Pulse May 2017 | Page 35

2 1 ISPA DOES COSMOPROF! 3 Held in Bologna, Italy in March, the two-day Spa Symposium, ISPA hosted the first ever Spa alongside the 50th Symposium in collaboration with annual Cosmoprof Cosmoprof Worldwide. Worldwide Exhibition, offered opportunities for networking and education to global decision-makers. Industry leaders from the ISPA community shared valuable business insights during the education sessions. 1. 2. 3. (Left to right) Jeremy McCarthy (Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group), Garrett Mersberger (Kohler Waters Spa), ISPA Chairman Todd Shaw (The Peaks Resort & Spa), Ella Stimpson (The Spa at Sea Island), Sharilyn Abbajay (Abbajay & Associates), Noel Asmar (Noel Asmar Group), ISPA Vice Chairman Todd Hewitt (Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts), ISPA Foundation Chairman Frank Pitsikalis (ResortSuite), Immediate Past Chairman Michael Tompkins (Hutchinson Consulting) and Bryan Williams (B.W. Enterprise) 4 4. 5. 6. Todd Shaw and Michael Tompkins experienced the latest in massage technology. Barbara Gavazzoli and the [ comfort zone ] team hosted ISPA at their new Italy offices. Sharilyn Abbajay, Ella Stimpson, Noel Asmar, Todd Hewitt and Todd Shaw were caught relaxing in between education sessions. Industry leaders shared global education at the first ISPA/COSMOPROF WORLDWIDE Spa Symposium Frank Pitsikalis lead a panel discussion on using analytics to improve your spa business. [Along with Todd Hewitt, Ella Stimpson