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–IWBI, ASID and Emerald Expositions choose the Fairmont Scottsdale for inaugural event

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#WeAreWELL–The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI), in collaboration with the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) and Emerald Expositions (Emerald), one of North America’s leading event and media companies, today announced that The WELL Conference will be held Sunday, March 29 through Wednesday, April 1, 2020, at the Fairmont Princess Hotel in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA.

The WELL Conference is the first major gathering to focus solely on the health and well-being of people and how better buildings, communities, organizations, products and technologies help all of us connect and thrive. Designed to offer a richly immersive experience for attendees across multiple sectors, the goal is to present a conference experience that is health-centric and mentally stimulating, setting the platform for a strong sense of community for all attendees.

Architecture, design and engineering communities, real estate developers, corporate leaders, public health practitioners and technology professionals will all find opportunities for knowledge-sharing, connection and inspiration at The WELL Conference. Program sessions will push the boundaries of experiential learning on topics such as neuroscience; design solutions that improve health outcomes in any setting; workplace policies that support higher employee engagement; and leadership skills training that will help attendees advocate successfully for putting people at the center of decision-making.

To be hosted at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess with the backdrop of the blooming Sonoran Desert, the conference will unify myriad new voices in a unique setting to challenge and reflect the possibilities of a true wellness experience. The WELL Conference will focus on nourishment, movement, mindfulness and community and will integrate leading-edge technical content, delivering applicable knowledge and practical solutions that advance health and well-being for all.

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About the International WELL Building Institute

The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) is leading the global movement to help people thrive through better buildings and communities and stronger organizations. IWBI convenes and mobilizes the wellness community through management of the WELL AP credential, the pursuit of applicable research, the development of educational resources, and advocacy for policies that promote health and wellness everywhere. Please visit us here.

About the American Society of Interior Designers

The American Society of Interior Designers believes that design transforms lives. ASID serves the full range of the interior design profession and practice through the Society’s programs, networks, and advocacy, working to showcase the impact of design on the human experience and the value interior designers provide. Learn more here.

About Emerald Expositions

Emerald Expositions (NYSE:EEX) is a leading operator of business-to-business trade shows in the United States. The company currently operates more than 55 trade shows, as well as numerous other face-to-face events. In 2018, Emerald’s events connected over 500,000 global attendees and exhibitors and occupied more than 7.0 million net square feet of exhibition space. Learn more here.

International WELL Building Institute, IWBI, the WELL Building Standard, WELL v2, WELL Certified, WELL AP, WELL Portfolio, WELL Portfolio Score, The WELL Conference, WELL and others, and their related logos are trademarks or certification marks of International WELL Building Institute pbc in the United States and other countries.


Joseph Cephas

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Emerald Expo
Stacy Shoemaker

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Judith Webb, APR

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