The Only Hot Springs Conference in the U.S.

Hot Springs Connection Conference: May 17 – 20, 2021

in Paradise, Montana
May 17 – 20, 2021


Practicing Proper Pandemic Protocol


It’s time to regroup and move forward. More than 40 hot springs owners/operators and 20 suppliers and affiliates from 22 states are gathering together at the beautiful Quinn’s Hot Springs Resort in the appropriately named town of Paradise, Montana. This event will be very interactive with several panel discussions and roundtables. There will even be immersive dialogue during some soaking sessions in the hot springs pools! 



Lodging at Quinn’s Hot Springs is completely sold out. If you have other accommodations, contact Vicky Nash to register for the conference.


Registration Price Includes:

  • All seminars and workshops.
  • Behind-the-scenes operations tours
  • Meals: 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 reception, 2 dinners
  • Hot Springs Trade Exchange and product demonstrations
  • Gift bag


Hot Springs Operator: $789 per person
(hot springs owners, general managers, facilities directors, staff members)

Educator / Author / Affiliate: $789 per person
(instructors or coaches utilizing hot springs waters; hot springs book or guide authors; journalists; geothermal industry professionals)

Supplier / Vendor / Consultant: $989 per person
(provider of products or services)

Student: $689 per person
(actively registered student taking courses related to the hot springs industry)

Spouse / Partner / Family Member / Guest: $789 per person
(no discount for traveling companions)

Fully refundable until May 1, 2021. In the event of a COVID-19 related situation, the conference will be rescheduled for a later date and full refunds will be available. 



Established in 2018, the Hot Springs Connection is the only conference in the United States designed specifically for hot springs owners, operators, general managers, facilities directors, and industry professionals. The purpose of the event is to provide networking opportunities, seminars and workshops for commercial geothermal pools, spas and resorts.

Presentation and seminar topics may include:

  • redevelopment, restoration and reconstruction of historic properties
  • industry trends
  • new technology
  • water treatment management
  • sanitation / filtration / pump systems
  • regulatory requirements for discharge compliance
  • balneology methodology & culture
  • water stewardship, sustainability & preservation
  • health, healing & wellness practices
  • hydrotherapy treatments
  • mineral water product development
  • leadership skills
  • customer service training
  • resort and spa management
  • best practices
  • tourism marketing, website design, social media management
  • learn how to join the Hot Springs Business & Trade Association
  • new Hot Springs of America marketing opportunities

Tentative Schedule

Read about the 2019 conference here.

Hot Springs Connection

“The amount of collaboration was inspiring, and I believe it got us all reenergized to continue to push for excellence in our field. Meeting people who have the same challenges and growing pains as we do makes us remember that it is worth it and provides a network of support that is invaluable. The only thing I would change next year is increasing the amount of time we have together. I am looking forward to a continued network of symbiotic relationships.”

~Scott Whitaker, Director of Operations, Glen Ivy Hot Springs in Corona, CA

“The first hot springs conference truly exceeded my expectations.”

~Allen Clawson, P.E. Principal & Managing Partner, Cloward H2O, Provo, UT

“International understanding through hot springs.”

~Charles Davidson, Chairman – Global Wellness Institute Hot Springs Initiative

“With great pleasure I received your email expressing the possibility to collaborate with our Federation FEMTEC for the development of Balneology, Spa therapy and industry. For us this connection with your activity in the USA is important and also strategic. We can exchange our experiences and learn from each other. For that we are ready to support your professional and serious initiatives.”

~Prof. Umberto Solimene, President – Worldwide Federation of Hydrotherapy and Climatotherapy (FEMTEC); Milan, Italy

“The BANA board members fully support the Hot Springs Connection conference.”

~Janet Abbott, BANA President