Past Events

CEO Luncheon Talk

The first CEO Luncheon for 2014 was held at One World Hotel on 28th August 2014. Twenty six Member companies attended this inspiring and enlightening talk by the CEO of AirAsia X, En Azran Osman Rani. Highlights of the talk … Continue reading

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Hari Raya Luncheon with MDTCC

DSAM Board invited MDTCC officers for a Hari Raya lunch on 18th August 2014 at Shangri-la Hotel, Putrajaya. Deputy Secretary General, Dato’ Haji Azmi Bin Lateh, together with En Abu Samah Bin Shabudin (Director), Pn Siti Maslinda Binti Mardi (Principle … Continue reading

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AGM 2014 and CEOs Meeting

The Annual General Meeting was held on 27th May 2014. The meeting proceeded smoothly with the adoption of the Financial and Board Reports. The CEOs Meeting was conducted immediately after the AGM. A presentation by Nielsen entitled ‘Utilising Industry Data to … Continue reading

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3rd ASEAN DSAs Presidents Meeting

The Direct Selling Association of Singapore (DSAS) hosted the 3rd Meeting chaired by their President, Leo Boon Wang. The meeting was attended by representatives from Indonesia (APLI), Thailand (TDSA), Philippines (DSAP), Singapore (DSAS) and DSAM (represented by Frederick Ng, Sam … Continue reading

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Courtesy Visit To MDTCC Minister

DSAM Board Members paid a courtesy visit to YB Dato’ Sri Hasan Bin Malek, Minister of Domestic Trade, Co-operatives and Consumerism (MDTCC) on 24th March 2014. During this visit, there was a cordial discussion on current issues and the future … Continue reading

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WFDSA Asia Pacific Association Performance Program (APP)

The World Federation of Direct Selling Associations Asia Pacific APP for 2014 was held in Auckland New Zealand on 19th and 20th February 2014. The purpose of this program was to foster closer working relationships between regional Direct Selling Associations … Continue reading

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WFDSA Seminar in Kuala Lumpur

The WFDSA conducted the Asia Pacific Performance Programme Seminar in Kuala Lumpur on 19th and 20th September 2013. Ten Asia Pacific DSAs were present. Among the topics discussed were on Online Transactions in Direct Selling, Social Media for DSAs, a … Continue reading

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DSAM and WFDSA Celebrates 35th Anniversary

The World Federation of Direct Selling Associations (WFDSA) and the Direct Selling Association of Malaysia (DSAM) celebrated our 35th Anniversary jointly at a Gala Dinner on 18th September 2013 at Mandarin Oriental Hotel Kuala Lumpur. DSAM President Mr Frederick Ng … Continue reading

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MDTCC’s Direct Selling Unit Visits DSAM

The Direct Selling Unit of the Ministry of Domestic Trade, Co-operatives and Consumerism (MDTCC) paid a courtesy visit to DSAM on 18th June 2013. The purpose of the visit was to enhance cooperation between the ministry and the industry. Among … Continue reading

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Courtesy Visit To TDSA

DSAM President Frederick Ng, paid a courtesy visit to the Thai Direct Selling Association (TDSA) in his recent visit to Bangkok. Frederick was received by TDSA President, Kittawat Ritteerawee. A discussion was held touching on current issues relevant to the … Continue reading

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2013 Annual General Meeting

DSAM held it’s 35th Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Petaling Jaya on 23rd May 2013. The meeting, chaired by the President Frederick Ng, saw a 75% turnout by our member companies. Treasurer Khor Lee Fan, presented the Accounts for the … Continue reading

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2nd ASEAN DSAs Presidents Meeting

The 2nd ASEAN DSAs Presidents Meeting was held on 14th March 2013 at Prince Hotel Kuala Lumpur. The meeting was chaired by DSAM’s Vice President, Sam Cheong. Among the participants at this meeting were Melisa Quijano (WFDSA Asia Pacific Association … Continue reading

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CEO Meeting

The first CEOs Meeting for 2013 was chaired by President Mr Frederick Ng on 28th February 2013 at Eastin Hotel, Petaling Jaya. Seventy participants from forty eight Member Companies attended this meeting. The agenda for the meeting included many important … Continue reading

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Launch of The Direct Selling Blue Print

DSAM, with the cooperation of the Ministry of Domestic Trade, Co-operatives and Consumerism (MDTCC), organised the Direct Selling Seminar at the Putra World Trade Centre, Kuala Lumpur. During the seminar, three Panel Discussions were held. Our President, Mr Frederick Ng … Continue reading

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Roundtable Discussion On Direct Selling in Vietnam

AmCham Vietnam’s Direct Selling Committee organised a ‘Roundtable Discussion on Direct Selling in Vietnam’ on 6th December 2012. In co-operation with the Ministry of Industry and Trade / Vietnam Competition Administration Department (VCAD-MoIT), and supported by WFDSA, the objectives of … Continue reading

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WFDSA Association Performance Program (APP): Asia/Pacific

DSAM participated in the WFDSA APP program for AsiaPacific DSAs which was held in Ho Chi Minh City on 5th December 2012. This program was attended by more than 20 participants from 7 countries. Vietnam was represented by the AmCham … Continue reading

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WFDSA Secretaries Seminar 2012

