Spas in the News
Balley Ventures Retains Acara Partners, Leading Medical Spa Experts, to Develop Flagship Aesthetic Medical Center in Vancouver, BC Canada
VANCOUVER, BC (JUNE 21, 2011) – Peyman Ashkenani, President and CEO of Balley Ventures Inc a division of Balley Holdings of Vancouver, BC, announced today that Balley Ventures has retained Acara Partners of Branford, CT, to develop a flagship aesthetic medical center to launch its multi-site practice in the Canadian market.
“Balley Ventures looks forward to reaching consumers in a whole new way. Through the development of aesthetic medical centers, we expect to deliver our excellent customer care directly to the public with an unprecedented level of personal service,” said Ashkenani. “We have selected medical spa industry experts Acara Partners to create a groundbreaking and innovative aesthetic medical center. Acara is highly regarded for its success in the medical spa, plastic surgery and cosmetic dermatology industry, and we are thrilled to be able to leverage their best practices, expertise, and acumen for this project.”
“Acara is excited to work with Peyman Ashkenani and his team. Balley Holdings is already a recognized expert within the skin care industry via its subsidiaries Sharper Innovations and Balley Ventures, including distribution of Proactiv Solution and Murad, with a demonstrated understanding of today’s consumers’ needs. Our goal is to help them create a groundbreaking aesthetic medical center that embodies their commitment to high-level, personalized care and unsurpassed results,” said Francis Acunzo, CEO of Acara Partners.
“Our vision is to develop aesthetic medical spas around an unprecedented customer care management system to provide a unique client experience utilizing the most advanced cosmetic medical technology,” said Ashkenani. “With their vast experience in developing medical spa businesses, Acara is the perfect resource to help Balley Ventures bring this new concept to market.”
About Balley Holdings
Established its first subsidiary, Sharper Innovations, in 1999, Balley is a Vancouver,B.C.-based group of companies, specializing in the distribution of reputable health and beauty brands to Canadian customers via the internet, DRTV, direct mail, print, shopping channel and retail. Sharper Innovations has been an official distributor of Proactiv Solution, Youthful Essence and Hoodia Vita in Canada since 1999. Balley Ventures is currently the exclusive distributor for Pangea Organics and the exclusive direct-to-consumer distributor for Murad skincare in Canada. For more information about Balley, visit http://www.Balleyventures.com or call 604.998-0115.
About Acara Partners
Acara Partners, led by industry expert, noted speaker and blogger Francis X. Acunzo, is a leading business and marketing team for cosmetic practices, medspas, spas and wellness centers. Acara guides spa owners, physicians, hospitals, hotels, health clubs, and investors as they build successful businesses. Most recently, Acara has at least doubled sales at each of 18 aesthetic practices and medspas during the recession. The company has developed, owned and operated over 100 aesthetic medical practices, spas and medical spas in both the US and abroad, and has created business plans that have raised over $75 million in financing for spa and medical spa projects. For more information about Acara Partners, visit http://www.acarapartners.com or call (203) 488-0028.