2020 Health & Wellness Forum

The Hotel At Midtown, Chicago, IL. February 6-8th, 2020

Pre-registration coming soon


2019 sponsors

Thank you to our sponsors for recognizing the value of creating connections and delivering wellness. Your support inspires us and fuels innovations that will change the way events are delivered. 

burpie sponsorship

The “WOW” sponsorship. Thank you for your support! 

plank sponsorship

The “building the strength” sponsorship – AKA – We could not do it without you!

sit-up supporting partners

The “core supporters” for making a difference in the HWF experience.

Join us and discover best practices for meeting healthy! 

The practice of living well is a growing priority for everyone on this planet and will only continue to grow.  At MeetingHealthy, we believe it is more than a trend.  It is a way of life. The meetings & events industry is ever evolving and adapting on how to deliver healthy experiences.   Meeting professionals are more interested than ever in incorporating healthy options such as nutrition, yoga, fitness, corporate social responsibility, ergonomics and other wellness options attendees and tired business travelers.

The Health and Wellness Forum is the premier education event on health & wellness in the meetings & events industry.   HWF offers industry expert education, networking fun and experiential learning during this two day event.  

This successful grass roots event provides event planners, association executives, and meeting professionals essential education on how to give meetings & events a wellness makeover.  

Attendees learn firsthand how their meetings and facilities can be transformed with health and wellness options. At HWF, you will learn how to make wellness a top priority in meeting design.


Learner outcomes include:

  • Discovering the “why” of wellness and how it will impact the future
  • Gaining buy-in to change the design of your meetings
  • Learning how to negotiate a healthy meeting contract​
  • Designing a healthy meeting requires thoughtful and purposeful          thinking
  • Communicating with your attendee on how to get the most of our          their experience
  • Selling the new model to your sponsors and exhibitors
  • Communicating with your suppliers and getting what you need to      make the meeting healthy

And much more…

You will leave feeling energized to tackle the new year, set your own career goals and intentions and help those you influence do the same.


breakout sessions

workout sessions

Changing How Events Are Delivered

Detailed Schedule of Events


THURSDAY, May 30th, 2019

​4:00pm                                    Registration and networking

                                                *Register for the Wellness Challenge

5:00pm – 5:15pm                  Welcome/Opening Remarks

5:30pm - 6:30pm                   Group workout “Barre by the Lake” with Ashley Hogue or start your Walking  Challenge

6:30pm -7:30pm                     Snacks & Beverages



FRIDAY, June 1st, 2019

5:30am, 6:00am & 8am        Morning workout on own

9:00am                                     Registration for the Wellness Challenge

9:30am - 10:30am                 General Session TED Style - Learn from 3 Different Experts

                                                     Our Theme is Self-Care is not Selfish, start with yourself.

                                                            Care personally - Erica Leibrandt, MA, LCP, RYT, Founder of Psychfinder, Mental Health Expert

                                                            Care for an environment - Christopher Calby – Senior Director, Delos Hospitality

                                                            Care for the experience -Tito Beverage, President & CEO, Tito’s Handmade Vodka

10:30am - 10:45am               Networking break - meet your fellow attendees

10:45am - 11:30am               Breakout sessions

                                                          1) Designing a Healthy Attendee Experience with CSR and Wellness- Kristina Tarantino & Rachael Riggs

                                                          2) 8 strategies to bring Wellness to your meetings & events

11:45am - 1:00pm                 Lunch & professional break – Enjoy a healthy lunch in the  Restaurant and catch up on your work

1:00pm - 1:30pm                   Mindful Moments & Essential Oils with Mary Slight

1:30pm - 2:15pm                   Breakout sessions

2:15pm - 2:30pm                   Networking break – meet your fellow attendees

2:30pm - 3:30pm                   Pick Your Afternoon Activity *

  1. CSR Activity -Sponsored by Vancouver & Tito’s-Holiday Home
  2. Create your own Lake Lawn Resort Experience - spa, salon, lesson or class - you must make the reservation
  3. One on One time with a Life Coach - Lynda Murdock

3:30pm – 4:00pm          Deep Dive Roundtable with Speakers

4:00pm – 4:30pm           Closing General Session

                                         Mocktail/ Cocktail hour - Try the newest cocktail – the "MEHO" with Industry Juice & #lovetitos

4:30pm                            Wellness Challenge ends and prizes will be drawn


7:00pm – 10:00pm                 Dinner on own with your new and old friends in the neighborhood


​*indicates activities are part of the Wellness Challenge.  To win, you need to register and scan the code at each session.


Enjoy the weekend  at the spa, pool and the entire club!




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