Sep20

2018 ISPA Board of Directors and Officers Elected

Wednesday, 20 September 2017

The International SPA Association (ISPA) is pleased to announce the 2018 ISPA Board of Directors and officers. Their terms will begin on October 18, 2017, at the ISPA Conference & Expo at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.

Sep08

ISPA Showcases Innovators in the Industry

Friday, 08 September 2017

The International SPA Association (ISPA) is pleased to announce this year’s ISPA Innovate Award winners, celebrating ISPA members’ creative solutions. This year garnered nearly 60 submissions, the most since the inception of the award. Voting by the ISPA membership determined the winners. New this year, an overall Innovate Award winner will be chosen from the category winners below. All award recipients will be recognized at the 2017 ISPA Conference & Expo at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas Oct. 16-18.

Aug11

Annual ISPA Media Event Showcases Unique Spa Offerings, Products and Immersion Experiences

Friday, 11 August 2017

At the International SPA Association’s East Coast Media Event held Tuesday at iconic Gotham Hall in New York City, spa professionals offered treatments, products and immersion experiences to attending media.

Aug08

Spa Industry Sets New Record in Visits, Continues to Cultivate Job Market

Tuesday, 08 August 2017

For the first time in the history of the International SPA Association’s (ISPA) U.S. Spa Industry Study, the total number of visits to spas rose above 180 million.

Jul25

Pulse Magazine Wins 2017 APEX Award

Tuesday, 25 July 2017

The International SPA Association (ISPA) is excited to announce that its official publication, Pulse magazine, has won a 2017 APEX Award for Publication Excellence. In the category Magazine, Journals & Tabloids – Print +32 pages, the May 2016 Issue, Making Spas Pet-Friendly, stood out as one of the best in the business. The issue was edited by Mae Mañacap-Johnson, with design and art direction by Marja Walker.

Jun26

LaTesha Council to Receive ISPA Foundation Scholarship

Monday, 26 June 2017

The International SPA Association (ISPA) Foundation will award LaTesha Council from Alexandria, Virginia, the Mary Tabacchi Scholarship onstage during the General Session at the 27th annual ISPA Conference & Expo at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas from Oct. 16-18, 2017.

Jun14

International SPA Association Hosts Annual West Coast Media Event

Wednesday, 14 June 2017

The International SPA Association (ISPA) hosted its annual West Coast Media Event on May 31 at Montage Beverly Hills. Attendees included journalists in spa, travel, beauty and fashion from influential outlets such as ABC News, Forbes, LA Times, OK! Magazine, Investor's Business Daily, Robb Report and Thrive Global. Event attendees learned about sponsor properties while being treated to mini-services and a coveted gift bag.

Mar13

ISPA Announces 2017 Conference & Expo Initial Sponsors

Monday, 13 March 2017

The International SPA Association (ISPA) is pleased to announce seven platinum-level and six gold-level sponsors for the upcoming 27th annual ISPA Conference & Expo at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nev. from Oct. 16 - 18, 2017. Sponsors represent a wide array of organizations within the spa industry ranging from skincare and fitness to technology. 

Mar02

Best-Selling Business Author Announced as ISPA Keynote Speaker

Thursday, 02 March 2017

The International SPA Association (ISPA) welcomes New York Times best-selling author Daniel Pink as the second day keynote speaker for the 2017 ISPA Conference & Expo at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nev. from October 16 - 18, 2017. The announcement follows the news of Amy Cuddy as the opening day keynote presenter.

Mar01

11th Annual ISPA Foundation Scholarship Opens

Wednesday, 01 March 2017

The International SPA Association (ISPA) Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2017 Mary Tabacchi Scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded to a junior, senior or graduate student enrolled full-time in a bachelor's or master's program pursuing a career in spa management, leadership or entrepreneurship. The deadline to apply is April 28, 2017.

Feb15

Mary Wisnom Receives the ISPA Dedicated Contributor Award

Wednesday, 15 February 2017

The International SPA Association (ISPA) will present Dr. Mary Wisnom, professor at Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU), with the 2017 ISPA Dedicated Contributor Award at the 27th annual ISPA Conference & Expo at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nev. from Oct. 16 - 18, 2017.

Feb08

ISPA Visionary Award Honors ESPA’s Innovative Founder

Wednesday, 08 February 2017

The International SPA Association (ISPA) will present the 2017 ISPA Visionary Award to Sue Harmsworth at the 27th annual ISPA Conference & Expo at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nev. from Oct. 16 - 18, 2017.

Feb02

Body Language Speaks: ISPA’s Opening Keynote Speaker Announced

Thursday, 02 February 2017

The International SPA Association (ISPA) welcomes social psychologist Amy Cuddy as the opening keynote speaker for the 2017 ISPA Conference & Expo at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nev. from October 16 - 18, 2017.

