2017 Sponsors

The Global Wellness Summit offers a limited, exclusive sponsorship program, allowing for branding and valuable networking opportunities with this prestigious audience. For information on 2017 Global Wellness Summit sponsorship and on-site branding opportunities, please email Michelle Gamble michelle.gamble@globalwellnesssummit.com, or view our sponsorship brochure. We would like to thank our early sponsors below whose valuable support of the Summit makes such an event possible:

Host Sponsor

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The Breakers

The Breakers is a timeless resort paradise celebrated for its gracious staff and unforgettable seaside glamour. Situated on 140 acres in the heart of Palm Beach, Florida, the hotel features 538 guest rooms and suites, including the private-access Flagler Club — an ultra-luxury boutique hotel situated atop the resort. Guests can bask in a renowned oceanfront experience complete with a private beach, four refreshing pools, poolside bungalows, and a mix of watersports. Multifaceted amenities include nine distinctive restaurants, 36 holes of championship golf, Har-Tru tennis courts; an exquisite indoor-outdoor spa and oceanfront fitness center, a Family Entertainment Center, and 11 on-site boutiques. The Breakers also features 70,000-square feet of meeting and event space, perfect for any occasion. Distinguished as a AAA Five Diamond property, the resort has earned numerous accolades for its commitment to the environment, community service and the quality of life it provides to its employees. Visit The Breakers at www.thebreakers.com.

Platinum Sponsors

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Technogym

Founded in 1983, Technogym is a world leading international supplier of technology and design driven products and services in the Wellness and Fitness industry. Technogym provides a complete range of cardio, strength and functional equipment alongside a digital cloud based platform allowing consumers to connect with their personal wellness experience anywhere, both on the equipment and via mobile when outdoors. With over 2,000 employees and 14 branches globally, Technogym s present in over 100 countries. More than 65,000 Wellness centers and 200,000 private homes in the world are equipped with Technogym. Technogym was the official supplier for the last five editions of the Olympic Games: Sydney 2000, Athens 2004, Turin 2006, Beijing 2008, London 2012 and has been appointed as Official Supplier also for Rio 2016. Visit Technogym at www.technogym.com.

Gold Sponsors

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Biologique Recherche

For over 35 years Biologique Recherche’s unique methodology has built a strong reputation for astounding effectiveness based on a clinical approach to skincare, delivering immediate and long lasting results. Combined with highly customized protocols and meticulous procedures which recondition the epidermis, Biologique Recherche’s extensive range of skincare products are highly concentrated in botanical, marine and biological active ingredients that are cold formulated in its own laboratory in France. Biologique Recherche is the partner of choice in over 70 countries for exclusive medical spas and day spas in addition to the world’s premiere luxury hotel spas. Visit Biologique Recherche at www.biologiquerecherche.com.

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Canyon Ranch

Canyon Ranch® has been a pioneer and an industry-leading proponent of the wellness lifestyle for nearly 40 years, operating the world’s most celebrated collection of life-enhancement properties. Canyon Ranch has wellness destination resorts in Tucson, Ariz., and Lenox, Mass, and is proud to bring its holistic and integrative approach to wellness to the global stage with its international destination resort Canyon Ranch Wellness Resort at Kaplankaya near Bodrum, Turkey, opening in July 2016. Canyon Ranch is a 13-time winner of Travel + Leisure’s Best Spa Award and an 11-time recipient of the Condé Nast Traveler Best Destination Spa Award. Visit Canyon Ranch® at www.canyonranchdestinations.com.

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Gharieni

The Gharieni Group is a leading German manufacturer of high end spa and beauty beds, exclusive furniture and equipment. The company is well-known for innovative developments and its philosophy to realise the wishes of individual customers. With branches in southern Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium and France they export to more than 60 countries worldwide. Visit Gharieni at www.gharieni.com.

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Miraval

Situated in the warm shade of the Santa Catalina Mountains in northern Tucson, AZ, on 400 acres of idyllic land, Miraval is a top-rated all-inclusive destination resort and spa dedicated to helping guests live life in the moment. Since 1995 the property has been consistently ranked as one of the world’s top destination spas by Travel + Leisure, SpaFinder and Condé Nast Traveler. Offering an array of dynamic growth and development programs, one-of-a-kind, luxurious spa treatments, authentic, flavorful and healthful cuisine as well as an expert staff of renowned wellbeing specialists, Miraval helps to open eyes, minds and hearts. In 2012, the resort unveiled the Miraval Life in Balance Spa with Clarins, a state-of-the-art oasis designed to transform guests both physically and emotionally. Visit Miraval at www.miravalresorts.com.

