GWS Podcast Launches New, Six-Episode Season

Global Wellness Summit Podcast Launches New, Six-Episode Season The new season of the only podcast devoted to the most meaningful, evidence-based trends and developments in wellness features NY Times best-selling authors, medical experts, company founders and industry analysts In order from left to right: Host Kim Marshall, S’Well Public Relations, James Nestor, Author of New York Times Best Seller, Breath, Jennifer Kessler, luxury travel expert at Forbes Travel…

Watch the Wellness Sector Spotlight: The Stunning Shift to Telehealth & Telewellness

Understanding the world’s stunning shift to Telehealth & Telewellness—and how it is dramatically changing your business or profession The delivery of health and wellness care, education and classes via digital technologies has skyrocketed. (Think virtual medical appointments, online fitness classes and apps, mindfulness applications and more.) Industry leaders examine why Telehealth and Telewellness are here to stay—and why adding a virtual class to a treatment…

University students! Submit your innovative ideas to the 2021 “Shark Tank of Wellness” Awards. Prize money totals $10,000.

2021 “Shark Tank of Wellness” to Award Students for Innovative Wellness Ideas The Global Wellness Summit’s sixth-annual Shark Tank of Wellness global student competition has launched. This unique challenge will reward three university students for their most innovative, impactful idea for the wellness industry. LEARN MORE The Challenge The GWS defines the wellness industry broadly and is looking for innovations in sectors as varied as architecture/design, beauty, education, fitness,…

Watch the Reverse Pitch: Hearing from the Investors, North Castle Partners—What Drives Their Investments & Why Fitness Is a Sweet Spot  

Reverse Pitch: Hearing From the Investors Meet North Castle Partners—What Drives Their Investments & Why Fitness Is a Sweet Spot Jon Canarick is the person from North Castle Partners. He understands entrepreneurs and is excited to be part of the Summit’s next Reverse Pitch: Hearing from the Investors. In this lively session, Jon will share North Castle Partners’ investment strategy, the outlook for health and…

Learn why Tel Aviv is a center for health and wellness innovation, technology and investment

Tel Aviv and Israel Make Headlines for Innovation, Technology and Wellness Tourism Bloomberg ranks Israel #1 for research and development intensity and research concentration. Tel Aviv boasts more startups than any location after Silicon Valley (and more startups per capita than anywhere in the world). The vibrant city of Tel Aviv is also becoming ground zero for health and wellness innovation, technology, and investment—making it…

GWI Launches New Initiative to Showcase Regional Approaches to Wellness Innovation

Media Contact: Beth McGroarty [email protected] • +1.213.300.0107 Global Wellness Institute Launches New Initiative to Showcase Regional Approaches to Wellness Innovation As technology, evolving consumer needs, and the pandemic landscape increase the pace of innovation across all sectors of the multitrillion-dollar wellness economy, the newly launched Wellness Innovation Initiative will put the spotlight on regional wellness innovation—with the 2021 focus on finding game-changing companies in the Middle…

GWS Appoints World Bank Group’s Hannah Messerli to Advisory Board

Media Contact: Beth McGroarty beth.mcgroart[email protected] • +1.213.300.0107 Global Wellness Summit Appoints World Bank Group’s Senior Private Sector Development Specialist, Hannah Messerli, PhD, to Advisory Board Messerli’s extensive experience in tourism development—including her current role supporting governments in developing private sector tourism initiatives in countries across Asia, Africa, Europe and the Middle East—will help guide the GWS’s wellness tourism initiatives Miami, FL – May 5, 2021 – The…

Watch the Wellness Sector Spotlight on Beauty: What’s Changed in the Beauty Sector Since COVID

Is the beauty-mental wellness connection stronger post-COVID—and how will it impact the $1 billion+ personal care, beauty and anti-aging industry? The pandemic transformed our habits and priorities—and a new focus on diversity shed light on age-old perceptions of self-image and beauty. In the upcoming Wellness Sector Spotlight: Beauty on May 11, industry leaders will explore how new understandings about the link between beauty and mental wellness are…