Questex Announces 2022 Wellness Group Advisory Board
Thought Leaders in the Wellness Industry Collaborate to Drive Innovation for Events and Community Content
NEW YORK, March 30, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Questex today announces the 2022 Wellness Group Advisory Board, a group of thought leaders in the wellness industry who are collaborating to drive innovation for its events and community content.
The advisory board will provide input into the complete Questex Wellness portfolio, which serves the fitness, spa, and beauty industries through its well-known brands such as American Salon, International Beauty Show (IBS), American Spa, International Esthetics, Cosmetics & Spa Conference (IECSC), Spa Industry Association, Spatec, Sibec and Club Industry.
Jill Birkett, Vice President and Market Leader, Wellness Group said, “We are delighted to partner with this talented group of industry consultants, buyers and product users to help us drive innovation. We are looking to the future of the Wellness marketplace and with their help, we hope to enhance our brands by creating new opportunities and growth for the industry.”
Wellness Advisory Board members include:
Cary Collier, Principal, Blu Spas and Collier Concepts
Dierdre Strunk, Vice President, Canyon Ranch Spa
Felicia Brown, Owner, Spalutions
Lynn Curry, Principal, Curry Spa Consulting
Ginger McLean, Director of Spa Operations, Hard Rock International at Rock Spa & Salon, Atlantic City
Eric Stephenson, Owner, imassage, Inc.
Barry Eichner, Co-Founder, Lipgloss + Aftershave
Doug Ribley, President, Douglas A. Ribley & Associates
Bill McBride, President & CEO, BMC3 – Bill McBride Consulting
Jeff Skeen, CEO, Results Defined
Ilana Moses, Founder and CEO, Florida Spa & Wellness Association
Cici Coffee, Founder and CEO, Natural Body Spa
Monte Zwang, Founder/CEO, Wellness Capital Management
Alison Howland, Founder, Spa Success Consultants
David Flench, President and CEO, Medical Fitness Association
Allan Share, President, Spa Industry Association
Ryan Christopher, Educator and Consultant
Jaana Roth, Senior Spa Director, The Americas, The Four Seasons
Brian McGee, General Manager, VB Cosmetics and CEO of BAM NAVIGATION
Patti Biro, Author, Consultant, Spa Cheerleader and Coach
The first in person Questex Wellness Group Advisory Board meeting will take place at IECSC Las Vegas June 25-27 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV. Other meetings will take place virtually throughout the year.
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Questex helps people live better and longer. Questex brings people together in the markets that help people live better: travel, hospitality and wellness; the industries that help people live longer: life science and healthcare; and the technologies that enable and fuel these new experiences. We live in the experience economy – connecting our ecosystem through live events, surrounded by data insights and digital communities. We deliver experience and real results. It happens here.
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Lynn Curry, CMC, ISHC, has been a Spa Consultant since 1997. She has provided financial feasibility, guest use projections, design development, concept direction, equipment specifications, and pre-opening consulting services to dozens of upscale and luxury resorts, casinos, hotels, residential community spas, and wellbeing hospitality properties. She launched Curry Spa Consulting, Inc. in 2011, which quickly became a global spa consulting firm with clients worldwide. She was named American Spa Magazine's Favorite Spa Consultant for the 2018 Professional Choice Awards and was runner up to the industry's Women In Wellness Spa Consultant of the Year. She is a proud member of the International Society of Hospitality Consultants (the leading source for global hospitality expertise) and a Certified Management Consultant™ (CMC®) with the Institute of Management Consultants (an ISO/IEC 17024 Certifying Body).All author posts