Global Wellness Summit announces speaker lineup

The Global Wellness Summit has announced the official speaker line-up for the 2016 summit in Austria.

Speakers at the summit, taking place in the town of Kitzbuhel in Austria’s Tyrol region on October 17-19, will include Nils Behrens, managing director of the Lanserhof group; Henri Chenot, chief executive of the Chenot group; and Harry F König head of medical care at Brenners Park Hotel & Spa.

Other names on the list of high profile speakers include the Lanserhof group’s medical director Dr Elke Benedetto-Reisch; Andreas Braun, chief executive of Swarovski; and Viva Mayr co-founders Drs Harald (left) and Christine Stossier.

Also speaking are Dietmar Mueller-Elmau, owner of Schloss Elmau; Thierry Malleret, co-founder of The Monthly Barometer; and Stephanie Moore, head nutritionist at Grayshott Health Spa.

As demonstrated by the inclusion of properties such as Viva Mayr, Lanserhof and Brenners Park, this year’s programme will have a strong focus on medical wellness, reflecting Austria’s leading role within this segment of wellness.

For more information on the summit, including the full list of speakers confirmed to date, go to: