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Qivana Promotes Metabolism Expert to CSO

Qivana Treats Leaders To Dream Week Cruise

1500 Attend First Qivana Convention

Qivana Celebrates Launch in Orlando

Qivana Positions for PreLaunch

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Qivana Promotes Metabolism Expert to CSO

Press Release | 2/28/2013

PROVO, UT—Natural products marketing company Qivana promoted Donald K. Layman, Ph.D., to its chief scientific officer. For the past three years, Dr. Layman served as a member of the Qivana scientific advisory board, advising the company's product development, especially for its METABOLIQ weight management ingredient. He has extensive experience and expertise in metabolism research related to weight management, blood sugar control and fat metabolism.

"Dr. Layman’s impressive scientific record and experience are extremely valuable to our company, and we are pleased to be working even more closely with him," said Derek Hall, Qivana CEO. "With his expertise we will continue our remarkable track record of product leadership, and innovation of tomorrow's breakthrough discoveries."

Dr. Lyman is currently Professor Emeritus of Nutrition in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He has more than 90 peer-reviewed publications, and holds a doctorate in human nutrition and biochemistry from the University of Minnesota.

"I am honored and excited to officially join the Qivana team," said Dr. Layman. "By strengthening our scientific base, we will maintain Qivana’s leadership position in deployment of innovative and breakthrough nutrition products that will improve human health for many years to come."

Qivana Treats Leaders To Dream Week Cruise

Press Release | 11/4/2012

Provo, Utah, November 04, 2012 -- Qivana Independent Business Owners (IBOs) are arriving in Venice, Italy, in preparation for the trip of a lifetime. Qivana Dream Week 2012 is an exclusive reward trip to the Greek Isles, which includes a seven night cruise with stops in Venice, Italy; Corfu, Greece; Mykonos, Greece; Athens, Greece; and Dubrovnik, Croatia. In addition to a week filled with fabulous cuisine, rich history and some of the world's best shopping in the sun-soaked Mediterranean, Independent Business Owners will have the opportunity to spend time with Qivana Founders and other IBO leaders and learn the secret to their success.

Qivana’s 2012 Dream Week Reward Trip was open to all IBOs who met business building and rank qualifications between January 2, 2012, and August 11, 2012. “We feel that the best leaders in the industry deserve the best rewards, and that’s why Dream Week exists,” said Qivana Founder and Chief Marketing Officer Craig Johanson. “Since our inception, we have taken our leaders to some of the greatest destinations in the world to provide them with an experience they will never forget. This cruise continues that tradition.”

In addition to this years scheduled Dream Week events, two Qivana IBOs will take advantage of the European Trip to get married in Venice, Italy. Platinum leaders Maureen Vizvary and Gerry Reinholtz have planned to take their wedding vows during their stay in Venice prior to boarding the cruise. The soon-to-be-married couple had to overcome paperwork requirements to wed outside of the United States, but they are excited to create a lifetime of memories they will be able to share with family and friends.

"We are living the Dream! Winning the Dream Week vacation has been a dream come true for both of us!” Maureen said before departing for Italy. “When we realized that we could get married in Venice, we knew this would make our experience extra special, exchanging our vows in such an enchanting place with 40 of our Qivana family friends joining us. Winning the cruise has become our dream honeymoon to Bari, Athens, Mykonos, and Croatia! Thank You, Qivana, for making Dreams Come True!"

Qivana recently announced plans for Dream Week 2013, which will include an all-expenses-paid trip to the Western Mediterranean with stops in Italy, Spain, France and Croatia.

1500 Attend First Qivana Convention

Npros.com | 2/23/2010

Qivana, a network marketing company specializing in natural products, rendezvoused with over1,500 people at the company's premier convention at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront in Jacksonville, FL on January 28-30, 2010. The convention featured presentations from Qivana founders and Business Owners, culminating into a keynote by Frank Abagnale, an American security consultant best known for his history as a former confidence trickster, check forger, skilled impostor and escape artist. The story of Abagnale's life provided the premise for the film "Catch Me If You Can".

Attendees were also introduced to the company's new METABOLIQ System developed to reset and recharge the body's metabolism, in addition to training and motivational sessions.

“We are part of a society where obesity rates are at epidemic levels while the only solutions being provided by other companies are single products that promise to transform your body by taking a single capsule. We partnered with Dr. Don Layman in creating a sustainable, healthy solution to this crisis that is backed by three decades of research and human clinical trials. Our simple, systematic approach has resonated with our IBOs and the general population who have purchased over $1,000,000 in product in the first week.” said Justin Banner, Chief Strategy Officer of Qivana.

Key moments of the convention included:

• Qivana's Drive Promotion, which is intended to provide an incentive by rewarding those who recruit others into the business, in addition to a chance to win an Audi R8, Maserati Quattroporte or a Porsche GT-3.

• Various promotions, awards and company position announcements.

