The Global Wellness Summit has named its co-chairs for upcoming conference on the business of wellness.
Catherine Feliciano-Chon, a leading brand development and communications expert with offices in Hong Kong and Shanghai, and Tokyo-based wellness investor and entrepreneur Yoriko Soma will take up the role this year.
The summit returns to Asia for the third time in its thirteen-year history and will take place at Grand Hyatt Hong Kong from October 15th–17th.
“Hong Kong is a vibrant, exciting, business-centric destination, offering a gateway to the Asian marketplace, and we are thrilled to be bringing the Summit here,” said Nancy Davis, executive director of the Global Wellness Summit.
“From the world-class hospitality of the renowned Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, to top-rated local restaurants led by some of the world’s best young chefs, to the unique wellness scene in this exciting city, Global Wellness Summit delegates are in for an immersive experience of ancient culture and modern innovation that is the hallmark of Hong Kong.”
Global Wellness Summit brings together leaders from the $4.2 trillion global wellness economy.
According to the Global Wellness Institute’s recently released 2018 Global Wellness Economy Monitor, Asia is the biggest growth leader in key wellness markets.
The region lays claim to being the fastest-growing wellness tourism market in the world, with China and India ranking first and second in growth worldwide.
In addition, Asia boasts the largest number of spas and thermal/mineral springs in the world and has a fast-growing wellness real estate market.
The Global Wellness Summit is an invitation-only international gathering that brings together leaders and visionaries to positively shape the future of the $4.2 trillion global wellness economy.
Held in a different location each year, Summits have taken place in the US, Switzerland, Turkey, Bali, India, Morocco, Mexico, Austria and Italy.