GREENSBORO, N.C. - Market America is hosting its 2018 International Convention in the City of Greensboro.
It's a global Product Brokerage and Internet Marketing company that specializes in One-to-One Marketing and Social Shopping.
JR Ridinger, an American entrepreneur, founded Market America back in 1992 with a goal of putting people first.
He's credited with creating a business model called "Shopping Annuity," which rewards entrepreneurs and customers for converting their spending into earning through the company's exclusive brands and the 80 million products on SHOP.COM.
Market America's mission is to provide a robust business system for entrepreneurs, while providing consumers a better way to shop.
About 25, 000 entrepreneurs from around the globe are expected to attend the convention at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex.
The Sheraton Greensboro at Four Seasons is acting as the host hotel for the event.
Market America says the convention is expected to bring in about $26 million dollars to the local economy, while also occupying about 80% of the area's hotel inventory.
The four-day event will showcase the latest developments in Market America's high-tech approach to retailing and marketing.
It will also include high-profile guest speakers and celebrities, including Market America's Urban & Latino Development President, rapper and entrepreneur Fat Joe.
Headquartered in Greensboro, Market America employs nearly 1,000 people globally with operations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Australia, United Kingdom and Malaysia.
The 2018 Market America International Convention will be held August 9th through 12th.
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