|Chair:||Tram Ha, Oriflame Vietnam Limited|
|Vice Chair:||Leo Boon Wang, Amway Vietnam Company Ltd.|
|Code Administrator:||Han Tran, Russin & Vecchi|
|Legal Advisor:||Nguyen Thanh Hien, ATIM Consulting|
Active Committee Members
The Committee meets on the second Friday every month in the AmCham office and at hotel locations depending upon the topic, speaker and availability.
Direct Selling Committee Activities (click “play” button)
“To protect, serve and promote the effectiveness of member companies and the independent business people they represent. To ensure that the marketing by member companies of products and/or the direct sales opportunity is conducted with the highest level of business ethics and service to consumers.”
Goals and Objectives
1.Broaden Membership: Broader membership of Committee to include more major direct selling companies
2.Code of Ethics:
•Revise the Code of Ethics to adapt with the latest version of WfDSA (in 2010);
•Continue to enhance the self-commitment to the Code of the member companies.
3.Develop relationships with Government, Business, Vietnam MLM Association and Media, and understanding on their part of the positive contributions to Vietnam’s social economic development that direct selling companies can make, especially in providing employment and business opportunities for women.
4.Position Paper(s): Address in a series of Direct Selling Committee “position papers” on amendment of the existing Decree 110 such as:
•Registration/licensing procedure for the opportunity meeting/event in Direct Selling;
•Licensing procedure for the advertising activities in cosmetics and wellness/supplement food;
•Notification procedure for promotional programs in Direct Selling;
•Other key issues raised by Committee’s Members.
5.Speakers: Identify and invite relevant and interesting speakers from Direct Selling Industries for the upcoming year. EMPHASIS in 2012 will be on building market image of Direct Selling, and highlighting the economic development potential as demonstrated by results in Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, etc.
6.AVDSC page on AmCham Website: Complete and launch AVDSC page on AmCham website to introduce to other Direct Selling Associations and potential members.
7.Community event: Raise awareness and attention from members for social charity events. Collaborate with many famous charity projects to support the Vietnamese children and/or women.
8.Monthly meetings: Committee will discuss or present a topic concerning Direct Selling laws and regulations. Committee will invite a relevant speaker/VIP/guest from the competent authorities.