Explore PowerPoint Presentations and Transcripts by Topic

The Global Wellness Summit is excited to make available (to anyone in the industry) most PowerPoint presentations and transcripts, relating to all past Summits.


Art & Creativity

  • 2015- Entertainment, Hospitality, Wellness; An EvolutionPowerPoint (Martin Boudreau and Iván Chávez)
  • 2015- Healing the World Through Art:  PowerPoint (Jose Rivelino Moreno)
  • 2014- Jump Start Your Creativity: An Experiential Presentation: Transcript (Shelley Berc and Alejandro Fogel)
  • 2014- Managing the Creative Process: Transcript (Peter Rummell)


  • 2016- Generational Harmony: Keeping Pace & Keeping Peace: PowerPoint (Universal Companies)
  • 2016- Millennials: Spoiled for Choice and Very Stressed – How to Attract and Satisfy this New Generation of Traveler: PowerPoint (Irene Forte)
  • 2015- Calling all Consultants: What Can We Accomplish Together that We can Not Accomplish Alone? Session Summary
  • 2015- Strategic Storytelling in the Language of the Day: Keeping Your Message Relevant and Your Profits High: PowerPoint (Kim Marshall), PowerPoint (Theresa DiMasi), Session Summary
  • 2015- The Business of Creativity, and the Creativity in Business: PowerPoint (Gina Diez Barroso)
  • 2015– The Millineals and Wellness Report: PowerPoint (Rodney Mason)
  • 2014- Media Panel: Getting the New Generation’s Attention: PowerPoint (Kim Marshall), PowerPoint (Organic Spa), Transcript, Discussion Summary

Economy & Finance

  • 2016- The European Economy from a Wellness Point of View: PowerPoint, Session Summary (Barbara Kolm, PhD)
  • 2016- Macro Economic Changes Underway Affecting Wellness: Who is at Risk and Who will be the Winners? PowerPoint (Thierry Malleret)
  • 2015- Outlook for a World Where Wellness May Become Mandatory: PowerPoint, Transcript (Thierry Malleret)
  • 2014- Rotorua: Creating the Health & Wellness Capital of the South Pacific. A Journey of the People: PowerPoint (Malcolm Short)
  • 2013- Spa, Wellness and Tourism: An Industry at the Confluence of Global Mega-Trends: PowerPoint, Transcript (Thierry Malleret)
  • 2012- Understand the World or Imagine the World: Transcript (Philippe Bourguignon)


  • 2016- Career Development Initiative: PowerPoint, Summary Session (Career Development Initiative, Global Wellness Institute)
  • 2015- Corporate Spa Directors (Past or Present) – Invitation Only: Session Summary
  • 2015- Galvanizing Career Development, Mentorship and Internship Programs: PowerPoint, Session Summary (Career Development Initiative, Global Wellness Institute)
  • 2014- A Revolutionary Way to Make Training Profitable: PowerPoint (Anna Bjurstam)
  • 2014- Entice. Encourage. Elevate!: Mentorships, Internships and Promoting Careers in Spa & Wellness: Session Summary
  • 2013- Global Spa Education Forum: Session Summary


  • 2016- Honoring the Past – “BACK to the Future” Video Clip (Balthasar Hauser)
  • 2013- Update on the Whole World Water Initiative: PowerPoint (Sonu Shivdasani)
  • 2012- A Creative New Business Model ~ A Unique Facial Spa: PowerPoint, Transcript (C.K. Low)
  • 2012- Global Business at the Forefront of the Low Carbon Economy: Transcript (Jose Maria Figueres-Olsen)
  • 2012- Sanus Per Aquam…for All, Imagination is the Voice of the Daring: PowerPoint, Transcript (Charlene Florian); PowerPoint, Transcript (Sonu Shivdasani)

Future & Trends

  • 2015- GerontopolySession Summary (Edie Weiner)
  • 2015- Two Trends in 2 Minutes: PowerPoint
  • 2012- Pursuit of Global Health and Wellness: The Value Proposition of the Future: Transcript (Dr. Richard Carmona)