DSAM, together with more than 20 DSAs and representatives from WFDSA and SELDIA, participated in the WFDSA Secretaries Seminar held on 4th and 5th October in Milan, Italy. Among the highlights were the presentation of the WFDSA Scorecard which explains … Continue reading

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Meeting of ASEAN DSA Presidents

DSAM initiated and held the inaugural meeting of Presidents of Direct Selling Associations (DSAs) of Asean countries on 15th October 2012 in Petaling Jaya. This meeting was attended by the Presidents and representatives from Asosiasi Penjualan Langsung Indonesia (APLI), Direct … Continue reading

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DSAM Annual Dinner 2012

The DSAM Annual Dinner 2012 was held at the Sunway Resort Hotel and Spa on 25th October 2012. Yg Bhg Datin Mahani Tan Abdullah, Deputy Secretary General, Ministry of Domestic Trade, Co-operatives and Consumerism was the guest of honour. Also … Continue reading

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Annual General Meeting and CEOs Meeting

The AGM 2012 was held on 24th May 2012. The President, Mr Frederick Ng conducted the meeting where the presentation of Accounts 2011 and Estimates of Revenue & Expenditure 2012 by Treasurer, Mr Khong Che Lam was presented and accepted. … Continue reading

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Amendments in DSAM Constitution

In the CEOs’ Meeting held on March 2011, it was proposed and agreed that the DSAM Constitution be amended to enable more direct selling companies to join the association. These direct selling companies in question are the smaller or newly … Continue reading

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WFDSA Secretaries Meeting

The WFDSA held its Secretaries Meeting on 6th October 2011 in Istanbul, Turkey . This meeting was attended by more than 25 DSAs around the world plus the Federation of European Direct Selling Associations. Items discussed during the meeting include … Continue reading

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Hari Raya Luncheon with MDTCC

DSAM celebrated this year’s Hari Raya together with MDTCC in a luncheon at Grand Dorsett Hotel Subang on 15th September 2011. MDTCC was represented by Y .B. Dato’ Sri Ismail Sabri Bin Yaakob, Minister of Domestic Trade, Co-operatives and Consumerism, … Continue reading

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CEO’s Meeting

The CEO’s Meeting for the last quarter of 2011 was held at Grand Dorsett Hotel Subang on 15th September 2011. This meeting, attended by more than 35 CEO’s, MDs and senior management of member companies, was chaired by DSAM President, … Continue reading

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Direct Selling Association of Malaysia Annual General Meeting

The DSAM AGM was held on 24th May 2011 at the Eastin Hotel, Petaling Jaya. This annual meeting was attended by 34 Member Companies and called to order at 10.30 am by the Chairman, Mr Paul Yee. Mr Khong Che … Continue reading

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DSAM Gala Dinner 2011

The DSAM Gala Dinner 2011 was also held on 7th April 2011, after the Convention at the Grand Dorsett Subang. This year’s event was participated by more than 550 diners and was graced by the Senior Director of MDTCC, Pn … Continue reading

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WFDSA Asia Pacific Performance Seminar

DSAM hosted the WFDSA Asia Pacific Performance Seminar on 6th April 2011 at the Grand Dorsett Subang. The one day seminar, attended by the Secretariats of 10 Asia Pacific DSAs plus the WFDSA Advisory Council, was chaired by the Executive … Continue reading

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Blood Donation

The 1st DSAM Blood Donation Campaign was held in co-operation with the National Blood Bank at Giant’s flagship Hypermarket at Kota Damansara. Members and direct sellers from a total of 5 member companies participated in this charitable event. For more information on this event, … Continue reading

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Launch of Enhanced Code of Conduct

On 18 June 2009, to better reflect the progressive and dynamic Direct Selling industry, DSAM launched the enhanced version of its Code of Conduct. The current enhancements will provide better protection for Companies, Direct Sellers and Consumers.

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DSAM Celebrates Its 30th Anniversary

The Direct Selling Association of Malaysia (DSAM) has come a long way since its inception in October 1978. It has spent 30 years promoting direct selling in Malaysia, and through its perseverance and hard work, an entire industry was born. … Continue reading

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9th Direct Selling Conference 2007

Date: 19 July 2007 Venue: Sime Darby Convention Centre Message Minister of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Secretary General, Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Chairman of World Federation of Direct Selling Associations President of Direct Selling Association of … Continue reading

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WFDSA Awards DSAM Top Accolade for Innovation Through Programming

During the recent Innovation Through Programming survey, the Direct Selling Association of Malaysia (DSAM) emerged as one of the only 14 nations that achieved the highly acclaimed Gold standard rating, the highest benchmark rating awarded in this industry by World … Continue reading

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CEOS’ Meeting

Discussion and collaboration has always remained an important feature in DSAM in resolving many of the industry’s issues. DSAM holds regular CEO meetings for its members and these sessions provide an avenue to update and discuss issues in relation to … Continue reading

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National Convention

DSAM has successfully organised its annual National Convention since 1994. The annual convention provides a platform for direct sellers to gather, update and share views, and collectively align strategies for the industry’s continued growth. DSAM is also privileged to have … Continue reading

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APEC CEPI

The CEPI is an international programme under the auspices of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) and the World Federation of Direct Selling Associations (WFDSA) and was formally endorsed by the APEC Small and Medium Enterprise Ministerial meeting in New … Continue reading

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