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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 […]

2022 International Spa Association Conference and Expo

Day one An energetic welcome from ISPA chair Patrick Huey kicked off this momentous event, the first ‘in-person’ event since 2019. On day one Dan Heath elaborated how to deliver moments of magic to consumers who are willing to forgive a lot if you create innovative interactions. Build more peak moments into your experiences for […]

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 […]

Leon Logothetis announced as day three keynote speaker for 2022 ISPA conference

ISPA 2022

The International SPA Association (ISPA) is excited to announce global adventurer, TV host and bestselling author Leon Logothetis as the Power Session keynote speaker for day three of the 2022 ISPA Conference. Logothetis completes the Conference keynote lineup alongside previously announced speakers Dan Heath and Jade Simmons. Logothetis will also be presented with the ISPA […]

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 […]

The International Spa Association releases the 2021 U.S. Spa Industry Study, highlighting the pandemic’s impact on the industry


The International SPA Association has released the full findings of the 2021 ISPA U.S. Spa Industry Study, marking the 22nd anniversary of this invaluable research initiative. The ISPA Foundation commissioned PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) to conduct the study, which surveyed more than 2,000 U.S. spa professionals. The 2021 study captured the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic had […]

ISPA launches the virtual 2021 ‘Stronger Together’ Summit

Stronger Together Summit

The International SPA Association (ISPA) has added a new virtual experience to its 2021 lineup. The inaugural ISPA Stronger Together Summit was created to conveniently deliver relevant education to help spas across the globe elevate their businesses during these extraordinary times. The event will place May 10 – 14 using the interactive CVENT virtual platform. This event will be a first of its kind for the spa industry and will allow participants to access educational content during live sessions or on-demand.

The International Spa Association and CIDESCO International announced a collaboration

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The International SPA Association and CIDESCO, a worldwide leader in beauty and spa therapy training, are collaborating to elevate and celebrate careers in the global spa industry. This collaboration furthers ISPA’s mission to strengthen the spa industry by working alongside organizations who provide its members with meaningful, industry-advancing resources and opportunities. Through their internationally recognized diplomas and certificates, CIDESCO has been promoting the highest standards in beauty and spa therapy since its founding in 1946.

International Spa Association announces Pulse magazine mobile app

Pulse magazine mobile app

The International SPA Association has announced the launch of the Pulse magazine mobile app for iOS and Android. The app provides members with full, one-touch mobile access to the current issue of Pulse, as well as the ability to quickly and easily share links to the magazine via Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Whatsapp and email. Users can read each issue cover to cover or use the convenient page finder mode to seek out specific articles and features. Pulse will remain available exclusively in its digital format for the remainder of 2020.

International SPA Association announces ‘Heart Of The Matter’ virtual series

Heart Of The Matter

The International SPA Association has launched a new virtual event series called Heart of the Matter, which brings together luminaries from a variety of fields and backgrounds for in-depth conversations intended to spark thought, discussion and inspiration in the spa industry and beyond. The on-demand series launched in August with ISPA Dedicated Contributor Award winner Bryan Williams, who led an inspiring virtual session on fostering inclusion and diversity through leadership. Confirmed upcoming participants and topics are as follows:

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