The Age of the Hybrid Spa Experience Every day the headlines are filled with ways in which technology combined with AI – Artificial Intelligence is propelling us to a different experience of living. These developments are redefining the delivery of wellness services – and usher in the age of the hybrid spa experience! With the […]
Patrick danced an energetic welcome around the conference hall to kick off day one of ISPA 2023, he then welcomed Lucas Irwin to the stage who guided the audience through a short meditation and intention-setting ritual for the days to come. Patrick then honored Nerio Alessandri, of Technogym, with the ISPA Visionary Award, who spoke […]
Mindbody, the leading technology platform for the wellness industry, recently launched its Virtual Wellness Platform which allows its tens of thousands of business partners the opportunity to offer their services to clients during this time – either through pre-recorded or live streaming content. Consumers have the opportunity to explore virtual wellness offerings via the app, including beauty and spa consultations, while doors remain closed.
Jessica Jesse, The Concept of Wellness in Fashion
Jessica Jesse invited us to rethink fashion in terms of production standards, design, delivery, sustainability, upkeep and recycling.
Day 2 opened withAndrea Illy speaking with passion about coffee and happiness. Protective from many cancers, caffeine health warnings have actually been removed and anti-depressant properties have beenidentified. In Italy, as with many places around the world, drinking coffee is a social practice. “Italian Espresso made coffee great”, claims Andrea and led to the café lifestyle now enjoyed worldwide. Illy focuses on pleasure, health and sustainability. Quality leadsto premium prices enabling economic, environmentaland socially sustainable plantations.
The openingfrom Louie Schwartzberghighlighted the connection between us and nature, we are part of nature, not separate from it. Louie’s moving art videos set the scene for the next few days; appreciation, wonder and awe, love and wellness in the world around us.
Global Wellness Institute to Release In-Depth Analysis on Ten Sectors of the Global Wellness Economy
The Global Wellness Institute (GWI), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and a trusted, internationally recognized resource for wellness industry data, today announced that an in-depth update of its Global Wellness Economy Monitor will be released at this year’s Global Wellness Summit, taking place at Technogym Village, Cesena, Italy, October 6–8. The highly anticipated research will update figures for the 10 industry segments that comprise the global wellness economy and include comprehensive, updated analysis on the size and scope of global wellness markets, including detailed, global regional-level analysis, trends and data.
ISPA Innovate Award winners announced, Book4Time, Technogym and Living Earth Crafts awarded for Technology and Equipment
The International SPA Association (ISPA) is pleased to announce the fifth annual ISPA Innovate Award winners, celebrating ISPA members’ creative solutions and products that help continue to launch the spa industry forward. ISPA members determined the winners by voting for their favorites among a lengthy list of 80 Innovate applications. All award recipients will be recognized at the 2018 ISPA Conference & Expo at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Ariz., from Sept. 24-26.
12th-annual conference in Italy will focus on the future business opportunities in all ten wellness sectors; “2018 Global Wellness Economy Monitor” to be released, the only in-depth research on the size, growth and trends in world wellness markets
The Global Wellness Summit (GWS), the annual event focused on the $3.7 trillion global wellness economy, today announced renowned fitness/wellness entrepreneur Tony de Leede and Mia Kyricos, a leader in shaping wellness-driven hospitality, tourism and lifestyle companies, as co-chairs of this year’s Summit (October 6-8, 2018). The 12th annual event will take place at Technogym Village, a 37-acre campus located in Cesena, Italy that combines high design and high tech seamlessly and was created to inspire and encourage every aspect of wellness. Technogym is a world-leading manufacturer of fitness and gym equipment and an official supplier of the Olympic Games.