SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — doTERRA, the leading global essential oils company, recently made history by hosting 30,000 attendees during its annual convention—what is now the highest attended corporate convention in Utah’s history. doTERRA direct-sale distributors, known as Wellness Advocates, convened from 38 countries around the globe to take part in the annual four-day conference, predominantly focused on product education, strategic sourcing efforts, and doTERRA’s international humanitarian efforts.
“This convention is a celebration that sums up a year of progress and success for doTERRA, our partners, and the countless lives that are positively impacted by essential oils, and our unique approach to sourcing and philanthropy,” said David Stirling, doTERRA founder and CEO. “We look forward to improving the social, economic, and environmental well-being of all those involved for years to come.” At the convention, doTERRA’s non-profit organization, the doTERRA Healing Hands Foundation™, announced significant donations to three organizations that offer hope to millions around the world. A total of $500,000 was given this year to O.U.R. Rescue, an organization dedicated to saving children from sex trafficking. A $250,000 donation was given to Days for Girls, a non-profit creating quality sustainable hygiene and health education for women and girls. A second $250,000 donation was given to Mentors International, a charitable foundation offering micro loans around the world with transformational program mentoring to impoverished entrepreneurs.