ONE concept logoCHICAGO – The 2015 American Massage Conference (AMC) will be held at the Tinley Park Convention Center in Chicago, Illinois, June 11-14, 2015. The American Massage Conference is open to all massage therapists and integrative health professionals from the United States and Canada. Attendees will have access to 70 hours of National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB)-approved education, world-renowned educators, the trade show, a career and school fair, the ONE Concept Community Room, and the ONE Concept Community Classroom. Complete details are available at americanmassageconference.com.

This year organizers are offering a free continuing education day on Saturday, June 13. The free passes, which can be obtained at freeamc.info, give attendees access to four NCBTMB-approved continuing education classes as well as the trade show, where Massage Warehouse will be holding its first national clearance sale.

“Since its founding ONE Concept has stayed committed to its mission of uniting our growing field of integrated health care and creating one community in which we respect and appreciate each other in all our diversity,” stated Scott Dartnall, president and CEO of ONE Concept, Inc. “The AMC conference provides a forum for massage therapists, chiropractors, spa professionals, fitness experts and holistic health practitioners to come together, to share and to connect.”

Who will be there

This year’s educators and presenters include James Waslaski, Tina Allen, Drew Freedman, Eric Stephenson, Angie Dubis, Dr. Dennis Buckley, Anne E. Williams, Teresa Taglione-Matthews, Stephanie Beck, Lynda Solien-Wolfe, Jerrilyn Cambron, Rick Garbowski, Lloyd List, Angie Patrick, Felicia Brown, CG Funk, Monica Pasinato-Forchielli, Mark Volkmann, Mary Biancalana and Antoine Chevalier.

In the Schools-Associations & Career Exhibit Hall, schools and employers will be on hand to discuss continuing education, careers and employment opportunities. Within the trade show is the ONE Concept Community Room, where attendees can experience chiropractic, massage, spa treatments and more. All proceeds will go to support the Massage Therapy Foundation and the Liddle Kidz™ Foundation.

Education available

In addition to 70 hours of NCBTMB-approved education, the conference provides two pre-conference certificate classes—Kinesiology Taping and Deep Tissue Techniques for Orthopedic Conditions. Other special events include the free Smart From The Start Student Day, Instructors on the Front Lines presentations, and the ever-popular Facebook Meet & Greet.

“This year the conference will be open to the public,” continued Dartnall. “Whether the attendee is looking for a career change or is simply interested in knowing more about holistic practices, this is the perfect opportunity for them to get the information they need.”

Registration is available at americanmassageconference.com.

About Tinley Park, Illinois

Located just 30 miles south of downtown Chicago, Tinley Park lies directly off major interstates and between O’Hare and Midway airports. This provides easy access and multiple accommodation options. The Tinley Park Convention Center is connected to the Holiday Inn Tinley Park and offers free parking.

About​ ​ONE Concept

ONE Concept is the organizer of the American Massage Conference. Its mission is to unite the health care community to achieve ONE voice in the field of Progressive Health Care. The 2015 ONE Concept Conferences include the American Massage Conference, held June 11-14, 2015, in Tinley Park (Chicago), Illinois, at the Tinley Park Convention Center; and the Canadian Massage Conference, held October 1-5, 2015, in Burlington, Ontario, Canada, at the Holiday Inn and Convention Center.