Visit The Spa Industry Association at booth #6822.
IECSC Chicago co-locates with America’s Beauty Show (ABS), which attracts more than 60,000 hairdressers, nail technicians, estheticians, salon owners, beauty school instructors and students, plus manufacturer and distributor personnel each year. The ABS show floor features 450 manufacturers and distributors of hair care brands for men and women, as well as nail care and color; tools and appliances; hair extensions and salon furnishings.
Join the Spa Industry Association at booth 6822
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Senior Consultant Wynne Business | Community Ambassador Booker | Contributing Editor Dayspa Magazine
Lisa is a business consultant for Wynne Business, spa management trainer, educator on five continents, highly rated speaker at industry events, and regular contributor to global spa trade publications including American Spa, Spa China and Spa Business. Lisa has been helping companies maximize spa operations performance in both front and back of house for 30 years. Her knowledge and experience provides turnkey solutions in areas such as spa business operations, finances and compensation, marketing, inventory management, human resource development and business process improvement.
March 6, 2016
11:30 AM to 12:45 PM –
INTEGRATING WELLNESS INTO SPA – OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES
Wellness is the current industry buzzword, and having wellness services in the spa makes sense from many perspectives. But adding treatments and services that are outside the typical scope of spas can present logistical and marketing challenges for both staff and consumers. We’ll present recent case studies on the progress being made, and discuss the potential obstacles to integrating successful and profitable wellness services.
March 7, 2016
01:45 PM to 03:00 PM –
IS YOUR MED SPA “SPA” ENOUGH?
Has your medical spa forgotten the “spa”? As the line separating “spa” from “medical” continues to blur, some medical spas are often more appointment-driven physician’s offices than spas. Customer service and environment are important components of businesses competing for discretionary spending. We’ll discuss the little touches and infrastructure that, along with results, create deeper bonds with your clients and encourage repeat business.
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Doctor / Medical Director, Owner, McRae MD Medical Laser Spa
Elizabeth is currently board certified in Internal Medicine. She attended the University of Oklahoma School of Medicine and completed her residency as part of the LSU Charity Hospital system. She has practiced for 30 years in IM and 20 years with Botox as a solo injector with Platinum Plus status and has headed the McRae MD Medical Laser Spa for more than 10 years. She is published in the American Journal of Laser Medicine and Surgery, January 2013 edition. She is an active contributor on medical laser issues for television on KENS5 and Fox29 in San Antonio and is the presenter of the Ferrari Fashion Week South McRae MD Total Beauty Award. She has been showcased in San Antonio Magazine, The Hill Country Weekly and Vive Magazine as well as other publications. She currently is a guest lecturer for Cutera. Dr. McRae is the innovative originator of The Beauty Bug-her mobile laser spa.
ADDING MEDICAL AESTHETIC SERVICES AT YOUR SPA, HOTEL OR RESORT
March 6, 2016
01:45 PM to 03:00 PM
The interrelationship between spas and medicine is an old one dating back to the origin of health spas and curative waters. Today, increased demand for cutting edge medical spa services outside of the traditional medical office presents a unique opportunity for the savvy spa or hospitality venue. This panel presentation highlights key considerations, challenges and benefits from the perspective of the venue and medical professional, as well as licensing, operational and marketing considerations. Medical spa treatments, wellness programs and weight management programs are areas of growth for the spa, hotel or resort. Together we will explore a new interpretation of a classic relationship.
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