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 April 2015

    Once you decided to start your own Independent Business you entered into acommercial enterprise.  By engaging in this commercial activity, you take on new responsibilities relative to your use...

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    March 2015 IBOAI Board Meeting Update

    We are very proud of your IBOAI Board & MAC Members and all of their hard work on behalf of all IBOs! 

    Much of what we discussed at these meetings  is still confidential...

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    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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    Best Practices for March 2015 - Nutrilite Products

    Nutrilite® is the world's no. 1 selling vitamin and dietary supplements brand* - but what else are we saying when we talk to others about these great products? 

    * Source:...

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    Latest IBOAI News

    March 2015 IBOAI Board Meeting Update

    We are very proud of your IBOAI Board & MAC Members and all of their hard work on behalf of all IBOs! 

    Much...

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    A Message from Bob Andrews 2015 Board Chairman

    A Message from Bob Andrews 2015 Board Chairman

    I am humbled and honored to serve as Chairman of your IBOAI Board in representation of all Independent Business...

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    Derby Theme Wins Big at Diamond Celebration Dinner

    Derby Theme Wins Big at Diamond Celebration Dinner

    IBO Leaders enjoyed another fabulous day in paradise on their fourth day of Diamond Club. Some started the...

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    Business Meeting at Diamond Club Celebrates 50th Anniversary, Looks Forward to Future

    Business Meeting at Diamond Club Celebrates 50th Anniversary, Looks Forward to Future

    The sun sparkled like a "bright diamond" in a beautiful blue Hawaiian sky as the breeze blew warm...

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    Diamonds treated to fabulous welcome party at Westin Maui

    Diamonds treated to fabulous welcome party at Westin Maui

    Traveling from all parts of North America, near and far, qualified Diamonds arrived throughout the day on...

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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...

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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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    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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