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New York, NY– July 9, 2012 – The Global Spa & Wellness Summit (GSWS) today reported that its recent conference in Aspen, Colorado attracted a record 325 delegates from 40 nations. Held for the first time in collaboration with another organization, the international think-tank, the Aspen Institute, delegates at the sixth-annual conference gathered to explore and debate the most innovative, imaginative ways forward for the worldwide spa and wellness industry.


The eclectic, idea-packed agenda of 50 presentations and panels was purposely designed to shake the industry up. Delegates heard from a former President, an Academy award-nominated actress, the former U.S. Surgeon General, a top Google exec, the Governor of Colorado and Disney Imagineering’s former chair. They learned about “big picture” economic and geopolitical trends set to transform the world. They identified emerging industry opportunities like coaching, corporate wellness and mental wellness, while receiving crash courses in the latest brain, willpower, “happiness” and telomere science that suggest entirely new industry directions.


Although the conference is designed as an intimate, invite-only event, the Summit’s mission is to support the growth of all 75,000 spas worldwide. So, the GSWS also announced today that Powerpoints, session notes, video and numerous research reports are now available to all at:


Looming Geo-Political Sea-Changes Demand Innovation: Keynotes from economic and political heavy-hitters like Elizabeth Stephenson of McKinsey & Co.; former U.S. Surgeon General, Dr. Richard Carmona; Former co-chair of the World Economic Forum, Philippe Bourguignon; former President of Costa Rica, Jose Figueres-Olsen; and Colorado Governor, John Hickenlooper all explained diverse “big picture” economic, demographic and environmental changes looming over the next decades. And they learned that if population growth has been the #1 driver of economic (and spa industry) growth in mature markets in the last decades, this will decidedly not be the case going forward. Growth will have to come from innovation.


Industry Opportunities Identified: Dozens of innovative spa/wellness industry opportunities were presented, and hot-button ones included:


  • Spas as “Telomere Health Centers”: Telomeres are the caps of our chromosomes, and medical studies increasingly reveal that their health/length is a crucial window into a person’s actual “cellular age,” and is a predictor of diseases like cancer and heart disease. Studies also show that stress reduction, a healthy diet, exercise and mindfulness practices can lengthen telomeres – exactly what spas provide.
  • Mental Wellness & Happiness, Brain Performance & Creativity: With the “science of happiness” an increasingly hot, global topic (happy people are proven to have better physical health, earn more, etc.), spas, as the healing industry uniquely focused on feeling good/pleasure, have fresh opportunities within their traditional focus.
  • Wellness Coaching: Integrating wellness coaching represents a major, logical industry opportunity, but spas need to rewire their traditionally short-term thinking – to focus on long-term client results and programs.
  • Employee Wellness: With stress-reduction, the #1 employer goal worldwide, spas are a very natural “fit” for the $30 billion-plus workplace wellness industry.[1] But spas need to better communicate their total health-focused package (i.e., massage, fitness, meditation, yoga and nutritional counseling, etc.), along with their unique status as the healthy, desirable incentive to keep people on their health regimes.
  • Technology, Gadgets & Gaming: Opportunities in the new worlds of wellness gaming and gadgets (biometric monitoring devices to mobile apps), and in other new online spa-client engagement platforms that forge more ongoing, supportive connections, were also a hot topic. 
  • Empowering Willpower: The latest from the willpower science was presented and insights offered on how Spas have a new opportunity to square their regime-changing programs with the self-control science, to become the place where truly sustainable health changes and weight loss get accomplished.
  • Reaching Younger People: With childhood obesity looming large, spas have a largely untapped opportunity to create more children’s programming specifically focused on developing solid, lifelong wellness habits.  
  • ·        Community: Despite our “wired” world, people are suffering from loneliness at unprecedented rates, and that isolation is a disease that can lead to serious health problems and early mortality. Spas have a major, natural opportunity (as trusted places of “touch”) to address this problem creatively, but haven’t yet capitalized on their potential as places of true community.


New Research: With last year’s delegate poll revealing that “training/education” was the industry’s #1 obstacle to growth, for 2012 the GSWS sponsored SRI International’s “Spa Management Workforce and Education: Addressing Market Gaps.” It was the key piece of research unveiled this year, and the findings represent a real industry wake-up call…Read the full version of this story on Issue 8 Page 54


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