Spa Wellness Belgium
Jean Guy de Gabriac, Initiative Chair, Founder & CEO, TIP TOUCH International, Belgium
Jean-Guy de Gabriac is a Spa-Wellness Advisor & Trainer since 2001, helping Hotels, Spas & Cosmetic brands go from GOOD to GREAT ; boosting guest attraction & retention with Smart Spa Marketing strategies ; and designing Signature Spa treatments & Wellness programs. Jean-Guy also serves as Conference producer of the World Spa & Wellness Convention (London & Dubai); Judge of the World Spa & Wellness Awards ; and Coordinator of the Weekend Wellness in over 250 cities in France & Belgium (23-24 September 2017).
Founder, Funk Consulting, United States
Chair, Global Careership Program
As a teacher, national leader and an industry driver, CG has helped shape the US massage therapy and spa industries over the past 25 years. Her roles have included corporate leadership, franchise operations, school administration, training, legislative advocacy, marketing and public relations, and she is a motivational writer and speaker. CG held the position of Vice President of Industry Relations and Product Development for Massage Envy Franchising for 10 years and currently consults for spa and spa education companies. She received the One Concept Lifetime Achievement Award in 2013 and was inducted into Massage Therapy Hall of Fame in 2012.