Asia Spa and Wellness Summit 2009

Released on: August 26, 2008, 4:00 am

Press Release Author: AIC Exhibitions Sdn Bhd

Industry: International Trade

Press Release Summary: Asia's Foremost Educational and Networking Event for Spas and
Wellness Centres

Press Release Body: KUALA LUMPUR, 21 August 2008 - Featuring 20 speakers and an
average of 300 delegates of industry professionals, hoteliers, investors and
operators, the upcoming Asia Spa & Wellness Summit 2009 is without doubt the largest
gathering of spa and wellness professionals in Asia. It is indeed the only event of
its kind in Asia.

The two-day summit to will be one of the main highlights for Asia Spa & Wellness
Festival 2009 scheduled to be held on 20 & 21 March 2009 at Royal Paragon Hall,
Bangkok, Thailand in addition to Asia Spa & Wellness Festival 2009 - the
international exhibition, trade mart and gala dinner / awards night for spas and
wellness industry.

The organiser of the festival, AIC Exhibitions Sdn Bhd recently announced their list
of credential speakers for the show covering different perspectives and direction
setting and they are Professor Dr Gerard Bodeker (Australia), Larry Oskin (United
States), Dr. Manish Patwardhan (India), Marisa Dimitriadis (South Africa), Heather
Lee (United States), Jon Tay (Singapore), Dr. Franz Linser (Austria), Norman Jones
(Thailand), Sheila T. Cluff (United States), Melinda Yon (Hong Kong / Malaysia),
Ingo R. Schweder (Thailand), Julia Svath (Ireland), Scott White (United States), Dr.
Orawan Kitchawengkul (Thailand), Terry Liew (Singapore), Kerry Jenni (United
States), Grace Gawler (Australia), Pip Cornell (Australia), Stella Sigfusdottir
(United States), and Andrew Jacka (Thailand). The summit will be moderated by its
chairman, William Ng.

There will be plenary session, luncheon talk and concurrent session for wellness and
marketing track. The Asia Spa & Wellness Summit 2009 continues from where the first
summit ended. With the tagline, Learn, Share, Network, Grow, the summit is
co-organised by Thai Spa Association and supported by Thailand Convention &
Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) and Tourism Authority Thailand (TAT).

The summit programme is more of an "action plan" - combining a strong strategic
overview of the industry and speakers that provides practical, do-it-now tips and
strategies to succeed in the lucrative spa and wellness industry. Ideal for both
beginners and seasoned spa and wellness professionals, Asia Spa & Wellness Summit
2009 goes beyond the hype and "spiritual-mumbo-jumbo" to real topics for real

Log on to and discover how you can be part of this exciting
event! For more information, please contact Mandy Lee Abdullah at +603 7803 6637 or or Elena Reyes at

Web Site:

Contact Details: Mandy Lee Abdullah
Project Manager
Asia Spa & Wellness Festival 2009
c/o AIC Exhibitions Sdn Bhd
17-4, Block D2, Jalan PJU1/39, Dataran Prima
47301 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, MALAYSIA
[did] +603 7803 6637
[gen] +603 7880 8692 / 8693
[fax] +603 7880 8695
[cell] +6012 270 2076
[skype] mandyaic

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