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Universal Companies

For more than 30 years, over 30,000 spa professionals in 47 countries have trusted Universal Companies to be their single-source supplier, providing thousands of products to help them manage and grow their businesses. Located in beautiful and historic Abingdon, Virginia, we distribute furniture, fixtures, equipment, implements, supplies, and spa apparel to customers from the largest spa to the independent practitioner. Universal Companies also offers professional skin and body products, retail items, and merchandising tools, and provides spas with innovative consulting services, educational materials, and training options. For more information about our company, please call 800-558-5571 or visit www.universalcompanies.com.

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Weight Watchers International

Weight Watchers International is an international company, based in the United States, that offers various products and services to assist weight loss. In the early ’60s, Weight Watchers founder Jean Nidetch began inviting friends into her Queens, NY home once a week to talk about how best to lose weight. Today, that group of friends has grown to millions of women and men around the world who’ve joined Weight Watchers to lose weight and lead healthier lives. The core philosophy behind Weight Watchers is to use a science-driven approach to help people lose weight by eating better, moving more and providing support. Visit Weight Watchers International at www.weightwatchers.com.

Silver Sponsors

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Chiva-Som

Chiva-Som or the “Haven of Life” in English, is a pioneer in the Health and Wellness Resort industry. A Wellness Resort is a short/long term residential facility with the primary purpose of providing individual services for guests to develop healthy habits and lifestyle transformation. Typically over a seven-day stay, such facilities provide a comprehensive program that includes spa services, physical fitness activities, wellness education, healthy cuisine and special interest programming. At Chiva-Som, by combining Thai hospitality with international service standards, we provide personalized non-regimented wellness programmes with a holistic approach to health that includes mind, body and spirit. Visit Chiva-Som at www.chivasom.com.

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[comfort zone]

The [ comfort zone ] brand was conceived and launched in 1996 as the skincare division of the Davines Group, which was founded in Parma, Italy, in 1983 by the Bollati family. What began as a research laboratory for the development of high-quality, highly effective products has grown into an internationally successful professional spa brand with a diverse range of product and treatment offerings. [ comfort zone ] represents a complete system of care for the skin, body, and soul. Our exclusive collection of products, treatments, and rituals has been created with an unwavering commitment to finding the most powerful ingredients and delivering the most effective results. We believe in working from the inside out and from the outside in to improve the human condition and treat the whole body. We seek to promote a holistic, healthy and sustainable lifestyle, based in science and strengthened by passion. Visit [comfort zone] at www.comfortzone.it.

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Dornbracht

Dornbracht – since 1950, this name has signified the production of high-quality designer fittings and accessories for the bathroom. Aloys F. Dornbracht GmbH & Co. KG is a medium-sized company run by a family in its third generation whose products have received numerous awards and significantly shaped the decor, architecture and functionality in bathrooms and kitchens. This global player, with its head office in Iserlohn, Germany, enjoys a reputation throughout the industry for being highly innovative because it has the flexibility to respond to change and progress and quickly implement forward-looking concepts along the entire value-added chain. Dornbracht’s long-term commitment has also established it as a relevant protagonist in the European cultural scene. Visit Dornbracht at www.dornbracht.com.

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Eminence

An award-winning provider of the most effective, professional skin care products in the natural and organic skin care industry, Éminence Organic Skin Care is sold in leading salons and spas in more than 40 countries around the world. Éminence melds herbal craftsmanship and innovation, skin rejuvenation techniques unique to Hungary and hand-picked fresh ingredients to craft premium natural, organic and Biodynamic® skin care that is good for the earth as well as good for the skin. Éminence displays its commitment to the environment by harnessing wind and solar power energy to produce products and geothermal heating in the laboratory, using only recyclable packaging with vegetable-based inks and committing to planting a tree for every product sold. Visit Éminence Organic Skin Care at www.eminenceorganics.com/us.

