LNE Spa Conference Programme 2019

| July 15, 2019

28 & 29 July 2019

The Capital on the Park Hotel, Sandton, Johannesburg

A must attend event for all spa managers, salon or spa owners, and wellness professionals.

The Les Nouvelles Esthetiques Spa Conference focuses on building capacity, raising benchmarks and adding value to the spa industry, in addition to the infinite networking opportunity.

This results in a speaker program that is focused in helping delegates to better understand their business; master industries best practices and directly apply practical lessons in their business.

The Theme for 2019: Defining your Strengths

Strengths are tasks or actions that you can do well: talents, knowledge, and skills to achieve goals. Visionaries solve problems by asking and answering the question, ‘where do we intend to go and why?’ Everybody and company has their individual set of strengths.
About Les Nouvelles Esthetiques, South Africa

Les Nouvelles Esthétiques, now published on 26 countries, with head office in Paris, France, has been an international leader in providing up-to-date beauty and spa information for the past 65 years through their international network of magazines, conference and exhibitions. The South African magazine edition of Les Nouvelles Esthetiques Spa Magazine launched in October 2002 and the Les Nouvelles Esthetiques Spa Conference and Spa Award in 2005 and has grown from strength to strength, as we focus on providing the industry with important information on new trends and up to date knowledge in the world of spas, encompassing all aspects of professional skincare, bodycare and spa therapies, spa design, spa management and spa lifestyle.

For more information contact 011 447 9959 or e-mail: info@lesnouvelles.co.za


Spa Conference Programme 2019

Sunday, 28 July 2019


8.30 – 9.30                        Registration


MC: Janine Janse van Rensburg (Managing Director – Extracts Collection)

9.30 – 10.00                        Welcome – Dr Nadine de Freitas (Managing Editor – Les Nouvelles Esthetiques)

Some people have an “envision strength,” Bergstrand says, chief executive of Brand Velocity, an Atlanta-based consulting firm “These folks are visionaries who get energy and solve problems by asking and answering the question, ‘where do we intend to go and why?’ It is common to find these strengths with strategists, marketers, and CEOs.”

10.00 – 11.00                         Defining your StrengthsDavid Germond (Founder and Senior Partner: The Surprise Factory ™, and Executive Director: Founding SeniorPartner: thewinwingroup

Teamship provides innovative solutions to complex organisational problems. Solutions are focused on business growth and profitability for clients. Areas of competence are: leadership and leadership development, organisation design and performance culture, strategy and change leadership, innovation in communication, training and development, project management, new venture investment, “green” innovation and advocacy.


11.00 – 11.30                         Mid Morning Break

11.30 – 12.00                        Building Sustainability Into Spas – Carina Franck (Founder and Director of Kalahari Lifestyle)


There are many small efforts you can make throughout your spa to help reduce costs and be on your way to a greener business and embrace wellness of the planet and social support. Green strategies can attract clients to your spa for services, save your business money and enhance your company’s image—all while improving the quality of the environment!

12.00 – 12.30                        Healing Effect of Touch – Renchia Droganis (Founder of Africology Skin Care)
The skin is the largest organ in our body and is designed, amongst other things, to experience touch.  As our brains and bodies have developed extensive and complicated responses to being touched, massage has a profound impact, not just on our sore or tired muscles, but also our physical and mental health.

12.30 – 13.00                           Spa Menus That Bring Customers to You


How to create spa menus that bring customers to you is the million- rand question, isn’t it? So, how do you create spa menus that bring the customer to you? Most of it comes from using emotionally based adjectives, creativity and knowing your client base!

13.00 – 14.00                         Lunch

14.00 – 15.15                        The Rise of Wellness in Africa Mandy Trollip (Managing Director Amani Spas)

In our fast-paced modern world, the global consumer has become more conscious and is demanding wellness in the form of spa treatments, holistic therapies, exercise, natural foods, and extraordinary destinations that help them keep or get healthy at home and whilst traveling, be it for leisure or business travel.

With our beautiful natural resources and destinations across the continent, Africa is perfectly poised to become the leading region for wellness experiences and opportunities, in the fast growing, $4.2 trillion global wellness tourism industry.

15.15 – 16.00                        Get Ready to Influence …. – Debbie Wolfendale (CEO of DERMACLINICAL)


Businesses that help to simplify their client’s lives will unlock their best potential


Monday, 29 July 2019


8.30 – 9.00                        Registration

MC: Jackie Armitage (Spa Manager The Spa at The Oyster Box)

9.00 – 9.15                        Welcome & Spa Awards 2019 – Dr Nadine de Freitas (Managing Editor – Les Nouvelles Esthetiques)


9.15 – 10.00                        Be The Change You Want To See – Puseletso Modimogale (Transformation Coach, Mentor, Therapist, Author)


We are living in the world of rapid change where external factors influences our internal being.

