LONDON, United Kingdom — Join us on Tuesday 2nd April, for the latest edition of our sell-out Trends Forum, where we’ll examine the key trends impacting the global wellness industry now, and in the future.
Joined by special guest speakers, Jess Schuring, Founder of Heartcore, nutritionist Laura Thomas PhD and Al Overton, Buying Director at Planet Organic, we’ll uncover and interpret the insights and behaviours that will feed into your business strategies and decision making, and empower you to better understand the rapidly evolving wellness industry landscape.
Designed to spark a powerful conversation about the business of wellness, this inspiring and educational evening will help you to discover new ways of thinking and enable you to stay ahead in what is now a $4.2 trillion industry.
When Is It?
Taking place in London on Tuesday 2nd April, this thought-provoking event for innovative brands, startups, entrepreneurs and investors in the wellness industry, will be presented in partnership with international law firm Bird & Bird LLP, business software management provider MINDBODY, and health and wellness agency Skipper & Skipper.
What Insights Can You Expect?
With invaluable insights into how to succeed in one of the world’s fastest-growing industries, our first speaker Laura Thomas PhD will present a powerful keynote exploring ‘Credibility in Nutrition Vs Commercial Scale in Retail’.
An AfN Registered Nutritionist and Certified Intuitive Eating Counsellor, Thomas established the London Centre for Intuitive Eating in 2017 to help clients and train clinicians in Intuitive Eating. Having gained a cult following from her popular podcast Don’t Salt My Game, which aims to make evidence-based nutrition cool, the Nutritionist for the 2017 BBC1 documentary Mind Over Marathon has now become an author with the release of her first book: Just Eat It: How to get your shit together around food.
Sharing insights into the world of nutrition, Thomas will challenge the thinking of businesses in the F&B sector including brand values, and how, what and when to sell to consumers.
Joining Thomas, our second keynote speaker Jess Schuring will share her expert learnings on ‘Human Touch, Community, and Experience in Fitness, Vs Technology’.
As the Founder of one of London’s leading boutique fitness studios; Heartcore, Schuring boasts an extensive professional background in hospitality, fitness and design. A creative, entrepreneur and wellness expert, she continues to raise and influence industry standards, while her passion to inspire and empower others through positive and meaningful experiences continues to build the Heartcore brand across its 9 studios.
Discussing the importance of company values, human connection, and customer service, Schuring will explore the value of building a brand with human touch at its core.
Completing our inspiring lineup, Al Overton, Buying Director at Planet Organic will sit alongside Thomas and Schuring for a lively panel discussion expanding on the themes explored during the evening.
Graduating as a Medical Herbalist in 1999, Overton has been involved in the natural health retail market for more than 15 years. In charge of Planet Organic’s buying, marketing and e-commerce functions, he works directly with brands to support the sale of organic, natural, health products across its seven stores and website. Through his work, he has acquired unparalleled insights into what it takes to drive businesses forward through product innovation, logistic improvements and targeted marketing activity.
Led by industry expert and Founder of Welltodo Lauren Armes, the panelists will explore the key trends driving the industry, and shed light on how to navigate them in order to build a brand that’s fit for the future.
What Are The Networking Opportunities?
Following the presentations and panel discussion, guests will have the opportunity to participate in a Q&A session, before mingling with other forward-thinking movers and shakers from the wellness industry.
Providing guests with the tools needed to foster innovation, encourage change, and overcome challenges to spark growth, this exciting forum will explore the trends, insights and industry developments that will impact the direction of your brand not just now, but into the future.
Where Can You Get A Ticket?
For your chance to meet and connect with like-minded entrepreneurs, discover what is driving the wellness industry forward and make your ideas grow, grab your ticket here.