Welltodo Summit

Thank you to everyone who joined us at the Welltodo Summit 2018. If you missed the action, you can catch-up on Facebook.

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The Welltodo Summit is designed to help you kickstart your business and discover new ways to grow, innovate and succeed in the global wellness industry.


– A gathering of big thinkers to explore the business of wellness
Networking with industry thought-leaders, investors and other like-minded people
– Listened to dynamic panel discussions with successful entrepreneurs and industry experts
– Explored important topics and issues affecting the future of the wellness industry
– Inspired by new thinking, new ideas, and the latest trends and business insights
– Key takeaways sharing how to take your business or idea to the next level
– An innovative curation of brands offering the latest in wellness
– A selection of food and drink
– Goodie bags stuffed with partner products (worth more than £60)

– How technology will impact the future of wellness
– Fundraising & Capital
– Industry ‘buzzwords’ & their real commercial impact
– Workplace wellness & culture
– US insights & Asia insights
– ‘Active Lives’ keynote by Stylus futurologist
– Changing perspectives through credibility
– Fireside chat with founders of successful wellness companies


Two tracks ran simultaneously across the day. In addition, a roundtable room was created to host deeper conversations and provide further insight from industry experts.

12:30 – 13:00
Arrival & registration

13:00 – 13:15
Welcome & opening remarks

13:15 – 13:55
TRACK 1: Purpose beyond profit – Ryan Black (Founder, Sambazon), Tim Westwell (Co-Founder, Pukka) and Damian Soong (Co-Founder, Form)
or TRACK 2: Wellness tourism – with Felicity Black-Roberts (Vice President for Acquisitions & Development, Hyatt), Thomas O’Maoileoin (Co-Founder & MD, Thomas & Thomas), and Alistair Johnson (Director, Spa Creators)
or ROUNDTABLE: How customers are using retail to expand their propositions and create extra revenue – with MINDBODY

13:55 – 14:05
Change-over break

14:05 – 14:45
TRACK 1: Investment, fundraising and the maturing industry – with Ashish Burman (Managing Director, Financo), Zoe Clements (Partner, Palatine Private Equity) and Frederic Court (Managing Partner, Felix Capital)
or TRACK 2: ‘Active Lives’ – The active brand landscape is transforming, opening up to a new generation of consumers fuelled by extreme experiences, urban adventures and emotive digital content. From live-streaming platforms and spectator gaming to immersive technologies that promote wellbeing and self-optimisation, Stylus reveal the exciting trends and engagement strategies driving this evolving economy.
or ROUNDTABLE: Charitable impact & social responsibility – with Form

14:45 – 15:05
Networking break

15:05 – 15:45
TRACK 1: Changing perspectives through credibility – with Sarah Greenidge (Founder, WellSpoken), Steve Ward (CEO, ukactive) & Rahil Vora (CEO, Revital)
or TRACK 2: Workplace Wellness & Culture – with Wendy Coulson (CEO UK, Les Mills), Clayton Herbert (Senior Digital Sales & Activation Specialist, Technogym), and Lea Nielsen (Partner, Client Relations & Marketing, Gympass)
or ROUNDTABLE: Getting ready for investment – with Financo

15:45 – 15:55
Change-over break

15:55 – 16:35
TRACK 1: US insights – with Tina Yu (Senior Vice President, KSL Capital Partners), Alexis Cuddyre (VP, Brand and Creative, ADAY), and Lara Morgan (Founder, Scentered)
or TRACK 2: Real estate and property – overcoming challenges and seeing opportunities – with Chris Baker (Senior Asset Manager, intu Lakeside), Casey Phillips (Partner, Shelley Sandzer), and Becky Jones (Head of Partnerships, Appear Here)
or ROUNDTABLE: Company culture and building a passionate team – with Welltodo

16:35 – 16:55
Networking break

16:55 – 17:35
TRACK 1: The impact of technology and the value of data – with Kevin Teague (Senior Vice President & Managing Director, Europe, MINDBODY), Tom Peters (Director of Commercial Development, UK & IE, Deliveroo) and Manu Seigner, (VP, Business Operations, Peloton)
or TRACK 2: Asia insight – with Sarah Clark (CMO, Rapha), James Forrester (Co-Founder, UFIT) and Sonalie Figueiras (Founder, CEO & EIC, Green Queen & Ekowarehouse)
or ROUNDTABLE: Harnessing the power of your brand – IP for the Wellness industry – with Bird & Bird

17:35 – 17:45
Change-over break

17:45 – 18:30
TRACK 1: Fireside chat – with Olivia Cooney (Founder, Pop-up.fitness) and Charlie Thuillier (Co-Founder, Oppo)
or TRACK 2: Fireside chat – with Simon Coley (Co-Founder, Karma Cola Co) and Pip Black (Co-Founder, Frame)

18:30 – 18.40
Closing remarks

18:45 – 21:00
Networking and drinks


We curated speakers from some of the most innovative and thought-leading global brands including representatives from; Peloton, Sambazon, Technogym, Coyo/nush, Deliveroo, Les Mills, Felix Capital, ukactive and many more… 





Welltodo Summit 2018
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