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ISPA 2024 Conference Highlights

Day one ISPA day one power session opened with a performance of ‘We Are The Champions’, by Boldijarre Koronczay, giving his rendition of Freddy Mercury before Patrick Huey welcomed the audience and officially opened the 2024 ISPA Conference. Michael Tompkins was presented with the ISPA Visionary Award. Michael spoke about the gender wage gap that […]

ISPA 2022 conference highlights

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 […]

ISPA announces election of 2022 board of directors and officers

International Spa Association

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 […]

ISPA 2019 Day 3

The ISPA Innovate winners were welcomed to the stage to receive their awards presented by Garret Mersberger

ISPA 2019 Day 2

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.

ISPA 2019 Day 1

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.

2018 ISPA Conference & Expo – Day 3

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.

2018 ISPA Conference & Expo – Day One

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.

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