Scheduled to make its debut at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas Aug. 18, will be the first-ever Stay Well Meetings, a meetings experience launched by Delos and MGM designed to optimize the health and well-being of attendees.
Stay Well Meetings offers healthy environments for high-performance meetings, with accompanying Stay Well room and suite accommodations.The plan was unveiled during MPI’s World Education Congress in Minneapolis by Dr. Deepak Chopra, an advisory board member of Delos, a pioneer in wellness real estate.
Healthy work environments that help increase the energy, focus and productivity of attendees will offer evidence-based health and wellness elements, which include:
–Air purification: The most advanced HEPA-standard air purification system to reduce allergens, toxins and pathogens, creating better air quality and breathing.
–WELL Shield: A self-cleaning, photocatalytic coating applied to high-touch areas throughout the rooms that triggers a process of oxidation when exposed to light, resulting in cleaner surfaces and the destruction of odors and volatile organic compounds.
–Cleaning protocol: Use of hypoallergenic products and state- of-the-art UV wand cleaning tool, which neutralizes bacteria, viruses and other microbes. -Circadian lighting: Engineered to emulate the properties of natural light, enhancing productivity, energy and experience.
–Virtual Biophilia: Biophilic virtual window lights bring an element of the natural environment into the rooms.
–Chromatherapy: Use of dynamic color designs allowing for themes in the room.
–Acoustic elements: The amount of noise is reduced from outside the space, allowing for an uninterrupted meeting.
–Ergonomic elements: Ergonomic furniture and elements help improve circulation and balance, reducing back stress and decreasing fatigue.
–Hydration station: Infused water strategically placed to ensure attendees meet the Stay Well Meetings app’s recommendations on water consumption throughout the day, helping to avoid dehydration.
–Aromatherapy: Optional use of scent creates relaxing mood-enhancing environment
–Biophilia: Natural design principals incorporated into the space create a calming atmosphere for attendees.
-Wellness station/Mobile application software
–Healthy menu options: A curated menu of food, with nutritional and dietary content informed by leading medical institutions, enhances mental cognition and brain functioning throughout the day.
In addition to built-in wellness amenities and features, Stay Well Meetings offers Wellness Moment Programming, which consists of a selection of short mental and physical activities designed to engage the body and mind. Delos, in collaboration with experts from Cleveland Clinic Wellness, have selected activities proven to energize, boost creativity, relax and focus meeting attendees.
–Mental activity and brain teasers: Provides mental exercises to stimulate creative thinking and strategic approaches to problem solving, as well as elements that engage the hands to foster creativity and the release of tension.
–Guided meditation: Provides designated quiet areas for relaxation and rejuvenation, along with integrated moments of silence and guided meditation, which take place throughout the meetings and convention schedule.
–Digital detox: Throughout the day, meeting attendees are given specified intervals of time to disconnect from technology.
–Physical activity breaks: Voluntary physical activity breaks, customized to match meeting length, allow for participants to be active for a short period of time during the workday.
-Wellness moment kit: Box of items containing a carefully selected variety of mental acuity exercises to increase attendee engagement.