The International SPA Association (ISPA) recently concluded a successful Stronger Together Summit attended virtually by nearly 1,000 spa industry leaders and professionals. The event, which was held from May 10 – 14, was ISPA’s first ever large-scale virtual event and featured Power Sessions led by renowned authors and speakers Seth Godin, Seth Mattison and Dr. Bryan K. Williams, as well as educational Knowledge Builder and All About You sessions that included insights from more than 50 industry experts and leading thinkers on subjects critical to the spa industry and its recovery from COVID-19.
The ISPA Foundation has released the initial findings of the 2021 ISPA U.S. Spa Industry Study, which reveal the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the U.S. spa industry in a number of key areas.
The International SPA Association is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a Gold Circle Merit Award by the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) Awards Committee. The ISPA Spa Reopening Toolkit earned this distinguished recognition in the ASAE Gold Circle Awards’ “New Product/Service Launch” category. Gold Circle Merit Awards were given to only 14 of the more than 300 2021 ASAE Gold Circle Awards applicants.
The International SPA Association (ISPA) has named 12 winners of the 2021 ISPA Innovate Awards. This year’s awards highlighted solutions and innovations implemented specifically in response to the COVID-19 pandemic in three categories: business practices, philanthropy and technology.
The International SPA Association (ISPA) has added a new virtual experience to its 2021 lineup. The inaugural ISPA Stronger Together Summit was created to conveniently deliver relevant education to help spas across the globe elevate their businesses during these extraordinary times. The event will place May 10 – 14 using the interactive CVENT virtual platform. This event will be a first of its kind for the spa industry and will allow participants to access educational content during live sessions or on-demand.
The International SPA Association and CIDESCO, a worldwide leader in beauty and spa therapy training, are collaborating to elevate and celebrate careers in the global spa industry. This collaboration furthers ISPA’s mission to strengthen the spa industry by working alongside organizations who provide its members with meaningful, industry-advancing resources and opportunities.
The International SPA Association has announced the launch of the Pulse magazine mobile app for iOS and Android. The app provides members with full, one-touch mobile access to the current issue of Pulse, as well as the ability to quickly and easily share links to the magazine via Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Whatsapp and email.
The International SPA Association has launched a new virtual event series called Heart of the Matter, which brings together luminaries from a variety of fields and backgrounds for in-depth conversations intended to spark thought, discussion and inspiration in the spa industry and beyond.
The International SPA Association (ISPA) has announced the election of a new Chairman, Vice Chairman and Secretary-Treasurer. The new officers’ terms will begin effective immediately.
ISPA is partnering with the International Coaching Federation to offer pro bono virtual coaching sessions for its members through the ICF Coaches for Good initiative. Through this partnership, ISPA members have been pre-approved to receive support from an international group of more than 1,000 ICF-credentialed coaches.