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ISPA to Honor Blake Mycoskie with Humanitarian Award

Stacey Soble | May 28, 2013 | 10:54 AM

ISPA to Honor Blake Mycoskie with Humanitarian AwardThe International SPA Association (ISPA) announced Blake Mycoskie will receive the ISPA Humanitarian Award, to be given at the 23rd annual ISPA Conference & Expo to be held at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada, from Oct. 21-23, 2013.

“ISPA is honored to present Blake with this very deserving award. Not only does Blake have a philanthropic heart, but he has inspired us all to give back and do our part,” said ISPA President Lynne McNees. “Blake has created a global movement with TOMS and we are fortunate to have him speak to the ISPA attendees.”

Mycoskie is the founder and chief shoe giver of TOMS, and the person behind the idea of One for One. TOMS has given over two million pairs of new shoes to children in need since it began in 2006. The company also recently expanded its unique business model to include TOMS Eyewear, helping to save and restore sight to more than 100,000 people in need.

The ISPA Conference & Expo will kick off with Blake Mycoskie as the Monday, Oct. 21 keynote speaker. Mycoskie will share with ISPA attendees how they can intertwine philanthropy and success to achieve greatness within their own businesses.

The Humanitarian Award is given to an individual recognized as a respected contributor to overall well-being, encouraging the renewal of mind, body and spirit - all of which is done by ISPA members around the world.

The ISPA Conference & Expo theme for the annual event is grow: limitless possibilities, with educational offerings at the Conference reflecting the theme. Attendees can register for the ISPA Conference & Expo by visiting ispa2013.com.

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