Want to make 2010 the year your spa thrives? Then you may want to consider attending SpaFinder’s 8th annual Spa Learning Event slated for Oct. 18-21 at Red Mountain Resort & Spa (Ivins, UT). The program will teach you how to develop stronger marketing initiatives, generate ideas for profitable yield management, benefit from social networking, and make your spa more eco-friendly. A host of industry experts will be on hand to help you evaluate your business and marketing plans, online strategies, and more. Award-winning television journalist Joan Lunden, former host of ABC-TV’s Good Morning America, will serve as the event’s keynote speaker and discuss her personal road to transformation and change. Other speakers will include: Rhana Pytell, board member of the Green Spa Network and executive director at GAIA Spa; Kristi Konieczny, founder of The Spa Buzz; Kimberly Matheson Shedrick, president of Natural Resources Spa Consulting; Christine King, president of TMG International; Dan Chandre, vice president, operations, SpaBooker; and Milana Knowles, vice president, day spa sales and marketing, SpaFinder.
For those interested in attending, a limited time offer is available through Sept. 10 giving 10 percent off all bookings. Deluxe single occupancy ($289 per person, per night) and deluxe double occupancy ($259 per person, per night) includes three daily meals, one Swedish massage, and a host of activities and amenities. For more information or to RSVP, contact Loreen Guertin at (212) 716-1167 or email@example.com.