Dear Colleagues,

We’re excited to invite you to the WFDSA World Congress XVI “Tomorrow is Now”, Virtual Edition, that will take place on 6-7 October 2021. For the first time, the WFDSA World Congress will be delivered as a virtual event.

The congress is organized by the World Federation of Direct Selling Associations in partnership with Thai Direct Selling Association. The 16th WFDSA World Congress will welcome attendees logging in from all over the world! You’ll meet our industry’s leading figures, as well as policy makers, representatives from consumer organizations, academia, media and many others interested to learn and share the latest trends in our sector and to network with your peers.

Although this time we will not meet in person, we will still share experiences and opinions with special focus on trends driven by technology, evolving marketing and consumer development and other issues of importance in doing business in today’s ever-changing marketplace. It will be an amazing learning and cultural experience we all will never forget.

The congress will feature a program that encompasses essential aspects relevant to the direct selling industry, whether they may be organizational performance, motivation, personal improvement and many more. In addition to the live broadcast, participants will have access to on-demand recordings to view at their own convenience. All sessions that took place will be available on-demand for 2 months following the Congress.

Save the date for this exciting event and don’t miss the most insightful, fantastic experience of the direct selling industry. More than ever, we believe in coming together to imagine new ways of thinking, learning, and connecting – virtually.

We’ll see you online.

Tamuna Gabilaia
Tamuna Gabilaia
Executive Director
World Federation of Direct Selling Associations
Suchada Theeravachirakul
Suchada Theeravachirakul
Chairperson of WFDSA WCXVI Working Committee
Thai Direct Selling Association


Founded in 1978, the WFDSA is the leading international non-governmental organization representing direct selling industry worldwide as a federation of national Direct Selling Associations. The WFDSA mission is to build understanding and support for direct selling worldwide. The Federation pursues the highest level of ethical conduct in the global marketplace, fosters advocacy by partnering with government, consumer and academic leaders, and strengthens management of national and regional Direct Selling Associations.

Our membership consists of more than 60 national direct selling associations and one regional Federation. The CEO Council consisting of the CEOs of the leading direct selling companies serves as its Board of Directors.

The Thai Direct Selling Association (TDSA) was founded in 1983 to represent the interests of direct selling companies and to support its member companies in the areas of governance, education, communication, consumer protection and ethics.

It is a national trade association with 32 member companies who engage with more than 11 million independent distributors throughout Thailand.

The Thai Direct Selling Association takes responsibility under the code of ethics from member companies and forms international standards guaranteed by the World Federation of Direct Selling Associations.

In 2018-2020, the Thai DSA received the Best Trade Association Award from the Department of Business Development, Ministry of Commerce in collaboration with the Board of Trade of Thailand.

In 2019-2020, the Thai DSA received the prestigious 'Platinum’ status for DSA standard from the World Federation of Direct Selling Associations.