Taking the Mental Wellness Message to the Wider Public

Taking the Mental Wellness Message to the Wider Public Panel moderated by Prof. Gerry Bodeker, PhD, chair, Mental Wellness Initiative, GWI & Green Templeton College, University of Oxford, UK Panelists: Debra Benovitz, SVP, global consumer insights, Weight Watchers International, Inc., US Niamh O’Connell, VP, guest experience & wellness, Rosewood Hotel Group, Hong Kong Sergio Pecorelli, MD, PhD, professor, University of Brescia, Italy Bob Roth, CEO,…

Beauty and Wellness

Beauty and Wellness. What do we know? What would we like to know? Panel Discussion and Audience Q&A Moderated by Dr. Anjan Chatterjee, professor, University of Pennsylvania, US Participants: Davide Bollati, chairman, Davines, Italy Laurie Nicoll Nord, president & CEO, Luxury Wellness International, LLC, US Ronit Raphael, president, L.Raphael, Switzerland Nikki Somerset, general manager, BLC Cosmetics, Australia Jennifer Walsh, journalist (advisor, Women’s Health magazine; contributor,…

Tapping into the Business of Wellness Travel

Tapping into the Business of Wellness Travel for Countries and Operators Panel Discussion and Audience Q&A Moderated by Katherine Droga, founder, Droga & Co., Australia Participants: Dr. Jean-Claude Baumgarten, chairman & CEO, CREWE Associates, France Anne Dimon, editor, Travel to Wellness, Canada Manuela Irsara, ecosystem coordinator, health & wellness, IDM Südtirol, Italy Dr. Layla AlMarzouqi, director, Medical Tourism Council, Dubai Health Authority, UAE Christine Peter,…

Business Expansion with Multiple Operations

Business Expansion with Multiple Operations: Sharing Successes and Failures Panel Discussion and Audience Q&A Moderated by Annbeth Eschbach, president & CEO, Exhale Enterprises, Inc., US Participants: C. Victor Brick, CEO, Brick Bodies Fitness Services, Inc., US Tae Kawaskaki, founder & president, The Day Spa Col, Ltd., Japan Chee Kwong Long, managing director, Herbaline Wellness Group, Malaysia Terri Smith, owner, The Woodhouse Day Spa, US Beth…

The Media Speaks: The State of Wellness in the Press

The Media Speaks: The State of Wellness (in the Press)—From Eye-Opening New Trends to Our Era of “Wellness Bashing” Roundtable Discussion and Audience Q&A View the Transcript (Note: The audio and transcript begin after the session began) Moderated by Madelyn Fernstrom, PhD, senior health & wellness advisor, Comcast-NBCUniversal, US Participants: Lauren Armes, founder, Welltodo, UK Sandra Ballentine, editor-at-large, beauty and health, Conde Nast/W magazine, US…

Where Fitness Meets Wellness

Where Fitness Meets Wellness Panel Discussion and Audience Q&A Moderated by Tony de Leede, founder, Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat, Australia Participants: Nicola de Cesare, commercial & business development director, digital solutions, Technogym, Italy Simon Flint, CEO, Evolution Wellness Holdings Pte. Ltd., Malaysia Kimberly Fowler, founder & CEO, WellFit Global Consulting, US Karen Golden, group general manager, destination wellness & spa, Belgravia Leisure – Hepburn Wellness Management,…

Health and Wellness Technologies Abound

Health and Wellness Technologies Abound: How Do We Keep Up? Panel Discussion and Audience Q&A Moderated by Joshua McCarter, chief strategy officer, MINDBODY, US Participants: Sammy Gharieni, founder & CEO, Gharieni Group, Germany Kimberly Kovacs, founder, Cormorant Wellness, US Clare Martorana, digital service expert, United States Digital Service, US Rina Raphael, writer & editor, Fast Company magazine, US Sue Thirlwall, co-founder & CEO, Priyana MD,…