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The International SPA Association (ISPA), recognized worldwide as the leading voice and professional organization for the spa industry, is pleased to announce the addition of professional one-on-one coaching sessions to attendees at the upcoming ISPA Talent Symposium.

A limited number of private 45-minute sessions with International Coaching Federation (ICF) credentialed coaches will be available for attendees to reserve on a first-come, first-serve basis.

“We are honored to offer complimentary ICF credentialed coaching sessions to attendees of the inaugural ISPA Talent Symposium,” said ISPA President Lynne McNees. “These personalized coaching sessions will provide attendees the opportunity to gain new perspectives, set goals and become inspired.”

ICF is the leading global organization dedicated to advancing the coaching profession, helping their clients by improving lives, relationships and business performance.

“Coaching is a crucial tool for organizations, making it easier for them to attract, engage and retain top talent,” said Mark Ruth, director of strategic partnerships for ICF. “ICF is delighted to collaborate with ISPA and enable 2020 Talent Symposium participants to experience the impact of professional coaching firsthand.”

The ISPA Talent Symposium, taking place April 15 at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara in Santa Barbara, CA, will be the first of its kind for the spa industry and will focus solely on workforce issues. Seth Mattison, an internationally renowned speaker on workforce trends, along with Smiley Poswolsky, an expert on multigenerational communication styles, will serve as keynote speakers for the event. Attendees will also explore energetic and innovative approaches to solving workforce challenges and will leave with high-impact takeaways they can use to build an engaged workforce.

Attendees can reserve their private session with ICF coaches on and the ISPA Talent Symposium mobile app.

Additional information on the ISPA Talent Symposium can be found on

About the International SPA Association

ISPA, with its headquarters in Lexington, Ky., and managed by Associations International, is recognized worldwide as the leading professional organization and voice of the spa industry. Founded in 1991, ISPA advances the spa industry by providing invaluable educational and networking opportunities, promoting the value of the spa experience and speaking as the authoritative voice to foster professionalism and growth. More details on ISPA are available on

About the International Coaching Federation

In 2020, the International Coaching Federation (ICF) celebrates 25 years as the global organization for coaches and coaching. ICF is dedicated to advancing the coaching profession by setting high ethical standards, providing independent certification and building a worldwide network of credentialed coaches across a variety of coaching disciplines. Its 35,000-plus members located in 143 countries work toward the common goal of enhancing awareness of coaching, upholding the integrity of the profession, and continually educating themselves with the newest research and practices.