Parker Seminars, Las Vegas, an energetic success!
By Maria DiDanieli
Jan. 26, Simcoe, ON
– From January 14-16, the annual Parker Seminars Las Vegas event generated a
palpable energy that coursed through the veins of over 4000 attendees, making
it one of the most powerful conference/tradeshows available to DCs.
major continuing education event, which also showcased the contributions of
hundreds of products and services to the profession of chiropractic, featured
an impressive roster of speakers who taught to overflowing rooms on a wide
variety of relevant and timely topics.
included aspects of immune system health, pillars of evidence-based wellness
care, elements of paediatric chiropractic practice, considerations for patient
confidentiality, embracing science along with philosophy in chiropractic,
practice building and management strategies to use on Monday morning,
rehabilitation education and more. There
were also many sessions available for chiropractic health assistants (CHAs).
CHA topics ranged from practice administration points to patient education and
were all skillfully tied together with a focus on a leadership mindset that
CHAs could embrace in their support roles within chiropractic clinics around
day event included many opportunities for DCs, chiropractic students and CHAs
to discover more about their own potential while networking with other
chiropractic professionals from all over North America and globally. (Of note, were the constant observations that
Canadians seemed to attend this event, this year, in greater numbers than ever
before.) The Friday night gala was
enjoyable, to say the least, and provided an outlet for attendees to kick back
and relax together, before moving on to another day of content-rich sessions.
of Parker College of Chiropractic and Parker Seminars, Dr. Fabrizio Mancini,
was, of course, on hand to inspire attendees at the opening and closing
ceremonies, as well as throughout the event.
Vice president, Development and External Relations, at Parker College of
Chiropractic (and Canadian DC) Dr. Gilles Lamarche, who, along with his staff,
was the organizing force behind the event continually encouraged attendees
toward full commitment to their practices and patients.
also, NFL hero Jerry Rice and U.S.
retired Brigadier General, Becky Halstead, presented to attendees and offered
autograph signing and photo opportunities.
Their presence was a vote of support for the chiropractic profession not
only as a whole, but by way of thanks for what chiropractic has done for them,
personally, in their own lives and careers.
no doubt that this conference and trade show were a huge success but, more
importantly, it was inspiring to see the levels of professional and personal
commitment that shone throughout this event, not only in those who orchestrated
or were featured within it, but also in the interaction and focus of the
Parker College of
Chiropractic continues to manifest its dedication to the profession by holding
a continuing roster of events and would like to extend its next invitation to
Parker Seminars, Montreal, which will be held
from May 20-22, 2010 at the Hilton Bonaventure Hotel in the heart of that
City. For more information and registration
details, please visit www.parkerseminars.com.