When we come together,

so do ideas.

For over 30 years, the International SPA Association has been recognized worldwide as the professional organization and voice of the spa industry. Members encompass the entire arena of the spa experience, from resort/hotel, destination, mineral springs, medical, club and day spas to service providers such as physicians, wellness instructors, nutritionists, massage therapists and product suppliers.

Helping you find your amazing.

Get to know the people behind the association who work to supply spa industry
professionals with the tools they need to be successful.

Volunteer with ISPA

Volunteer opportunities provide wonderful avenues for members to get more involved with ISPA and build new connections.

ISPA Foundation

The ISPA Foundation works to improve and enhance the value of the spa experience and advance spa culture to sustain health and well-being.

ISPA Alex Szekely Humanitarian Award

Ben Nemtin

The ISPA Alex Szekely Humanitarian Award is named in honor of the late spa pioneer, Alex Szekely. It is designed to recognize an individual who acts as a respected contributor to overall well-being, encouraging the renewal of mind, body and spirit.

ISPA Dedicated Contributor Award

Jennifer Wayland-Smith

The ISPA Dedicated Contributor Award is given to an active ISPA member who has contributed significantly to the growth of the association.

ISPA Visionary Award

Nerio Alessandri

The ISPA Visionary Award is presented each year to someone in the spa industry who has made significant contributions to both the definition and positive movement of health and wellness over the lifetime of their career.


ISPA advances the spa industry by providing invaluable educational and networking opportunities, promoting the value of the spa experience and speaking as the authoritative voice to foster professionalism and growth.


To be the leader in promoting and enhancing the well-being of the spa industry and the people it serves.


Spas are places devoted to overall well-being through a variety of professional services that encourage the renewal of mind, body and spirit.

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