2022 Annual Meeting & Conference

2022 Annual Meeting and Conferenc

September 8-10, 2022
Renaissance at SeaWorld
Orlando, Florida

Get ready for VHMA’s 2022 Annual Meeting & Conference!

OOF!  POW!  Managing a veterinary practice can often feel like a storyline filled with villainous challenges and super heroic efforts to combat them. Learn to harness and sharpen YOUR management superpowers at VHMA’s 2022 Annual Meeting & Conference. Through dynamic educational sessions, insightful panel discussions and kryptonite-powered networking events, attendees will discover and hone management strategies that are critical to running superpowered, innovative and flexible veterinary practices. No capes are required but registration is!


16.5 hours overall and 17.5 hours available for CVPM's
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Special Programs & Events Not to Miss!

Pre-Conference Workshop

"Organization Diagnosis and Design"
Speaker: Nate Thompson, The RBL Group
Using system thinking to diagnose the challenges facing our industry at the hospital/clinic level. Getting to the root cause and designing solutions that align with your overall strategy to deliver better outcomes for your staff, clients and patients.

Career Conversations
Ever wish you could talk through career planning with a trusted colleague? At the 2022 Annual Conference, you can! These confidential conversations will allow you to ask questions, request feedback and can yield important insights that will equip you to be more proactive as you grow your career. Registration is required, no additional cost. Participation is limited.   
Career Booths
If you're ready to find your next opportunity for yourself or need help in staffing your clinic, the VHMA is giving you the opportunity to meet face-to-face with clinics in need of practice managers and recruiters that are eager to help you with your staffing needs.  The career booths are located in the foyer just outside the Exhibit Hall and are accessible during regular exhibit hours.
Exhibit Hall Happy Hour
Join us Thursday evening in the Exhibit Hall immediately following the Membership Meeting for a Happy Hour with our Exhibitors. Complimentary drinks and snacks will be provided along with a fun, interactive, photo booth.  Sponsored by: BluePearl Veterinary Partners, CareCredit, ElleVet, Greenline, IDEXX, MWI Animal Health, Nordhealth/Provet Cloud, NVA, Purina® Pro Plan® Veterinary Diets, Rectangle Health, Simmons & Associates Southeast, Trupanion and VetSnap.

PRESENTING SPONSORS

ACT        CareCredit       IDEXX       IT Guru   
                    Patterson Veterinary      

Trupanion       VetSuccess


PARTICIPATING SPONSORS


ASPCA       atDove       AVMA Trust       epicur

Greenline       kontak       Merck       NVA   
   
PetDesk       Royal Canin       VerticalVet       Vocera

Attendees will be required to review and sign our COVID-19 Notice and Release either in advance of the event or on site upon registration/check-in.  Attendees will be required to review and acknowledge our health screen on site.  

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Information for Canadian travelers

Digital Access     

While live virtual access to the programs is not offered this year, the educational sessions will be recorded and made available for access through the VHMA's OnDemand catalog after the event. For those who attend the in-person event, full access to the recordings will be provided complimentary. The full package will be available for sale to non-attendees.

Risk-free Registration

Should VHMA need to cancel the event to protect the health, safety, and welfare of its members, registrants will be notified immediately and will receive a full refund of the registration fee or can opt to have the fee applied to a future VHMA event.

For more information about the conference cancellation policy.

Hotel rooms reserved at the conference hotel will also be refunded if canceled 72 hours prior to scheduled arrival. Hotel information is available here.