9th Annual Global Wellness Summit Announces Forty Percent Increase in Sponsors for 2015

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Forty-seven companies from diverse industries - including Herbalife, Weight Watchers and BuDhaGirl - to support the premier wellness event taking place this month at The St. Regis Mexico City

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Attracting such diverse industries is a testament to how far and wide the wellness message is spreading, and we’re extremely grateful for all their support.

The Global Wellness Summit (GWS), which brings together international leaders to positively shape the future of the wellness industry, today announced that a record number of sponsors are supporting its 2015 conference, which takes place this month at The St. Regis Mexico City from November 13-15. In addition to a forty percent increase in the number of sponsors, this year’s Summit also boasts a record number of attendees.

Newly announced sponsors include companies from diverse wellness industries:

  • Nutrition: Herbalife, Weight Watchers and PanTheryx
  • Destination Spas: Rancho La Puerta (Mexico), Miraval (Arizona, USA) and Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary (Thailand)
  • Workplace Wellness: Blackhawk Engagement Solutions and Achievers
  • Skincare: Hydropeptide and jane iredale
  • Fashion: BuDhaGirl and Piel Canela

Earlier this year, the Summit announced thirty-five new and returning sponsors, details of which can be found here.

“We are proud of the depth and breadth of sponsors this year,” said Susie Ellis, Chairman and CEO of the GWS. “Attracting such diverse industries is a testament to how far and wide the wellness message is spreading, and we’re extremely grateful for all their support.”

“Not only have we attracted the largest number of sponsors in the Summit’s nine-year history, nearly half of them are first time sponsors,” said Michelle Gamble, VP, Global Business Development. “And this is the most wide-ranging group of sponsors to support the Summit: the industries represented include beauty, travel/tourism, technology, nutrition, hospitality, fashion, medical, wellness and more.”

The Summit is widely recognized as the premier gathering of business, government and academic leaders across the wellness, travel and spa industries - and for its high-profile keynote speakers and creative agenda, industry research, and business networking opportunities.

The GWS serves every sector of the wellness industry, including spa, education and tourism, as well as beauty, fitness, nutrition, finance, environment, medicine, architecture, workplace wellness, wellness communities and technology. This year’s inclusive theme, “Building a Well World”, has attracted a record number of attendees from over 40 countries who will explore the biggest innovations and opportunities within the global wellness industry.

The Summit is an exclusive gathering for senior executives and industry leaders; for information about attending click here. Delegates can also register for special pre-and post-Summit tours of spa and wellness locations in Mexico here.

About the Global Wellness Summit: The Global Wellness Summit (GWS) is an invitation-only international gathering that brings together leaders and visionaries to positively shape the future of the $3.4 trillion global wellness industry. Held in a different location each year, the Summit attracts delegates from over 40 countries. Previous Summits have taken place in the U.S., Switzerland, Turkey, Bali, India and Morocco.

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