The International SPA Association is the leading professional organization for the spa industry. ISPA membership provides access to invaluable educational and networking opportunities, cutting-edge research, worldwide media exposure and much more.
ISPA Member Benefit Highlights
By joining the association, you not only become part of a global network of spa professionals, you also become part of the ISPA family. We're here to help you grow both personally and professionally and maybe provide you with a little inspiration. There's no better time then now to join the ISPA family. Investing in membership will provide you with immediate access to a wealth of benefits. A sample of those benefits are highlighted below.
Over the years, ISPA and the ISPA Foundation have developed educational courses, textbooks and training resources for spa professionals. ISPA members receive special discounts on these resources through the online ISPA Store and a complimentary digital copy of the Uniform System of Financial Reporting. Visit the Education section within this site for a full listing of tools available. Members also have 24/7 online access to hours of professional development webinars via experienceispa.com.
All members agree to adhere to the ISPA Code of Conduct. This shows a commitment to assuring clients their spa experience will be at the highest level of professionalism as it relates to communications, confidentiality, privacy and spa treatment(s). ISPA members have access to a member logo which can be displayed on their website and/or printed materials as a way to communicate adherence to ISPA's high levels of standards and practices. Members also receive a decal that can be displayed within their place of business.
ISPA is the leading spa industry research entity and has completed more than 30 industry and consumer research studies since 1999. Members have complimentary online access to the full ISPA research library. This benefit alone makes an ISPA membership investment worthwhile. In addition to formal research, ISPA's monthly Snapshot Surveys help members keep their fingers on the pulse of what other members are doing. These short surveys are available only to members and are consistently ranked as one of ISPA's most valuable benefits.
Spa Industry Connections
The ISPA Job Bank, online Membership Directory, media leads, Media Events and the new ISPA Buyer's Guide make it easy to connect with other spa professionals, resource partners and media representatives. Members can post job openings at no cost through the Job Bank. The annual ISPA Conference & Expo is the leading event for today's spa professional and is the perfect place to make new connections. Members receive special rates for the event.
Spa Industry News and Trends
A subscription to Pulse magazine is included with membership. This highly regarded spa industry publication is filled with content developed for today's spa leaders. Members also receive a monthly ISPA e-newsletter, Touch Points, and can register to receive a daily news digest, ISPA SmartBrief. These resources highlight news, deadlines, trends and more.