Bundesverband Direktvertrieb Deutschland e.V. - BDD

German Direct Selling Association

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About us

The Bundesverband Direktvertrieb Deutschland e.V. (BDD) was founded in 1967 in Frankfurt a. M., Germany.

The BDD represents the interests of its members, their selling partners and clients. The association covers 55 members of the direct selling companies in Germany. More than 932.000 sales partners work for german direct selling companies, which generates a total turnover of 18.55 billion euros per year.

For over 54 years, BDD members have benefited from legal expertise and advice, political representation of interests and a strong network that guarantees a continuous exchange of information and experience.

OUR MEMBERS

dekoster
Vodafone West GmbH
USANA
LR Health & Beauty
E.ON Energie Dialog GmbH
FancyFrames
Avon
Stampin' Up!
Pierre Lang
SEVEN SUNDAYS
PM-International
lia vie
Fúmée Perfume & Cosmetics
Pieroth
EWE DIREKT
HEIM & HAUS
HAKA Kunz GmbH
Berendsohn
Stadtwerke Stuttgart
bofrost* LIVE
RINGANA
Mary Kay
JUST Deutschland
ENJO Homeline GmbH
GONIS
Cleafin
VICTORIA
Reico & Partner
Bücherparty
Younique
Ha-Ra
THE 1:1 DIET by Cambridge Weight Plan
Hyla
LichtBlick
AMC
Luna Schmuckstücke
Optidee
PartyLite
NIKKEN
HAKAWERK
ENERGETIX
PepperParties
AEG · Electrolux Hausgeräte GmbH
Vattenfall Europe Sales GmbH
intan media services
Pampered Chef
bofrost*
Gasag Next
Vorwerk
EnBW
WIBO CLIMATEC GmbH
CAPTAIN TORTUE
Nahrin
safe4u
lekker Energie GmbH

Why BDD?

BENEFITS OVERVIEW

  • Representation of the industry's interests towards politics and media in Germany and Europe
  • Network and exchange of experiences within the industry
  • Legal advice with regard to direct selling sector
  • Positive external presentation of the industry through website presence, high-profile communication and press work, as well as projects and internally awarded prizes
  • Joint adherence to the BDD standards of conduct (reputability of the member companies increases)
  • Regularly held expert committees and working groups
  • Use of the BDD logo
  • Latest Industry News and Annual Market Study
  • Member Magazine "DIREKT!" with BDD and Industry News
  • Founder Seminar as a start-up aid
  • Strong Recommended Business Partners

More details:


BDD Code of Conduct

The Code of Conduct is the foundational layer for reputable direct selling practices in Germany. It ensures high level safeguards and transparency for buyers and sellers. Find the full text document here.

PR support by internally awarded prizes

Science Award

Innovation Award

Sustainability Award

Expert Committees and Working Groups

Legal Committee
PR Committee
Working Group on the Future of Direct Selling
Working Group on Field Service Recruitment and Further Training
Working Group on IT & the Internet
Working Group MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conventions, Events)
Working Group Sustainibility