Keynote Speakers

Get your daily dose of inspiration with a new keynote speaker each day at the AMTA 2022 Convention. 

Making a Difference 

Gain a deeper sense of purpose in your massage therapy career and life as you listen to our keynote speakers share their moving stories of courage, determination and innovation that have created profound and lasting change in the world.

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Opening Session & Business Meeting

Keynote Speaker: Michael Phelps

Michael Phelps, the most decorated swimmer in World Championship history, will join us as the Opening Session Keynote Speaker on Thursday morning at 9:00am. Michael is widely regarded as one of the greatest athletes of all time. He captured 28 Olympic medals, including a record-setting 23 gold medals, and set 39 world records over the course of his career.

Michael established the Michael Phelps Foundation, which promotes water safety, healthy living, emotional and mental wellness and the pursuit of dreams. Listen as Michael shares his journey with mental health, his incredible road to triumph, how sports massage kept him in top condition, and the way he gives back today.

We will also share the many achievements of the association while celebrating contributions to AMTA and the massage profession.  

General Session 

Keynote Speaker: W. Mitchell

Kick-off Friday at 9:00am with a morning of inspiration before starting your CE courses for the day. Author and business leader W. Mitchell will challenge you with the question, “Are the unexpected changes facing you today setbacks, or could they be exciting new starting points?”

Listen to his extraordinary story of overcoming adversity to create a life of phenomenal achievements – invigorating you to live your best life and help others thrive too.

General Session 

Keynote Speaker: W. Mitchell

Kick-off Friday at 9:00am with a morning of inspiration before starting your CE courses for the day. Author and business leader W. Mitchell will challenge you with the question, “Are the unexpected changes facing you today setbacks, or could they be exciting new starting points?”

Listen to his extraordinary story of overcoming adversity to create a life of phenomenal achievements – invigorating you to live your best life and help others thrive too.

Closing Session | 1 Credit Hour

Keynote Speaker: Mick Ebeling

Close out Convention on a high note with Mick Ebeling on Saturday at 2:00pm. Named by Fortune Magazine as one of the Top 50 World's Greatest Leaders - producer, filmmaker and inventor, Mick has sparked a humanitarian movement with his company, Not Impossible Labs. Mick and his team create revolutionary solutions in technology that push the bar on innovation and accessibility. Hear about his awe-inspiring inventions, including state-of-the-art prostheses for amputees, a voice for an ALS patient, and how they are tackling the food-insecurity crisis in the U.S. Get energized in your massage career and life, as Mick inspires you to defy the impossible and help change the world one story at time.

Rediscover Your Passion

Come together with colleagues from across the country, and reignite your passion with our inspiring speakers at the AMTA 2022 National Convention. 

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