Global Wellness Summit Returns to USA at The Breakers Palm Beach

For the first time in five years, the Global Wellness Summit is returning to the U.S at The Breakers Palm Beach October 9-11. The 2017 Summit theme, “Living a Well Life,” will put a spotlight on how the future of wellness will impact every aspect of an individual’s life. Dozens of high-profile wellness experts are on the keynote roster, including Dr. Richard Carmona, former U.S. Surgeon General, Dr. Andrew Weil and Dr. Mehmet Oz. The event is expected to draw 500+ delegates from over 45 nations to South Florida.

“Florida is a booming wellness market, and a real pioneer: for instance, it’s the uncontested world leader in developing new wellness communities and real estate concepts,” said Susie Ellis, GWS chairman & CEO. “Having the Summit back in the U.S. opens up unique opportunities for a dynamic, future-focused agenda – as we will hear from so many visionaries and entrepreneurs from the largest and most innovative wellness economy in the world.”

The Global Wellness Summit (GWS) is an invitation-only international gathering that brings together leaders and visionaries to positively shape the future of the $3.7 trillion global wellness economy. The Summit attracts leaders from every sector of the wellness industry: hospitality, tourism, spa, beauty, fitness, nutrition, finance, education, environment, medicine, architecture, workplace wellness, wellness communities and technology. Among the organization’s objectives are to establish a forum for dialogue among global industry leaders, encourage innovation and cultivate leaders for tomorrow.

The 2017 Summit will have a keen focus on the future of:

-Wellness, Science & Technology: From our DNA to the devices that track our every move; to the latest in sleep science to the air we breathe.

-Mental Wellness: From new approaches to improve how we think and feel, to the latest neuroscience research on beauty, to how dance can impact the treatment of Alzheimer’s.

-Workplace Wellness: Conference host, The Breakers Palm Beach, is a global leader in workplace wellness, and delegates will be immersed in new strategies first-hand.

-Wellness Communities, Healthy Building, Wellness Architecture: From the development of buildings and communities with wellness at their core, to their impact on residents, communities, and investment worldwide.

Focusing on how new wellness concepts will impact every aspect of an individual’s life, GWS speakers will keynote on everything from the latest in mind-body medicine and sleep science to the coming wave of personal biomarker and DNA testing.

“The annual Global Wellness Summit has proven to be the premier convener of health and wellness thought leaders from around the world,” said keynote Richard Carmona, MD, MPH, FACS, and 17th Surgeon General of The United States. “This year’s unprecedented meeting in Florida will define the essential role of wellness in a world desperately in need of health innovation.”

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