The DSA is devoted to preserving the integrity of the direct selling industry in Canada – whether working on behalf of member firms to address issues of importance, providing member companies and their ISCs with support, educating the public on the benefits of direct selling, or ensuring consumer protection by enforcing the high standards set out in the Codes.
The World Federation of Direct Selling Associations (WFDSA) is a global association of more than 50 national direct sales associations, including the Direct Sellers Association of Canada
The DSA's highest recognition, the award is named in honour of the late Ivan Phelan, a longtime executive at Avon Canada who was instrumental in establishing and guiding the Association for more than three decades. The award recognizes those who have made a significant contribution to the direct selling industry in Canada. Click on the pdf to discover why Janice Gerol was selected in 2015 and for a complete list of past recipients.
The DSEF Circle of Distinction Award recognizes individuals who have devoted significant years of service and have made considerable contributions to the Direct Selling Education Foundation and the direct selling industry
Click on the pdf to discover why Susan Timmermeister was selected in 2015 and for a complete list of past recipients.
This DSA award that recognizes people for their participation and leadership on DSA committees and/or Board of Directors. Click on the pdf to discover why these recipients were selected and for a complete list of past recipients.
The DSA stands for trust and integrity, and promotes the development of leaders who can evoke inspiration in others. Each member company relies on their ISCs to promote and represent their products and opportunity with the highest level of trust and integrity that the DSA demands
The DSA Mark of Distinction award recognizes an ISC who upholds the values of trust and integrity which are so vital our industry, as well as being a leader who inspires others to achieve their utmost potential.
Similar to the path of a new recruit, young companies must be nurtured and mentored in order to be successful. It is important to begin the journey to success with a solid foundation and strong principles that will serve as building blocks to ensure success in the Canadian market place.
While these young companies may not have unique programs in place that rise to the level of those recognized by other awards, many smaller companies have great stories to tell. With this in mind, the Journey to Success Award is designed to recognize up-and-coming direct selling companies that have dedicated themselves to achieving a high standard of excellence in business operations.
This recognizes innovative ideas and programs that contribute to the growth of opportunities for entrepreneurs in the direct selling industry. Click on the pdf to discover why USANA Health Sciences was selected in 2015 and for a complete list of past recipients.
This award honours a DSA member company whose community service efforts have made a profound difference in the community. Recipient companies epitomize the best in corporate responsibility. Click on the pdf to discover why Mary Kay Ash Charitable Foundation was selected in 2015 and for a complete list of past recipients.
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onaglobal scope. The DSA Community Spirit award honours an ISC whose charitable and / or community service efforts have made a profound difference in the lives of others.
TThe DSA Partnership in Progress award recognizes Supplier member companies that provide a product or service to an Active Member Company which has/had a measurable impact and contribution on the Active Member Company’s business.