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 Practice Message for January 2016 - "Defining Pyramid . . . and Why We're Not One"

Some of us have been on the receiving end of questions about whether our Business is a pyramid.  The answer is an unequivocal NO - pyramid businesses are illegal. 

Amway is committed...

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Best Practice Message for January 2016 - "Defining Pyramid . . . and Why We're Not One"

Some of us have been on the receiving end of questions about whether our Business is a pyramid.  The answer is an unequivocal NO - pyramid businesses are illegal. 

Amway is committed to...

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New 2016 IBOAI® Board Members Take Oath of Office

New 2016 IBOAI® Board Members Take Oath of Office

On January 6, the new 2016 IBOAI Board, current and new members, met for the day at the IBOAI offices in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The newly elected members were officially welcomed to the Board, the history...

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IBOAI adds to the magic at Achievers 2015

IBOAI adds to the magic at Achievers 2015

An enchanting adventure began on Monday, November 30 as over 3,500 IBOs were welcomed to the beautiful Walt Disney World® Swan and Dolphin Resort. Arriving from hometowns throughout North America, the...

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Best Practices for November 2015 - Promoting the Benefit of Becoming an IBO

This month's Best Practice Message for November 2015 is on the topic of Promoting the Benefit of Becoming an IBO.

We can think of many great reasons for becoming an IBO – and many wonderful...

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Latest IBOAI News

New 2016 IBOAI® Board Members Take Oath of Office

New 2016 IBOAI® Board Members Take Oath of Office

On January 6, the new 2016 IBOAI Board, current and new members, met for the day at the IBOAI offices in...

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IBOAI adds to the magic at Achievers 2015

IBOAI adds to the magic at Achievers 2015

An enchanting adventure began on Monday, November 30 as over 3,500 IBOs were welcomed to the beautiful Walt...

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2016 Elected IBOAI Board Members and Committees Announced

In January 2016, the five new members of the IBOAI Board will be sworn into office to serve a three-year...

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Platinums Building a Foundation of Success: Beginning at NPC

Platinums Building a Foundation of Success: Beginning at NPC

New Platinums arrived in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on Sunday, November 1, excited to spend a few days with...

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IBOAI Expresses Gratitude, Recognizes Leadership and Honors Years of Service at October Board Meetings

IBOAI Expresses Gratitude, Recognizes Leadership and Honors Years of Service at October Board Meetings

It was a productive week in October for your IBOAI Board, the MAC, and Amway Corporate staff. They all work...

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THE 2016 IBOAI BOARD ELECTION RESULTS ARE IN!

THE 2016 IBOAI BOARD ELECTION RESULTS ARE IN!

 

The IBOAI is proud to announce the 2016 IBOAI Board Election results and welcome...

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THE IBOAI AND BOARD ELECTION: Make your vote count!

WHY VOTE IN THE IBOAI BOARD ELECTION?

This is your opportunity to make your voice heard!...
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June 2015 IBOAI Board Meeting Notes

Our June IBOAI Board meetings were very productive.  Below is an update of the items that...

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Latest Amway News

Amway Named Company of the Year by IFANCA®

Amway was named Company of the Year by the Islamic Food and Nutrition Council of America (IFANCA®) during the 2015 International Halal Food Conference. This recognition is for Amway’s excellence...

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Amway tops DSN’s Global 100 for Third Consecutive Year

Since 2004, Direct Selling News has recognized the opportunities offered worldwide to independent business owners, and in 2010, it began compiling a comprehensive list of the top 100 direct sellers...

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BodyKey™ by Nutrilite® Webinar Now Available Online

Don't miss this informative webinar on BodyKey™ by Nutrilite®. Great for you and your downline IBOs. Spread the word. It's easy to view, free of charge, and presented by Founders...

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BodyKey™ by Nutrilite® Live Webinars Presented by Trusted IBO Leaders

Don’t miss this! Mark your calendars and register today.

BodyKey...

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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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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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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 Nutrilite story. In this video, Sam Rehnborg highlights...

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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 to announce we are now accepting entries for...

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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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