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Global Wellness Institute Announces access+INSIGHTS, a Monthly Think Tank on Topics Impacting the $3.7 Trillion Wellness Economy

New series provides an exclusive audience with wellness experts, thought leaders and researchers on a wide array of topics; next access+INSIGHTS to explore how wellness is fueling a powerful, high-premium real estate market.

Miami, FL – May 23, 2018 – The Global Wellness Institute (GWI), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, today announced access+INSIGHTS, a new series of monthly virtual video explorations of the most relevant topics impacting the $3.7 trillion global wellness economy. The forums, which take place the last Wednesday of each month, focus on timely wellness topics and are led by experts with deep insights into economic shifts and industry breakthroughs. The access+INSIGHTS series is available exclusively to GWI Ambassadors, individuals who have pledged support of GWI’s global campaign to empower wellness worldwide.

The next access+INSIGHTS (May 30) takes a comprehensive look at the wellness lifestyle real estate sector with GWI Senior Research Fellows, Katherine Johnston and Ophelia Yeung. As authors of the GWI’s inaugural 2018 Build Well to Live Well: Wellness Lifestyle Real Estate and Wellness Communities report, both are experts on the booming business of building for the health and wellness of communities and their residents.

“We’re thrilled to announce access+INSIGHTS, a series created exclusively for our dedicated GWI Ambassadors, giving them unprecedented access to evidence-based research, wellness experts and thought leaders, including provocative Q/A sessions,” said Susie Ellis, GWI chairman and CEO.

Ellis added that previous access+INSIGHTS topics included Brain Optimization, led by Devon White, co-founder of FIELD, a private membership club dedicated to optimizing the minds and lives of its clients through cutting-edge neurotechnology, and Wellness Meets Happiness, led by the GWI’s VP of Research and Forecasting, Beth McGroarty.

“Being an Ambassador has given me a voice in the global campaign to empower wellness worldwide while supporting the indispensible research and analysis that the Global Wellness Institute provides,” said Desiree Watson, CEO of Wellness Interactive.

In addition to this series of exclusive global conversations, GWI Ambassadors are invited to participate in GWI press events and industry Roundtables, including special events during the annual Global Wellness Summit, and also receive an exclusive wellness edition of the “Monthly Barometer” written by renowned economist Thierry Malleret.

In addition to the Ambassador program, GWI also offers opportunities to business, research, medical and wellness organizations to support its work through Strategic Alliances and Research Partnerships. For more information, visit

Media Contact Beth McGroarty: [email protected] or (+1) 213-300-0107

About the Global Wellness Institute: The Global Wellness Institute (GWI), a nonprofit 501(c)(3), is considered the leading global research and educational resource for the global wellness industry and is known for introducing major industry initiatives and regional events that bring together leaders to chart the future. GWI positively impacts global health and wellness by advocating for both public institutions and businesses that are working to help prevent disease, reduce stress, and enhance overall quality of life. Its mission is to empower wellness worldwide.