American Physical Therapy Association meeting to bring $2M to Utah economy

June 21, 2013

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Francine A. Giani, Executive Director of the Utah Department of Commerce, announced today that annual national conference and exposition of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) will boost Utah’s economy as attendees from around the country converge on Salt Lake City to learn best practices and innovations in physical therapy. The Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing (DOPL) currently licenses over 2,340 physical therapists statewide and many plan to participate in APTA’s meeting at the Salt Palace Convention Center.

“Utah is delighted to host the American Physical Therapy Association and welcome its members during their 3‐day conference and exposition in Salt Lake City, “ stated Francine A. Giani, “We hope APTA members soak up great information during their conference and bring their families back for future Utah outdoor adventures.”

APTA offers physical therapists, physical therapy assistants, and students in physical therapy an opportunity to learn best practices, tools and products to enhance their knowledge and skills in the physical therapy arena. For more information about APTA’s Conference and Exposition visit .

About the APTA:
The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) represents over 85,000 physical therapists, physical therapist assistants and students of physical therapy nationwide. Learn more about conditions physical therapists can treat or find physical therapist in your area at;

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