TSNN Complimentary Webinar - Wellness - The Hot, New Trend in the Trade Show Industry

September 13, 2016

Wellness is the hot, new buzzword today in the meetings and exhibitions industry. Conferences can take their toll on participants through lots of sitting, standing and information to take in.

TSNN is offering he complimentary opportunity for people to listen in on its’s newest webinar - Wellness - The Hot, New Trend in the Trade Show Industry – Sept. 22 at 3 p.m. ET.

To register, click HERE.

Wellness programs give participants a needed mental and physical break. Discover how wellness on the exhibit floor and in open learning lounges provides a healthy and memorable experience, and attracts sponsorship revenue.

The session will focus on wellness lounges, wellness challenges and activities to keep attendees motivated during and after the conference. The webinar will conclude with a discussion of the future of conference wellness.

Attendees will come away with insight on:

•             How food and inactivity impact the brain and body during conferences

•             Why sitting is a health hazard and deemed “the new smoking”

•             Healthy and time efficient ways to boost energy throughout the conference/trade show day

•             Wellness spaces and activities to engage participants, secure sponsorship, and integrate into conferences and trade shows

Moderator

Dr. Kim is president and chief exercise officer of X bytes®, a wellness company that creates video fitness micro-breaks and wellness lounges for conferences and trade shows to keep participants alert and energized. 

Her byte-size approach makes it easy for people to fit wellness into their busy lives – one step or byte at a time.  Author of a monthly wellness newsletter and a blog called “Sitting is the New Smoking,” Dr. Kim has a Ph.D. in Behavioral Science & Health and a M.S. in Exercise/Health Studies.  She was an adjunct professor in public health at the University of Toronto and York University, and a National Cancer Institute of Canada postdoctoral fellow.  Dr. Kim is now living in Washington DC area with her husband, 2 kids and a dog.

Panelist

Dale Hudson, Knowledge and Events Director of the IMEX Group, is very passionate about learning, innovation, personal development and sustainability in the meetings industry. As Director of the Knowledge and Events department at IMEX Group she successfully implemented the IMEX Vision initiatives – projects that encourage industry professionals to discover exciting new insights and gain fresh perspectives and thus enhance careers and gain an extra business edge.

During her 13 years at IMEX she created and now manages with her team several projects such as the IMEX-MPI-MCI Future Leaders Forum, Legacy projects in Frankfurt and Las Vegas, Be Well at IMEX initiative that addresses tips and tricks to stay healthy and energized during business travel and the Inspiration Hub where all the education at IMEX takes place.

 She began her career working for a major meeting exhibition as a marketing coordinator before going on to complete a BA Honors degree in Management, specializing in environmental practices within the meetings industry. After graduating she worked as a marketing manager and then as a head of corporate communications within education and then for two of the country's leading incentive houses. Hudson is a past Green Meetings Industry Council (GMIC) Board member and Secretary and was involved with the creation of sustainability reporting guidelines through the internationally recognized Global Reporting Initiative Event Sector Supplement.

Hudson has many passions in life – some of which: food, music, her family and lovely daughters Isabella and Filippa and of course her career with IMEX.

There is no cost for the webinar thanks to the generosity of SignatureBoston/MCCA and Onstream Media.

To register, click HERE.

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