A spa outing where the first thing stimulated is your imagination.

2018 ISPA Conference & Expo

For a complete schedule of events and location details, please reference the digital Conference Guide

sunday, September 23

7 am: Wellness for Cancer "Giving Back to Our Own" Camelback Mountain Hike - Click here to learn more or reserve your spot
*The "Give Back to Our Own" program was created by Wellness for Cancer and is a fund designed exclusively to send spa and wellness professionals living with cancer to retreats in order to reconnect and heal. This event is not managed by ISPA and is being shared on behalf of the organizers. 
3 – 4 pm: A First Timer's Orientation to ISPA

monday, September 24

6 – 7 am: Greet the Day
6 – 7 am: Morning Workout with Technogym
8 am – 8:30 am: Morning Refresher
8:30 – 10 am:
General Session featuring keynote Shawn Achor + ISPA Visionary Award Presentation Posthumously to Lori Hutchinson
10:15 am: Grand Opening of the ISPA Expo
10:15 am – 5 pm: ISPA Expo + Headshot Station
10: 15 – 11 am:
Book Signing with keynote Shawn Achor
11: 30 – 11:45 am: Second Stage
11:45 am – 1:30 pm: Expo Lunch
1 – 1:15 pm: Second Stage
1: 30 – 2:30 pm: Dessert Cart
2:30 – 3:30 pm:
Education Sessions
3:30 – 4:00 pm: Energy Break
4 – 5 pm:
Education Sessions

tuesday, September 25

6 – 7 am: Greet the Day
6 – 7 am: Morning Workout with Technogym
7:30 – 8 am: Morning Coffee
8 – 9 am:
Education Sessions
9– 9:30 am: Morning Refresher
9:30 – 11 am: General Session featuring keynote Sally Hogshead + ISPA Dedicated Contributor Award Presentation to Jeff Kohl
11:15 am – 5:30 pm: ISPA Expo + Headshot Station
11:30 – 11:45 am: Second Stage
11:30 am – 12:30 pm: Vendor Education Sessions
Noon – 1:30 pm: Expo Lunch
1 – 1: 15 pm: Second Stage
1:30 – 2:30 pm: Dessert Cart
2 – 3:30 pm: Education Sessions 
3:30 – 4:00 pm: Energy Break 
4 – 5:30 pm:
ISPA Foundation Live Auction & Close of the Silent Auction

wednesday, september 26

6 – 7 am: Greet the Day
6 – 7 am: Morning Workout with Technogym
7:00 – 3:30 pm: Auction Payment Center
7:30 – 8 am: Morning Coffee
8 – 9 am:
Education Sessions
9:00 – 9:30 am: Morning Refresher
9:30 – 11 am: General Session featuring keynote Daymond John 
11:15 am – 3 pm: ISPA Expo + Headshot Station
11:30 am – 12:30 pm: Meet & Greet and Book Signing with keynote Daymond John
11:30 am – 12:30 pm: Vendor Education Sessions
Noon – 1:30 pm: Expo Lunch
1 – 1:15 pm: Second Stage 
1:30 – 2:30 pm: Dessert Cart
2:30 – 3:30 pm: Energy Break 
3 – 4 pm: Education Sessions
5:15 pm: Shuttles from Sheraton Grand Phoenix to Chase Field (running on 15-minute basis) 
6:40: Farewell Party at Chase Field for the Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Los Angeles Dodgers