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Experience the Difference: bodyCushion Demo Opportunities

Posted by Halle on

Over the years, we've found that those that do not understand the importance of orthopedic positioning have yet to experience the difference it can make. Most of our dedicated bodyCushion™ customers around the world had a major "Aha!" moment the first time they compared lying comfortably on the bodyCushion™ with lying prone on a flat treatment table.

If you are interested in experiencing the difference for yourself, Body Support Systems, Inc will be attending a variety of trade shows in the upcoming months. If you are able to attend any of the trade shows listed below, be sure to stop by our booth for a bodyCushion™ demonstration and learn how orthopedic positioning can benefit your patients and/or clients.


NATA 66th Clinical Symposia & AT Expo

June 23 rd-26th, 2015

St. Louis, Missouri – America’s Center Convention Complex

Body Support Systems, Inc. – Booth #1943

The NATA Clinical Symposia & AT Expo is the premier live event for athletic trainers. The three-day convention offers important educational advances, career networking, association business and social opportunities as well as access to the AT Expo, featuring the largest exhibition of athletic training products and services in the world.

The AT Expo, held annually in conjunction with the NATA Clinical Symposia, is the largest exhibition of athletic training products and services in the world. It’s where thousands of certified athletic trainers learn new and improved ways to treat patients as well as make purchasing decisions for upcoming seasons. It’s where ATs make personal connections that build brand loyalty. The NATA AT Expo is a valuable, unparalleled venue for any business connected to the athletic training profession.

For more information: http://convention.nata.org/


FSMTA – Florida Massage Convention and Trade Show 2015

June 25 th-28th, 2015

Orlando, Florida – Caribe Royale All Suites Hotel and Convention Center

Body Support Systems, Inc. – Booth #810

Florida State Massage Therapy Association will be hosting this year’s convention at the Caribe Royale All Suites Hotel and Convention Center Florida. The Florida Massage Convention and Trade Show is where Massage Therapists enhance and expand their professional skills. Massage Therapists travel from all around the world to learn massage modalities from the leading educators in the industry. Massage Therapists meet, network, and learn with other Massage Therapists. The Convention hosts the largest Trade Show for the Massage Professional, and is where Massage Therapists shop for new, innovative and cutting edge products.

For more information: http://www.myfsmta.org/


World Massage Festival & Massage Therapy Hall of Fame

July 12 th-15th, 2015

Michigan City, Indiana - Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa

Visit the Body Support Systems, Inc booth at the WMF!

Mike Hinkle and Cindy Michaels started the World Massage Festival in 2006 when AMTA asked members to come up with some ideas to help bring attention about massage to the general public for Massage Therapy Awareness Week. Mike studied the profession and realized they were not recognizing their own, they were charging a wide range of prices to get the same education and he decided to create some options. To recognize their own, he created, "The Massage Therapy Hall of Fame".

To draw people to such an event, he created "The World Massage Festival". It is an annual event that travels around the country. Mike set the following Mission Statement for the Festival: To honor those who built the bridges for our profession, to educate the general public about massage, to educate therapists about different types of massage and to have fun.

The goal is to provide all therapists with an opportunity to study with the leaders of the massage industry at a cost that is affordable. They believe every massage therapist should be able to learn from the masters and they do their best to make it happen. The World Massage Festival tries their best to steer clear of politics. In fact, the Festival, for some, is a retreat FROM the politics of the profession. A chance for them to learn from the best in a pleasant, casual environment with no judgments being made about anything.

For more information: http://www.worldmassagefestival.com/


AMTA 2015 National Convention

August 19 th-22nd, 2015

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – David L. Lawrence Convention Center

Body Support Systems, Inc. – Booth #702

The American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) is the largest non-profit, professional association serving massage therapists, massage students and massage schools.

AMTA provides their members with the strongest benefits in the profession. They promote massage to the public, the health care community and other important groups. They work for fair licensing of massage in all states, and actively support research. Your voice is heard in AMTA as they are governed by massage therapists. And, they provide a wealth of local and national networking and continuing education opportunities.

Experience quality education, network with leaders in the massage therapy profession, try new products and stock your practice with the essentials, and connect with educators at the AMTA 2015 National Convention in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

For more information: https://www.amtamassage.org/education/AMTA-2015-National-Convention.html


Pacific Symposium 2015

October 27 th-November 3rd, 2015

San Diego, California – The Catamaran Resort & Hotel

Body Support Systems, Inc. – Booth #62

The annual Symposium is your opportunity to meet a community of healers while learning from innovators in the field. This event, held at the beautiful Catamaran Resort Hotel, draws acupuncturists, massage practitioners, chiropractors, nurses, medical doctors and traditional Chinese medicine students.

Earn CEUs and PDAs while listening to this year’s speakers present current research, unique methodologies, and explore new techniques to integrate into your daily practice. Pacific Symposium 2015 will also showcase more than 70 exhibitors eager to present new products that can help revolutionize your practice.

For more information: http://www.pacificsymposium.org/


PPS Annual Conference and Exposition 2015

November 11 th-14th, 2015

Orlando, Florida – Rosen Shingle Creek

Body Support Systems, Inc. – Booth #710

The PPS Annual Conference is designed for physical therapists that own, operate, and/or work in a private practice settings and practice administrators who have an interest in understanding how to succeed in a rapidly changing healthcare environment.

The three day conference focuses on business and practice management.

The PPS Annual Conference strives to provide the most current business management education available to Physical Therapists and their staff working in Private Practice. Conference Speakers represent a wide variety of backgrounds, including practitioners, academics, researchers and commercial vendors. While some of the educational content comes from proprietary sources, all information provided to attendees at the PPS Annual Conference is intended to be unbiased in all ways.

For more information: http://www.ppsapta.org/c/AC.cfm

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