MINDBODY announced that Arianna Huffington, the founder and CEO of Thrive Global, will serve as the opening keynote speaker at the company’s annual user conference, BOLD. The conference will be held September 27-29, 2017 at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront in San Diego, California.

Huffington will kick off the first full day of the conference, September 28, sharing lessons learned about the connection between well-being and productivity. Huffington is the founder of The Huffington Post, the founder and CEO of Thrive Global, and the author of 15 books, including recent bestsellers Thrive and The Sleep Revolution. She has been named to Time Magazine‘s list of the world’s 100 most influential people and the Forbes Most Powerful Women list.

“We are thrilled to host Arianna at this year’s BOLD conference,” said Rick Stollmeyer, MINDBODY CEO and co-founder. “Her message of prioritizing your own well-being perfectly aligns with the more than 1,500 wellness entrepreneurs we will be hosting at BOLD, who have devoted themselves to help others live happier, healthier lives. Her professional insight into how taking care of ourselves can enhance creativity and productivity is sure to inspire our attendees and our team.”

BOLD brings together business owners, practitioners and experts from across the wellness services industry, from fitness to beauty to integrative health, to learn, network and gain a greater understanding of best practices that can help their businesses thrive. The conference offers educational sessions on a range of topics including marketing, social media and customer retention, as well as a variety of networking opportunities and unique wellness experiences.

Registration for BOLD 2017 is now open with early pricing available through June 23, 2017. Special group discounts are available. Learn more at www.boldmindbodyconference.com.

Press release by MINDBODY.