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Thai Spa Association and IMPACT Exhibition Management Co., Ltd. organize the 5th anniversary of World Spa & Well-being Convention (WSWC2016) 22 – 24 September 2016

Published : 2016-09-22

Thai Spa Association and IMPACT Exhibition Management Co., Ltd. organize the 5th anniversary of World Spa & Well-being Convention (WSWC2016) 22 – 24 September 2016

22 September 2016 – The Thai Spa Association (TSPA) in collaboration with IMPACT Exhibition Management Co., Ltd. hosted an opening ceremony for the movers and shakers of the region’s spa and wellness industry at IMPACT Exhibition & Convention Center, Bangkok.

Celebrating its 5th anniversary in 2016, the World Spa & Well-being Convention (WSWC) is a trade show which is the professional platform for the spa and well-being industry in Asia Pacific.  WSWC2016 continues to push the standards of the spa and well-being sector to provide more business opportunities in one of the fastest-growing niche market segments of the travel and tourism industry across the region. 

Mr. Krod Rojanastien, President, Thai Spa Association said that “the global tourism industry has an estimated value of USD3.2 trillion.  Spa, is an important sector of the tourism industry as is the burgeoning wellness tourism sector, with an estimated global value of over USD439 billion, as spa & wellness tourists are spending 59% more than the average international tourist.  The spa & wellness sector is expected to grow globally by over 9% to USD679 billion in 2017.    Thailand is the top spa market in South East Asia, and while ranking in the top 20 globally, enjoys a global wellness tourism ranking of no. 13 valued at USD8.8 billion

The Thai Spa Association is extremely pleased to support the industry in its production of high quality products & services, with WSWC celebrating five years of successfully promoting entrepreneurship and providing a complete platform for the industry to explore local and international business opportunities.  The event gives exhibitors and business leaders a great opportunity for worldwide networking opportunities.”

“Since being launched in 2012 the World Spa & Well-being Convention has grown, morphed, and evolved in leaps and bounds, while remaining the only dedicated trade show for the spa & well-being industry in the region” said Mr. Andrew Jacka, Chairman, WSWC Organising Committee. 

“To celebrate our 5th anniversary is a major milestone, and we look forward to again sharing in the opportunities that are laid before us and our industry brethren.  We can all leave our heads in the sand and ignore what is happening around us, or we can open our eyes and explore opportunities in an industry that is constantly changing and evolving.  It is only a few years ago that we talked only of luxury pampering – with spa being likened to ice-cream and chocolate - and while we all enjoy ice-cream and chocolate these are not life sustaining and we need to look at other products to nurture our mind, body and soul, (and pockets) to enable us to maximize health and profit potential. 

WSWC is an event that includes a strong education platform, and trade delegations from China to Vietnam, Philippines to Fiji, it is proof that WSWC rightfully stands proud as the key trade event for our industry in the region.  Much more that ‘just an exhibition’, it’s THE PLACE to network and groove with industry players new and old, exploring business, education and employment options from a plethora of opportunities available to those seeking to grow their spa & wellness business.  You can sit behind your desk and read the Post Show Reports or you can join and make the most of fun and business opportunities. I know which I will be doing!”

The fifth edition of WSWC will build on the past success and continue to solidify Thailand as a hub of spa & well-being in the ASEAN region, remaining the perfect platform for exhibitors, entrepreneurs, business leaders and forward thinking professionals to network and build business connections with a myriad of opportunities from the anticipated trade visitors.

WSWC2016 will be held from 22nd – 24th September 2016 at Challenger 3, IMPACT Exhibition and Convention Center, IMPACT Muang Thong Thani.

For more information about or how to be involved in this ground breaking event or explore sponsorship opportunities for next year,
please contact:

Ms. Peerayaphan Pongsanam
Project Manager
IMPACT Exhibition Management Co., Ltd
Tel.: +66 (0) 2833 5215
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