Earlier this month, DSA Fall Conference 2018 welcomed more than 300 direct selling leaders to share the latest innovations, ideas and insights for today’s competitive market.
The conference, held in Arlington, Va., allowed attendees to gain valuable insights on sales and marketing strategies, leveraging technology to fuel growth and brand value, independent contractor classification issues, recent legal and regulatory trends, communications and, industry self-regulation.
“Creativity is the response to uncertainty, and DSA Fall Conference 2018 was a look at where direct selling is today, and what we can do to ensure that direct selling’s independent contractors and companies have everything they need to compete in today’s shifting market climate,” said John Fleming, DSA Hall of Fame and DSEF Circle of Honor recipient.
Highlights of the event included appearances by U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta, who praised the contributions of direct sellers to the fabric of the American economy, and Lois Greisman, associate director of the Division of Marketing Practices, Federal Trade Commission (FTC), who lauded the establishment of the Direct Selling Self-Regulatory Council (DS-SRC).
For the full recap of the DSA Fall Conference 2018, click here.