Hamstring Flexibility Improves After Massage Treatment, MASSAGE MagazinePerformance Health is a Silver/Industry Research sponsor of 10th anniversary wellness event taking place in Tyrol, Austria, October 17-19, 2016


Akron, Ohio – On July 18, Performance Health announced its commitment to the wellness industry through its sponsorship of the Global Wellness Summit (GWS), an annual event that attracts international leaders and visionaries and is taking place in Kitzbühel, Tyrol, Austria, from October 17-19, 2016. The 10th anniversary conference’s theme is “Back to the Future,” and the agenda will examine the future of spa and wellness through the lens of history against the backdrop of the Alpine scenery in a location well-known for its wellness tourism leadership.

“Sponsorship is key to the success of our event and we are proud to have the commitment of Performance Health as one of our Silver/Industry Research sponsors,” said Michelle Gamble, GWS’s vice president of global business development.

“We are excited to be participating in the Summit’s 10th year anniversary and are thrilled to be supporting it with our third annual sponsorship as an Industry Research partner,” said Lynda Solien-Wolfe, vice president, massage & spa. “We are committed to research on multiple levels as so many of our brands are utilized in the wellness space, and we look forward to seeing the results of this year’s research. We consider it an honor and a privilege to be an ambassador of the Global Wellness Institute and encourage others to support this forward-thinking organization.”

“The 2016 Global Wellness Summit represents a significant milestone in the history of wellness. We’re thrilled to be back in Europe to celebrate our 10th anniversary of working together to bring more wellness to our world. We are grateful to the companies that step up to help make this event possible and who work closely with us to shape and define our industry,” said Susie Ellis, chairman and CEO of the GWS.

The Summit is widely recognized as the premier gathering of business, government and academic leaders across every sector of the wellness industry, including spa, tourism, beauty, fitness, nutrition, finance, environment, medicine, architecture, workplace wellness, wellness communities and technology. It is also known for high-profile keynote speakers and innovative agenda, industry research and business networking opportunities. The Summit is an exclusive gathering for senior executives; for information about attending, click here.



About Performance Health

Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, Performance Health is a global health, wellness and self-care company. The Performance Health brands include Biofreeze®, TheraBand®, Cramer®, Bon Vital’®, Perform®, and Thera°Pearl®, featuring a complementary product offering helping health care practitioners, patients and consumers relieve pain, accelerate recovery, grow stronger, improve performance and enhance quality of life for nearly 100 years. In addition to market-leading products, Performance Health supports health care practitioners through education initiatives, such as their massage therapy school program. Visit performancehealth.com to learn more.  


About the Global Wellness Summit

The Global Wellness Summit (GWS) is an invitation-only international gathering that brings together leaders and visionaries to positively shape the future of the $3.4 trillion global wellness industry. Held in a different location each year, the Summit attracts delegates from all over the world. Summits have taken place in the U.S., Switzerland, Turkey, Bali, India, Morocco and Mexico City. The 2016 Summit will be held in Kitzbühel, Tyrol, Austria, from October 17-19.