Global Issues

  • 2014- Brimming with Opportunity: The Spa and Wellness Scene in Africa: PowerPoint (Spa & Wellness Association of Africa), PowerPoint (Saida El Idrissi)
  • 2014- Traditional Medicine of Africa: PowerPoint (Gerry Bodeker)


Hot Springs & Hydrothermal Therapies

  • 2016- Hot Springs Austria – Present & Future: PowerPoint (Tom J. Bauer)
  • 2016- Hydrothermal Initiative – Guide to Hydrothermal Spa & Wellness Development Standards: PowerPoint (Don Genders)
  • 2016- Roots & Wings: The Enduring Legacy of Wellness: PowerPoint, Summary Session (Anne Bramham)
  • 2016- Soaking Up History…Steaming into the Hot Springs “R” Evolution: PowerPoint, Summary Session (Hot Springs Initiative, Global Wellness Institute)
  • 2016- The Naked Truth about European Spa and Wellness Traditions: PowerPoint
  • 2016- Waters of Wellness: PowerPoint (David Clay Large)
  • 2015- The Business of Hot Springs and Why They are so “Hot!”: PowerPoint, Summary Session (Hot Springs Initiative, Global Wellness Institute)
  • 2014- Promoting Hydrothermal Businesses Discussion and Introducing the “Guide to Hydrothermal Spa Development Standards”: PowerPoint (Don Genders), PowerPoint (Cassandra Cavanah)
  • 2014- Thermal Renaissance: Stories from a Heated Earth: Summary Session (Hot Springs Initiative, Global Wellness Institute)
  • 2013- Global Hot Springs ForumPowerPoint (Balneotherapy), PowerPoint (Charles Davidson), PowerPoint (Yoshiharu Hoshino), PowerPoint (Tibetan Medical Institute), PowerPoint (Initiatives), Summary Session (Hot Springs Initiative, Global Wellness Institute)
  • 2013- Global Hydro-Thermal Forum: Summary Session
  • 2013- Heating up the Hot Springs Market: PowerPoint (Yoshiharu Hoshino)


  • 2015- Being My Own Boss: What I Have Learned about Holacracy: PowerPoint (Maggie Hsu)
  • 2012- Aspen Institute Panel: The Aspen Health Innovation Project: Barriers to Innovation and Promoting Innovation: Transcript
  • 2012- Final Remarks from Philippe Bourguignon: PowerPointTranscript
  • 2012- Five Crucibles of Innovation: PowerPoint, Transcript (Elizabeth Stephenson)
  • 2012- Keynote: Jamming: The Art of Getting Innovation Done: Transcript (John Kao)


  • 2016- Passion Project – Global Wellness Day: Video Clip (GWD 2016 Around the World Celebrations)
  • 2016- Wellness for Cancer: PowerPoint (Julie Bach)
  • 2015- WellnessWarrior.org: PowerPoint (Deborah Szekely)
  • 2013: The Fascinating History of Bhutan’s Gross National Happiness Index and What it Means for the Future: PowerPoint, Transcript (Dasho Karma Ura)
  • 2012: If I Were 18 again…Transcript (Deborah Szekely)
  • 2012: Keynote Address with Governor John Hickenlooper, the State of Colorado: Transcript
  • 2012: One-on-One with Mariel Hemingway: Transcript

