The latest trends and topics at the 2018 World Spa & Wellness Convention
The latest spa industry technology, affordable wellness and the growth of fitness in spas are just some of the topics at next month’s World Spa & Wellness Convention.
The 2018 World Spa & Wellness Convention will take place at the ExCeL London events venue on February 25-26, tackling the most pressing issues currently facing the global spa and wellness sector.
The “Tech disruptors: threats and collaboration opportunities in the digital market” session is on at 10.30am on Sunday, February 25.
The panel session will feature Jack Tang, chief executive and founder of Urban Massage, Frank Pitsikalis, chief executive of Resort Suite, and Garrett Mersberger, director of wellness at Kohler Waters Spas.
The “Make wellness the key to repeat business” session will see Andrew Gibson, vice president, wellness, luxury brands at Accor hotels, interview Six Senses chief executive Neil Jacobs.
The two will discuss how to make wellness the key to growing your business, covering angles including affordability. “The rebirth of fitness in spa” panel will examine how to make your fitness offering current, accessible and profitable.
Panellists include Colin Farndon, director of leisure at The Gleneagles Hotel, and Johannes Mikenda, spa and sports director at luxury resort Schloss Elmau in Germany. Also on the panel is Richard Macklin, management consultant and service provider at Holmes Place Health Clubs
For a preview of the high level of both speakers and content that is annually delivered by the World Spa & Wellness Convention, go to our convention news section.
In the video embedded into this story, we hear from Leon Trayling, group spa director at the Principal Hotel Company and one of the 2017 World Spa & Wellness Convention speakers.
Trayling explains why the convention is an essential one for spa and wellness operators to attend, what you will learn and take away from it, and how it can help operators overcome the challenges they face.
For the full 2018 convention programme, click here. To register for a one or two-day convention pass, click here