Ridinger and Thalia
New collaboration alert! Loren announced that Motives Cosmetics is partnering with the legendary Thalia for a new palette, Viva Eye & Cheek Palette. Thalia is a world-renowned singer, songwriter, actress, author, fashion designer, business woman, and digital influencer!
This limited-edition palette collaboration features 8 of Thalia’s can’t-live-without shades ranging from everyday mattes to incredibly creamy high-shimmers with bold color. Thalia X Motives Viva Palette is ready to make a splash! (coming soon)
Viva la Vida. Live Your Life.
Star Power – Scottie Pippen
Vice President Andrew Weissman invited Basketball Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen to lead the presentation on Isotonix Prime Joint Support Formula. Scottie first sent his deepest condolences to the Bryant family and discussed how the NBA family will do their best to honor Kobe and his legacy.
Isotonix Prime Joint Support Formula is the only product in the world with pycnogenol, glucosamine, and hyaluronic acid in isotonix form. In reference to entrepreneurship, Scottie said, “There’s a light at the end of the tunnel and you have to keep grinding until you get there. Reach your goals and keep going.”
Profiles of Success
Supervising Coordinator Brett Portelli discussed how he’s family oriented, which is his Why. Brett shared lessons he learned along the way: lead by example, learn to replace expectations with gratitude, we need to change in order for things to change. Brett said, “Let’s be leaders. Let’s influence the world” and closed out his presentation by urging UFOs to attend MAIC2020 in Greensboro.
Director Michelle Lieu explained how she traveled over 24 hours to attend MAWC2020. Michelle started out as a stay at home mom, but she wanted to do more for her family. Through hard work and dedication, Michelle became a director and has no plans of stopping!
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