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Top spa professionals to speak at WSWC17 April 2018A number of top spa professionals have already confirmed their participation as speakers at the World Spa & Wellness Convention (WSWC), which takes place on 2 & 3 September at Gallagher Convention Centre, running alongside the Professional Beauty Johannesburg Expo. Confirmed speakers to date include: Julanda Marais (Four Seasons Spa The Westcliff); John Lambrou (Life Day Spa; Century City & Waterfront); Tanya Lopes (The Saxon Hotel Villas & Spa), Mandla Quwe (Spa Developer); Amor Potgieter (Fairway Spa, Guvon Group); Debbie Merdjan (Camelot Spa Group); Charné Le Roux (Sustainability Expert and author of the Green Spa Rating Tool); Leah Livanos (Revive Wellness Spa); Francisco Caceres Garcia (Independent Spa Consultant, formerly with Amani Spas); Jackie Armitage (The Spa at The Oyster Box); Taryn Lilley (Cape Grace Spa); and Marisa Dimitriadis (The Spa Consultants). The conference programme is specifically focused on the business side of running spas and includes the following topics: Implementing international best practices at local level; Practical wellness solutions to keep clients coming back; Differentiation for your spa brand; Can going green cut costs without affecting customer satisfaction; Creating a client for life; Tech disruptors – collaboration opportunities or crazy ideas?; The path to leadership is the best form of staff motivation; Targeting corporates and their wellness programmes; and The art of successful retailing. T.E. Trade Events, the owner of WSWC and Professional Beauty, is actively marketing WSWC not only in South Africa but to spa professionals in neighbouring companies. To find out more details about the speakers and the conference programme, log on to www.probeauty.co.za and click on ‘Spa’ on the menu at the top of the page.WSWC is offering an Early Bird special – just R800 per delegate for both days of the convention. Early Bird special valid until 1 August. Thereafter the price for both days of the convention will be R1,200.