Monday, March 5th, 2018

Host of the Day
Valerie Smaldone
, Journalist holding the #1 on-air position in the New York radio market

08:30 AM
HALL OPENS

09:00 AM – 09:15 AM
WELCOME
Anne Biging and Dr. Elisabeth Ixmeier
Founders of Healing Hotels of the World

09:15 AM – 9:30 AM
THE COURAGE TO CHANGE THE HEART, THE VISION AND CONSCIOUSNESS
As a public figure in the medical field in the US, Ken will speak about empathy as a foundation of healing.
Dr. Ken Redcross
,  Founder of Redcross Concierge

09:30 AM – 09:40 AM
Dr. Marjorie Woollacott in conversation with Dr. Ken Redcross

09:40 AM – 9:50 AM
VOICES OF THE DELEGATES

09:50 AM – 10:05 AM
THE SCIENCE OF HEALING
Marjorie will explain how science is catching up with a more subtle understanding of healing.
Dr. Marjorie Woollacott
, Emerita Professor of Neuroscience at the University of Oregon

10:05 AM – 10:15 AM
VOICES OF THE DELEGATES

10:15 AM – 10:25 AM
MEDITATION AS A CLIENT INCENTIVE
A revolutionary way to include meditation in high profile international conferences in China
Anne Biging  talks to Julia ZhangDeputy General Manager of the Grand Bay Hotel Beijing, China

10:25 AM – 10:40 AM
A HOLISTIC APPROACH TO WELLBEING IN BUSINESS
How the power of meditation changes the heart of corporations
Steve Griffith, 
Director and Founder of Sukhavati Ayurvedic Retreat & Spa

10:40 AM – 10:55 AM
VOICES OF THE DELEGATES AND MEDITATION
Steve Griffith, 
Director and Founder of Sukhavati Ayurvedic Retreat & Spa

10:55 AM – 11:05 AM
HATHA YOGA

11:05 AM – 11:35 AM
NETWORKING BREAK

11:35 AM – 11:50 AM
THE BILLION DOLLAR ANSWER: SUCCESS FOLLOWS VALUES
Hemant reveals the secret of his own deep values in the face of challenges
Hemant Kanoria, 
Chairman & Managing Director, Srei Infrastructure Finance Limited, India

11:50 AM – 11:55 AM
VOICES OF THE DELEGATES

11:55 AM – 12:20 PM
THE DANCE BETWEEN VISION AND REALITY
The courage to push through ….
Anne Biging in dialogue with
Brian Brazeau, General Manager at comfort zone
Jocelyna Dubuc, President and Founder of Spa Eastman

12:20 PM – 01:00 PM
DELEGATE SHARINGS

01:00 PM – 02:00 PM
LUNCH BREAK

02:00 PM – 02:15 PM
THE PRINCIPLES OF RIGHT ACTION
The timeless principles of right action are the foundation of real strength.
Velleda DobrowskyTrainer for Leadership and Communication

02:15 PM – 02:30 PM
DARING TO RIP OFF OUR MASKS: BEING TRUE TO YOURSELF IN THE BUSINESS WORLD
A therapist and child of holocaust survivors on being authentic in difficult situations
Sherry Amatenstein, NYC-based therapist and author

02:30 PM – 02:45 PM
DELEGATE SHARINGS

02:45 PM – 03:15 PM
NETWORKING BREAK

03:15 PM – 03:30 PM
THE TRUE LONGING OF LUXURY TRAVELLERS
Day and night Stacy is there for the luxury clients: what are they really seeking?
Stacy Fischer-Rosenthal, President Fischer Travel Enterprises, New York

03:30 PM – 03:45 PM
THE LIFESTYLE DISEASE: ITS NEVER ENOUGH
Talking to the leader in organizing luxury travel experiences – Stacy Fischer –, we explore the shift in the mindsets of those who have everything – do they?
Claudia Roth, Founder and MD, Soul Luxury, London in dialogue with 
Stacy Fischer-Rosenthal, President Fischer Travel Enterprises, New York

03:45 PM – 04:05 PM
HOW TO RESPOND TO THE GROWING WELLBEING MARKET
What are the expectations and trends in the growing healing and wellbeing sector and how we can deliver? We look at Europe, USA and Asia.
Stella PhotiFounder & Managing Director, Wellbeing Escapes, in dialogue with
Diana Stobo, Award winning Author and Founder of The Retreat Costa Rica, and Truth Bar
Corinna YapCOMO Shambhala Manager and Wellness Director at COMO Metropolitan London

04:05 PM – 04:20 PM
THE GLOBAL RISE OF HEALING: RUSSIA, CHINA AND MIDDLE EAST.
A fundamental desire for a change in lifestyle arises in all corners of the world.
Anne Biging talks with
Samir Arora, General Manager at The Retreat Palm Dubai
William Yang, President at Jinhai Lake International Tourism Town, Riverside Group
Alexander Tertychnyy, Owner of Green Flow Hotel

04:20 PM – 04:35 PM
MILLENNIALS AND THEIR VISION FOR A BETTER WORLD – Valerie Smaldone interviews…

