2024 ABMP School Forum for Massage and Bodywork Educators

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Registration is NOW OPEN for the 2024 ABMP School Forum!

Friday and Saturday, April 5–6, 2024 | The Royal Sonesta Capitol Hill, Washington, DC

April 5, 2024: 11:30 a.m.–6:30 p.m. ET

April 6, 2024: 8:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. ET

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Registration

Registration for the 2024 ABMP School Forum is $199 per attendee. Seats are limited. Secure your spot by registering today.

Premier School members receive one (1) free registration and Enhanced School members receive a $100 discount. Free seat registration ends on February 29, 2024. Premier and Enhanced School members, contact your school liaison at education@abmp.com or 800-458-2267.

 

Room Block

Attendees may access the ABMP room block at the Royal Sonesta Capitol Hill by using this link.

ABMP Forum Room Block

Room space is limited. Book early to guarantee your spot.

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Schedule

Schedule is subject to change.

FRIDAY, APRIL 5, 2024

  • 11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.: Check-in, lunch, vendor networking
  • 1:00 p.m.: Event welcome
  • 1:30 p.m.: Keynote presentation, "Reinventing Yourself, Your School, and the Profession" with Eric Stephenson [1 CE]
  • 2:45 p.m.: Break and vendor networking
  • 3:15 p.m.: ABMP Resource Spotlight
  • 3:30 p.m.: "Implicit Bias in the Classroom and Beyond" with Cal Cates and Kerry Jordan
  • 4:10 p.m.: "Full-Spectrum Marketing for Massage Programs" [1 CE]
  • 5:00 p.m.–6:30 p.m.: Sponsored cocktail reception

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 6, 2024

  • 8:00 a.m.–8:30 a.m.: Breakfast and vendor networking
  • 8:30 a.m.: Welcome
  • 8:45 a.m.: "Crucial Conversations: A Legislative Panel Discussion" [1 CE]
  • 10:00 a.m.: Break and vendor networking
  • 10:30 a.m.: ABMP resource spotlight
  • 10:45 a.m.: "ChatMBP: Exploring Artificial Intelligence in Massage and Bodywork Education" with Amanda Baskwill [1.5 CE]
  • 12:15 p.m.–1:15 p.m.: Lunch and vendor networking
  • 1:15 p.m.: "The Unsession: Your Topics, Your Questions, Your Session" [1.5 CE]
  • 2:45 p.m.–3:00 p.m.: Event closing and thank you

 

Event Sponsors

If you are interested in sponsoring the 2024 ABMP School Forum, please contact Angie Parris-Raney at angie@abmp.com.

 

 

Thank You to Our 2023 Sponsors!

You can see all of our amazing sponsors, watch educational videos, and connect with their offerings at www.abmp.com/abmp-school-forum-sponsors.

 

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