On UN International Day of Happiness, the Miami-based 1st World Happiness Summit breaks expected attendance and announces 2018 WOHASU Summit
MIAMI, March 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- WOHASU today proclaimed its inaugural event a success after wrapping the first World Happiness Summit, which included a four-day, four track global event that ran from March 16 – March 19, 2017. "We'd projected audience capacity for the experiential track to be about 400 people. Instead, an average of 1250 daily guests walked through the doors of the Ice Palace Film Studios space where WOHASU guests gathered to experience all the elements of building a personal practice of happiness; 2018 will be even more amazing, " said Karen Guggenheim, COO of the WOHASU, which is the organizing body behind the Summit.
Today's announcement caps four straight days of high level academic, technology, government and experiential meetings, dialogues and interactive opportunities. There were over 50 of the leading experts in the science of happiness and well being as well as entrepreneurs and government officials. Guests traveled from over 40 countries, including Bhutan, the United Arab Emirates, Surinam, Israel, Nicaragua, Colombia, United Kingdom, Liberia, Suriname, South Korea; and at least 40 US States. Participants included teachers, students, parents, coaches, civic leaders, yoga and meditation instructors, personal development experts and even a super model.
Other participants included NGO's, local non-profits and corporate citizens from lululemon, Plasticity, SmartDubai, HeartMath, Google, eMerge Americas, LiveHappy, TONIC and Happier TV, among others.
The summit celebrated its closing on March 19th at the Make Miami Happy Day, officially proclaimed by Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado on Thursday.
WOHASU is a global movement dedicated to increasing awareness on happiness as a life choice, as a human right and as an enabler of human development and social innovation. WOHASU brings together game-changers and shapers focused on how to improve Gross National, Social and Personal Happiness.
It is the WOHASU mission to invest in and support organizations like the Summit; WOHASU will invest in other initiatives like the World Happiness Summit to support Miami's entrepreneurial community. WOHASU is committed to making a happier Miami and a happier world through helping create happiness practices one person at a time.
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