The Global Wellness Summit, the foremost gathering of international leaders in the $4.2 trillion global wellness economy, announced Aug. 15 that the location of the 2019 GWS will move from Hong Kong to Singapore. The event will now take place at Grand Hyatt Singapore (pictured above); conference dates remain the same—Oct.15-17.
Hong Kong has been disrupted for nearly four months by pro-democracy protesters leading to clashes with security forces in the streets, though some reports indicate the violence could end soon.
“In an effort to ensure travel is as seamless as possible in and out of the Global Wellness Summit, our GWS leadership, advisory board and partners felt this shift in location was important for the collective well-being of everyone involved with the Summit,” says Susie Ellis, chairman and CEO of GWS. “We are working closely with event organizers and the host sponsor to ensure the event remains first-class and there is little interruption for all attendees and presenters.”
Ellis also remarked that Singapore is a storied destination and financial center that will be an exciting home for the 2019 Global Wellness Summit, offering delegates a unique opportunity to gain first-hand insights into the many opportunities available in Asia’s exploding wellness markets, including China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia and more.
The Global Wellness Summit is traditionally a sold-out event. First-time and previous delegates and invitees are encouraged to apply to attend and register as soon as possible.
The Global Wellness Summit is an invitation-only international gathering that brings together industry leaders and visionaries to shape the business of wellness and the future of the $4.2 trillion global wellness economy. The gathering is held annually in different locations across the globe and has taken place in the US, Switzerland, Turkey, Bali, India, Morocco, Mexico, Austria and Italy. The 13th annual Summit will be held at Grand Hyatt Singapore from October 15–17, 2019. For more info, visit Global Wellness Summit.