Surgeon General to Keynote Washington Spa Alliance's First Annual Symposium

Manifesting its mission to act as a knowledge center to promote the exchange of education and innovation in the spa field, Washington Spa Alliance has announced its First Annual Symposium which will be held at the National Press Club here on March 24, 2011. Highlighting the day’s roster of expert resources in allied fields will be an address by Dr. Regina Benjamin entitled “The Surgeon General’s Vision for a Healthy and Fit Nation.” Symposium presenters include the renowned Dr. Pam Peeke as well as Philippe Bourguignon, vice chairman of Revolution, LLC and CEO of Miraval.

Entitled New Realities: Redefining the American Spa Experience, the symposium will gather leading minds in the disciplines of health, food, science, beauty, travel and sustainability for a discussion of common issues. Demonstrating that the spa industry is the arm that envelops all of these segments, the Symposium will illuminate the importance of working together to promote the well-being of the nation.

WHO: Washington National Spa Alliance

WHAT:  First Annual Symposium: New Realities: Defining the American Spa Experience

WHEN: March 24, 2011

WHERE: National Press Club, Washington, D.C.

WHY:  Washington Spa Alliance recognizes that the greater spa industry’s pioneering efforts encompass a unique inter-disciplinary approach to fitness, travel, alternative and preventive medicine, and a connection to nature, as well as sustainable practices ranging from economics to agriculture. The group serves as catalyst for discussion and action geared to building a coalition among individuals and organizations with complementary vision. 

FOR MORE INFORMATION: For additional information, contact: 

Washington Spa Alliance
1010 Wisconsin Avenue, N.W., Suite 201
Washington, D.C. 20007
[email protected]


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