2023 Annual Meeting & Conference

2023 Annual Meeting and Conference

September 21-23, 2023
Renaissance Phoenix Glendale Hotel & Spa
9495 W. Coyotes Blvd, Glendale, AZ 85305

Get ready for VHMA’s 2023 Annual Meeting & Conference!

Nothing is more empowering than the opportunity for veterinary management professionals to come together in person to gain knowledge, exchange ideas and foster new connections!

The 2023 VHMA “Connect and Collaborate” Annual Conference is designed to Connect veterinary management professionals and encourage Collaboration via a broad range of poignant and relevant educational opportunities.

Participants can look forward to an inspiring keynote speaker, sessions led by industry experts, peer-led presentations, panel discussions, networking opportunities, and onsite interactions with exhibitors, partners, and supporters.

Explore new strategies for elevating the efficiency, profitability, and marketability of your practice among like-minded peers.

Attendees can receive 16.5 CE credits hours overall (17.5 hours for CVPMs).


Event Press Release

Special Programs & Events Not to Miss!

Pre-Conference Workshop
Understanding, Preventing and Responding to Violence and Conflict in the Workplace
Speakers Ray McGury and Mike Zegadlo
In this pre-conference seminar trainers from RJM Strategy Group will present a comprehensive examination of violence and conflict in the workplace including prevention, mitigation, and management strategies. Participants will examine how human behavior impacts conflict management and confrontation outcomes, learn about the pathway to violence that active shooters travel, practice hands-on tactics for surviving an active threat incident and review common sense methods to improve physical and technological security at your organization.
For more details.

Career Conversations
Ever wish you could talk through career planning with a trusted colleague? At the 2023 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.


                                Patterson Veterinary      
Purina Pro Plan       Vets Choice Radiology      Vetsource


  AVMA Trust         epicur         Merck         
   PYXIS      Royal Canin      
VerticalVet    Vespecon 
    Kontak  Scribenote

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.


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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.

Professional Headshot

Stop by booth #1 in the Exhibit Hall for your complimentary professional headshot.

Sponsored by:  Antech