Special Events & Social Opportunities | AMTA 2020 National Convention

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 2020 National Convention. 

AMTA 2020 National Convention

AMTA Chapters and Special Programming 

AMTA chapters and volunteers, check out our special programming designed for you! 


Thursday, August 27

Opening Session & Business Meeting, Most Decorated Olympian Michael Phelps, 9am

Michael Phelps

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. Learn how sports massage keeps athletes in top physical and mental condition. Michael will share his amazing story and how he gives back today. 

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. 

First-Timers Luncheon, 11:30am

Connect with others new to the AMTA National Convention at this complimentary luncheon. Be sure to add the First-Timers Luncheon to your registration.

Exhibit Hall Opening Night Reception, 5:30pm

Explore products and meet exhibitors while networking over complimentary hors d'oeuvres in the Exhibit Hall


Friday, August 28

Teachers Celebration Luncheon, 12pm

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. Please add the Teachers Luncheon to your registration - lunch fee is required. 

Learn more about Teachers Day »

Exhibit Hall Open, 5-7pm

Browse the largest exhibit hall in the massage therapy profession. 

Massage Therapy Foundation 30th Anniversary Fundraiser & Donor Celebration, 7pm - 10pm

Commemorate the Foundation’s 30th Anniversary by attending the Friday night fundraising bash at Convention. Mix, mingle, and show off your 90’s-themed costumes as MTF honors donors and celebrates with music, dancing, food and contests. 

Register for the MTF Fundraiser »


Saturday, August 29

Closing Session, Mick Ebeling, 2pm

Recently named by Fortune Magazine as one of the Top 50 World’s Greatest Leaders - producer, filmmaker and inventor, Mick Ebeling has sparked a humanitarian movement with his company Not Impossible Labs.  Be inspired in your massage career and life, as Mick shares how he is making the inconceivable, the unbelievable and the impossible, Not Impossible.

Dinner Dance, 7pm (doors open)

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

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See a New Keynote Speaker Each Day at Convention »

Earn 16+ CE credits during AMTA 2020 National Convention »

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Bailey L., AMTA member since 2016

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