The Elements franchise system now has 223 open studios in 36 states across the country, and Elements was recently ranked No. 182 on the Entrepreneur magazine Franchise 500 List.
Recent News and Legislative Updates
Update on Colorado HB 1320
HB 1320 passed May 2 on a third reading in the Senate, with multiple positive amendments having been made throughout the process.
The Alliance for Massage Therapy Education (AFMTE) has released a draft of its Assessments Table for Standard One of the Core Competencies and is asking for public feedback through a brief 12-question survey.
The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) recently announced Guptha would leave the interim CEO position at NCBTMB and Kirin was asked to return as CEO as the Board continues to develop a long-term strategic plan.
ABMP members are now eligible for an exclusive member discount at the World Massage Conference, June 5–6, 2016. Registration, which is normally $199, is just $99 for ABMP members and also includes access to the fall event in November.
The recognition reflects the success the spa franchise is yielding for its unit owners.
Virginia-based spa distributor Universal Companies recently hosted a series of grand opening events for its Wellness & Beauty Learning Center in Torrance, California.
ABMP has been recognized by Association Media & Publishing (AM&P) and its EXCEL awards as the winner for Best Electronic Book: Ethics: A Guide to Ethics in Massage & Bodywork.
The 2017 Movement conference is now accepting submissions for abstracts. The submission deadline is September 15, 2016.