Red Mountain Spa. Between a Rock and a Soft Place

2009 SpaFinder Spa Professional Educational Event

Planning for business growth and success beyond the recession

Red Mountain Resort & Spa, Ivins, UT — October 18-21, 2009


In a changing world, will you just survive or will you THRIVE? Don’t get stuck in survival mode — make 2010 the year you reassess your spa's business plan and prepare for a profitable future! Join other spa professionals for SpaFinder's 8th annual Spa Learning Event, held at the beautiful Red Mountain Resort & Spa.

This fall, learn how to develop stronger marketing initiatives, get ideas for profitable yield management, and learn the ins and outs of social networking, public relations, and making your spa more eco-frienly, along with strategies for pursuing personal transformation and living a more balanced life. Also, take advantage of our industry experts, as they will be evaluating, in one-on-one sessions, your marketing and business plans, website, retail plan, and online strategies.

Joan Lunden

We are pleased to announce that Joan Lunden, award-winning television journalist, longest running host of ABC TV's Good Morning America, best-selling author, and motivational speaker, will be our keynote speaker this year, as she discusses her personal road to transformation and change.

Other speakers will include Rhana Pytell, board member of Green Spa Network and executive director at GAIA Spa; Kristi Konieczny, founder, The Spa Buzz; Kimberly Matheson Shedrick, president, Natural Resources Spa Consulting, Inc.; Christine King, president, TMG International; Dan Chandre, VP, operations, SpaBooker; Brain Cunningham, CEO,; and Milana Knowles, VP, day spa sales and marketing, SpaFinder. Read this year's 2009 agenda.

  • All SpaFinder group receptions/banquets, seminars, and activities
  • Stylish accommodations
  • One 50-minute Swedish massage (gratuity not included)
  • Three meals daily of healthy gourmet cuisine
  • Complimentary bike rental
  • Complimentary in-room high-speed internet service
  • Daily guided morning hikes, awareness walks, and Tai-Chi
  • Unlimited fitness classes including yoga, Pilates, chi ball, fitness boot camp, and more
  • Cooking demonstrations and nutrition classes
  • Healthy living classes and events
  • Full use of resort facilities including Red Cliffs & Desert
  • Breeze indoor and seasonal outdoor pools, whirlpools, walking trails, strength training and Cybex™ cardio equipment

Deluxe Single Occupancy - $289 per person, per night*
(includes 3 meals per day, 1 Swedish Massage, and the activities and amenities listed above).

Deluxe Double Occupancy - $259 per person, per night*
(includes 3 meals per day, 1 Swedish Massage, and the activities and amenities listed above).

*Airfare and transportation to and from Red Mountain Resourt & Spa not included.
**Room rates are quoted exclusive of 11.5% local taxes. Subject to change.
***Looking to share a room? See contact information below.

For more information or to RSVP, please call 212-716-1167

Pictures of Red Mountain from the 2008 event and from