Welcome to the 2012 Market America World Conference!

This event has the ability to change lives and to inspire others to achieve what they once though was impossible: financial and time freedom. To work for oneself and invest in your own future – without spinning your wheels in the 45 year rut – is a concept whose time is well overdue.

For twenty years our business has opened new doors for anyone with entrepreneurial spirit and the desire to improve their lives and the lives of others. To be sure, our global community of entrepreneurs holds an unbelievable power to change the world and change lives in the process. After all, It’s not just about the goals you reach, but the lives you touch. Read More

Howard Spector: The Man Behind the Curtain

It takes a talented team of highly-skilled professionals working in perfect harmony to pull off an event like the 2012 Market America World Conference. Since 1997, Market America has relied on Howard Spector and Ashley Events to coordinate events like our World Conference and International Convention.

With 11 semis fully-loaded with props and equipment, and over 150 people on hand, orchestrating a highly-technical event of this magnitude takes experience and savvy. So what does it take to pull off an event like Market America’s World Conference? We asked the man behind the curtain himself, Ashley Event’s owner Howard Spector…

First of all, could you tell us a little about yourself, and how you got involved in the event management business? Read More

Driving Directions

Miami International Airport to the American Airlines Arena:

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  1. When exiting the Airport, head south on Miad Circle.
  2. Take the ramp to your right.
  3. At the traffic circle, take the 3rd exit onto the NW 21st St ramp.
  4. Turn right onto NW 21st St
  5. Take the 1st right onto NW 37th Ave
  6. Slight left to merge onto FL-836 E toward I-395/I-95 (Toll Road)
  7. Continue onto I-395 E
  8. Take exit 2A on the left for NE 2nd Ave toward US-1/Biscayne Blvd/Arenas/Pac
  9. Turn right onto NE 2nd Ave
  10. Turn left onto NE 8th St. The American Airlines Arena will be on the right.

Miami International Airport to the Hilton Miami Downtown (Host Hotel)

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  1. When exiting the Airport, head south on Miad Circle.
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Miami and Ft. Lauderdale Airport Guides

Miami International Airport (MIA)

Concourse E features the main shopping area. Each concourse offers a duty-free shopping center, which is accessible by passengers with boarding passes.
Gift shops are found in Concourses C, E, and G.

Restaurants and Bars

All of the concourses at Miami International Airport terminal feature restaurants and bars. Popular eateries include Burger King, Pizza Hut Express, Budweiser Brew House, and Baked Potato Cart.

Internet Access

Data port connections are available throughout the terminals.

Foreign Exchange Desks

Currency exchange facilities are available at Concourses C and D.

Automatic Teller Machines (ATMs)

ATMs are located throughout the terminals, easily accessible by passengers.


Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport (FLL)


News agents and gift shops are available in all terminals.

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Follow your Favorite MA Products on Facebook and Twitter!

As a distributor, you have many tools at your disposal to help you grow your business – and few of them are more effective than Social Media. Social networks like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn are great for interacting with your customers and finding new prospects – but they can also really help you get the word out about your business and the products you sell.

One of the easiest ways to do this is to participate in Market America and Shop.com’s social media pages. Sharing our messages and engaging in the conversation is a great way to help spread the word about this amazing business, and it also helps you grow your business! Read More

Before You Go: Things You Don’t Want To Leave Home Without!

It’s time to start packing your bags for the 2012 Market America World Conference! A well thought out packing strategy can help you avoid leaving important items behind. With that in mind we have compiled a list of the Top 10 most important items you will need for MAWC2012.  Double and triple check these items against your luggage; it will give you peace of mind and help promote a stress-free travel experience.

Top 10 Don’t Forget at Home Items

  1. Your MAWC2012 Ticket – Check SEVERAL times before leaving that you have it! No entry without one!
  2. Comfortable Shoes and Clothes – Warm weather and a lot of walking will mean you’ll want to be as comfortable as possible both indoors and out.
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Still Looking for a Hotel for the MAWC2012?

For those of you who still need to find a last minute room for the 2012 Market America World Conference, here’s a list of hotels in the Miami area:

Courtyard Miami Downtown – 305-374-3000


200 SE Second Avenue · Miami, Florida 33131 USA


Crowne Plaza Miami International Airport 1 877 270 1393


950 N.W. Lejune Rd. Miami, Fl 33126


Double Tree Grand Hotel – 305-372-0313 


1717 North Bayshore Drive, Miami, Florida, United States 33132-1180


Double Tree Miami Mart/Airport – 305-261-3800 


711 N.W. 72nd Avenue, Miami, Florida, United States 33126


Hilton Miami Downtown (Host Hotel) – 305-374-0000




InterContinental Miami – 305-577-1000   




Hyatt Summerfield Suites – 305-269-1922  


5710 Blue Lagoon Drive,

Miami, Florida, USA 33126


Marriott Biscayne Bay – 305-374-3900


1633 North Bayshore Drive · Miami, Florida 33132 USA Read More

World Conference Survival Guide

With the 2012 Market America World Conference less than a week away, we know the excitement is growing rapidly. To help you prepare for your big trip to Miami, we have compiled a list of travel tips and things to consider for the 2012 Market America World Conference!

- Split up your valuables. Separate bank cards, cash, traveler’s checks and credit cards as much as possible! Keep items in different pockets and bags when packing. This gives you a little extra insurance, just in case.

- Inside your luggage, write your home and destination address (and cell phone number) on a self-adhesive sticker in a visible place. If your luggage is lost and the baggage label has come off, at least the airline can still figure out whose luggage it is. Read More

Introducing the Official 2012 Market America World Conference Hashtag!

Tweeting about World Conference?! If you’re an avid Twitter user and can’t stop tweeting about the exciting things going on at the Market America World Conference, then make sure you’re a part of the conversation by using the official Twitter hashtag: #MAWC2012.

Enhance your social media experience by using the official Twitter hashtag to share thoughts and photos from the conference floor, breakout sessions and after parties. It’s a great way to link-up with fellow conference-goers and to connect with new friends as well!

Never used a Twitter hashtag before? No problem, it’s simple: just add a pound sign (#) to the acronym MAWC2012 (#MAWC2012) and you’re all set! Read More

Opportunity For GenY Prospects at World Conference

Please read the following message carefully as this is a great opportunity for us to capitalize on the excitement and energy of World Conference to grow our business!  Also, please find a timely message from one of our fastest growing Generation Y UnFranchise owners, Cheyn Crangle. You can also find an updated MAWC Agenda.


In an effort to capitalize on your attendance and the excitement of the 2012 World Conference for the purpose of attracting Generation Y prospects to our business, Market America is making a special offer.

For the first 200 responses, Any Distributor who brings a GenY (18-29 years old) PROSPECT to the World Conference, Market America will provide free admission. Read More

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