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HydraFacial

The HydraFacial MD® resurfacing procedure thoroughly cares for your skin, providing cleansing, exfoliation, extractions, and hydration, including Vortex-Fusion® of antioxidants, peptides, and hyaluronic acid. The HydraFacial MD® is a non-invasive, non-surgical procedure that delivers instant results with no discomfort or downtime. The procedure is immediately effective. Visit HydraFacial at www.HydraFacial.com.

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jane iredale

jane iredale – THE SKIN CARE MAKEUP, is a comprehensive line of makeup developed with quality minerals and skin care ingredients that are good for your skin and create a healthy, radiant glow. All of the jane iredale products adhere to the highest standard of integrity as each product is subjected to rigorous sensitivity and safety tests to ensure it is as good for the skin as it is beautiful to wear. It is a top makeup choice of skin care professionals and is recommended by plastic surgeons and dermatologists worldwide. Visit jane iredale at www.janeiredale.com.

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Performance Health

Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, Performance Health is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of branded massage, spa, rehabilitation, and wellness products sold into a variety of U.S. clinical markets, leading national retailers and in over one hundred countries through a multi-national network of distribution partners. The Company’s product offering includes an innovative line of market-leading topical analgesics, professional massage products and a broad range of rehabilitation and wellness products. Performance Health markets its diverse product offering under the well-known and highly recognized TheraBand®, Biofreeze®, Cramer®, Bon Vital’®, Thera°Pearl® and Perform® brand names.Visit Performance Health at www.performancehealth.com.

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Rancho La Puerta

Each week guests at Rancho La Puerta Fitness Resort and Spa in Tecate, Baja California, Mexico, renew their minds, bodies, and spirits on a journey to true wellness. Founded in 1940, The Ranch pioneered the concept of a true destination spa, for both its guests and employees. Over 440 employees and their families are part of the Employee Wellness Program, which provides daily fitness classes, complimentary medical services, and healthy living workshops on topics such as chronic disease prevention and nutrition. The Ranch is dedicated to ensuring that both guests and employees live long, healthy, active, and inspired lives. Visit Rancho La Puerta at www.rancholapuerta.com.

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Rezilir Health

Rezilir Health is comprised of a team of world class board certified MD’s that deliver conventional and integrative medicine through a functional approach. We work with each patient providing customized care to uncover the root causes while creating practical approaches that address chronic illness and disease.Our practice is driven by doctors and nurses as lifestyle coaches who take the time to truly listen and connect with our patients, giving them hope and restoring their faith in healthcare. We actively partner with communities to develop healthy, sustainable pathways towards wellness and enduring results! We believe investing in your health gives you the greatest return…life!Visit Rizilir Health at www.rezilirhealth.com.

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ResortSuite

For over a decade, Canada-based ResortSuite software has managed guest information and streamlined operations for some of the most prestigious spas, clubs, hotels and resorts in the world. Unlike other software available on the market, ResortSuite is built on a guest-centric technology platform that enables properties to manage their business more efficiently and provide exceptional service to their customers. ResortSuite extends this unique, guest-centric design with data mining capabilities and integrated one-to-one e-Marketing, Social Networking, Web and Mobile user experiences. ResortSuite includes integrated modules for Spa, PMS, Club, Golf, Retail, F&B, Catering, Ski, and Concierge on an Oracle database. Visit ResortSuite at www.resortsuite.com.

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The BodyHoliday

The BodyHoliday in Saint Lucia is not only a great beach vacation but it has been famed for its unique approach to health and wellbeing. The experience is a combination of the very best of a vacation combining individual tailored classes in fitness, nutrition, lifestyle and overall wellness. It is designed to be the most relaxing, rejuvenating beach vacation in the world. The BodyHoliday makes a promise, “give us your body for a week and we’ll give you back your mind”. It offers a range of personalized treatment, therapies while taking advantage of the most comprehensive activity and exercise schedules. What makes it great is that you can do as much or as little as you like; enjoy an active fun filled vacation or choose to lie back and do nothing at all! Visit The Body Holiday at www.thebodyholiday.com.

