Preface: At 9 a.m. on 17 October,
Beijing time, Tiens President Li Jinyuan boards
the plane for London to attend the 12th WFDSA
World Congress and WFDSA CEO Council.
Monday 17 October, London
At 4:30, p.m., President Li arrives at London
Heatthrow Airport. Mr. Paul Theriauilt, Tiens
Vice President & General Manager of Tiens
Europe Region, and Manager of Tiens UK, greet
At 5 p.m., President Li arrives Hilton Hotel
where is the congress’ venue by a Phantom.
Tuesday 18 October, London
At 2:30, p.m., Mr. Paul Theriauilt on behalf
of Tiens Group attends the US DSA International
As Tiens Group is the only WFDSA member in
mainland China and the only platinum sponsor
of the congress in mainland China, President
Li attracts great attention from all parties.
Reporters from CCTV and Xinhua News Agency in
London interview President Li at the hotel.
At 6:30 p.m., President Li attends the Cocktails
of WFDSA CEO Council.
At 7:30, President Li is present at the Welcome
Dinner of WFDSA CEO Council, and has a talk
with Avon CEO Andrea Jung and NuSkin CEO Truman
Wednesday 19 October, London
WFDSA CEO Council Meeting
At 9, a.m., President Li is present at the
WFDSA CEO Council Meeting.
As the highest decision-making organization
of WFDSA, WFDSA CEO Council Meeting holds a
meeting every 9 months to discuss the hot issues
in the direct selling industry in the world,
constitute and approve the policies of WFDSA.
This year, 35 CEO from all over the world assemble
in London to discuss important affairs such
as reform of FEDSA.
After the council meeting in Beijing, this
is the second time for President Li to attend
the meeting. As the only entrepreneur in mainland
China, President Li receives great attention
from all audience. His wonderful speech, especially
his original opinion on the prospect of international
direct selling and new business pattern of direct
selling, is widely recognized by the present
Wednesday 19 October, London
WFDSA World Congress XII
At 2:30 p.m., brilliant performance serves
as a prelude to the 12th WFDSA World Congress.
Jerry McDonald and Paul Southworth of UK DSA
as host for the congress deliver the Congress
Opening Spectacular and Welcome Address.
||President Li and Andrea
Jung, CEO of Avon.
At 3 p.m., Dick DeVos, outgoing Chairman of
WFDSA, delivers the Opening Address.
At 3:20 p.m., Neil Offen gives a report on
At 3:40 p.m., Andrea Jung, CEO of Avon, gives
a speech of ‘Bridging the World’.
At 7 p.m., President Li, together with others,
coaches depart Hilton Park Lane to Guildhall
Dinner at the Guildhall
Dick DeVos (left one), former
Chairman of WFDSA, and Truman
Hunt (right two), present Chairman
Li and JDSA Chairman
Thursday 20 October
At 8 a.m., WFDSA CEO Council members have
buffet breakfast with Mikhail Gorbachev, Nobel
Peace Prize Winner, in the 28th floor at Hilton
Hotel. During the time, President Li meets Mr.
Mikhail Gorbachev, and presented him a badge
of 2008 Beijing Olympic.
Li and Mr. Mikhail Gorbachev
is presenting Mr. Mikhail Gorbachev
a badge of 2008 Beijing Olympic
At 9:15 a.m., President Li and other WFDSA
CEO Council members attend the keynote address
given by Mr. Mikhail Gorbachev on invitation.
|Mikhail Gorbachev is
delivering a keynote address.
||President Li Jinyuan
is giving a speech.
Friday 21 October
From 9:15 to 10:30 a.m., CEO Panel
At the CEO Panel, the final keynote address
of the 12th WFDSA World Congress, wonderful
addresses of three top entrepreneurs push the
meeting to a climax. The three are President
Li Jinyuan, Mr. Truman Hunt, CEO of NuSkin&
new Chairman of WFDSA, and Mr. Peter Saunders,
CEO of The Body Shop. After Truman Hunt’s speech,
President Li on behalf of Tiens Group stepped
on the stage. In the following 20 minutes, he
analyzed and expounded the direct selling industry’s
opportunities and challenges, future development,
and direct selling companies’ self-discipline,
abiding by the business ethics, building direct
selling brands and enhancing the corporate image.
His speech won the impassioned applause from
620 direct selling executives in 52 countries.
|President Li Jinyuan
is present at the CEO Panel.
||Peter Day from BBC is
giving a speech.
At 2:15 p.m., Peter Day from BBC delivers a
wonderful speech of “The Heartbeat Economy”.
At 2:45 p.m., Truman Hunt, new Chairman of
WFDSA, gives closing remarks.
and Mr. Truman Hunt, new Chairman
performance at the closing ceremony
At 3 p.m., the 12th WFDSA World Congress Closing
Ceremony is held.
At 3:20 p.m., some people give farewell address.
At 6:45 p.m., all people attend the cocktails.
At 7:30 p.m., Gala Dinner is held.