Jan25

ISPA and Cosmoprof Announce Line-Up and Agenda for First Spa Symposium

Wednesday, 25 January 2017

With the recently announced collaboration between the International SPA Association (ISPA) and Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna, organizers of the Spa Symposium are releasing the educational agenda and speaker line-up of the eagerly anticipated event. 

Nov30

International SPA Association and Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna Unite

Wednesday, 30 November 2016

The International SPA Association (ISPA) announced a new collaboration with Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna, focusing on leveraging the assets of each organization to help further the reach of ISPA through the COSMOPROF WORLDWIDE network on a global basis.

Nov10

2017 ISPA Board of Directors and Officers Elected

Thursday, 10 November 2016

The International SPA Association (ISPA) has announced the 2017 ISPA board of directors and officers. Their term will begin at the ISPA board meeting in January.

Sep13

ISPA Releases Annual Study and Millennial Insight at 2016 ISPA Conference & Expo

Tuesday, 13 September 2016

The International SPA Association (ISPA) Foundation has released their annual spa industry research along with the seventh volume of the Consumer Snapshot Research, focusing on millennial spa-goers. Both studies were launched to the ISPA membership at the 2016 International SPA Association (ISPA) Conference & Expo being held at The Venetian in Las Vegas, Nev. from Sept. 13-15.
Sep01

ISPA Announces 2016 Conference & Expo Gold Level Sponsors

Thursday, 01 September 2016

The 2016 International SPA Association (ISPA) Conference & Expo will be held at The Venetian in Las Vegas, Nev. on Sept. 13-15. As the event approaches, gold level sponsors introduce the new product lines and treatments they will be promoting onsite.
Aug30

ISPA Announces 2016 Conference & Expo Platinum Level Sponsors

Tuesday, 30 August 2016

The International SPA Association (ISPA) is pleased to announce six platinum level sponsors for the upcoming 2016 ISPA Conference & Expo, taking place at The Venetian in Las Vegas, Nev. on Sept. 13-15. Sponsors represent a wide array of organizations within the spa industry ranging from skincare and fitness to technology.

Aug23

Recent Spa Innovations on Display at ISPA Media Event

Tuesday, 23 August 2016

At the recent East Coast International SPA Association (ISPA) Media Event in New York, N.Y., spas and product companies showcased their latest innovations to media attendees. Nearly 150 journalists visited Gotham Hall to hear from the organization representing more than 4,000 members in 77 countries.

Aug09

ISPA Board of Directors Elects New Officers

Tuesday, 09 August 2016

The International SPA Association (ISPA) has announced the election of Todd Shaw, director of spa, fitness and wellness at La Quinta Club and Resort, as chairman and Todd Hewitt, corporate director of spa, health clubs and recreation with Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, as vice chairman for the ISPA Board of Directors, effective immediately.

Aug03

Spa Industry Reaches 16.3 Billion Dollar Record-setting Revenue Mark

Wednesday, 03 August 2016

The International SPA Association (ISPA) released its annual findings of spa industry financial indicators, reporting that the industry continues to experience steady growth with increases in overall revenue, locations, number of spa visits, and revenue per visit.
Jun21

Five for Fighting’s John Ondrasik to Receive ISPA’s Humanitarian Award

Tuesday, 21 June 2016

The International SPA Association (ISPA) will present John Ondrasik with the 2016 ISPA Alex Szekely Humanitarian Award at the 26th annual ISPA Conference & Expo from Sept. 13 – 15, 2016 at The Venetian in Las Vegas, Nev. Ondrasik, a Grammy-nominated artist, will also serve as keynote speaker on Sept. 14 with a musical performance.

Jun10

Latest Innovations on Display at the International SPA Association Media Event

Friday, 10 June 2016

During the recent West Coast International SPA Association (ISPA) Media Event, spas and product companies showcased their latest innovations to the media attendees.

Jun09

ISPA Foundation Mary Tabacchi Scholarship Recognizes Two Recipients

Thursday, 09 June 2016

The International SPA Association (ISPA) Foundation has awarded two recipients to receive the Mary Tabacchi Scholarship. Kelsey Brink from Hallstead, Pa. and Margot Mangiarotti from Locust Valley, N.Y., will be honored onstage during the General Session at the 26th annual ISPA Conference & Expo at The Venetian in Las Vegas, Nev. from Sept. 13-15, 2016.

Apr11

ISPA Presents Visionary Award in Memory of Geraldine Howard

Monday, 11 April 2016

The International SPA Association (ISPA) will present the 2016 ISPA Visionary Award in memory of Geraldine Howard at the 26th annual ISPA Conference & Expo at The Venetian in Las Vegas, Nev. from Sept. 13 – 15, 2016.

