2007 IECSC New York Raises the Bar for Spa Industry Education

The inaugural IECSC New York (formerly American Spa Expo) will host two outstanding educational conferences at the Javits Center March 11-13, 2007. As the education consultant for IECSC New York, SpaTrade's Nancy Griffin has brought together sixty of the spa industry's top managers and marketers who will present a wealth of inside information. Here's a preview of the Medical Spa Conference and the Spa Business Conference.

Medical Spa Conference

The country's most prestigious educators and medical spa operators will convene March 11-12 to share their successful business strategies. The first day's Medical Spa Development track will focus on planning, design, and financial models. Day two focuses on Advanced Practice Management. Don't miss "Best Practices of Award-Winning Medical Spas" with executives from Blue Water Medical Spa, Healing Waters Medical Spa, Juva Medispa, and Soho Integrative Health.

Spa Business Conference

Registration to the Spa Business Conference March 12-13 includes admittance to the Luxury Resort Spa and Day Spa Trends & Tactics track.

The Luxury Resort Spa track focuses on the unique issues of the resort and hotel spa executive. Corporate executives and spa directors from Auberge Resorts, Canyon Ranch, Mandarin Oriental, Miraval, Morgan's Hotel Group, Ritz Carlton, RockResorts, Spa Eleven, Starwood, The Broadmoor, and Westin, will share their secrets of success.

The Day Spa Trends & Tactics track covers the bases with sessions on current trends and an overview of critical management issues from top operators such as Glen Ivy Spas, Oasis Day Spas, and Red Door Spas. Of special note is the panel "Building a Men's Only Spa: Are Male Grooming Lounges Profitable?" with panelists Pirooz Sarshar of The Grooming Lounge and Bill Chrismer, founder of Gentleman's Quarters.

For more information, visit www.iecsc.com