Special Events + Social Opportunities

AMTA offers a variety of opportunities to network with our active massage therapy community. From first-timers to seasoned veterans, there's something for everyone at AMTA National Convention. Chapters and volunteers, check out our special programming designed for you!

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Wednesday, October 26

MTF Monster Mash, 7-9pm

Don your Halloween costume and join the Massage Therapy Foundation at the Milwaukee Theatre. Network with massage therapists from across the country while enjoying an open bar and some of Milwaukee's favorite foods. Register now »


Thursday, October 27

Get a photo with Robin Roberts, 11am

Visit the Exhibit Hall for photos with keynote speaker Robin Roberts! Attend the Opening Session Business Meeting, Keynote Speaker & Awards Presentation from 9-11am to be inspired by Robin Roberts and hear the many achievements of the association.

First-Timers Luncheon, 11:30am-1pm

Connect with AMTA leaders and others new to AMTA National Convention at this complimentary luncheon in the Exhibit Hall. Add the First-Timers Luncheon to your registration. Thanks to Sponsor Performance Health.

Exhibit Hall Opening Night Reception, 5:30-7:30pm

Explore products and meet exhibitors while networking over complimentary hors d'oeuvres. Have your Passport to Prizes card stamped and return it to AMTA’s booth by Saturday at noon to be entered into a drawing for valuable prizes! Thanks to Platinum Sponsor Massage Warehouse.


Friday, October 28

Teachers Celebration Luncheon, Noon-1:30pm

Connect with other educators and renew friendships while we honor the AMTA Jerome Perlinski Teacher of the year and Dianne Polseno Lifetime Achievement award recipients. Registration and lunch fee are required.

Teachers Networking Reception, 5:30-6:30pm

Wrap-up Teachers Day in the Exhibit Hall with fellow massage therapy school instructors and those interested in becoming instructors for networking and fun.


Saturday, October 29

Meet our Olympic Panelists in the Exhibit Hall, 10:45am

Visit the Exhibit Hall to meet the Olympic athletes participating in Closing Session Bringing Home the Gold: Olympians + Massage Therapy. Be sure to register for our exciting Closing Session from 2-4pm!

Passport to Prizes Drawing, 1pm

Attend the Passport to Prizes drawing in the Exhibit Hall for the chance to win valuable prizes from AMTA National Convention exhibitors. To participate, have your Passport to Prizes card stamped and return it to AMTA's booth by Saturday at noon.

Dinner Dance, 7pm (doors open) – midnight

Celebrate a successful convention with new and old friends at the Dinner Dance. Semi-formal evening attire is encouraged. One ticket is included with full convention registration; additional tickets are available for purchase.

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