Global Wellness Conversations episodes dig deeper into wellness topics that matter
June 06, 2022
The Global Wellness Summit (GWS) yesterday released the 54th episode of its popular wellness podcast, now under its new name: Global Wellness Conversations (GWC). First recorded at GWS 2019 in Singapore, GWC has grown into a year-round series featuring inspiring and empowering conversations with leading voices in the wellness space. While informed by the annual summit, the podcast’s renaming reflects each episode’s accessible and hands-on conversational dialogue, empowering wellness thought leaders to inspire not just deep industry insights, but also of their rich personal stories and the ups and downs of the company.
The GWS is an organization that brings together industry luminaries to positively shape the future of the $4.4 trillion global wellness economy. Its annual gathering, held at a different location around the world every year, is where thought leaders and experts from the worlds of medicine, science, business, technology, investment, academia, design and hospitality come together to shape the future of wellness globally.
The GWC Podcast, which for the first time this season will also post videos of each interview on the GWS YouTube channel, makes topics impacting the wellness industry accessible to the world. This dynamic communications platform also provides another way to discuss Global Wellness Institute’s (GWI) Wellness Moonshot: A World Without Preventable Diseases by sharing practical, research-based information that listeners can apply in their own lives. Topics range from the role of the gut biome to tips for financial well-being; from the nuances of the architecture of well-being to the science of sleep. Host, Kim Marshall, a 25-year veteran of the wellness industry, acts as an entertaining and humorous conduit between experts and podcast listeners.
Podcast guests this season include:
- Dr. Michael Roizen, Professor, Learner College of Medicine of Cleveland Clinic at Case Western Reserve University and Director Emeritus of Wellness, Cleveland Clinic – Author of four New York Times bestsellers, host of a weekly podcast and a syndicated newspaper column, Dr. Roizen also served as co-chair of the 2021 Global Wellness Summit in Boston. We explore why he has the audacity and insight to claim that soon “90 will be the new 40”.
- Belgin Aksoy, Founder of Global Wellness Day (GWD) — Find out how this cancer survivor’s vision became a reality and how GWD grew from a day-long event dedicated to free education sharing and wellness experiences in one country in 2014 to what it is today: a wellness event celebrated in 7,000 locations in more than 150 countries on six continents and supported by Oprah Winfrey.
- Carolee Lee, Founder of Women’s Health Access Matters (WHAM) — Find out how the designer of one of the fashion industry’s most popular accessories brands used her powerful circle of friends to change an accepted reality for a long time in the medical world. Prior to founding WHAM, women were historically excluded from clinical trials, with default outcomes matching the male “norm,” even when specific diseases affected women up to three times more.
- Susie Ellis, Co-Founder & CEO, Global Wellness Summit & Global Wellness Institute — Discover the origin story of this modern wellness icon. Find out how she learned at the “feet of the masters” and came to establish credibility in the wellness industry by creating an independent research institute that quantifies the global wellness economy and provides scientific evidence to supporting wellness modalities. Ellis shares his organization’s forward-looking trends for 2022 and his predictions for the future of the wellness industry.
“Episodes of Global Wellness Conversations dig deeper into the wellness topics that matter and, most importantly, expose more people to the important work that both organizations do,” says Nancy Davis, Chief Creative Officer and Executive Director of GWS and GWI. “Our goal with the podcast is to bring our content, including research findings, trending reports and Summit speakers, to an even wider audience. Kim’s experience and passion for the industry well-being, combined with its natural warmth, make each episode interesting and delicious.It’s like listening to conversations between friends.
This season’s sponsor is Access Corporate Group (ACG), an innovative brand management company with offices in the United States, Canada, China, Australia and New Zealand that oversees a family of wellness brands. being and beauty online available at http://www.vtnstore.com and a marketplace of 100,000 influencers who share their knowledge and experience with the platform’s 12 million users. ACG’s proprietary ecosystem of business intelligence, product development, influencer market, international distribution and marketing has resulted in dynamic international success in the world of wellness retail.
S’Well The Agency, a public relations and strategy firm specializing in wellness storytelling, produces the Global Wellness Conversation podcast with Nova Media, a full-service podcast production agency. The GWC Podcast can be listened to for free on Apple and Google Podcasts, Spotify, Audible and wherever podcasts are available.
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About the Global Wellness Summit —The Global Wellness Summit is the premier organization that brings together leaders and visionaries to positively shape the future of the $4.4 trillion global wellness economy. Its future-focused conference is held in a different global location each year and has traveled to the United States, Switzerland, Turkey, Bali, India, Morocco, Mexico, Austria, Italy and in Singapore. GWS is also hosting other virtual and in-person gatherings, including wellness masterclasses, wellness industry spotlights, events, and “Reverse Pitch” symposia for investors. The organization’s annual Global Wellbeing Trends Report offers expert predictions about the future of wellbeing. The 2022 Summit will be held in Tel Aviv, Israel, from October 31 to November 3.
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