People travel from all over the world to be able to learn from the best in the business about duplication, the shopping annuity, and a number of interesting topics about how to convert their spending into an earning at the Market America International Convention. For us, our journey to MAIC 2016 started from our home in Puerto Rico. To say the least, it began with a couple bumps in the road, as we missed our non-stop flight to North Carolina. We were rebooked and had to fly with a connection in Miami. Due to this little mishap we arrived at our hotel at 3AM on Thursday morning instead of Wednesday evening as planned. You can imagine we were jet lagged and had no time to sleep as convention starts at 9AM. But we were not going to let this rain on our parade.
Before arriving at the Coliseum, we started seeing social media posts of fellow UnFranchise Owners gathering in front on the Coliseum in big groups. Because we had won 3rd place in the Pay it Forward contest, we had VIP tickets to the event, which guaranteed us secured on the floor. As soon as we entered the Coliseum you could feel the energy, the excitement in people’s faces, we knew it was going to be a good time. It is really incredible see a whole stadium filled with people with your same mindset, 20,000 plus owners whose main goal is to fulfill their WHY’s. The convention started with the electrifying energy of Loren Ridinger. You could feel the passion in her words, a great start to what would become an amazing weekend.
My wife Eli and I tried to cover all the bases, we took advantage of all the resources that were laid out for us, and all UnFranchise Owners. Besides listening to interesting topics and learning new tools, we were able to go around the different booths at the Coliseum. We learned more about Shop Local, the maWebcenters, about TLS, music from Conquer, the new products from Snap, DNA Miracles and Motives. We were even able to buy things from Motives that at the moment cannot be shipped to Puerto Rico, so we took advantage of these sales. We love the Shopping Annuity contests, so of course we participated in the one taking place at MAIC this weekend, the Shopping Annuity Scavenger Hunt. We also got the chance to speak at the Shopping Annuity booth about our experience in the business so far and in front of the Global Group in Spanish in one of the breakouts.
All of these are great building tools for our business, but the most that we appreciate and love about Convention is getting together with our teammates, the ones that are there for you when you have a question, a doubt, when you need a quick answer and support. That is what makes this business special.
As I write this blog piece from the airplane going home back to Puerto Rico, we have been upgraded to Business Class, I think it’s all of the positive energy rubbing off from the Convention. We strongly encourage everybody to join us in Miami in February for MAWC2017, we want to see you there, and we want to meet you.
Like JR say, No Ticket No Money…and Another Day, Another Billion.