DSA Awards Luncheon

Date: 24 July 2018

Time: 07h30 for 09h00 start until 16h00

Venue: Injabula Room, Indaba Hotel, Fourways, Gauteng

Save the Date: Book your seats now!


  • Registration – 07h30-09h00
    • Tea, Coffee, Juice and Breakfast Snacks
    • Networking with industry colleagues and suppliers


  • Awards Luncheon Event – 09h00-16h00
    • Entertainment, Informative Guest Speakers, Local and Global Industry Statistics,
    • Personality of the Year Awards, DSA-UJ Top Student Awards,
    • PLUS everyone gets a free lucky ticket that could win them a magnificent Prize Hamper full of member company products!


Email: dsapr@dsasa.co.za

Booking forms (tables/seats/sponsorship) and Personality of the Year entry forms have been emailed to you. It’s going to be a fun and informative event.

DSA General Meeting

Date: 23 May 2018

Time: 09h30

Venue:  Offices of Ascendis Direct, Unit 5, Tuscany Office Park, Cnr Rivonia & Coombie Roads, Rivonia, Johannesburg

Content includes:

  • Social Media presentation by Lara Malan of Annique Health and Beauty
  • Legislation update
  • PR Strategy presentation
  • WFDSA Global Ethics Programme update
  • And more ….!


From the Desk of the DSA Secretariat

As DSA Secretariat, I have the opportunity of connecting with you through email, telephone conversations and at DSA meetings. This enables me to keep up-to-date with what’s happening in our industry at a local level, learn about successes and challenges and to share knowledge and experience with you as members.

The first half of the year is always a busy period from a Secretariat perspective. One of the biggest tasks is the annual member survey, which enables the DSA to submit aggregated local industry statistics to the WFDSA for inclusion in its global survey results, which is a WFDSA membership requirement of local DSAs. Aggregated data is also used for local DSA industry statistics and provides essential information around industry trends, growth, successes and challenges. Thank you to all members who have completed and returned your surveys.

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Message from the DSA SA Chairperson

Welcome to the first of our DSA Online Newsletters! We hope you find the content interesting and of value. We’d love to hear from you – scroll down to the end to post your comments and ideas!

As we steer our way into the fifth month of 2018, my thanks and gratitude go to all DSA Directors and DSA member company executives who continue to support and build the DSA of South Africa. We work together in a wonderful industry that offers exceptional opportunities for entrepreneurial development and personal growth.

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Consumer rights must include awareness and enforcement

When a product does not work properly or a service provider does not deliver as expected, indignant consumers are quick to assert that they know their rights, but they often do not.

“Most people are simply too busy to find out what their rights really are and tend to rely on assumptions, advice from a friend or colleague, or a vague recollection of something that they had heard or read,” says Cornellé van Graan, chairperson of the Direct Selling Association of South Africa (DSASA).

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