2019 DSA Awards: Open for Submissions

What You Need to Know:

  • The DSA Awards features nine main awards, there are no longer any subcategories.
  • Award entries will be evaluated by a panel of judges, representing a variety of disciplines including direct selling, marketing, training/motivation, R&D, sales and more. Experts from both inside and outside the direct selling community will serve on these judging panels.
  • Judges rate each entry directly on the bullet points under the criteria for the award, as well as giving an overall impression score.
  • All award finalists and will be featured during DSA's Annual Meeting and beyond, providing winning companies with access to a spotlight that will showcase their successes and set them apart from their peers.
  • There's no fee to enter and no limit to the number of programs you may enter. Doing so is a complementary benefit of DSA membership.

Interested in becoming a judge? Contact Lindsay Marquardt at lmarquardt@dsa.org


You will need the following information to enter:

  • Which category you are entering
  • The name of the program
  • The name, phone number, and email address of the best contact person for this entry
  • A 200 word summary of the program. This description will be used for the awards gala program, website, and judging overview materials. It should quickly convey the most important points about your program, using the general criteria as a guide.
  • A pdf entry of up to three pages covering the judging criteria for that particular award. Examples of past submissions can be viewed at the link below.

The deadline to enter has been extended to Friday, April 12. Finalists will be announced in early May, and overall winners announced June 4th at the DSA Annual Meeting Awards Gala.

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Awards Categories & Sample Submissions

  • View Sample Submissions

  • Innovation in Mobile Technology

  • Innovation in Back Office/Sales Support Technology

  • Excellence in Incentives/Recognition/Personal Development

  • Excellence in Business Training

  • Product Innovation

  • Vision for Tomorrow

  • Marketing/Sales Campaigns

  • Rising Star

  • Partnership