TBA

04:35 PM – 04:50 PM
THE POWER OF PERSPECTIVE: CONSIDERING YOUR HOLISTIC BRAND STRATEGY
Ethereal branding: Mia will explain the magic of a brand that makes emotional impact
Mia Kyricos, President and Founder of Kyricos & Associates, LLC

04:50 PM – 05:10 PM
HOW TO GET YOUR MESSAGE ACROSS
Valerie, Abby and Bianca will give insight in the right way to communicate your message in a fast changing world
Valerie SmaldoneJournalist
Abby EllinAward-winning journalist, author and contributor to New York Times
Bianca Alexander, EMMY-Award winning TV Journalist, Conscious Living TV

05:10 PM – 05:25 PM
HATHA YOGA & MEDITATION

05:25 PM – 05:30 PM
WIND UP

05:30 PM
HEALING HOTELS OF THE WORLD Marketplace:
Meet, talk and be inspired by Healing Hotels representatives, and influential leaders in Travel and Media

Enjoy healing community spirit over fine food (buffet).

Tuesday, March 6th, 2018

Host of the Day
Valerie Smaldone
, Journalist holding the #1 on-air position in the New York radio market

08:30 AM
HALL OPENS

09:00 AM – 09:10 AM
RECAP & OPENING
Valerie Smaldone, Journalist 

09:10 AM – 09:25 AM
HATHA YOGA & MEDITATION

09:25 AM – 09:35 AM
HEALING IS BEYOND REASONING: EVIDENCE DELIVERED
What was unreasonable before is now scientifically proven to be of utmost importance for the future: the value of emotion and consciousness beyond the mind
Dr. Marjorie Woollacott
, Emerita Professor of Neuroscience at the University of Oregon

09:35 AM – 09:55 AM
A POST MATERIALISTIC WORLD
Outlook on politics, economics and the future of the world: How can we create a better world, is a soulful, ethical economy possible?
Asa Siegel, Holistic Health and Business Counselor, Founder of STAMBA Superfoods, in dialogue with
Hemant Kanoria, Chairman & Managing Director, Srei Infrastructure Finance Limited

09:55 AM – 10:15 AM
HOW TO WORK WITH THE ENERGIES WITHIN A BUSINESS
How does your inner atmosphere determine your success in business?
Elizabeth Galis
, Contemporary Shaman and Corporate Alchemist

10:15 AM – 11:00 AM
NETWORKING BREAK

11:00 AM – 11:30 AM
REVEALING THE SECRET OF HEALING: CONCRETE STEPS HOW TO IMPLEMENT HOLISTIC QUALITY STANDARDS IN HOSPITALITY
The brand new standards of Healing Hotels of the World give insight into the healing journey not only for the hospitality industry.
Samantha Foster, Development Director, Destination Spa Management Ltd.
Joy Menzies, CO-Founder and Managing Director of Destination Spa Management

11:30 AM – 11:40 AM
KNOWLEDGE IS EVERYTHING: MAKING YOUR GUEST/CLIENT GO WITH THE FLOW
Lisa will show the importance of all the components that lead to a well informed and happy guest/client.
Lisa Starr,  Spa Business Consultant and Educator

11:40 AM – 11:55 AM
HUMAN RESOURCES: THE HEART OF EACH BUSINESS
Patricia speaks about what is most important for the success of a healing journey: people
Patrizia Bortolin, Multi award winner Spa director & concept designer, project manager, Mindfulness trainer and Image consultant

11:55 AM – 12:10 PM
FOOD AS MEDICINE: NUTRITION IN A HEALING HOTEL AND BEYOND
Jocelyna shares the radical insight how food is one of the main causes of illness as well as healing.
Jocelyna Dubuc, President and Founder of Spa Eastman

12:10 PM – 12:30 PM
SPIRITUALITY AS A CORNERSTONE IN HEALING HOTELS AND IN BUSINESS
Spirituality is one of the great trends in the healing industry: How is it applied a healing hotels and in the world of business.
Elisabeth Ixmeier talks with
Steve Griffith, Director and Founder of Sukhavati Ayurvedic Retreat & Spa
Isabelle Duchesneau, Executive Director of Development, Le Monastère des Augustines, Canada
Carina Preuss, General Manager at Ayurveda Parkschloesschen, Germany

12:30 PM – 01:15 PM
WORKSHOP: HOW TO MONETISE HEALING
Time for in depth exploration and reflection
Samantha Foster, Development Director of Destination Spa Management Ltd.
Joy Menzies, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Destination Spa Management Ltd.

01:15 PM – 02:15 PM
LUNCH BREAK

02:15 PM – 02:30 PM
OUR RELATIONSHIP WITH MONEY, UNCOVERING THE TRUE SOURCE OF WEALTH AND PROSPERITY
Most challenging and most rewarding: changing our relationship with money
Catherine Parrish,
 Founder & President, NextLevel Leadership Inc.

02:30 PM – 02:45 PM
HOW TO VALUE THE INTANGIBLE
Can we shift our focus on money to a focus on values?
Catherine Parrish in dialogue with Stacy Fischer and Anne Biging

02:45 PM – 03:45 PM
THE FREEDOM OF COLLABORATION
TBA

03:45 PM – 04:00 PM
FINALE GRANDE

The Program Schedule is subject to change.