Changes are inevitable, we need to also initiate personal change so we can rise to the challenge and become our best versions. We are all in the transformational journey to self discovery, there is always the potential for positive change in every moment , as we are true to who we are and in knowing our purpose here on earth. Our perception of reality and other people get mirrored back to us. What we perceive the outside world to be, is the reflection of our inner world (beliefs, thoughts and feelings)


10.00 – 10.30                        Embrace Change – from Well being & Better Being Mimmie Lancaster (Spa Executive – Santé Wellness Retreat & Spa)

Wellbeing is a word used so frequently but how do we create a “well” environment? What are the practical steps, the cost factors and key components to address if we want our staff to walk the talk. The positive impact that this way of living has on your staff, your clients and ultimately your business is a worthwhile investment.


10.30 – 11.00                        Strength in Numbers Tzvia Herman (Founder of The Laser Beautique Franchise)
Discover the strength of being part of a team, group and franchise. From how to build a strong team to being part of successful franchise. From pros and cons to culture and tradition. What makes a good team player, employee, leader, franchisee and franchisor.

11.00 – 11.30                        Mid Morning Tea Break

11.30 – 13.00                         Master Classes – choose between 1 of 3 Master Classes or enjoy all, each designed to bring greater value to your spa.

  1. Spa Treatments


A hands-on workshop and demonstration presented by Extract Collection on the value Pregnancy Massage and Beautyworx on Skin Booster Microneedling.


  1. New Spa Technologies


Increase sales and revenue in your business by implementing unique technology services, that will maximise the client experience, separate your spa from others and provide results driven solutions for your clients. LPG – cellular stimulation, The Laser Beautique, and H2glow by Spa and Salon Solutions


  1. Business Intelligence Master Class

What do you want from your business? What are you doing to achieve this? Are you using an intelligent approach?


13.00 – 14.00                        Lunch

14.00 – 15.15                         Topical and Ingestible Skincare:  What you need to know about new advances and trending ingredients Rialette Cronje (Skin Skills)

Cosmetic chemistry is a huge subject and with the advancements in skincare technologies and topical ingredients it becomes very overwhelming.  During this presentation we will focus specifically on technologies such as topical growth factors, stem cell technology and ingestible skincare.  We aim to give you the science behind the technologies, explain the method of action and touch on why the skin needs specific active ingredients to function optimally.  This will assist the therapist to prescribe skincare which are results driven and safe.

15.15 – 15.30                        Advanced Skin Aftercare Treatments – Dr Hennie Roos (Thoclor Labs – HOCl Immune Solutions)


Thoclor Labs is a Biotechnology Company dedicated to blending the powers of medical science with the miracles of nature. We develop and produce the worlds most advanced skin aftercare treatment and a revolutionary skin rejuvenation product. Our wound & burn care formulation speeds healing and reduces infection.


15.30– 16.00                        Closing – Defining your Strengths – Dr Nadine de Freitas (Managing Editor – Les Nouvelles Esthetiques)


The key to loving your job is to ask yourself one simple question: “What is my biggest strength?”



South African Spa Association Members

2 Day Conference & Gala Dinner             R 2950.00

2 Day Conference                                     R 2650.00

1 Day Conference                                    R 1550.00

Spa Awards Gala Dinner                        R 480.00



2 Day Conference & Gala Dinner             R 3250.00

2 Day Conference                                    R 2950.00

1 Day Conference                                    R 1850.00

Spa Awards Gala Dinner                        R   480.00

Included in the spa conference costs: Welcome tea, coffee and juice. Midmorning tea, coffee and snack. Delectable Spa Cuisine Lunch. Notepad, pen and conference catalogue. Spa Conference Goody Bag.




Please complete the below, should you wish to attend the Spa Conference and / or Gala Dinner and e-mail to info@lesnouvelles.co.za

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Banking details:

Direct deposits can be made into ABSA bank,

Rosebank Central, Branch No: 630805

Acc No: 405 176 3192.

Account Name: Les Nouvelles Esthetiques



For further information contact:

Tel: 011 447 9959

Fax: 011 447 2010

E-mail: info@lesnouvelles.co.za

Website: www.lesnouvelles.co.za



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