In addition to our annual proprietary research project, the Global Wellness Institute engages in research with global partners.  Two such projects, Beauty2Wellness and Wellness 2030, are currently underway.  All our research is available for free to the public, and therefore we rely on sponsorship to underwrite the work.  Our research sponsors understand well the value of supporting research, both as a service to the public and a business decision, as sponsors receive visibility throughout the year and are forever linked to the important work of the Institute. For sponsorship opportunities, please click here for more information. 

Annual proprietary research: 



As first reported in the Global Spa & Wellness Economy Monitor Report in 2014, Wellness Lifestyle Real Estate represents approximately USD $100B of the USD $3.7T global wellness marketplace. As our annual proprietary research project, this independent research will define the key elements of wellness lifestyle real estate and wellness communities —and the size and opportunities for these sectors.. Read more here.


Research in collaboration with global partners:

wellness 2030

Despite the global economic contraction and startling geopolitical events that have marked recent years, wellness is thriving. Globally, the “wellness economy” now represents a massive $3.7 trillion industry. Recognizing that the wellness market will undergo radical disruptions in coming years, the Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute and the Global Wellness Institute have joined forces to develop research that will map the landscape of new consumer preferences and mindsets, and technologies and scientific knowledge, that will define “Wellness 2030”.  Read more here.



In collaboration with Dr. Anjan Chatterjee from the University of Pennsylvania, the Global Wellness Institute is working on a two-part study that will create new bridges between beauty, the brain, and wellness. The first, using natural language processing, will identify the most powerful bridging concepts between beauty and wellness; the second will analyze the range and depth of biases against people with facial disfigurement, to overcome them.  The challenging question of the report will address:  How can beauty meaningfully contribute to wellness? Read more here.