Allison Massari to Deliver Hopeful, Empowering Keynote Address at OR Manager Conference 2024

Perioperative leaders to convene October 28-30, 2024, at MGM Grand Las Vegas

Rockville, MD – April 15, 2024 – The OR Manager Conference 2024 is proud to announce Allison Massari, keynote speaker, executive coach, burn survivor, and celebrated artist, as the closing keynote speaker. Massari will deliver her powerful address titled The Fire Within – The Art of Bold Self Leadership on Wednesday, October 30, 2024, from 11:15 am to 12:15 pm, at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, NV.

Perioperative leaders in attendance will be invited to reimagine their approach to wellness and mental health. Massari will delve into the mindset required to navigate life’s uncertainties with grace and resilience. Drawing from her own experiences, she will share how embracing challenges can lead to untold strength, joy, and a renewed sense of purpose.

“Massari’s presentation will leave attendees with a feeling of hope and energy, and empowered to reevaluate their own approach to self-care and team leadership. Her personal experiences share a much-needed reminder of the impact we as healthcare professionals have on the lives of patients each day,” shares Amy Bethel, MPA, BSN, RN, NE-BC, education coordinator for the OR Manager Conference.

“We can each make a vigorous, life-changing choice to navigate our way through and beyond adversity, and be a force of light for ourselves and for others,” says Massari, offering a beacon of hope and inspiration to leaders experiencing unprecedented levels of stress and burnout.

As an advocate for patients and healthcare professionals, Massari brings a unique perspective shaped by her personal journey. Having survived two life-threatening car accidents, Massari understands the transformative power of personalized healthcare and compassionate leadership.

Growing up in a family deeply rooted in the healthcare field, Massari’s early experiences shaped her understanding of the profound impact healthcare professionals have on their patients. Through riveting storytelling, Massari shares her courageous journey from adversity to triumph, illuminating the immense value of healthcare professionals in a patient’s most vulnerable moments.

Registration is currently open for the 2024 OR Manager Conference. For more information about the conference program, visit

The 2024 OR Manager Conference will take place at the MGM Grand Las Vegas from October 28-30, 2024. To register for press credentials, contact Lindsay Botts, marketing manager, at


About the OR Manager Conference: For 37 years, the OR Manager Conference has been the premier event for perioperative leaders in the operating room, perianesthesia care unit, and sterile processing department. Offering education, resources, and solutions to optimize outcomes, the conference addresses workforce management, patient safety, emerging technology trends, business management, clinical and regulatory issues, sterilization and infection prevention, and pre- and postoperative care. The conference offers more than 45 educational sessions, education contact hours, networking events, and a transformed exhibit hall, the Periop Networking & Innovation Hub, with more than 140 vendors. To learn more, visit