The Global Wellness Summit offers a wide array of sponsorship opportunities, from the final night’s celebration as a Titanium Sponsor, to Sponsored Knowledge Workshops on Registration Day, to Industry Research sponsorships that offer exposure at both the Summit and a post-Summit press conference in New York City.
All Summit Sponsors were honored on stage at the Summit, and received year round exposure on the GWS website, in press releases, on the GWS mobile app, on the printed invitation and more.
Hyatt Hotels Corporation is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 19 premier brands and more than 875 properties. The company’s purpose-to care for people so they can be their best-informs its business strategy and efforts to attract top colleagues, build relationships with guests, and create value for shareholders. Its subsidiaries develop, own, operate, manage, franchise, license or provide services to hotels and resorts, branded residences, vacation ownership properties, and fitness and spa locations under the Park Hyatt®, Miraval®, Grand Hyatt®, Hyatt Regency®, Hyatt®, Andaz®, Hyatt Centric®, The Unbound Collection by Hyatt®, Hyatt Place®, Hyatt House®, Hyatt Ziva™, Hyatt Zilara™, Hyatt Residence Club® and exhale® brand names. Visit Hyatt Hotels at www.hyatt.com.
West of Shanghai in Suzhou (a UNESCO world heritage site), Sangha Retreat by Octave Institute is a nourishing health and wellness destination providing an immersive experience in nature, healing and harmony. The 46-acre lakeside retreat is the vision of Frederick Tsao, a fourth-generation steward of a Singapore-based family business, himself a graduate of the University of Michigan. Sangha takes a global view towards transformative, holistic well-being, blending Western science with traditional Chinese philosophy. It begins with a comprehensive medical assessment by an international team of doctors who create a customized program of nutritionally balanced meals, healing treatments, exercise and activities, plus follow-up support for lasting lifestyle changes. Visit Sangha Retreat at www.sangharetreat.com.
Miskawaan Health Group combines naturopathic therapy concepts with cutting-edge diagnostics & analysis, as pioneered over a period of 30 years by Dr. Johannes Wessolly of Germany and endorsed by Dr. Charlie Teo and Dr. Ross Walker of Australia. Our guiding principle is to strengthen your immune system, helping your body help itself. We aim to give life to your years, not just years to your life. Through understanding your health and epigenetic profile and how it affects your current and future health we are able to significantly improve your body’s ability to protect against disease. Visit Miskawaan Health Group at www.miskawaanhealth.com.
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. 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.
BuDhaGirl is the first lifestyle brand whose mission is to affect cultural change by turning everyday routines into rituals. Through Mindful Glamour®, BuDhaGirl merges contemplative practice and evidence-based science with fashion. BuDhaGirl approaches fashion with a holistic world-view, ensuring the life cycle of our products honor global traditions and art forms. BuDhaGirl invites each individual to set intentions and create rituals around the process of grooming and dressing each day. Visit BuDhaGirl at www.budhagirl.com.
Cannuka is a medically inspired natural skincare line that combines two powerful ingredients; cannabis CBD and Manuka honey. Together, the unique healing properties of cannabis CBD and Manuka honey provide a daily skin therapy that both calms and heals skin — for your face, lips, cuticles, elbows, and anywhere else there’s dryness or inflammation. In fact, it’s the natural, potent anti-inflammatory characteristics of the ingredients that make it so effective. Inflammation is the one constant in skin problems, and Cannuka is specifically designed to help reduce inflammation and soothe skin. Visit Cannuka at www.cannuka.com.
Founded in 1983, Technogym is the world leading supplier of technology and design driven products and services in the Wellness and Fitness industry as well as Official Supplier to the last seven Olympic Games. 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. Visit Technogym at www.Technogym.com.
For more than 30 years Aromatherapy Associates has been the leading experts in wellbeing through aromatherapy, harnessing the incredible powers of the finest natural ingredients, purest extracts and essential oils in their award-winning products. Each of the blends are hand crafted in London and boast an exceptional synergy of essential oils with truly transformative effects. The Founder Geraldine Howard believed in the power of enriching wellbeing through aromatherapy to nurture the body and mind through a therapeutic and sensory journey. Visit Aromatherapy Associates at www.aromatherapyassociates.com.
Chōsen is a global wellness and lifestyle brand based in Hong Kong, Singapore and Indonesia. Chosen provides expert knowledge and practical tools to design a lifestyle with purpose and mental clarity for a select community of global explorers and life-long learners. The Chosen Lifestyle Architects of Olympic medalists, professional athletes, business leaders, wellness doctors and nutritionists, culinary artists, and performance experts devise our program modules for maximum personal impact. Visit Chōsen at www.experiencechosen.com.
