LONDON, United Kingdom — Join us on Wednesday 3rd November for a digital-only event exploring The Future Of Wellness, and hear from our special guest speakers Alex Zatarain, Co-Founder of next-gen sleep tech brand, Eight Sleep; Cecile Gasnault, Brand Director for sexual wellness company Smile Makers, and others to be announced.
In this exclusive, one-off digital event, a special line up of leading industry experts and innovators will explore the key trends impacting the global wellness industry now — as it continues to plot its course for recovery — and in the future, the consumer values and behaviours unlocking new opportunities within the multi-trillion-dollar market, how they’re plotting growth in this new world of wellness, and the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.
Led by industry expert and Founder of Welltodo, Lauren Armes, and presented in association with our partners international law firm Bird & Bird LLP, the leading provider of cloud-based business management software for the wellness industry Mindbody and Joy Ventures, an investment company on a mission to build and support companies developing science-backed consumer products, this is sure to be a thought-provoking digital event for innovative brands, startups, influencers and investors in the wellness industry.
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 this dynamic marketplace.
Featuring exclusive insights into the following trends:
- Which new values and behaviours formed during the pandemic are continuing to impact the wellness landscape
- How future-minded generations are rewriting the rules when it comes to diversity, inclusion and authenticity
- Why paying close attention to consumers and bending to new expectations is key to building the brand-consumer relationship
- How wellness brands are creating differentiated value in an era of rapid digitalisation and technological innovation
- The white spaces that are still ripe for disruption
- And much more
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 $4.5 trillion industry (GWI).
When Is It?
Taking place online on Wednesday 3rd November 2021 between 5pm and 6:45pm (GMT), all attendees need to do to join is follow our unique link, which we’ll send out 48hrs prior to the event.
And if you miss the live digital event, don’t worry — a replay will be delivered to your inbox within 24hrs.
Who Are The Panelists?
Our first panelist Alexandra Zatarain is Co-Founder and VP of next-gen sleep tech brand Eight Sleep — a $162.1m backed startup designing tech-enabled products, content and services that make people sleep fit.
Prior to launching the company, the entrepreneur applied her marketing experience at various startups, academic institutions, and Wall Street organisations.
Named by Forbes to the 30 Under 30 list of young professionals making an impact in the Consumer Technology industry, in In 2017, the same year, Zatarain was a speaker at the Forbes Under 30 Summit on the topic of longevity, sleep and technology. In addition to her mission surrounding improved sleep, she also wants to bring underrepresented groups into Eight Sleep’s pool of talent and investors, saying that the only way to solve systemic inequality is to swim against the current status quo.
Joining Zatarian, Cecile Gasnault, Brand Director for sexual wellness company Smile Makers left France in 2014 for the warmer shores of Singapore. With 10 years experience in digital innovation in both MNCs and startups, she has specialised in building digital strategies to connect brands with consumers.
At Smile Makers since 2016, Gasnault has developed a conversation-based marketing approach, that has allowed the brand to grow organically, and overcome the challenges of being in a very stigmatised category. To answer the many questions Smile Makers was receiving from their community, Cecile launched in 2019 their pleasure-positive sex education program Vulva Talks, available for free.
More incredible guest speakers are to be announced soon.
What Else Can You Expect?
During the digital event, attendees will have the opportunity to participate in a Q&A session with Alex Zatarain, Co-Founder of next-gen sleep tech brand Eight Sleep, Lauren Armes, industry expert and Founder of Welltodo, and other guest speakers who are due to be announced shortly.
Where Can You Get A Ticket?
For your chance to learn from leading wellness brands, discover what is driving the wellness industry forward and make your ideas grow, grab your ticket here.
Exclusively available to ticket holders, you can now purchase the yet-to-be-released 2022 Consumer Wellness Trends Report (RRP £145+VAT) at the special price of £95 (+VAT) including a ticket to the digital event. Get your bundle here.