The Global Wellness Institute convenes international roundtables to create a forum for conversation, and to catalyze action, on the most relevant issues within the wellness industry. These events bring together business and thought leaders from the medical, beauty, science, business, technology, research, media, fitness, workplace wellness, spa, hospitality, and retail worlds to help shape the future of the $3.7 trillion wellness industry.

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2018

Upcoming Roundtables

Global Wellness for Children

On June 25, the Wellness for Children Initiative hosted a Roundtable at in Miami, Florida. READ MORE.

Social Impact in the Wellness Industry

On June 7, the Social Impact Initiative hosted a Roundtable at The Open Center in New York City. READ MORE.

Beauty Meets Wellness

On May 29, the Beauty Meets Wellness Initiative hosted a Latino Roundtable at Workshops 360 in Miami. READ MORE.

Wellness For Cancer

On May 4, the Wellness for Cancer Initiative hosted a Roundtable at the Mayo Clinic, Well Living Lab to discuss ‘Teachable Moments Fostering Lifestyle Behavioral Choices. READ MORE.

Health Cities

On April 22, the Eastern European Initiative hosted a Roundtable in Cracow, Poland to discuss the development of wellness destinations in Central and Eastern Europe.
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Beyond Sustainability

On March 11th, the Sustainability Initiative hosted a roundtable and interactive forum in Carmel Valley, California. LEARN MORE

New Frontiers in Fitness, Mindbody and Wellness

On January 24th, GWI hosted a roundtable in New York to discuss the future of the fitness and mindbody industries. LEARN MORE

2017

Beauty Meets Wellness – Hong Kong

On November 17, the Beauty Meets Wellness Initiative hosted a roundtable and interactive forum in Hong Kong.

Beauty Meets Wellness – London

On September 25, the Beauty Meets Wellness Initiative hosted a roundtable and interactive forum in London. LEARN MORE

Beauty Meets Wellness – New York

On August 21, the Beauty Meets Wellness Initiative hosted a roundtable and interactive forum in New York. LEARN MORE

The Future of Wellness in the AEC Industry

On June 27, the Wellness Architecture Initiative hosted a roundtable & interactive forum. LEARN MORE

Best Practises – Wellness in the Baltics

On April 20, the Eastern European Initiative hosted a roundtable to discuss today’s trends, opportunities and challenges in the region. LEARN MORE

Wellness for Cancer

On March 31, the Wellness For Cancer Initiative hosted a roundtable that included leaders of visionary spa and wellness brands. LEARN MORE

Redefining What it Means to “Live Well”

On Jan. 31, thought leaders gathered in New York City to explore the topic of wellness communities and lifestyle real estate. LEARN MORE

2016

Wellness Tourism 2.0

On Oct. 17, thought leaders gathered in Austria to discuss “Wellness Tourism 2.0: How to Make a Destination Successful by Incorporating Wellness.”  LEARN MORE

2015

Senior Tourism Leaders

On Nov. 2, 2015, senior tourism leaders gathered at the World Travel Market, hosted by the Global Wellness Institute, to discuss the challenges and opportunities of wellness tourism. LEARN MORE

Shifting Dynamics, Response over Function

On Oct. 27, 2015, the Global Wellness Institute held a roundtable exploring shifting dynamics and relevance of today’s health and wellness industry. LEARN MORE

Workplace Wellness

On Sept. 16, 2015, the Global Wellness Institute held a roundtable asking the question, “Workplace Wellness: What can we Accomplish Together that we cannot Accomplish Alone?” at its global headquarters in Miami.  LEARN MORE

Re-Defining Workplace Wellness

On July 15, 2015, the GWI held a roundtable discussion entitled “Re-Defining Workplace Wellness.” LEARN MORE

Building a More “Well” Wales

On July 14, 2015, the GWI held a roundtable at the Institute of Life Science at Swansea University Medical School in Wales. LEARN MORE

Science of Wellness Roundtable

On Feb. 11, 2015, thought leaders gathered in New York to discuss “The Science of Wellness: Hype or Hope?” LEARN MORE

2014

The Business of Wellness

On Nov. 19, 2014, the GWI held its first roundtable on “The Business of Wellness” at the French Embassy in NYC. LEARN MORE

Wellness Tourism Roundtable

On Sept. 10, 2014, global leaders from all over the world gathered in Marrakech, Morocco to continue the discussion of the USD $494 billion wellness tourism niche. LEARN MORE

Wellness Tourism

On April 1, 2014, tourism ministries, as well as travel and healthcare establishments, convened at The Dorchester hotel in London to deliver insights into the rapidly growing wellness tourism market. LEARN MORE


The Global Wellness Institute serves as an umbrella organization for numerous Initiatives, that are independently chaired and run. The resources, editorial, research and opinions presented by the Initiatives do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Global Wellness Institute.