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Keynote Speakers | AMTA 2019 National Convention

AMTA 2019 National Convention

Inspire Your Massage Therapy Career with a New Keynote Speaker Each Day

AMTA continues to forge change and grow the profession by advancing education, expanding relations with healthcare organizations, and engaging federal agencies for all massage therapists. As the largest non-profit organization for massage therapists, students and schools, AMTA believes in the power of life-long learning and giving back. Come be inspired by our keynote speakers as they share the ways they create positive change in the world.

Robyn Benincasa, World Champion Adventure Racer & CNN Hero 

Listen as Robyn Benincasa, World Champion Adventure Racer and CNN Hero shares about the Project Athena Foundation which encourages and inspires individuals who’ve endured life-altering medical setbacks to unleash the adventurer within and complete the journey of a lifetime. Whether it’s climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, crossing the finish line of an Ironman Triathlon or falling into the arms of a family member at the end of a 5K – Robyn believes it’s not about the setback, it’s about the comeback.

Come together with massage therapists from across the nation to hear the many achievements of the association while celebrating contributions to AMTA and the massage profession. 

W. Mitchell, Author & Business Leader  

Kick off Friday with a morning of inspiration alongside your community of massage therapists 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 as his seemingly hopeless story evolves into an amazing life of achievement – energizing you to live your best life and help others thrive too. 

Daniel Pink, Best-Selling Author of When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing

It is an exciting moment in time for massage therapy as the profession evolves and continues to improve the quality of life for so many people. Daniel Pink, best-selling author of When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing, will share why the time is now for massage therapy. He will show how timing really is a science – one we can use to make smarter decisions, enhance productivity, and boost our performance. Daniel’s insights will encourage you to have a deeper sense of meaning and purpose in your massage therapy career. 

Register for the 2019 National Convention here! »

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Jackie R., AMTA member since 2011