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Hospitality Wellness Expert Panel

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A panel discussion and art exhibition surrounding wellness-focused design and practices in the hospitality industry. With the rise of the global wellness industry, many hospitality companies and developers are increasingly looking to incorporate various elements of wellness into their product and service offering. At our next expert panel, we will take into account the multiple dimensions for true wellness development that can result in direct return on investment. The international panel of experts will discuss the KPI’s of incorporating wellness into the overall development, usage of biophilic design, strategies for identifying key stakeholders and partnerships to create a sustainable hospitality wellness product and what drives financial performance in the wellness design industry. The Hospitality Wellness Expert Panel promises to be an engaging opportunity to hear perspectives from respected designers and influencers on the ROI behind luxury wellness, trending wellness-focused design strategies, key partnerships and crucial elements for success wellness developments. The event will also feature an artistic installation of design concepts and wellness strategies to inspire attendees and create an engaging atmosphere to ignite the discussion. Location: The Sacred Space Miami, 105 NE 24th St Miami, FL 33137 Date: Wednesday, October 9th Time: 5:30 to 8:30 PM Tickets: $30 Purchase Your Ticket: https://obmi-hospitality-wellness-panel.eventbrite.com Panel of Experts: Dant Hirsch - General Manager, Six Senses Dant is an industry veteran with more than 16 years of top level international hotel experience. Through his role at Six Senses New York, he will bring all his property-opening experience and will be leading a talented team that shares his focus on wellbeing and living well. His diverse depth of international experience is accompanied by numerous accolades for the hotels he’s managed including the AAA 5-Diamond rating for The Dominick New York and the Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star rating for the Faena Miami Beach. Vivianne Garcia-Tunon - Founder & Principal, Wonder Flower Through her 20 years of experience in the luxury spa and fitness industry she has opened 41 spas under her portfolio and is a trusted advisor in spa design, operations, holistic therapies, training, staff development, pre-opening, recruitment, marketing, public relations, and finance. As the founder of Wonder Flower, her own projects that include Zemi Beach House in Anguilla, Four Seasons Surf Side, Tierra Santa Spa at Faena, Surya Spa, LA, and THE WELL, New York. Before starting her consultancy, Vivianne worked in multiple capacities to manage and provide pre-opening services for Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, The Setai in Miami Beach, Morgans Hotel Group, The Peninsula Hotel Group, One&Only Hotel Group, Acqualina in Sunny Isles, The Joule in Dallas, Four Seasons Beverly Hils, Four Seasons Baltimore and Nizuc Spa Riviera Maya. Marianne Canero - Founder & Executive Director, Alma Community Born of her concern with the growing rates of chronic disease and environmental degradation globally, Marianne was driven to create a wellness company that would maintain a balance between profitability, the health of its stakeholders and the natural environment. She has spent the past sixteen developing a global network of experts and exceptional businesses in the wellness industry to deliver high-quality wellness lifestyle education, training, and programming. The end result, an accessible platform for consumers to find preventive and holistic health services, wellness lifestyle education, training, and programming for enhancing their well-being in an environment that connects nature and community. Kevin Fletcher - Architectural Designer, OBMI Kevin transforms his experiences and appreciation into architectural creativity, utilizing his understanding of how to create interconnected destinations that integrate the built form into their surroundings in an artistic and positive way. Clients appreciate his expert ability to incorporate aesthetics with holistic and functional design to create extraordinary experiences and memorable settings. He has worked on a variety of projects from mixed-use to high-rise residential and hospitality projects that can be found in a variety of locations including North America, the Caribbean and Middle East. Denaye Hinds - Director of Corporate Sustainability, OBMI With extensive experience in sustainability planning at the destination, and operations, levels, working with governments to produce sustainability plans for tourism, Denaye is trusted by leading hospitality brands and tourism destinations for her knowledge in holistic and sustainable building operations. Her portfolio includes Rosewood, Blue Diamond, Karisma, Island Outpost and Reilace & Chateaux, amongst others for projects across the United States, Caribbean Island Nations and Mexico. Additionally, Denaye is the Chairwoman of Caribbean Alliance for Sustainable Tourism and sits on the Board of the Center for Responsible Travel and USGBC South Florida. For more information on the OBMI Expert Panel: Hospitality Wellness please contact marketing@obmi.com or call 305-537-7100.