In preparing your Conference week, don’t forget about the Professional Development Sessions that will take place each day. This is part four in a series of five that will detail the different categories each Professional Development Session fall into. In part 4, learn about What’s Trending. If you missed part 3, click here.
“Markets change, tastes change, so the companies and the individuals who choose to compete in those markets must change,” said An Wang. Don’t swim against the current, create the current! Get a better sense of the pulse of today’s spa industry by learning about the latest trends during these sessions.
What’s Trending Sessions:
• Innovate – A sampling of the 2016 ISPA Innovate Award recipients will share their insights on how to positively impact your business and communities. Presenters will be from Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat, Spafinder Wellness 365, Spa Gregorie’s, Eminence Organic Skin Care, FarmHouse Fresh, Global Wellness Day, COOLA, Saltability, Salt of the Earth, Four Seasons Resort O’ahu at Ko Olina, Jindilli, and The Spa at Meadowood Napa Valley. Thursday, September 15, 8-9 am
• Spatial Starts with SPA: How to put Your Best Space Forward – Raad Ghantous will teach attendees the importance of spa design, experience and storytelling on customer retention and acquisition. Thursday, September 15, 3-4 pm
• Ten Things You Need to Know About Spa and Lifestyle Retail – Discover the changing patterns in the retail sales market in the spa industry. Patti Biro will explain why increasing retail sales are tied directly to understanding the new landscape of the spa and wellness market. Thursday, September 15, 4:30-5:30 pm
If you want to know more about any of these Professional Development Sessions, visit here.