This interactive day-long event, whose audience will include local, regional, national and international leaders in spa and allied disciplines, is set to explore the way we connect and engage with our customers and ultimately deliver wellbeing in today's fast-paced, stress-filled environment. We welcome Deborah Szekely, founder of Rancho La Puerta and the Golden Door and celebrate her legacy of almost a century. She remains our true "wellness warrior" and pioneer in the spa and wellness industry. Other noted speakers include Samer Hamadeh Founder and CEO of Zeel.com , Les Sweeney, President of the Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals, NancyDavis, Chief Creative Officer & Executive Director and Ophelia Yeung, Senior Fellow Researcher at the Global Wellness Institute, Mia Kyricos, President/CEO of Kyricos & Associates, LLC and panels with experts including Kathleen Shea, CMO of Canyon Ranch, Julia Sutton ,COO of Exhale Enterprises, Amanda Al-Masri, VP of Spa Services- Equinox, Maggy Dunphy, Spa and Wellness Director for Destination Hotels, Frank Pitskikalis, Founder & CEO of ResortSuite, Paul Schmidt, Executive Director of the Green Spa Network, Yael Alkalay, Founder of Red Flower, and Damon Cory-Watson, Executive Director of the Wellness Warrior.
Other activities include:
Morning tours of the newly opened Argentta Spa. Healthy lunch created by Michael Santoro, Chef at the Watergate Hotel, Art Show featurting the work of Linda Troeller, and Champagne Toasts to the future of wellness.
Join us and connect with new friends and old at the newly renovated Watergate Hotel.
Registration is limited.
What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?
Valet Parking is available at the Watergate Hotel but is very limited. There is parking available at the nearby Kennedy Center and public garage. The closest Metro station is Foggy Bottom.
What can I bring into the event?
What's the refund policy?
We are unable to provide refunds for this event.