Industry Research Sponsors

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Biologique Recherche (Gold)

For over 35 years Biologique Recherche’s unique methodology has built a strong reputation for astounding effectiveness based on a clinical approach to skincare, delivering immediate and long lasting results. Combined with highly customized protocols and meticulous procedures which recondition the epidermis, Biologique Recherche’s extensive range of skincare products are highly concentrated in botanical, marine and biological active ingredients that are cold formulated in its own laboratory in France. Biologique Recherche is the partner of choice in over 70 countries for exclusive medical spas and day spas in addition to the world’s premiere luxury hotel spas. Visit Biologique Recherche at www.biologiquerecherche.com.

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HydraFacial (Silver)

The HydraFacial MD® resurfacing procedure thoroughly cares for your skin, providing cleansing, exfoliation, extractions, and hydration, including Vortex-Fusion® of antioxidants, peptides, and hyaluronic acid. The HydraFacial MD® is a non-invasive, non-surgical procedure that delivers instant results with no discomfort or downtime. The procedure is immediately effective. Visit HydraFacial at www.HydraFacial.com.

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Performance Health (Silver)

Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, Performance Health is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of branded massage, spa, rehabilitation, and wellness products sold into a variety of U.S. clinical markets, leading national retailers and in over one hundred countries through a multi-national network of distribution partners. The Company’s product offering includes an innovative line of market-leading topical analgesics, professional massage products and a broad range of rehabilitation and wellness products. Performance Health markets its diverse product offering under the well-known and highly recognized TheraBand®, Biofreeze®, Cramer®, Bon Vital’®, Thera°Pearl® and Perform® brand names. Visit Performance Health at www.performancehealth.com.

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Rancho La Puerta (Silver)

Each week guests at Rancho La Puerta Fitness Resort and Spa in Tecate, Baja California, Mexico, renew their minds, bodies, and spirits on a journey to true wellness. Founded in 1940, The Ranch pioneered the concept of a true destination spa, for both its guests and employees. Over 440 employees and their families are part of the Employee Wellness Program, which provides daily fitness classes, complimentary medical services, and healthy living workshops on topics such as chronic disease prevention and nutrition. The Ranch is dedicated to ensuring that both guests and employees live long, healthy, active, and inspired lives. Visit Rancho La Puerta at www.rancholapuerta.com.

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Rezilir Health (Silver)

Rezilir Health is comprised of a team of world class board certified MD’s that deliver conventional and integrative medicine through a functional approach. We work with each patient providing customized care to uncover the root causes while creating practical approaches that address chronic illness and disease.Our practice is driven by doctors and nurses as lifestyle coaches who take the time to truly listen and connect with our patients, giving them hope and restoring their faith in healthcare. We actively partner with communities to develop healthy, sustainable pathways towards wellness and enduring results! We believe investing in your health gives you the greatest return…life!Visit Rizilir Health at www.rezilirhealth.com.

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The BodyHoliday (Silver)

The BodyHoliday in Saint Lucia is not only a great beach vacation but it has been famed for its unique approach to health and wellbeing. The experience is a combination of the very best of a vacation combining individual tailored classes in fitness, nutrition, lifestyle and overall wellness. It is designed to be the most relaxing, rejuvenating beach vacation in the world. The BodyHoliday makes a promise, “give us your body for a week and we’ll give you back your mind”. It offers a range of personalized treatment, therapies while taking advantage of the most comprehensive activity and exercise schedules. What makes it great is that you can do as much or as little as you like; enjoy an active fun filled vacation or choose to lie back and do nothing at all! Visit The Body Holiday at www.thebodyholiday.com.

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Universal Companies (Gold)

For more than 30 years, over 30,000 spa professionals in 47 countries have trusted Universal Companies to be their single-source supplier, providing thousands of products to help them manage and grow their businesses. Located in beautiful and historic Abingdon, Virginia, we distribute furniture, fixtures, equipment, implements, supplies, and spa apparel to customers from the largest spa to the independent practitioner. Universal Companies also offers professional skin and body products, retail items, and merchandising tools, and provides spas with innovative consulting services, educational materials, and training options. For more information about our company, please call 800-558-5571 or visit universalcompanies.com.

Global Wellness Awards Sponsors

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Booker (Silver)

Booker is transforming the way local services are managed by businesses and discovered by consumers. Booker replaces everything from manual methods to disconnected software, and unifies the essential components of running a service business into a single web-based platform, accessible from any device. Booker also enables service business to sell their services online, through their website and a network of partner sites and apps, creating a seamless online booking experience for consumers. Booker processes over three million appointments each month across 75 countries. Headquartered in New York City, Booker’s customers include Fortune 500 companies as well as thousands of local service businesses. Visit Booker at www.booker.com.

