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IndustryGlobal Wellness Summit, November 4-7, 2024

November 10, 2023Craig Oliver

Global Wellness Summit 2024The 2024 Global Wellness Summit is on the horizon and will be held in St. Andrews, Scotland, November 4-7, 2024. This isn’t just any event; it’s a global gathering of thought leaders and innovators looking to impact the $5.6 trillion wellness industry positively. The summit will be held at the prestigious Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa, overlooking the birthplace of golf and West Sands Beach near the ancient town of St Andrews, Scotland.

So, what exactly is the Global Wellness Summit? It’s an annual four-day gathering where folks from various fields like business, government, academia, and science come together. Their goal? To shape the world of wellness for the better.

Think of the Summit as a hotspot for fresh ideas. It’s where pioneering research takes place, innovative concepts are born, and valuable connections are forged. It brings together some of the brightest minds in the wellness and prevention business, covering all aspects of the expansive wellness economy. And here’s a fun twist: it switches locations each year, making it more of an adventure than a traditional meeting.

But what’s the big picture? Here are the primary aims of the Global Wellness Summit:

  1. Facilitating Global Discussions: The Summit is a hub for global industry leaders to talk together. It’s a place where people can share ideas, concerns, and solutions.
  2. Building a Friendly Community: It’s not all about business; it’s also about building relationships. The Summit promotes a welcoming atmosphere among everyone in the wellness industry.
  3. Inspiring Collaboration: Solving significant issues requires a collective effort. The GWS fosters a spirit of togetherness to address the industry’s everyday challenges.
  4. Nurturing Industry Growth: Just like plants need the right environment to thrive, so does the wellness industry. The Summit creates conditions for businesses to grow and flourish.
  5. Supporting Quality Research: Science and data are vital in the wellness industry. The GWS encourages and initiates top-notch research.
  6. Fostering Innovation: Fresh ideas drive any industry forward. The Summit is a hub for innovative thinking and creative solutions.
  7. Mentoring Future Leaders: The wellness industry needs leaders for the future. The GWS aims to nurture the next generation of visionaries who will shape the industry’s path.

If you’re interested in participating in this exciting event or want to learn more about it, you can visit the official website at It’s an opportunity to be part of something significant and contribute to the wellness world.

Craig Oliver

Craig Oliver is president of Spas of America and editor-in-chief of Healthy Living + Travel.