Plan Your Trip to the 2011 National Convention in Portland


Plan Your Travel to Portland!

There’s still time to plan your travel to the AMTA 2011 National Convention in Portland. Register before Monday, August 22 while early bird rates still apply! Education and social opportunities are on a first come, first serve basis and spots are filling up quickly.

Attending AMTA’s National Convention is the perfect opportunity to network with your massage therapy community, gain continuing education credit and connect with your peers—all while visiting the beautiful city of Portland. Take in everything this eco-friendly metropolis has to offer during your visit!

Important information to know before you go:

National Convention Location:
Oregon Convention Center
777 NE Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
Portland, OR 97232

Host Hotel

Conveniently located in downtown Portland, the DoubleTree Portland hotel will host guests of the AMTA National Convention. Stay at the Convention hotel and have access to room service, onsite dining options, and a fitness center—and, most importantly, a community of AMTA Members! 

DoubleTree Portland
1000 NE Multnomah Street, Portland, Oregon, United States 97232
Reservations: (503) 281-6111
Ask for the AMTA rate: $166/ single or double
Mention AMTA to receive the special reduced rate. The last day for this rate is September 21, 2011.
Book now!

Getting to Portland

By Air
The Portland International Airport is a hub for Skywest Airlines, Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air and includes frequent and affordable flights on a variety of airline carriers, including Southwest Airlines.  For flight reservations to the Portland International Airport (PDX), AMTA members may contact Association Travel Concepts (ATC), AMTA’s official travel management service, to receive discounts on airfare and car rental.  Book your travel reservations online directly from the ATC website, or call ATC toll-free at (800) 458-9383.  Some restrictions and a service fee may apply.

By Train or Bus
Portland is easily accessible from many major cities via Amtrak and Greyhound. For more information, contact Amtrak or Greyhound directly.  If you’re traveling with a friend, look for special companion fares.

Rideshare or Find a Roommate
If you are looking to save money, share expenses with other convention attendees by taking advantage of AMTA’s travel matching service. Learn more about finding a roommate or travel companion.

Need Travel Insurance?
Emergency Assistance Plus (EA+) takes over if YOU break down while traveling. EA+ provides AMTA members with medical, travel, and return-home services. With one call, 24 hours a day, members receive pre-trip and on-the-road trip assistance. Over 20 types of valuable, affordable benefits! Learn more

Register for the AMTA 2011 National Convention

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Learn More About Fascial Therapy

The two-part AMTA Fascial Therapy Continuing Education Program outlines fundamental information about fascial therapy and acts as a learning tool for massage therapists.
•    Get started with the Part One Workbook
•    Register for the face-to-face workshop at National Convention, Wednesday, October 19, 2011

>> More about the AMTA Fascial Therapy Program and requirements.


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