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April 27, 2014

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The Wellness Summit will be a series of interactive workshops with featured speakers and panel discussions as well as networking opportunities.

“Virtually all of our businesses and communities can take advantage of this new wellness movement,” said Ernest Hohmeyer, president of Adirondack Spirit, one of the summit sponsors. “Audiences are looking for a broad range of wellness activities from outdoor recreation to immersing themselves in local culture.”

The keynote speaker will be Camille Hoheb, CEO and founding director of Wellness Tourism World-wide.

WTM is a leader in education, development and promotion of wellness travel. As founder, Hoheb has spoken all over the world on health and travel. She holds an M.S. degree in Healthcare Administration and serves on several advisory committees including the World Food Travel Association and the Institute for Healthy Destination Accreditation. Hoheb is the editor of the Wellness Travel Journal and author of “The Guide to Selling Wellness Travel.”

A host of organizations are partnering to develop an Adirondack Small Business Week May 12 to 16 spearheaded by the Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce. The Adirondack celebration is in recognition of National Small Business Week.

Advanced registration is $15. For more information and to register for the Adirondack Wellness Summit,

To date, sponsors or panelists include Wellness Tourism World-wide, Activate Wellness Naturally, Adirondack Bank, Adirondack Daily Enterprise, Adirondack Economic Development Corp., Adirondack Massage Cruise, Adirondack Wellness Network, AromaVital Essentials, Dockery Chiropractic, Homeward Bound, North Country Community College, Paul Smith’s College, Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism and the Center for Adirondack Spirit Inc.

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