[ comfort zone ] is a holistic science-based spa skin care brand created in 1996 by Dr. Davide Bollati, pharmacist, cosmetic chemist, and Chairman of the Davines Group, which also features /skin regimen/, modern plant chemistry™ solutions for urbanites, and Davines, a professional hair care brand. All products are manufactured in Italy. They combine natural-origin ingredients and high-tech molecules for maximum performance and sustainability. The strong commitment to rigorous standards of environmental and social sustainability has allowed the Group to become a B Corporation, and is embodied in the Davines Village in Parma, a virtuous example of sustainable architecture and production, including a scientific, open-air lab botanical garden. Visit [ comfort zone ] at www.comfortzone.it and www.skinregimen.com.
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.
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
Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary & Holistic Spa is a multi-award-winning wellness sanctuary in Koh Samui, Thailand. Founded by John and Karina Stewart in 2005, Kamalaya offers a synergistic wellness experience that helps people reconnect to life’s potential and achieve optimal wellbeing. It integrates healing therapies from East and West, a beautiful natural environment, inspired healthy cuisine and results-oriented wellness programs focusing on Detoxification, Stress & Burnout, Emotional Balance and more. Visit Kamalaya at www.kamalaya.com
MINDBODY is the leading technology platform for the fitness, beauty and wellness services industries. Local entrepreneurs worldwide use MINDBODY’s integrated software and payments platform to run, market and grow their businesses. Consumers use MINDBODY to more easily find, engage and transact with fitness, wellness and beauty providers in their local communities. For more information on how MINDBODY is helping people lead healthier, happier lives by connecting the world to fitness, beauty and wellness. Visit Mindbody at mindbodyonline.com.
Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas are discovered in some of the world’s most beautiful places. They are synonymous with a unique style – authentic, personal and sustainable – in harmony with local surroundings, yet in tune with the world. Crafted guest experiences stimulate, energize and revitalize the human spirit. All aspects of Six Senses’ operations, including the Evason and Liv Nordic brands, embrace these values, which define the brand and the enduring Six Senses mission: To help people reconnect with themselves, others and the world around them. Visit Six Senses at www.sixsenses.com.
Accor is a world-leading augmented hospitality group offering unique and meaningful experiences in more than 4,800 hotels, resorts and residences across the globe. With an unrivalled portfolio of brands from luxury to economy, including renowned offerings such as Raffles, Fairmont and Sofitel, Accor seeks to create memorable connections between its guests, brands, destinations and communities in which it operates. Please visit www.Accor.group or accorhotels.com.
Located on Saudi Arabia’s west coast, AMAALA will curate transformative personal journeys inspired by arts, wellness and the purity of the Red Sea. As an ultra-luxury destination with a unique heritage, landscape, and pristine ecosystems, AMAALA will feature 30 hotels, with 2,525 keys and 835 residential units, and become the heart of “The Riviera of the Middle East.” Visit AMAALA at www.amaala.com.
Ayus Wellness at Mulu Marriott Resort is adjacent to the renowned Mulu National Park and Caves, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and offers healing wellness journeys into the unspoilt 60-million-year-old primeval Borneo rainforest. Ayus Wellness programs enliven deep wellbeing, drawing on Borneo indigenous knowledge of nature, nutrition and healing. Visit Ayus Wellness at www.ayuswellness.com.
BestLifeRewarded Innovations delivers a comprehensive wellness solution with sustainable results that has placed them at the forefront of health behaviour change innovation with proven results. Using disruptive behavioural modelling and technology, BestLifeRewarded creates evidence-based programs that members actually love. Science-based wellness, individual focus, sophisticated segmentation and strategic analytics come together to create a turnkey wellness solution that meets business objectives and promotes individual well-being. Visit BestLifeRewarded at www.bestliferewarded.com.
BodyHoliday in Saint Lucia has been famed for its unique approach to health and wellbeing. The experience combines the very best of a vacation with individual tailored classes in fitness, nutrition, lifestyle and overall wellness. It is designed to be the most relaxing, rejuvenating beach vacation anywhere. BodyHoliday makes a promise, “Give us your body for a week and we’ll give you back your mind”. What makes it great is 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 BodyHoliday at www.thebodyholiday.com.
Canyon Ranch® is an award-winning, industry-leading proponent of an integrative wellness lifestyle, serving guests on land, at sea, and in the air since 1979. With locations in Tucson, Arizona; Lenox, Massachusetts; Las Vegas, Nevada and At Sea on 22 cruise ships; the brand has announced its first California property, Canyon Ranch Wellness Retreat – Woodside, which will open in summer 2019. Visit Canyon Ranch at canyonranch.com.