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Gharieni (Gold)

The Gharieni Group is a leading German manufacturer of high end spa and beauty beds, exclusive furniture and equipment. The company is well-known for innovative developments and its philosophy to realise the wishes of individual customers. With branches in southern Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium and France they export to more than 60 countries worldwide. Visit Gharieni at www.gharieni.com.

Knowledge Workshop Sponsors

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Technogym

Founded in 1983, Technogym is a world leading international supplier of technology and design driven products and services in the Wellness and Fitness industry. Technogym provides a complete range of cardio, strength and functional equipment alongside a digital cloud based platform allowing consumers to connect with their personal wellness experience anywhere, both on the equipment and via mobile when outdoors. With over 2,000 employees and 14 branches globally, Technogym s present in over 100 countries. More than 65,000 Wellness centers and 200,000 private homes in the world are equipped with Technogym. Technogym was the official supplier for the last five editions of the Olympic Games: Sydney 2000, Athens 2004, Turin 2006, Beijing 2008, London 2012 and has been appointed as Official Supplier also for Rio 2016. Visit Technogym at www.technogym.com.

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Universal Companies (Gold)

For more than 30 years, over 30,000 spa professionals in 47 countries have trusted Universal Companies to be their single-source supplier, providing thousands of products to help them manage and grow their businesses. Located in beautiful and historic Abingdon, Virginia, we distribute furniture, fixtures, equipment, implements, supplies, and spa apparel to customers from the largest spa to the independent practitioner. Universal Companies also offers professional skin and body products, retail items, and merchandising tools, and provides spas with innovative consulting services, educational materials, and training options. For more information about our company, please call 800-558-5571 or visit www.universalcompanies.com.

Student Challenge Sponsors

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Chiva-Som (Silver)

Chiva-Som or the “Haven of Life” in English, is a pioneer in the Health and Wellness Resort industry. A Wellness Resort is a short/long term residential facility with the primary purpose of providing individual services for guests to develop healthy habits and lifestyle transformation. Typically over a seven-day stay, such facilities provide a comprehensive program that includes spa services, physical fitness activities, wellness education, healthy cuisine and special interest programming. At Chiva-Som, by combining Thai hospitality with international service standards, we provide personalized non-regimented wellness programmes with a holistic approach to health that includes mind, body and spirit. Visit Chiva-Som at www.chivasom.com.

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ESPA (Silver)

Recognised as global leaders in spa, ESPA combines the conceptualisation and management of prestigious spas across five continents with the creation of pioneering, natural products rich in heritage, texture and aroma. ESPA is proud to partner with luxury hoteliers and property companies to create some of the world’s finest spas and equally proud to be a British company who manufacture their products in England. Highly efficacious and a pleasure to use, ESPA products are tested every day by a network of over 4,000 highly trained, professional therapists based in 60 countries. It is this combination of expertise and rich spa heritage that creates an award-winning and renowned brand. Visit ESPA at www.espa-consulting.com.

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jane iredale (Silver)

jane iredale – THE SKIN CARE MAKEUP, is a comprehensive line of makeup developed with quality minerals and skin care ingredients that are good for your skin and create a healthy, radiant glow. All of the jane iredale products adhere to the highest standard of integrity as each product is subjected to rigorous sensitivity and safety tests to ensure it is as good for the skin as it is beautiful to wear. It is a top makeup choice of skin care professionals and is recommended by plastic surgeons and dermatologists worldwide. Visit jane iredale at www.janeiredale.com.

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ResortSuite (Silver)

For over a decade, Canada-based ResortSuite software has managed guest information and streamlined operations for some of the most prestigious spas, clubs, hotels and resorts in the world. Unlike other software available on the market, ResortSuite is built on a guest-centric technology platform that enables properties to manage their business more efficiently and provide exceptional service to their customers. ResortSuite extends this unique, guest-centric design with data mining capabilities and integrated one-to-one e-Marketing, Social Networking, Web and Mobile user experiences. ResortSuite includes integrated modules for Spa, PMS, Club, Golf, Retail, F&B, Catering, Ski, and Concierge on an Oracle database. Visit ResortSuite at www.resortsuite.com.