ISPA Celebrates 2019 Innovate Award Winners


The International Spa Association (ISPA) will recognize 12 of its members with ISPA Innovate Awards during the grand sessions at the 2019 ISPA Conference & Expo.

The awards recognize members who have launched innovative solutions and products over the past year, celebrating those “who have demonstrated creativity and commitment in the face of an ever-changing market.”

Winners are selected by ISPA members, who vote for their favorite from a list of 80 applicants. The 2019 ISPA Innovate Award recipients and categories, along with a brief overview of the winning submission include:

Leadership & Philanthropy                                                                       

  • Conscious Coconut: Organic coconut oil packaged by developmentally challenged adults that also feeds a meal to a child with every purchase.                   
  • Hilton Worldwide: Hilton Worldwide School of Wellness Spa Manager Onboarding Program, designed to propel, retain and attract new professionals to the spa industry.
  • Saltability: $340,000 raised for Alzheimer’s care/support/research through event leadership at the 2018 Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Boca Raton, FL.

Experiences & Treatments

  • Knesko Skin: Rose Quartz Chakra Facial featuring Knesko Natural Collagen Hydrogel Mask.
  • The Edgewater Spa: Brew-inspired spa treatments to complement their urban resort’s Brewgrass Concert Series.
  • The Spa at Cliff House: Adapting seasonal spa treatments to align with shifts in nature.

Technology & Equipment

  • Hyperice Inc: Recovery and movement enhancement technology to optimize health and wellness of service providers as a way to extend their careers and combat industry burnout.
  • Living Earth Crafts: Global Customer Service Phone App for product registration and service, making trouble shooting and obtaining warranty service easier.
  • Technogym: Stationary bike simulating the thrill and challenge of outdoor cycling.


  • Circadia by Dr. Pugliese: Circadia’s Innovate skin science meets Hydrafacial’s patented vortex technology.
  • Eminence Organic Skin Care: Organic products proven to dramatically reduce acne in 28 days.
  • Noel Asmar Group Inc.: Athleisure uniforms that uses recycled fabric made from repurposed plastic bottles.

The 2019 ISPA Conference & Expo will be held September 11-13, 2019 at The Venetian in Las Vegas.

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