Leadership expert Simon Sinek closed the 2016 General Session with a compelling challenge to the ISPA community: “Every single person in this room has the opportunity to be the leader you wished you had. So make a choice. Be the leader you wished you had.”
If you think an ISPA membership experience consists of the annual Conference and little else, this could not be further from the truth. Your ISPA membership benefits extend well past one week in October and we’re here to share we’re here to share valuable ISPA resources at your fingertips that you may be missing out on.
This September we celebrated the 26th annual ISPA Conference & Expo. There were many exciting debuts at Conference this year, including the introduction of our new ISPA Chairman Todd Shaw, and, of course, new ISPA research! At Conference we released the 2016 U.S. Spa Industry Study as well as the Consumer Snapshot Initiative Volume VII: Millennial Perceptions and Preferences to our members. The 2016 U.S. Spa Industry Study is the 17th consecutive year of collecting data on the industry.
We are over a month removed from this year’s ISPA Conference & Expo, which has us feeling nostalgic here at ISPA Headquarters. So nostalgic, in fact, we decided to bring you a 2016 ISPA Conference recap! There were so many great moments at this year’s Conference, it would be impossible to include them all in one blog post, but we’re going to try.
This month, the International Spa Association welcomes 20 new members to our community. Our new ISPA Members for October 2016 consist of 14 spas (Spas, Corporate Spa Headquarters, Corporate Spa Links, or Spas Under Development), three vendors, two students, and two service providers. Welcome new ISPA members! Learn who they are below.
The Mindful Marketing sessions will ensure that your spa is using the most up-to-date strategies and tactics in order to grow your brand. They will educate you on how to attract millennials, using social media, understanding the consumer, and more.
Summer is winding down and that can only mean one thing: it’s time for the August 2016 ISPA Reveal Box! Get a preview of what items are included in the latest Reveal Box sent to spa premiere members in the U.S.
New to the 2016 ISPA Conference & Expo, we present the ISPA app! The ISPA app will be your go-to resource for the week of Conference. You can use it for a number of things including viewing the schedule, researching exhibitors, exploring a map of the venue, networking with other attendees and more! Keep reading to find out how to use the ISPA app.