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Mission Possible: Vorwerk Annual Conference 2022

Mission Accomplished! 

I’ve just returned from Manchester this week and had the most amazing time. It was a combination of getting back out there after COVID restrictions which seem to have gone on for forever and ever and ever, and the fact that Vorwerk Annual Conferences are just simply getting better. Last year, we had a virtual conference as we were in lockdown so this in-person event was something everyone was looking forward to.

The aim of these events is always that we have a fabulous time. We should return home well trained, motivated, and feeling inspired to make the most of our Thermomix business with our teams. Vorwerk wants to make the Advisors and Team Leaders feel special and that their hard work is being recognised. And they certainly do a great job of doing that.

From the venue which was the Kimpton Clock Tower in central Manchester, easy to get to from the train station and even easier if you bump into fellow Advisors on the train so can figure it out together. The rooms were perfect with goodie bags on arrival and basically every time I returned to it, little gifts of appreciation we are given. To the main event from Diamond Advisor to the conference and gala, we are wined, dined and thoroughly pampered.


Photos: a) Security for our Mission Possible event, b) Conference c) Luke from head office protecting our Limited Edition, Thermomix TM6 Noir

This event was to launch our 2022 with new targets, and new commissions and celebrate our successes from 2021. Those who earned the trip to Siciliy were recognised.


Photos: d) Consistency awards, selling 3 TM6s a month in 2021, e) Diamond Plus Advisor, selling 120+ in 2021, f) Siciliy winners

I’m a middle-aged, fortysomething Team Leader, I am usually quite tame at these things. Drinking and dancing are something I leave to the younger folk. I’ve been there, done that, got the t-shirt. But something happened to me this time. I’m not sure if it was the confinement of the past two years or these goodie bags that got me this time or the walk on the red carpet that made me feel like a Bond Girl rather than Tom Cruise’s sidekick.

I’m not sure if you read but the conference bags – containing exactly the same inside – a book, a pen, a water bottle – had different designs; one said Sleepyhead and the other Dancefloor Diva.

Now, I know which one I am, I know. I’ve said it, I’m a fortysomething woman. But I used to be a Dancefloor Diva, so I thought why not? I didn’t have to be sober or awake in case someone woke up from a nightmare or had a cold in the middle of the night, I didn’t have to bring the milk in before it went back or feed the kitty cats in the morning. I could sleep in. So I went for it. A little drinking, more dancing and a lot of fun. The rest of the night is a little hazy, but I can ensure you I had plenty of fun.


Photos: g, h, i, j – Post Gala Dinner fun. And before you ask, both Fabrzio and I are happily married to different people. He’s just my favourite team member. (Oops, I said it, I have a favourite).

Day two is where the training and meat-of-conference is delivered. Equally good, but not on so little sleep, slightly hungover. I think they do this on purpose as we’re more compliant when they introduce new information to us before sending us arm laden with more gifts home.


So I finish saying I’ve had an amazing few days. Thank goodness the conference was Friday/ Saturday, as I’m home by early Saturday evening and able to rest, relax, and spend time with my family before I go to work on Monday.

I said earlier that the aim of these events had an aim, so let’s see if Vorwerk achieved them.

Ensure we have a fabulous time  We should return home well trained✅ motivated, and feeling inspired to make the most of our Thermomix business with our teams. Vorwerk wants to make the Advisors and Team Leaders feel special, celebrate our hard work✅ and recognize our milestones.

So thank you to all who made this a fabulous event – to each and every head office staff, the event planner and hotel staff who made the event amazing. To the Advisors and Team Leaders, who made it fun. And the customers, if you didn’t choose me as your Advisor, I wouldn’t qualify for events like this, so thank you.

For everyone else, if you are looking to get a Thermomix on the earn and demonstrate the program, or join as an owner, then do join. Not only is this a nice side-hustle to earn a little income, but it’s an incredibly fun business to be part of. Get in touch, I would love to tell you more about the role and bring you into this fabulous work family. Even the senior management at Vorwerk UK agrees.

Contact me today
Advisor Name: Ankita Stopa
Advisor ID: 800 000 0068
Phone: 07977 563537

Rewards and Recognitions

I am very proud to work for a company, that not only allows me to conduct this business around my family life and career but also gives rewards and recognitions, to their sales force on the ground.

We recently had our annual (virtual) conference and I was awarded the following accolades:

Consistency Award

The consistency award recognises one sale a month over a period of time. This award was launched 3-years ago, so I’ve been marked as someone who has been consistent for over 36-months.

As an Advisor and Team Leader, it’s one I strive for myself and also encourage my entire team to achieve.

Someone who is consistent always behaves in the same way has the same attitudes towards people or things or achieves the same level of success in something. One sale a month means that the business is viable and the time we take investing in our business activity reaps rewards.

As a Team Leader, I need to make 3 sales to keep my Team Leader status, but what I try and set my team is the aspirational goal of one sale as the first step each month to their business.

Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.

Tony Robbins

Diamond Team Leader

Diamond status was also launched 3-years ago, and I’m delighted to keep my diamond status this year.  Diamond status Advisors enjoy a higher income plan when they achieve 70+ sales in a calendar year from January-December.

When initially launched in September 2018 for the following year, I made my 70th sale on 31st December 2018, by the skin of my teeth. In 2019, I achieve 70 sales by October and last year by August.

I can see my own success mirrored by other Advisors in the UK as Thermomix awareness grows in the UK. In the first year, only 15 UK Advisors achieved diamond status. This went up to 85 the following year and 150 in 2020.

I have been in this business since 2009, when hardly anyone in the UK had heard of Thermomix and when there were so few Advisors on the ground, we were just known by our names. As the years have gone by, this hobby has turned into a passion into a viable business. I have seen 2 new Thermomix launched;  the Thermomix TM5 and TM6 and accessories such as the Thermomix Friend released. I have seen our company grow from a small, family-run subsidiary to being 100% owned subsidiary of Vorwerk with 16 branch offices and over 2,000 Advisors.

And yet, there’s more to come. Lots more for Thermomix and Vorwerk in the UK to strive for. We only have 1% awareness in the UK, so you can imagine even if we double, triple, quadruple over business over the next 3-5 years, there’s a whole load of customers still to reach.

Level 6 Achiever Award

And finally, I achieved the Level 6 Achiever Award for 500 sales and 20 recruits. This level was started way back in September 2014 when the Thermomix TM5 was launched, so that is 500 sales of both Thermomix TM5 and Thermomix TM6s, plus 20 qualified, new recruits to the business.

I’m most proud of this recruitment record. That means I have personally helped twenty people into this business, giving them the opportunity to earn their own Thermomix by enrolling in the earn and demonstrate program. Many of these Advisors have gone on to earn their Thermomix TM5 with 4 sales and then have a viable business; many went onto earn their Thermomix TM6s too when that was launched in 2019. It’s a true honour bringing new team members into the business and showing them that the sky is the limit. As self-employed Thermomix Advisors, we don’t have any minimum job criteria such as in a degree or minimum GCSE or A-Level requirements, 1-2 years of sales experience, or language pre-requisites. All we ask is that the person, male or female is aged over 18-years old and puts in time and effort into their Thermomix business. We provide the training and support and then the sky is the limit.

To end this post, with a final thank you. To you. My customers. My potential customers. My referrals. None of this would be possible with all of you amazing customers. Thank you.

You are the heart and soul of my business. Simply speaking, there would be no me without you. Your loyalty means everything to me. Thank you for being a customer!