2017 Congress Exhibitors

2017 Biennial Educational Congress Exhibitors

Meet the exhibitors of the 2017 Educational Congress, hosted by the Alliance for Massage Therapy Education. These companies provide valuable support to the Congress through their connections with our members. They participate in discussions and share knowledge and perspective as part of our community.

 

abmp-logo Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals (ABMP) is a national membership association that goes above and beyond great liability insurance to make it easier for massage and bodywork practitioners and students to succeed. Founded in 1987, ABMP is the largest massage therapy membership organization in the country.

American Massage Therapy Association(AMTA) is the largest non-profit, professional association serving massage therapists, massage students and massage schools. It is the most trusted and respected name in massage therapy. AMTA mission is to serve AMTA members while advancing the art, science and practice of massage therapy.

 

biotone-logo BIOTONE is the leading manufacturer of high quality Professional Massage Oils, Cremes, Lotions and Gels, Spa Body Products, Body Wraps, and Treatments. Be sure to visit: http://www.biotone.com

 


Books of Discovery Books of Discovery is the publisher of the acclaimed Trail Guide to the Body. Our company specializes in user-friendly, reasonably-priced musculoskeletal and palpation educational tools for the bodywork fields. More than 1,700 bodywork schools have chosen Trail Guide to the Body products for their students. It is sold in 38 countries. Be sure to visit: http://www.booksofdiscovery.com

The Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA) accredits both educational institutions and programs offering instruction in massage therapy and bodywork or esthetics and skin care. The organization was formed to establish and maintain the quality and integrity specific to the massage/bodywork and esthetics professions and is governed by a Commission of elected volunteers. COMTA was recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as a specialized accrediting agency in 2002, an acknowledgement of its expertise in ensuring quality education and allowing programs to access federal student aid funds. For more information visit COMTA’s website

curties-overzet Curties-Overzet’s mission is to provide educational texts and materials for the manual therapy professions that set a high standard for content and innovation, make a contribution to the expansion of the available catalogue of materials, and are accessible to students and practicing therapists alike. Visit: http://www.curties-overzet.com/

custom-craftworks-logo Custom Craftworks, one of the largest manufacturers of massage tables, chairs, equipment and accessories in the United States, has been supporting the vital work of manual therapists and educators in the massage, therapy and holistic health fields for over 30 years. As Custom Craftworks continues to grow and evolve, its philosophy and culture remain the same- Custom Craftworks will continue to be dedicated to the highest quality of workmanship, innovation and longevity for years to come.

earthlite-massage-tables Earthlite aims to offer products that will aid in healing humankind. Their massage products, like their massage tables, are seeded with love so that an inner peace will reach out to all those who are treated on our tables. In the manufacture of our products, Earthlite aims to preserve our natural resources and protect our Earth from undue harm. As an industry leader, Earthlite plans to lead by example and step forward into the stewardship of the planet.

elements-massage Elements Massage™ was founded by a massage therapist, Michele Merhib Maruniak, and was built by talented massage therapists providing personalized therapeutic massages to every client, every session. With a foundation of massage therapy, Elements Massage™ has always set itself apart by delivering a massage that is customized for the individual and above all, therapeutic.

Elsevier is a world-leading provider of information solutions that enhance the performance of science, health, and technology professionals. We partner with educators and programs to prepare students to succeed in today’s health care environment. Our products and services enhance learning and support all the goals of your curriculum.

enrollment-resources-logo Enrollment Resources is the leading innovator in the For-Profit Career Education Sector dedicated to helping Institutions prosper. Founded in 2003, we help for-profit proprietary schools increase enrollment through empowerment and access to best practices in Marketing and Admissions.

fsmtb-logo The Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards (FSMTB) is an autonomous, not-for-profit organization comprised of state regulatory boards and agencies that regulate the massage therapy profession. The FSMTB works to enhance FSMTB programs, maintain and improve the quality of the Massage and Bodywork Licensing Examination (MBLEx), and provide support to Members in fulfilling their responsibility of protecting the public. Visit the FSMTB website for more information.

hand-and-stone-logo Hand and Stone offers professional Massage, Facial and Hair Removal services tailored to individual needs. They are open seven days a week with extended hours to help massage clients look and feel their best affordably.

