A spa experience so inspirational,
it's more like a pilgrimage.

The ISPA Conference & Expo provides multiple opportunities to experience high-level education from respected business professionals and spa industry leaders. This isn’t your typical spa event. It’s an inspiring experience developed for today’s spa professionals by spa professionals. Below are the winners of ISPA's various awards, presented at the 2019 ISPA Conference & Expo. Awards are given to individuals who display exceptional practices in their field, influencing the spa industry both directly and indirectly through a variety of practices.

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Dr. Bryan Williams
ISPA Dedicated Contributor Award

The ISPA Dedicated Contributor Award is given to an active ISPA member who has contributed significantly to the growth of the association. The recipient will have demonstrated leadership and commitment to ISPA and has extensively assisted in the promotion of the association, as well as its mission and vision.

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Jeremy McCarthy
ISPA Visionary
Award Recipient

The ISPA Visionary Award is presented each year to someone in the spa industry who has made significant contributions to both the definition and positive movement of health and wellness over the lifetime of their career.

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Mick Ebeling
ISPA Alex Szekely
Humanitarian Award

The Alex Szekely Humanitarian Award is named in honor of the late spa pioneer, Alex Szekely. It is designed to recognize an individual who acts as a respected contributor to over all well-being, encouraging the renewal of mind, body and spirit - all of which are characteristics embodied by ISPA members worldwide.

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Quincy Reynolds
ISPA Foundation
Mary Tabacchi Scholarship Award

The ISPA Foundation Mary Tabacchi Scholarship Award was created in 2006 and named in honor of Mary Tabacchi, Ph.D.,RD, Associate Professor, Hospitality Facilities and Operations at Cornell University. Dr. Tabacchi is a beloved spa industry veteran and pioneer in spa education.