Centre of the spa universe
Key international developments in the global spa arena and their relevance for the African market will be explored at the World Spa & Wellness Africa Convention, which takes place on 1 & 2 September at Gallagher Convention Centre, alongside Professional Beauty Johannesburg.
There will also be a big focus at the convention on the biggest challenges facing the spa industry today and presenting solutions to these.
Other topics include 360° Wellness(incorporating fitness, nutrition and mindfulness); spa menu engineering; effective communications and cross-promotion between hotel and spa; revenue generation in the spa; yielding; and social media marketing.
To date, speakers from the following properties have confirmed their participation at the convention: Six Senses Hotels Resorts (Singapore-based Melinda Yon); Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts (Mauritius-based Joelle Jennepy); Sandton Sun (Pinky Mathebula); Delaire Graff (Hildegard Carstens); Relax Spas (Noli Mini); The Fairway / Guvon Group (Nuncia Pereira); Irene Country Lodge (Cecilia McKay); TAJ Cape Town (Francisco Garcia); Oxford Healthcare Retreat (Karen Turis); Saxon Spa (Tanya Lopes); Matrix Fitness (James Blower); Channel Reach (Keshantha Naidoo); and The Spa Consultants (Marisa Dimitriadis).
The Early Bird special for a two-day pass to the World Spa & Wellness Africa Convention (including lunch, refreshments and fast-tracked entry into the Professional Beauty Johannesburg Expo) is R950 until 1 August. After that the price of the two-day pass will increase to R1,350.
To book your seat at the World Spa & Wellness Africa Convention log on to http://www.tetradeevents.com/wsw.htm
To see the programme log on to https://www.probeauty.co.za/programme
To find out more about the speakers log on to https://www.probeauty.co.za/meet-the-speakers