Mar15

ISPA Conference & Expo Announces Opening and Closing Keynote Speakers

Tuesday, 15 March 2016

The International SPA Association (ISPA) welcomes University of Houston research professor, Dr. Brené Brown and leadership expert, Simon Sinek, as the opening and closing keynote speakers for the 2016 ISPA Conference & Expo at The Venetian in Las Vegas, Nev. from Sept. 13 – 15, 2016. 

Mar14

10th Annual ISPA Foundation Mary Tabacchi Scholarship Opens

Monday, 14 March 2016

With the help of the International SPA Association (ISPA) Foundation and a wealth of donations, students interested in pursuing a spa management, leadership or entrepreneurship-related career will be able to achieve their dreams. Scholarship applications are now being accepted for the 2016 Mary Tabacchi Scholarship.

Feb25

ISPA Presents Jean Kolb with Dedicated Contributor Award

Thursday, 25 February 2016

The International SPA Association (ISPA) will present Jean Kolb with the 2016 ISPA Dedicated Contributor Award at the 26th annual ISPA Conference & Expo from September 13 – 15, 2016 at The Venetian in Las Vegas, Nev.

Jan12

2016 Board of Directors and Officers Elected for ISPA

Tuesday, 12 January 2016

The International SPA Association (ISPA) has announced the 2016 ISPA board of directors and officers. Their term will begin at the ISPA board meeting later this month.

Oct28

25th Annual ISPA Conference & Expo Wrap-Up

Wednesday, 28 October 2015

The International SPA Association (ISPA) hosted spa industry leaders from around the world at 25th annual ISPA Conference & Expo at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nev. from October 19-21, 2015.

Oct15

Technogym is a Platinum Sponsor of 2015 ISPA Conference & Expo

Thursday, 15 October 2015

The International SPA Association (ISPA) is happy to announce that Technogym is a platinum level sponsor for the upcoming 2015 ISPA Conference & Expo, which is the leading annual gathering of the worldwide spa community.

Oct13

Zenoti is a Platinum Sponsor of 2015 ISPA Conference & Expo

Tuesday, 13 October 2015

The International SPA Association (ISPA) is happy to announce that Zenoti (formerly ManageMySpa) is a platinum level sponsor for the upcoming 2015 ISPA Conference & Expo, which is the leading annual gathering of the worldwide spa community.

Oct07

HydroPeptide is a Platinum Sponsor of 2015 ISPA Conference & Expo

Wednesday, 07 October 2015

The International SPA Association (ISPA) is happy to announce that HydroPeptide is a platinum level sponsor for the upcoming 2015 ISPA Conference & Expo, which is the leading annual gathering of the worldwide spa community.

Oct06

ResortSuite is a Platinum Sponsor of 2015 ISPA Conference & Expo

Tuesday, 06 October 2015

The International SPA Association (ISPA) is happy to announce that ResortSuite is a platinum level sponsor for the upcoming 2015 ISPA Conference & Expo, which is the leading annual gathering of the worldwide spa community.

Oct05

Matrix Fitness is a Platinum Sponsor of 2015 ISPA Conference & Expo

Monday, 05 October 2015

The International SPA Association (ISPA) is happy to announce that Matrix Fitness is a platinum level sponsor for the upcoming 2015 ISPA Conference & Expo, which is the leading annual gathering of the worldwide spa community.

Oct01

Elemis is a Platinum Sponsor of 2015 ISPA Conference & Expo

Thursday, 01 October 2015

The International SPA Association (ISPA) is happy to announce that Elemis is a platinum level sponsor for the upcoming 2015 ISPA Conference & Expo, which is the leading annual gathering of the worldwide spa community.

Sep29

ISPA Announces 2015 Conference & Expo Gold Level Sponsors

Tuesday, 29 September 2015

The 2015 International SPA Association (ISPA) Conference & Expo will be held on Oct. 19-21 at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nev., USA. With the event approaching, the gold level sponsors introduce how each of them will explore the past, present, and future for the upcoming event.

Aug27

Spa Industry Showcases Innovative Companies

Thursday, 27 August 2015

The International SPA Association (ISPA) has announced this year’s ISPA Innovate Award winners. The ISPA Innovate Awards celebrate ISPA members with creative solutions that were implemented in the last year. This year garnered the most submissions since the inception of the award. Voting by the ISPA membership determined the winners.

Aug26

Spa Industry Surpasses $15 Billion Mark

Wednesday, 26 August 2015

The International SPA Association (ISPA) released its annual findings of spa industry financial indicators, reporting the industry continues to grow as it surpassed the $15 billion mark.

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