August 8-11 | Washington, DC
AMTA offers a variety of opportunities to network with our active massage therapy community. From first-time attendees to seasoned veterans, there's something for everyone at the AMTA 2018 National Convention.
AMTA chapters and volunteers, check out our special programming designed for you!
Wednesday, August 8
Foundation Fundraiser: Take Me Out to the Ballgame, 7:05pm
Don your baseball cap and join the Massage Therapy Foundation for a night of fun watching the 2017 NL East Champions, the Washington Nationals, play the Atlanta Braves in beautiful Nationals Park. Share the evening with other MTF supporters in reserved infield box seats. A portion of each $40 ticket will go to MTF.
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Thursday, August 9
Opening Session & Business Meeting, Featuring Bert Jacobs, 9am
Attend the Opening Session Business Meeting, Keynote Speaker & Awards Presentation at 9am to be inspired by the Co-founder and CEO of Life is Good Bert Jacobs and hear the many achievements of the association. Visit the Exhibit Hall for photos with Opening Session Keynote Speaker Bert Jacobs at 11am!
First-Timers Luncheon, 11:30am-1pm
Connect with others new to AMTA National Convention at this complimentary luncheon. Add the First-Timers Luncheon to your registration.
Exhibit Hall Opening Night Reception, 5:30-7:30pm
Explore products and meet exhibitors while networking over complimentary hors d'oeuvres in the Exhibit Hall.
Friday, August 10
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.
Learn more about Teachers Day »
Saturday, August 11
Dinner Dance, 7pm (doors open)
Celebrate AMTA’s 75th anniversary with the ultimate 80s new wave tribute band, the Spazmatics! Complete with skinny ties, Brill Creamed hair, and horn-rimmed glasses, The Spazmatics recapture all the best of the worst of the 1980s. Outstanding musicianship combined with creative style makes for an evening of pure energy and entertainment! Semi-formal evening attire is encouraged. One ticket is included with full convention registration; additional tickets are available for purchase.
Thank you to Performance Health for their sponsorship of the Dinner Dance.
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