New York, NY (PRWEB) September 03, 2014
The Global Spa & Wellness Summit (GSWS) today announced Michelle Gamble has been appointed vice president of global business development for the GSWS, which is considered the leading research and educational resource for the $2 trillion global spa and wellness industry.
Gamble will be joining the GSWS team at the eighth annual Summit that will take place in Morocco, September 10-12.
Active in the spa and wellness industry for nearly 15 years, Gamble most recently served as event director for Questex Media’s Spatec North American business forums. From 2000 to 2011, she was publisher of Spa magazine and launched its annual Worldwide Guide, which showcased the premier spas around the globe. She also oversaw the publication’s New York and Los Angeles media events, which debuted the latest trends, products and places in the spa world.
“I have known Michelle over all the years she has worked in the spa and wellness sector and have always been impressed by her professionalism, her ability to consistently exceed her goals and the excellent relationships she has forged throughout the industry,” said Chairman and CEO Susie Ellis. “The spirit of the Summit is collaboration, and Michelle is the perfect person to lead business development during this period of exceptional growth.”
In her new role, Gamble will be responsible for building strategic partnerships and new sponsorship opportunities for the GSWS, which brings together global leaders who are dedicated to developing economic opportunities for, and understanding of, the global spa and wellness industry.
“All of my professional experience has prepared me for this new position,” said Gamble. “Being part of the Summit team is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to work with the leaders and visionaries who are shaping our industry and taking it to the next level.”
Gamble holds a BA in advertising from Texas Tech University and lives with her husband and son in Dallas, Texas, where she serves on the McKinney Community Development Corporation board of directors.
The 2014 GSWS agenda can be accessed here.
To learn more about the 2014 GSWS, visit: http://www.gsws.org
About the Summit: The Global Spa & Wellness Summit (GSWS) is an international organization representing senior executives and leaders joined by a common interest in driving economic development and understanding of the spa and wellness industries. Delegates from diverse sectors, including hospitality, tourism, health and wellness, beauty, finance, medical, real estate, manufacturing and technology attend the organization’s annual Summit, held in a different host country each year and attracting delegates from over 50 countries. After just seven years, the GSWS is now considered the leading global research and educational resource for the $2 trillion spa and wellness industry. It's known for introducing major industry initiatives such as the Global Wellness Tourism Congress, whose global forums bring public and private stakeholders together to chart the course of the fast-growing wellness travel sector, and WellnessEvidence.com, the world’s first online portal to the medical evidence for common wellness approaches. For more information, visit http://www.gsws.org