Buxton spa conference revived
The spa conference slated for late June has beenrevived by the University of Derby. Originally planned as a joint venturespearheaded by spa association BISA, the conference was put on ice when BISApulled out in April. However, the conference, now titled Buxton Spa Forum, willgo ahead on June 23 and 24 at the university as planned. The speaker line uphas developed and will now feature names including AndrewGibson, group director of spas at Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group and MikeWallace, brand manager for Budapest's Danubius Health Spa. Topics such as sustainability, education to support industry, boosting retail sales and proving the efficacy of treatments will be discussed.