The newly reimagined Carillon Miami Wellness Resort is an unprecedented hybrid of a destination and resort spa, offering 360-degree mind and body wellness. This oceanfront resort, with the largest spa on the eastern seaboard, features luxurious, apartment-sized accommodations; high-tech, high-touch equipment; and services that integrate Eastern and Western medical modalities, overseen by board-certified physicians and wellness experts. Carillon Miami Wellness Resort at carillonhotel.com.
Chiva-Som or the “Haven of Life” in English, is a pioneer in the health and wellness resort industry. 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.
Circadia is a professional skincare brand based on the skin and body’s natural circadian rhythms. Chronobiology is at the core of our concept. Circadia’s formulations combine pure botanicals, stem cells, second generation vitamins, and innovative peptide technology to achieve optimal skin health and beauty. Visit Circadia at www.circadia.com.
Credo International is the biggest company in hotel spa industry in Japan.
It has five spa brands and works in cooperation with 1,700 hotels in Japan but it works positively to expand its business to overseas. It has spas in 7 different countries such as China (Shanghai), The United States (N.Y) and Sri Lanka. Visit Credo International at www.an-spa.com
As the pioneer of Wellness Real Estate™, Delos is transforming our homes, offices, schools, and other indoor environments by placing health and wellness at the center of design and construction decisions. The Delos platform includes programming, consulting, research, and an array of innovative products and technologies that research suggests may improve occupant well-being. Visit Delos at www.delos.com
Dornbracht—since 1950, this name has signified production of high-quality designer accessories for the bath. Dornbracht is a family owned company which launched the concept LifeSpa in 2017. It’s based on three pillars: Kneipp, aquapressure and bliss. These principles reappear in product solutions which unites all the solutions beyond daily cleansing is the proven effect of the water. Dornbracht works with specialists from Kneipp therapy, Traditional Chinese Medicine and research into well-being. Visit Dornbracht at www.dornbracht.com
Eterneva celebrates remarkable people and pets by turning their ashes into diamonds, through a storytelling and grief-changing journey as special as the loved one and diamond itself. The company is on a mission to reshape the conversation around death, dying and grief and remove the stigma around the hard, vulnerable conversations necessary to remember the lives of those we love. Visit Eterneva at www.eterneva.com.
Fivelements is an award-winning integrated wellness lifestyle company whose authentic destinations offer an opportunity for inspiration, awareness and progress in the 21st century. United by a shared mission to positively impact ‘wellness for humanity,’ cofounders, Lahra and Chicco Tatriele, pioneered a new genre of wellness destinations in 2007 bridging the wisdom of traditional healing cultures with innovative wellness concepts. The company’s portfolio includes Fivelements Retreat Bali, Fivelements Hong Kong and Fivelements Habitat Hong Kong. Visit Fivelements at www.fivelements.com.
Immunocologie is a skincare brand with its foundations rooted in one woman’s personal journey. Following a diagnosis of cancer, and with over 30 years of skincare industry experience, Karen Ballou understood that the skin is the first line of immunological defense – and created a skincare offering as luxurious as it is healthy, natural and effective. Visit Immunocologie at www.immunocologie.com.
Born in 2006 from the vision of Domenico Alcide and Liliana Leali, founders of Air Dolomiti regional airline, which sold to Lufthansa in 2003, Lefay Resorts aims to become the Italian reference brand for luxury wellness through a collection of Italian style eco-resorts. The multi-award-winning Lefay Resort & SPA Lago di Garda has been leading the way in sustainable tourism in the European luxury arena. With Lefay Resort & SPA Dolomiti, the brand confirms its expansion strategy, which envisions the completion of the properties’ portfolio in Italy and abroad through Management Contracts. Visit Lefay at www.LefayResorts.com.
L.RAPHAEL, one of the world’s leading luxury spa and skin-care brands, is a beauty industry pioneer founded in its Science of Beauty philosophy. All skin-care lines and treatments are developed from extensive scientific research with advanced technology. The brand’s noninvasive, holistic approach attracts a loyal following of elite clientele from around the world. L.RAPHAEL spas are found in some of the world’s most exclusive hotels and destinations, including Geneva, New York, Cannes, Beverly Hills, Jaffa and Almaty. Visit L.RAPHAEL at https://www.l-raphael.com.
Massage Envy, based in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA, is a national franchisor. Through its franchise locations, it’s the leading provider of therapeutic massage and skin care services in the U.S., as well as the largest employer of massage therapists and estheticians. Led by President & CEO Joe Magnacca, Massage Envy has more than 1,150 franchise locations in 49 of the 50 U.S. states. Visit Massage Envy at www.massageenvy.com.
