Leon Legothetis received the Alex Szekely Humanitarian award and commenced his speech with a quote from John Steinbeck, “I wonder how many people I have looked at in all my life and never seen.” Leon proposed that many people are constantly wearing the psychological mask of “I’m fine…” when really they are not fine at […]
The International SPA Association (ISPA) has announced the 2022 ISPA board of directors and officers. The five newly elected directors will begin their term at the conclusion of the 2022 ISPA Conference on May 4, 2022. “Interest in board service reached unprecedented levels this year, and we are grateful for the commitment made by these […]
The International SPA Association (ISPA) is pleased to announce bestselling author and entrepreneurial expert Dan Heath as the opening Power Session keynote speaker for the 2022 ISPA Conference. ISPA is eager to welcome spa professionals from across the globe back in-person for the first time since 2019 due to the pandemic. The ISPA Conference will […]
The International SPA Association (ISPA) is pleased to announce Wharton professor and bestselling author Adam Grant as the second-day keynote speaker for the 2020 ISPA Conference & Expo.
The ISPA Innovate winners were welcomed to the stage to receive their awards presented by Garret Mersberger
A violin performance linked with meditationkicked off the day two general session before Colin Mcllheney presented the latest US spa industry statistics. This year marks 20 years of spa industry research from the ISPA Foundation, showing consistent growth.
Susan Cain posed the question; “Is the ideal spa owner bold, alpha and gregarious? What about the ideal manager? The ideal healer? Most of the messages that are received by children are that extroversion is the ‘right’ way to be and act. Introversion and extroversion govern who we are, how we act and how we are wired.
The ISPA live and silent auction this year raised over 140 thousand dollars for the foundation, to fund future research in the industry. The ISPA innovateAward winners were then presented with their plaques and invited up to the stage.
We started the day with a breakfast meeting hosted by Green Spa Network, learning about the commitment to planting 1 million trees by Earth Day of 2019, approximately 100,000 trees in, the initiative is off to a great start and will reforest parts of Brazil that have been most affected by deforestation.
Daymond John will receive the ISPA Alex Szekely Humanitarian Award at the 2018 ISPA Conference & Expo
Business leader and entrepreneur Daymond John will receive the ISPA Alex Szekely Humanitarian Award at the 2018 ISPA Conference & Expo this fall.