December 6, 2018
Astoria Plaza, Ortigas, Pasig City
“Great things in business are never done by one person. They’re done by a team of people.”
Indeed, 2018 has been a successful and fruitful year to the whole association and its members. With the theme “Elevate: Raising the Bar”, Direct Selling Association of the Philippines (DSAP) has tremendously raised the bar to a higher level with successful events, projects and campaigns all throughout the year.
The most recent one was the last and 4th General Membership Meeting held in Astoria Plaza and Hotel on December 6, 2018 concurred with Yearly Member’s Recognition and was attended by its affiliated members and guests.
DSAP Chairman Mr. Joey Sarmiento delivered the welcome remarks and reiterated the association’s achievements for the year 2018. Then program proceeded to the election and subsequent announcement of 5 DSAP board members that would join the 4 incumbents to complete the total of 9 for the year 2019. The newly elected are:
- Joey Sarmiento
- Arlene Asidao
- Liza Morales
- Bong Valenzuela
- Beth Añana
Everyone dressed beautifully in colours of red and green that brightly reflects the association’s accomplishments as well as the fun celebration of the occasion. The event also served as a venue to recognize the association’s Perfect 10 Awardees and Active Members Awardees. The awardees are as follows:
PERFECT 10 AWARDEES
- Avon Cosmetics, Inc.
- DXN International Private, Ltd.
- Edmark Philippines, Inc.
- Max International
- Neolife International, Inc.
- New Image International Far East (Phils), Inc.
- Nu Skin Enterprises Philippines, LLC
- Philkraft Wellness Corporation
- Xyngular Philippines, Inc.
ACTIVE MEMBER AWARDEES
- 4Life Research Philippines, LLC
- BWL Health & Sciences, Inc.
- DLC Philippines Shareconomy, Inc.
- Fern, Inc.
- Forever Living Products Philippines Inc.
- Gano Itouch Philippines, Inc.
- Herbalife International Philippines, Inc.
- Mary Kay Philippines, Inc.
- Qnet Philippines
- Reliv Philippines Inc.
- Sophie Paris Philippines Inc.
- Sunrider Philippines Inc.
- Youngevity Global, LLC
The recognition continued with the awarding and recognition of Outstanding Committees:
- Communications Committee
- Compliance & Enforcement Committee
- CSR & Development Committee
- Education Committee
- External Affairs Committee
- Government Affairs Committee
- Internal Affairs Committee
- Membership Committee
- Ways & Means Committee
The association has also recognized individuals who have greatly contributed to the success of the group. The first one – Special Recognition Award, was given to Ms. Christine Grace Tria and Ms. Beth Mapula.
The second and the highest award tagged as the Chairman’s Award was given to Ms. Arlene Asidao for her outstanding contribution and dedication to the successful staging of the Association’s major events of 2018, and to Ms. Beth Añana for her contribution and dedication in the CSR & Development Committee and Membership Committee.
After the recognition and before the event came to an end, the attendees were also given time to have fun by playing a game and enjoyed a musical performance by Mr. Michael Golez as well as the most awaited announcement of raffle draw winners.
2018 may come to an end but we have to always bear in mind that every ending opens an opportunity to a brand new beginning and fresh start.
Regardless of our circumstances, begin every day of the year with a smile, hope and positivity. Take a chance. Make a change. Start anew. Embrace each day and allow yourself to be open to what the world has to offer.