2020 Health & Wellness Forum
The Hotel At Midtown, Chicago, IL. February 6-8th, 2020
THE HOTEL AT MIDTOWN CHICAGO, IL
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.
The “WOW” sponsorship. Thank you for your support!
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…
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 *
- CSR Activity -Sponsored by Vancouver & Tito’s-Holiday Home
- Create your own Lake Lawn Resort Experience - spa, salon, lesson or class - you must make the reservation
- 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!