Hands Heal is founded by Diana L. Thompson, LMP, a licensed massage therapist for over 30 years with a private practice in Seattle, WA, treating acute and chronic pain disorders. Her newest endeavor, Hands Heal Electronic Health Record, is an intuitive cloud-based EHR that turns bland treatment notes into expressive graphs that chart meaningful results.

healwell-logo Healwell is a non-profit agency whose mission is to improve quality of life for people affected by acute, chronic, and terminal illness through integrative hands-on therapies, education, and research.

massage-envy-logo Massage Envy is the pioneer and national leader of affordable massage and spa services. After over a million facials, 50 million massages and nearly a decade as the industry leader, Massage Envy holds true to its mission: To provide a pathway to wellness through professional, convenient and affordable massage therapy and spa services.

massage-heights-logo Massage Heights elevates the lives of the people we touch by caring for the mind, body and spirit through their relationships with guests, team members and franchise partners. It is Massaage Heights’ vision to build a family dedicated to the well-being of the people we serve by investing love and positive energy into everything they do. They are authentic in their commitment to be the massage brand of choice. For more information, visit Massage Heights’ website.

MassageMag-InsurPlus-Logo-sm MASSAGE Magazine’s mission is to provide massage and touch therapists the tools, information and resources to help them succeed both in their businesses and their session rooms.

massage therapy foundation logo The Massage Therapy Foundation advances the knowledge and practice of massage therapy by supporting scientific research, education, and community service.

MassageToday Massage Today provides massage & spa therapy news, research & information for alternative health professionals.

massage-warehouse Massage Warehouse’s mission is to directly help as many Massage Therapists as possible. By doing so, Massage Warehouse can indirectly help many people who are stressed, tight and in pain not only find relief, but recognize the measurable improvements a skilled Massage Therapist can provide.

The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) is an independent, private, nonprofit organization founded in 1992. The mission of NCBTMB is to define and advance the highest standards in the massage therapy and bodywork profession. In support of this mission, NCBTMB serves the profession through Board Certification, Approved Providers, and Assigned Schools.

Performance Health/Biofreeze Pain Relieving products have been sold internationally for over 10 years. and Biofreeze can be found in more than 50 countries and in 26 different languages. Biofreeze is the original Cold Therapy product available in gel, roll-on and spray providing temporary pain relief for millions worldwide from everyday muscle and joint pain caused by arthritis and today’s active lifestyles. Learn more at the Performance Health website.

The Society for Oncology Massage addresses the varying needs of massage therapists, consumers, and health professionals, and provides resources for advancing the knowledge and understanding of oncology massage. It is their mission to support the safe delivery of massage to people who have been diagnosed with cancer, to promote an oncology massage education standard and to collaborate in research. S4OM exists to ease the journey through cancer.

Soothe is the world’s largest and fastest-growing on demand massage service, bringing the healing power of massage to your home, office, or hotel in as little as an hour. Launched in 2013, Soothe is now in over 50 major cities across the U.S., U.K., Canada, and Australia. Soothe works with nearly 10,000 independent certified massage therapists, all of whom are vetted in person to ensure quality service. Soothe therapists earn three to four times more per hour than the industry standard — all while managing a work schedule that’s flexible and convenient. Soothe also provides in-office and event chair massage through the Soothe at Work program.

The Therabath Professional Paraffin Wax Bath is proudly U.S.A manufactured to FDA Class II Medical Device since 1962. We lead our markets by maintaining an unsurpassed level of service, expertise in paraffin therapy, and a focused marketing effort to educate end-users and professionals on paraffin therapy benefits and proper treatment techniques.

universal-companies-logo Universal Companies is the leading single-source supplier to over 25,000 clients in the spa industry, providing thousands of products to help professionals manage and grow their businesses. Universal Companies’ mission has always been to deliver innovative spa solutions to maximize our customers’ success. With 29 years of proven success, we can help you build your business and grow revenue.

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We are really excited to be a part of the Educational Congress. What is really unique about the AFMTE is that it is an organization by educators and for educators. It’s invigorating to be a part of the process of improving and enhancing the massage education experience for everyone.”  

—Custom Craftworks

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