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Ten Years of Success: Marc Ashley and Dennis Franks to Speak at the 2017 Annual Convention

This year marks the 10th Anniversary of Market Hong Kong. As we are celebrating this memorable year, we are getting ready to provide UnFranchise™ Owners the most powerful Annual Convention ever. The event is just a little more than a month away! We are pleased to announce speakers who will attend the convention and who will share with the audience the knowledge, experiences and skills that they need to build a strong business.



Marc Ashley, President and Chief Operating Officer of Market America Worldwide
Marc oversees all corporate operations of Market America | SHOP.COM. He works closely with the Executive Board and Management Group to plan company initiatives, create and implement systems, improve field relations, and implement total quality management techniques. The board chairman of the BBB of Central North Carolina, Marc was also a recipient of the Triad Business Journal’s 40 Under Forty award, selected for his leadership, community involvement and career accomplishments. Under Marc’s leadership, he has helped build Market America Worldwide into an internet retail giant: recognized as one of North Carolina’s fastest-growing companies, one of the Piedmont Triad’s best companies to work for, and one of the top e-commerce companies in the world in terms of annual retail sales.



Dennis Franks, Executive Vice President of Market America

Having helped develop Market America's original online shopping platform and the Preferred Customer program, Dennis's focus is now on global sales. He also supports Market America's Health Professional program, nutraMetrix™, and TLS® Weight Loss Solution, the ultimate weight management program. Additionally, he is charged with evolving ma University in the field to increase product diversity within UnFranchise Owner organizations. Dennis was the offensive center on the University of Michigan's "Team of the Decade" for most wins, and later enjoyed playing five years with the Philadelphia Eagles and Detroit Lions. After football, Dennis became one of the few to earn over US$1 million in commissions in one year while owning a home-based business.

Maria Checa, Motives® Creative Consultant


With her keen eye for color and her knowledge of upcoming trends, Maria is a great fit on the Motives team. Maria is passionate about design and expresses her creativity by researching trends and executing the latest "it" colors for Motives. As Motives Creative Consultant, Maria enjoys creating campaign concepts for Motives seasonal launches and directing Motives video and photo shoots. With her helpful insights, Maria has helped expand the Motives line (and team) beyond expectations.

Eugene Wallace, Chief Technology Officer


Eugene is a member of the Market America Senior Management Team. Responsible for the technology roadmap and direction for Market America | SHOP.COM, he has been with Market America for 18 of his 23-plus years in the technology industry. An innovator, he is the inventor of SHOPBOX™, the product sharing application for creating your own Facebook store. In addition to his role at Market America | SHOP.COM, he serves on the science and technology advisory board at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and is a technology and partnership consultant with the North Carolina A&T School of Engineering, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and University of California – Berkeley.

More speakers will be announced in the coming weeks. The 2017 Annual Convention is definitely an event that you won’t want to miss!

Market Hong Kong's 2017 Annual Convention
Date: Friday, May 5 through Sunday, May 7
Venue: Star Hall, Kowloonbay International Trade & Exhibition Centre
Ticket price: HK$1,089.00


2017 Leadership School Ticket Presale Starts April 18

The 2017 Leadership School will be held Nov. 3–5. Don’t miss the chance to build your business and expand your team through with the momentum of the event! Ticket presale will start on Tuesday, April 18 at 11:00 p.m.

Market Hong Kong Leadership School 2017
Dates: Friday, Nov. 3 – Sunday, Nov. 5

Venue: Rotunda 3, 6/F, Kowloonbay International Trade & Exhibition Centre
Address: 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Ticket price: HK$1,089.00


Any UnFranchise™ Owner who purchases three or more tickets in one single order will receive the “I got my 3” gifts:

  • Cellular Laboratories De-Aging Body Balm
  • Isotonix® Maximum ORAC Powder Drink
  • Your own Market Hong Kong WebCenter

Market Hong Kong has also invited excellent speakers to host breakout sessions. Any UnFranchise Owners who purchase three tickets or more in one single order will receive one ticket to any of the breakout sessions below. Tickets are limited for each breakout session. Get yours while they last!


  • TLS® Weight Loss Solution
    Executive Vice President Dennis Franks
    Thursday, May 4, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
  • Tips for Business Building
    Executive Vice President Dennis Franks
    Thursday, May 4, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
  • How to Build a Strong Team
    International Field Chairman Joanne Hsi
    Monday, May 8, 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.
  • New Product Launch
    Product Manager Emmy Yeung
    Tuesday, May 9, 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Stay tuned for more details!


Get Your 2017 Product Symposium Ticket Today

Learn about top health concerns from international and local professionals


Are you or someone you know suffering from health issues such as hypertension, eczema or indigestion? Do you want to learn the secrets of a healthier and stronger body? If you want to learn more about the latest health concerns, be sure to join us at the Product Symposium.

The Product Symposium provides a wealth of critical information where attendees gain health and product knowledge, build belief in the company’s products, understand the product values, learn the product differences and price justification, learn to develop 10 to 15 repeat Preferred Customers and build share of customers. In addition, attendees learn to add complementary products to any single product purchase, increasing the lifetime value of your customers and building a Shopping Annuity™.

The 2016 Product Symposium was a huge success and you won’t want to miss the training in 2017. There will be health professionals from around the world joining the trainings. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn the latest health information from the experts!

Check here to download the poster and learn more about the speakers and topics for this Product Symposium.

2017 Product Symposium

Dates: Saturday, July 8 – Sunday, July 9
Venue: Grand Hall A & B, Convention Centre 3, Science Park
Address: Science Park, Shatin, Hong Kong
Ticket price: HK$1,360.00 (Code: 2188_HKPS17)

Be sure to get your tickets before they are sold out!


2017 Motives Certified Training Registration is Now Available

Don’t miss this May 12–13 opportunity to learn about and become an expert with Motives®


No matter if you are an expert with Motives or if you have just joined the UnFranchise™ Business, you don’t want to miss the upcoming Motives Certified Training. It is no secret that confidence drives your success; that confidence lies in belief in the products and in the service you represent. Motives Certified Training will be conducted on Friday, May 12 and Saturday, May 13. The training will provide you with cosmetics and skincare information that will supercharge your confidence to implement your business action plan more effectively.

Motives Certified Training is held once every two years. Don’t miss this great opportunity to learn information firsthand from Motives Director of Field Development Lisa Martin. We are honored to invite Lisa from Market America to host the training. Lisa is a Director and Million Dollar Club member. She has been working as a Motives Certified Trainer since 2008 and was named Motives Certified Trainer of the Year in 2012. She will share with participants her great knowledge and experience with Motives.

Motives Certified Training with Lisa Martin
Friday, May 12 and Saturday, May 13

Language: English (translation in Cantonese will be provided)
Location: mhk Showcase
Ticket Price: HK$1,000.00 (Code: 2188_HKMCT17)

This training is recommended for all UnFranchise Owners (UFOs), especially those who are new and are willing to invest in themselves, and existing UFOs who are looking to diversify their Motives business to gain more customers. Seats are limited so get your ticket today!

To learn about the training criteria and register for your training, please click here.






2017 International Convention




2017 International Convention

August 10-13, 2017

Receptions: August 9th 

Greensboro, NC

Venue: Greensboro Coliseum

Host Hotel: Sheraton Greensboro
Phone:  336-292-9161



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