Preventive & Personalized Medicine

  • 2016- Back to the Roots to Manage the Future: PowerPoint (Dr. Harald Stossier)
  • 2016- Do Short and More Frequent Spa Vacations Show Health Effect? PowerPoint, Summary Session (Dr. Wolfgang Schobersberger)
  • 2016- What Neuroscience Teaches us about Beauty: PowerPoint (Claudia Aguirre, PhD)
  • 2015- Epigenesis and Ingestible Technology: PowerPoint (Dr. Kenneth R. Pelletier)
  • 2015- Intestinal Microbiome, Fecal Transplants, Stem Cell Biology with Hair Follicles: PowerPoint (Cristine Chisholm, PhD)
  • 2015- Miracle of Stem Cells: PowerPoint (Dr. Abraham Franklin)
  • 2015- The Brain Skin ConnectionPowerPoint, Transcript (Claudia Aguirre, PhD)
  • 2015- The Hidden Brain in The SkinPowerPoint, Session Summary (Claudia Aguirre, PhD)
  • 2015- The Latest with Stem Cells: PowerPoint, Session Summary (Dr. Abraham Franklin)
  • 2015- Wellness, Mayo Clinic and the Ultimate Success: PowerPoint, Session Summary (Lisa M. Clarke, Jeff Kohl, Dr. Paul Limburg)
  • 2014- Brain Science and the Impact on Leadership, Beauty and Spas: PowerPoint (Dr. Daniel Friedland)
  • 2013- Medical & Spa Tourism: Marriage Made in Heaven….or Shotgun Wedding?: PowerPoint, Transcript (Curtis Schroeder)
  • 2013: Why Medicine is Courting WellnessPowerPoint, Transcript (Josef Woodman)
  • 2012: Introduction: Will Power and the Pursuit of Happiness: Transcript (Dr. Andrew Weil)
  • 2012: Let’s Neurovate: Know Your Brain to Imaginate and Innovate:  PowerPoint, Transcript (Dr. Daniel Friedland)


  • 2016- Two Researchers with a lot of Balls: PowerPoint (Katherine Johnston & Ophelia Yeung)
  • 2015- Wellness at Work Research Report: PowerPoint (Katherine Johnston & Ophelia Yeung)
  • 2014- Global Spa & Wellness Economy Report: PowerPoint (Katherine Johnston & Ophelia Yeung)
  • 2013- The Global Wellness Tourism Economy Report: PowerPoint (Ophelia Yeung)
  • 2013- The Truth about Wellness: PowerPoint, Transcript (David McCaughan)
  • 2012- Data, Dollars and Decisions: PowerPoint, Transcript (Jan Freitag)
  • 2012: Gaining a Competitive Advantage with a Treasure Trove of Data: PowerPoint, Transcript (Anna Bjurstam)
  • 2012- Our Traveler’s Health: A Matter of Life and Death: PowerPoint, Transcript (Andrea Foster)
  • 2012- Spa Management Workforce & Education: Addressing Marketing Gaps Report: PowerPoint, Transcript (Katherine Johnston)


  • 2016- Beauty and Wellness: A Fresh Way Forward: PowerPoint (Mark Wuttke)
  • 2014- Promoting Wellness Through Your Retail Programs: PowerPoint (Paul Price)
  • 2014- The Future of Retail: Disruptive Technology, Curveballs, Dangerous Assumptions and Making It All WorkPowerPoint, Transcript (Paul Price)
  • 2013- Global Spa Retail Forum: Summary Session
  • 2013- Mystery Shopping for Experience, Consistency and Emotional Intelligence: PowerPoint, Transcript (Trent Walsh)


  • 2016- Honoring the Past – “BACK to the Future” Video Clip (Richard Schmitz)
  • 2015- Destination Spas/Wellness Retreats: Session Summary
  • 2015- How an Indigenous Practice Can Galvanize a Country’s Wellness Tourism: The Traditional Mexican Temazcal: PowerPoint (Bonnie Baker, Eduardo Rincon Gallardo and Fernanda Montiel)
  • 2014- Creating A Bright Future Together: PowerPoint, Session Summary (Belgin Aksoy)
  • 2014- Islamic Wellness Traditions: PowerPoint (Gerry Bodeker)
  • 2014- The Real Story of Moroccan Argan Oil: PowerPoint  (Zoubida Charrouf)
  • 2013- Ancient Healing Traditions Across the Indian Sub-Continent: PowerPoint (Dr. Deepika Gunawant), PowerPoint (Dr. Marc Cohen)
  • 2013- Global Destination Spa Forum: Session Summary
  • 2012- Innovative Spa Marketing Campaign: Mexico: PowerPoint (Pedro Aspe), PowerPoint (Gina Diez Barroso), PowerPoint (Diana F. Mestre), Transcript
  • 2012- Spas and the Science of Happiness: PowerPoint, Transcript (Jeremy McCarthy)



