World Championship Massage 2024

Next Championship June 28 – June 30 2024 in Copenhagen


New member in Hall of Fame

Carl Newbury (the founder of Massage World Magazine) has been selected to Hall of Fame in Massage 2019.

He was the first to support The International Massage Association’s idea of a World Championship in Massage. Carl Newbury has inspired and raised the massage world to a higher level through his magazine for many years.

Carl Newbury started his journey in 2001 into the CAM industry by launching Massage World magazine along with co-founder Wendy Kavanagh who successfully ran the London College of Massage for many years. Massage World is an independent trade publication for massage therapists and bodyworkers Worldwide.

Carl is also a fully qualified and practising massage therapist and runs a corporate On-site massage company called

Today there is an increasing awareness that massage therapy plays an important role in the Complementary and Alternative Medicine sector and he is happy to be part of this more enlightened approach. Carl has also launched the UK’s National Massage Competition along with Kate Tora from Citylux, London details about entering can be found here World is a quarterly magazine with a national and international audience of massage and bodywork professionals you can subscribe here