Founded in 1989, Murad is a pioneering clinical skincare brand dedicated to encouraging people to live happier, healthier and more fulfilling lives. Backed by 19 unique patents and a 30-year legacy of research and clinical testing, Dr. Murad’s unique philosophy is a whole person approach to health and beauty that inspires people to nourish their skin, awaken their body through physical activity, “eat” their water by consuming water-rich fruits and vegetables, and be kind to their mind. Visit Murad at www.murad.com.
Founded in 2003 PURE is the global leading provider of healthy indoor spaces. With locations serving 15 international markets, PURE has partnered with industry leaders in hospitality, fitness, scholastic, office and residential applications. PURE’s patented seven step Wellness program purifies every surface and air particle, providing environments that exceed industry standards by more than 50%. Whether you’re traveling for business, cruising for pleasure, providing the healthiest work or fitness environment, PURE’s wellness environments are a sanctuary of peace, health and tranquility. Visit Pure at www.pureroom.com.
Founded in 1940, Rancho La Puerta Fitness Resort and Spa in Tecate, Baja California, Mexico, 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. Visit Rancho La Puerta at www.rancholapuerta.com.
Since the year 2000, ResortSuite’s integrated hospitality software solutions have helped some of the world’s most prestigious spas, clubs, hotels and resorts better manage their multi-service properties. ResortSuite’s modules include PMS, SPA, Club, Golf, Retail, F&B, Catering and Ski. Extended WEB, SOCIAL and MOBILE applications give guests full-access to book their entire experience online. Visit ResortSuite at www.resortsuite.com.
The Lux Collective is a family of four hotel brands each with its own personality, each aiming to fulfil a distinct travel desire: LUX* Resorts & Hotels, Tamassa, SALT and Socio. Despite their differences, like all families, the brands in The Lux Collective share some of the same DNA. They are all rooted in a dedication to what matters, a passion for hospitality and a heartfelt love of people. Visit Salt at theluxcollective.com.
Spa Vita introduces the spa and wellness experience to Japanese corporate offices for their employees. Spa Vita has more than 700 facilities in its portfolio to care for Japanese top corporate executives. They are developing new resorts with spa and wellness activities in Japan, Singapore, China, US and Southeast Asia. Visit Spa Vita at http://www.conceptasia.jp.
ACCO Brands’ TruSens™ represents an exciting leap forward for home air purification. Place its SensorPod™ across the room to communicate pollutants to the purifier, which then improves clean air coverage in the room. TruSens™ Air Purifiers received the prestigious Red Dot Award: Product Design 2019. Visit TruSens™ at https://www.trusens.com and corporate.ww.com.
Universal Companies is the leading single-source supplier to more than 35,000 clients in the spa and wellness industry, offering a wide variety of products, supplies, equipment, and education to help professionals manage and grow their businesses. Business is good when their businesses are better. Visit Universal Companies at UniversalCompanies.com or call 1. 800.558.5571.
WW—the new Weight Watchers—inspires millions to adopt healthy habits for real life through healthy eating, activity, and a helpful mindset. With more than 55 years of building community and behavioral science expertise, we aim to deliver wellness for all. Learn more about the program at ww.com and more about our business at corporate.ww.com.
Yakult began more than 80 years ago. Founder Dr. Minoru Shirota pursed preventive medicine and succeeded in strengthening and culturing our representative strain “Lactobacillus casei strain Shirota.” In 1935, he released an inexpensive, good-tasting fermented milk drink, “Yakult,” so that others could benefit from this lactobacillus. Today, 40 million bottles of our dairy products are daily consumed in 40 countries and regions across the world. Since its founding, as a pioneer in the field of probiotics, Yakult has been expanding our operations to food and beverages, cosmetics and pharmaceutical products that contribute to good health and publishing scientific evidences. Visit Yakult at www.yakult.co.jp/english.
Gathering wisdom of three generations in Hong Kong, YU SUM TONG harmonizes Chinese and Western culture to provide daily-live applicable solutions to urban citizens that are too busy to care about their mind and body wellness, to intervene early aging symptoms and prevent chronical illnesses. YU SUM TONG insists using safe ingredients and green formulations without harmful chemicals or additives.
Zeel® connects you to the best 5-star licensed massage therapists available on-demand at your home, hotel, workplace, or event. Zeel® is not only the first mobile Massage On Demand® company, with a network of over 11,000 therapists in 95+ cities (and counting), they’re the largest, too. With Zeel,® you get everything you want in a massage: quality, convenience, access, value, and security. Visit Zeel at zeel.com.