The Florida State Massage Therapy Association (FSMTA) will celebrate its 75th anniversary at this year’s convention from June 26 to 29 at the Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld hotel. This year’s keynote speaker is Howard Partridge, author of the top-selling books, 7 Secrets of a Phenomenal Life and The 5 Secrets of a Phenomenal Business. Partridge is considered a legacy speaker for renowned motivational teacher and trainer Zig Ziglar.


The FSMTA, established in 1939, has been a leader in promoting, protecting, uniting and advancing the field of massage therapy and massage therapy professionals. Conference participants can attend the Success Summit presentation, select courses taught by top educators in the massage industry, shop new products and services at the trade show and enter to win prizes to support the Touch Research Institute at the University of Miami School of Medicine. 

Massage therapy students and newly licensed massage therapists will also want to attend the free Successful Start program to kick-start their career. A free Medical Hot Topic lecture, open to all participants on the latest in medical marijuana and massage, will be presented by Dr. Adam S. Levine, of Clearwater, Florida, an attorney and founder of the Florida Legal Advocacy Group.

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