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2022 Global Wellness Summit will take place in Tel Aviv

15 Dec 2021
The Global Wellness Summit (GWS) will host its 2022 conference in Tel Aviv, Israel, from 30 October - 2 November 2022.

Susie Ellis, chair and CEO of the GWS, and creative director and executive director, Nancy Davis, unveiled the plans at the conclusion of the 2021 summit in Boston, US.

The announcement marks the third time the GWS has been scheduled to be hosted in Tel Aviv as the past two summits (2020 and 2021) were forced to relocate due to the pandemic and political unrest.

The GWS organisation chose Tel Aviv because it sees the city as a crossroads where world-leading innovation and ancient cultures collide. Plus, the city is claimed to boast more start-ups than any place other than Silicon Valley and is a hotbed of tech innovation in health and wellness.

Even during the pandemic, Israel’s tech industry had a banner year, attracting over US$24bn in capital.

“Analysts agree the pandemic has made wellness the number-one priority for consumers, and so much investment is flowing into our industry,” says Ellis.

“The 2022 GWS will explore how wellness is at a crucial tipping point, with so many new directions and opportunities. Every business now needs to ‘think like a start-up,’ and Israel, the Start-Up Nation, is the perfect place to jumpstart needed new ideas.”

Amir Alroy, co-founder of Israeli wellness innovation hub, Welltech1, and Ömer Isvan, president of Servotel Corporation, have been announced as summit co-chairs.

Alongside the conference schedule, the event will offer pre- and post-Summit trips so delegates can discover Israel and the region’s must-see destinations.

As in the past two years, delegates will be able to attend the event either in person or virtually.

Registration is now open with early bird rates running until 31 December; current in-person delegate prices start at US$4,170 (£3,146, €3,699) per person, while online attendance costs US$650 (£490, €577).

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