Las Vegas, NV, December 15, 2016 – This was an outstanding evening for the Las Vegas Spa Association (LVSA) and the largest most luxurious spas in the world. The LVSA held their yearend Awards Night at the Sayers Club at the SLS Las Vegas home of the new Away Spa at the W Hotel.
Las Vegas, NV, December 3, 2015 – Once again the Las Vegas Spa Association (LVSA), home of the largest most luxurious spas in the world, held their yearend Spa Director’s Social. The event was held at the Sayers Club at the SLS Las Vegas. The 2015 LVSA yearend event celebrated with the LVSA Awards presentation for the tenth year.
Jody Corpuz, Spa Director at South Point was presented with the Bill Ochoa Humanitarian Award for her support of the LVSA and hosting her 3rd annual “Tough Love” exercise class to benefit NextStep Fitness.
Frank Kennedy from Ready Care was a popular choice for the vendor Award for Outstanding Member. Frank was honored for his support of the LVSA Social and charity events for the past ten years.
Jennifer Barker from The Sahra Spa at Cosmopolitan Las Vegas was named the winner of the Spa Manager Dedication Award in recognition for her commitment in the workplace and support of her peers. Her team from the Sahra Spa was well represented in her support and the humble, hardworking spa manager received due recognition from the LVSA.
Deirdre Strunk the Spa Director at Canyon Ranch was named Spa Director of the Year for her lengthy list of accomplishments. Her support of fellow spa directors and managers, commitment to charity events in Las Vegas and leadership at our largest spa made her an easy choice. She was supported by her Canyon Ranch Spa team, friends, family and all her fellow LVSA spa directors and vendor partners.
Las Vegas, NV, December 4, 2014 – The Las Vegas Spa Association (LVSA) held their year end Spa Director’s Social. It was hosted by the Spa at Mandalay Bay Resort on the Las Vegas strip. The event was highlighted with the presentation of the 2014 LVSA Awards.
Matt Gallagher, Spa Director at New York New York was presented with the Bill Ochoa Humanitarian Award for his time, effort and charitable contributions during the year. Professional Massage was named Outstanding Member for their continued support and contributions to the LVSA. Joy Matti from The Linq Hotel & Casino won the Spa Manager Dedication Award in recognition for her commitment in the workplace and support of her peers within the LVSA.
Blake Feeney, the former Spa Director at Wynn & Encore and Canyon Ranch was named Spa Director of the Year for his legacy in the spa industry, leadership role in representing Las Vegas spas and years of support. Also a Board member of the International Spa Association (ISPA), Mr. Feeney is now the Principal at Feeney & Co., a Las Vegas area consulting firm.
The Las Vegas Spa Association (LVSA) was started in 2002 as a networking solution for Las Vegas spa directors and vendors. The propose was to inspire and encourage spa directors to share ideas, services and industry trends in a fun, social setting with the goal of providing the best possible spa experience for Las Vegas guests. For more information please visit: www.lvspas.com
Las Vegas, NV, December 5, 2013
The Las Vegas Spa Association (LVSA) held their year end Spa Director’s Social at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas on the Las Vegas strip. The event was highlighted with the presentation of the 2013 LVSA Awards.
Shawn Granito, Associate Spa Director at Canyon Ranch won the Spa Manager Dedication Award; Lu Costigan from Coola was voted Outstanding Member and Jennifer Lohman the Spa Director at Bally’s was presented with the Bill Ochoa Humanitarian Award.
The Spa Director of the Year Award was presented to Stephanie Doud from The Mirage. The award is presented each year to the spa director who exemplifies what it means to be a professional. Ms. Doud has been an LVSA Board member for over six years and consistently supported the Association. She has been recognized for being a model for spa service excellence in Las Vegas.