  • 2016- Know Thy Self- Awareness Techniques for Personal and Global Transformation: PowerPoint (Weight Watchers)
  • 2016- Mental Detox: PowerPoint (Dietmar Mueller-Elmau)
  • 2016- Mental Toughness: PowerPoint (Stephan Eberharter)
  • 2016- Mental Wellness: Video Clip (Part I), Video Clip (Part II) (Prof. Gerry Bodeker, PhD)
  • 2016- Sauna Aufguss – Hot Doesn’t Get Any Cooler Than This! PowerPoint, Video Clip, Summary Session (Lasse Eriksen)
  • 2016- Wellness at it was Meant to Be: PowerPoint (Dr. Franz Linser)
  • 2016- Why Eating Less and Exercising More Can Make You Fat! PowerPoint, Summary Session (Stephanie Moore)
  • 2015- Nutrition Panel: What is the New Healthy? Rethinking Paradigms & GuidelinesPowerPoint (Alfredo Bataller), Powerpoint (Nils Behrens), Powerpoint (Samantha Gowing), Session Summary
  • 2014- Back to the Future: Two Wellness Pioneers Discuss Their Journeys: PowerPoint (Donald B. Ardell), PowerPoint (Dr. John W. Travis), Transcript
  • 2014- Looking Back to Look Ahead: History of Wellness: Transcript (Donald B. Ardell and Dr. John W. Travis)
  • 2013- What is Wellness? Transcript (His Holiness The Dalai Lama)
  • 2012- Looking at Coaching, Gadgets & Gaming: Could These Be Real 21st Century Solutions to Long-Term Lifestyle Changes? PowerPoint, Transcript (Meg Jordan), PowerPoint, Transcript (Jay Williams)
  • 2012- Will PowerPowerPoint, Transcript (Jessica Alquist)

Wellness Lifestyle Real Estate

  • 2016- Let’s Talk About Wellness Communities: Summary Session (Mia Kyricos)
  • 2014- Harvard’s Healthy Buildings Program: Introducing New Indicators and Vocabulary: PowerPoint (Joseph Allen)
  • 2015- Wellness Communities on the Rise: How Should We Measure & Attract Investment? PowerPoint, Summary Session (Mia Kyricos)
  • 2014- Wellness Activation 101: Infusing Wellness into Hospitality and Residential Projects: PowerPoint (Alfredo Carvajal)
  • 2014- Wellness Communities/Wellness Living Real EstatePowerPoint, Transcript, Summary Session (Alfredo Carvajal, Susan Harmsworth, Steve Nygren and Paul Scialla)
  • 2012- Imagining the Healthy Town of the Future: Transcript (Philippe Bourguignon, John Kao, and Peter Rummell)

Wellness Tourism

  • 2015- Is the Time Right for a Ministry of Wellness? Let’s Craft This Role Together: PowerPoint, Session Summary (Mayor Serge Dedina, Guillaume Lefevre, Renee Moorefield, PhD)
  • 2015- The Role of Wellness Tourism in Economic Development: Session Summary (Anni Hood)
  • 2014- Disrupting the Urban Model: PowerPoint, Transcript (Terry Stevens, PhD)
  • 2014- WelDest: How to Create a Competitive Health and Wellbeing Destination? PowerPoint (Susanna Saari)
  • 2014- Wellness Tourism Roundtable Forum Discussion Beyond The Data: Discussion Summary
  • 22013- Should Wellness Tourism Embrace Wellness of the Planet? The Business Case for Doing Well by Doing Good: Transcript (Costas Christ)
  • 2013- The Birth of Wellness Tourism: An Incredible Story: PowerPoint, Transcript (Amitabh Kant)

Workplace Wellness

  • 2015- Rapid-Fire Ideas: Innovations in Workplace WellnessSession Summary
  • 2015- Understanding Workplace Wellness: Past, Present and Future Part I: PowerPoint (Dr. Kenneth R. Pelletier)
  • 2015- Understanding Workplace Wellness: Past, Present and Future Part II: PowerPoint (Dr. Fikry Isaac)
  • 2015- What do Successful Workplace Wellness Programs Look Like? PowerPoint (Roberto Arjona), PowerPoint (Enrico Bracesco), PowerPoint (Michelle Hocking), Session Summary
  • 2014- Leading the Future of Corporate Wellness: What is Our Industry’s Role? Session Summary