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ABMP School Forum 2022 | Denver, CO | April 22–23

Save the date for the 2022 ABMP School Forum! We'll be back for an in-person event at the Halcyon hotel in Denver, CO, Friday and Saturday April 22–23, 2022.

Save Your Spot!

We're looking forward to seeing our school community and gathering together for an event full of inspiration, education, and community building, and we'll be sharing more information about the schedule over the course of the next few months. Have an idea for a presentation topic you'd like to see? Send it to us at education@abmp.com!

"ABMP puts on a first-class forum. Every session was valuable, and gave me useful tools to bring back to my school. Thank you!" —Joe Lubow, Sarasota School of Massage Therapy

"The forum is a great resource for small schools like ours. Our team learned many new skills, and benefited from hearing and sharing ideas. It's just what we need to refocus and improve our school." —Audrey Carson, Higher Elevation Healing Arts School

"As much as anything, the ABMP School Forum provides an opportunity to network with other school owners and directors and share thoughts, ideas, and similar challenges." —Paul Stone, Stone School of Massage

Hotel information:

Halcyon Cherry Creek
245 Columbine St.
Denver, CO 80206


Click the video links below to catch up on our ABMP Friday Forum Series: Online Edition. This two-part series features Amy Andrews McMaster using the work of Brené Brown from her latest New York Times best seller, Dare to Lead. Amy is a leadership consultant and a Certified Dare to Lead™ Facilitator who masterfully inspires brave leadership skills incorporating Brené Brown’s research and tools for courageous leadership. Just what today’s “new normal” requires.

Part One: A Call to Courage in Times of Adversity

In Part One Amy applies Brené Brown’s courageous leadership research to manage the ongoing school challenges during COVID-19. Come prepared to recharge with tools that increase resiliency, creativity, and courage through vulnerability among leadership, staff, and students.


Part Two: A Call to Courage in Times of Adversity

In Part Two, Amy applies Brené Brown’s courageous leadership research and tools for creating a safe environment by leaning into tough conversations. She’ll share tips and wisdom for choosing courage over comfort when it comes to keeping communication channels open when addressing racial inequality, general staff and student issues, or even COVID-19 protocol concerns. We’re excited to bring you these meaningful tools that can apply to any area of your life!


About Amy Andrews McMaster

Amy Andrews McMaster is a leadership consultant, courage builder, executive coach, and Certified Dare to Lead™ Facilitator. For more than two decades, she has collaborated with schools and organizations to optimize potential, expand self-awareness, and achieve better results.

Amy has worked with organizations such as Whole Foods Market, FirstBank, OpenTable, Catholic Health Initiatives, Heartland, Metro State University, Women in Transportation, and Society of Women Engineers, as well as school districts across the nation.

Amy has a unique ability to hold a safe, nonjudgmental space that builds trust and connection while offering a new realm of possibilities, both personally and professionally. She delights in partnering with leaders to learn, laugh, and grow.

The world is desperate for brave leaders and courageous cultures, and Amy is committed to help.