IBOA International

The Independent Business Owners Association International, Inc. (IBOAI) is the advocacy organization for North American Independent Business Owners (IBOs) affiliated with Amway®. The IBOAI advises Amway on every facet of the North American business, from products and promotions to operations and business guidelines. The IBOAI and Amway are dedicated to partnering for success with your input, support and participation.

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    Best Practices for January - Fund-Raising

    This month's best practices message discusses fund-raising.

    We applaud IBOs' efforts to support many worthwhile causes and charities.

    However, we want to remind you...

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    Amway Acquires XS Energy Brand

    Exciting news! Amway has acquired the XS® Energy brand as announced by the Corporation on January 14, 2015.

    In 2003, Amway became the exclusive distributor of XS Energy Drinks. ...

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    Incoming 2015 IBOAI Board Members Take Oath of Office

    Incoming 2015 IBOAI Board Members Take Oath of Office

    On January 7, the 2015 IBOAI® Board met for a day at the IBOAI office in Grand Rapids, Michigan to welcome the newly elected members to the Board and present the history of the IBOAI.

    During...

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    Best Practices for December - Exporting

    You are already aware that it is a rule violation to export products of any kind offered by Amway® outside of North America.  But perhaps you've wondered why that rule is in effect.

    There...

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    Recipients of the 2014 Founders Memorial Scholarships

    Established in 2013 in honor of early Amway™ Independent Business Owners, Jere and Eileen Dutt, Fred and Bernice Hansen, and Joe and Helyne Victor, the Founders Memorial Scholarship Program...

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    Latest IBOAI News

    Incoming 2015 IBOAI Board Members Take Oath of Office

    Incoming 2015 IBOAI Board Members Take Oath of Office

    On January 7, the 2015 IBOAI® Board met for a day at the IBOAI office in Grand Rapids, Michigan to welcome...

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    Final Day of Achievers Filled with Education, Inspiration and Appreciation

    Day Four at Achievers 2014 began bright and early with an invitation-only Emerald + Leadership Forum, following...

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    Third Day of Achievers Featured Biz Buzz with Amway Execs and IBO Leaders

    The energy and excitement among IBOs in Vegas continued to flourish, as Achievers attended the Biz Buzz meeting...

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    Achievers 2014 Day Two Boasts Biz Buzz and Fuel Expo

    The second day of Achievers 2014 was action-packed morning to night . IBOs began the day with an informative...

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    Achievers 2014 is Off to a Great Start in Las Vegas!

    The biggest and brightest event of the year is off to a great start in fabulous Las Vegas, Nevada. Achievers...

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    Second Day of New Platinum Conference Offered Motivation and Education

    Business Meeting Encouraged Platinums to Be Leaders, Become Diamonds

    New Platinums...

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    New IBO Leaders Receive Warm Greeting at New Platinum Conference

    New Platinums arrived in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on Sunday, November 2, excited to spend a few days with...

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    2014 October Board Meeting

    Recognition and Gratitude Plentiful at October Board Meeting
     
    Your...

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    Latest Amway News

    Amway Acquires XS Energy Brand

    Exciting news! Amway has acquired the XS® Energy brand as announced by the Corporation on January 14, 2015.

    In 2003, Amway became...

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    Recipients of the 2014 Founders Memorial Scholarships

    Established in 2013 in honor of early Amway™ Independent Business Owners, Jere and Eileen Dutt, Fred and Bernice Hansen, and Joe and Helyne...

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    This year, Nutrilite® celebrates 80 years of growth

    This year, Nutrilite® celebrates 80 years of growth

    Dr. Sam Rehnborg, President of Nutrilite Health Institute and son of Nutrilite founder, Carl Rehnborg, narrates a historic overview of the amazing...

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    2014 Amway Founders' Memorial Scholarship Program

    2014 Amway Founders' Memorial Scholarship Program

    Are you or your children looking to build an educational foundation for the future?

    We are pleased...

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    Amway Opportunity Messaging Webinar

    Learn how to effectively communicate with Gen Y in a live Amway Opportunity Messaging Webinar by Jef Pollock. Don’t miss out on this valuable opportunity!...
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    LEADERSHIP: Bill and Peggy Britt

    This IBO couple mentored and supported others worldwide, creating a legacy of leadership that lives on.

    Bill Britt lived by...

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    GENEROSITY: Jody and Kathy Victor

    This second-generation IBO couple gives generously around the world and at home.

    Talking about their charitable work makes...

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    Founders Memorial Scholarship Program 2013

    Founders Memorial Scholarship Program 2013

    Leadership requires us to be mindful of the future, preparing the next generation. It also demands that we embrace the lessons learned...

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    2015 IBOAI BOARD OF DIRECTORS

    Executive Committee
    Bob Andrews, Chairman
    Howie Danzik, Vice Chairman

    Brad Duncan
    Shivaram Kumar
    Joe Markiewicz
    Kathy Victor

    Awards & Recognition
    Joe Markiewicz, Chairman
    Brad Duncan, Vice Chairman

    Theo Galan
    Shivaram Kumar
    Pedro Lizardi

    Business Operations
    Kathy Victor, Chairman
    Alberto Aguilera, Vice Chairman

    David Dussault
    Juanita Maldonado
    Steve Yager

    Marketing Advisory Committee (MAC)
    Terry Andrews, Chairman
    Sandy Hawkins, Vice Chairman

    Joya Baker
    Theresa Danzik
    Maribel Galan
    Dayna Pappalardo

    Legal & Ethics
    Bob Andrews, Chairman
    Howie Danzik, Vice Chairman

    Glen Baker
    Vinny Pappalardo
    Doug Weir

    Hearing & Disputes
    Jody Victor, Chairman

    Hearing Panel Members
    Bob Andrews
    Howie Danzik
    Vinny Pappalardo

    Governance & Oversight Committee
    Jody Victor, Chairman
    Bill Hawkins

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