• Qivana’s first regional events will be held in Orlando, FL on September 10-11, 2010 and Las Vegas, NV on September 23-24, 2010.

• Qivana's grand opening of Mexico in the fourth Quarter of 2010

• Announcement of new products.

Qivana Celebrates Launch in Orlando

Online PR News | 10/17/2009

Qivana’s resounding message on helping entrepreneurs build successful and sustainable businesses struck a chord with more than 1,000 people at the company’s official launch event at the Gaylord Palms Hotel and Convention Center in Orlando, Fl. on September 17-19, 2009. The event, which featured presentations from Qivana founders and Master Independent Business Owners (IBOs) culminated in a keynote by Alison Levine, a ground-breaking polar adventure who led the first American Women’s Everest Expedition. In addition to training and motivational sessions, attendees were also introduced to the company’s new Qore Defense product developed to boost the body’s immune system.

"Our executive team has more than 50 years experience in the network marketing and natural supplement industries, and we have witnessed many company launches, but none of us have ever been a part of an event as big and energetic as the Qivana launch event in Orlando," said Derek Hall, CEO of Qivana. "Some of the biggest companies in the industry, including those now in the Inc. 500 attracted only a few hundred to their launches, so you can imagine how excited we were to be joined by more than 1,000 people to celebrate our kick-off. We appreciate the efforts of everyone that made the event such a success, and for everyone that was in attendance or anyone that is considering Qivana as their business partner; there are only bigger things to come."

Qivana Positions for PreLaunch

Press Release | 4/26/2009

Qivana Positioned for Biggest Pre-Launch in Direct Sales History
2009-04-24 - Qivana

With its focus on a systematic approach to physical improvement, core balance and core strength, Qivana is preparing for what company founders expect to be the biggest, most successful pre-launch in direct sales history. The pre-launch, which began earlier this month, continues through September with the corporate launch set for September 18-19, 2009 in Orlando, Fl. Independent Business Owners (IBO) are currently hosting pre-launch meetings across the country. For a complete list of meetings, visit www.qivana.com.

“In just a few short months, our grassroots pre-launch activities and IBO meetings have created a groundswell of excitement among thousands of entrepreneurs across the country,” said Derek Hall, founder and chief executive officer of Qivana. “People have embraced our philosophy of a systematic approach to health and recognize the tremendous business opportunity that our company and products have to offer. There is not a better time to look at building a business, and Qivana has assembled the right plan, products, people and support to become the best home-based opportunity of this decade.”

“Qivana is the first network marketing company to put the independent business owner at the center of everything,” added Craig Johanson, founder and chief marketing officer of Qivana. “Every decision we make about Qivana’s business will be made with a focus on helping independent business owners achieve long-term success.”

Qivana was founded by five senior-level veterans of the network marketing industry, including: • Derek Hall, chief executive officer – Served previously as chief sales officer of McKesson Corporation, president and CEO for Nature’s Way, Botanicals International, Integrative Therapeutics, Unigen USA and Univera, and vice chairman and CEO of ECONET, Inc. • Rodney James, chief sales officer – Most recently served as director of product marketing for XanGo. Also served in sales and marketing roles with VM Direct and NuSkin. • Devin Glazier, chief financial officer – Former senior financial analyst at Novell and senior director of finance at XanGo. • Justin Banner, chief strategy officer – Most recently served as vice president of strategy and development at XanGo. Was also a member of General Electric’s leadership development program and served as market research manager for Tahitian Noni International. • Craig Johanson, chief marketing officer – Served as vice president of marketing for XanGo and senior brand manager at Tahitian Noni International.

Qivana has named Dr. Marcus Laux as its chief science officer and established a scientific advisory board consisting of industry recognized doctors and scientists. Dr. Laux earned his doctorate at the National College of Naturopathic Medicine and a doctorate of homeopathic medicine from the College of Homeopathy. He also spent 15 years in private practice in Beverly Hills and Malibu, co-authored five books on natural remedies, and has chaired and served on numerous scientific advisory boards for leading natural medicine companies.

“I have been working with natural products for years, and when I came across Qivana, I knew I had found something special,” stated Dr. Laux. “Over the last several years, I have been engaged with a number of great companies, but Qivana has the potential to surpass them all. The company’s proven products, first-class leadership team and resounding emphasis on its entrepreneurs is the ultimate recipe for success.”

About Qivana Qivana is network marketing company offering a systematic approach to physical improvement. The company’s Qore System is a practical health regimen created with natural products that follows a three-step philosophy—Stabilize, Vitalize, and Optimize. Qivana’s products are designed to build immune defenses and enhance nutrient absorption, replenish the body with natural energy and protection and optimize wellbeing with natural body cleansing. Founded by five industry veterans, Qivana promotes a long-term sustainable business opportunity for Independent Business Owners. For more information, visit www.qivana.com.

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