Tel Aviv to Host 2020 Global Wellness Summit
The Global Wellness Summit (GWS), a gathering of international leaders in the $4.5 trillion global wellness economy, closed its 2019 conference by announcing that next year’s event will take place in Tel Aviv, Israel. The dates for the 14th annual conference will be 10–13 November 2020. A consortium of companies—both inside and outside of Tel Aviv—will serve as host sponsors for the event. The first companies to sign on include Welltech1, Comtecgroup, and Geneva-based L.RAPHAEL and R.RAPHAEL in Israel.
Making the announcement, Susie Ellis – GWS chair and CEO, told delegates, “We’re thrilled to announce that the Summit will take place in this extraordinary location—one with deep spiritual significance and also firm roots in wellness, including its proximity to the Dead Sea, one of the earliest known wellness destinations.” Nancy Davis – GWS chief creative officer & executive director, added, “Set against the backdrop of this city’s ancient history is a thriving start-up culture of innovators and entrepreneurs who are at the epicenter of creating positive disruption through the intersection of healthcare, wellness, and technology.”