Plan Your 2024 Veterinary Conferences!

by Ali Oaks | January 11, 2024

This year offers an abundance of veterinary conferences to explore for veterinarians, veterinary technicians, practice managers, veterinary students, and industry professionals. We have compiled a selection of premier conferences that offer learning opportunities, continuing education (CE) credit possibilities, and chances to network with colleagues. You can even catch the GlobalVetLink team at several of these events, including VMX, AASV, PacVet, and AAEP. Stay informed by visiting our events page!

1. Veterinary Meeting and Expo (VMX)

Featuring more than 1,200 hours of Continuing Education (CE) and numerous program tracks taking place concurrently over the span of a 5-day event, VMX encompasses content tailored for every member of your veterinary team. This translates to a plethora of learning options, diverse formats, and a wide array of topics for you to explore and select from.

Dates: January 13th - 17th, 2024

Where: Orlando, FL


Visit GlobalVetLink at booth 540 and learn more about how our solutions can help your practice! 

2. Western Veterinary Conference (WVC)

WVC Annual Conference stands as one of the country's largest and most long standing veterinary conferences, taking place in the exciting city of Las Vegas, the Entertainment Capital of the World!

WVC provides an extensive array of educational possibilities, featuring lectures, hands-on Continuing Education (CE) labs, and impromptu learning sessions. Additionally, networking opportunities and exploring cutting-edge innovations in our expansive 345,000 sq. ft. Exhibit Hall.

Dates: February 18th - 21st, 2024

Where: Las Vegas, NV 


3. Midwest Veterinary Conference (MVC)

Organized by the Ohio Veterinary Medical Association, the Midwest Veterinary Conference is a burgeoning regional event tailored for every member of the veterinary team. Brimming with educational sessions, networking events, and social opportunities, it provides a comprehensive experience for attendees.

Dates: February 22nd - 24th, 2024

Where: Columbus, OH


4. American Association of Swine Veterinarians Annual Meeting (AASV)

The upcoming AASV Annual Meeting in 2024 is scheduled for February 24-27 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center, featuring exhibits on Monday and Tuesday, February 26 and 27. Anticipating around 1000 participants, including over 600 swine veterinarians and 100+ veterinary students, this event typically draws an international crowd, with 20-25% of attendees hailing from outside the United States and representing up to 30 countries, as seen in the pre-COVID era. The primary objective of the meeting is to deliver continuing education to swine veterinarians.

Dates: February 24th - 27th, 2024

Where: Nashville, TN


Visit GlobalVetLink’s table at AASV 2024 and learn more about how our solutions can help your practice!

5. AVMA Convention 2024

Immerse yourself in over 600 hours of top-notch Continuing Education (CE) tailored to every veterinary specialty. Select from a dozen of topics presented in your preferred learning format, be it lectures, panel discussions, interactive labs, or hands-on workshops.

Extend your experience beyond education with highly acclaimed special events, networking opportunities, and engaging activities spanning five days. Connect with emerging industry innovators at the AVMA exhibit hall and explore the latest technological solutions. Afterward, venture out to discover one of the fastest-growing cities in the country. Experience an iconic live music and dance scene, savor authentic Texas barbecue, and witness the largest urban bat population in North America.

Dates: June 21st - 25th, 2024

Where: Austin, TX


6. Fetch dvm360

Fetch dvm360® conference takes adult learning to new heights. Their commitment involves providing you with the essential clinical, management, technician, and wellness Continuing Education (CE) necessary for you to consistently deliver the highest standard of pet care. DVM360 organizes various Fetch events in different cities throughout the year, and Fetch Charlotte marks the beginning in March.

Dates: March 13th - 15th, May 17th - 18th, August 23rd - 25th, October 14th - 16th, December 6th - 7th, 2024

Where: Charlotte, NC, Kansas City, MO, Atlantic City, NJ, Long Beach, CA, Nashville, TN


7. Pacific Veterinary Conference (PacVet)

The Pacific Veterinary Conference (PacVet) attracts more than 1,600 veterinary professionals from both the United States and around the world. The two-day Vet Expo typically engages 95% of PacVet attendees, featuring complimentary lunches, coffee breaks, raffles, and various events.

Dates: July 11th - 14th, 2024

Where: San Francisco, CA


Visit GlobalVetLink’s booth at PacVet 2024 and learn more about how our solutions can help your practice!

8. Southwest Veterinary Symposium (SWVS)

The SWVS is a collaborative initiative uniting the endeavors of the Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas Veterinary Medical Associations to deliver continuing education for veterinary professionals. This annual symposium features over 400 hours of continuing education, including lectures, interactive labs, workshops, and meet-the-expert luncheons. They are also RACE approved. Furthermore, the Symposium encompasses an exhibit hall showcasing products and services from over 200 companies at the forefront of veterinary medicine.

Dates: September 26th - 29th, 2024

Where: Fort Worth, TX


9. New York Vet Show

Featuring three clinical tracks, a business theater, two veterinary technician tracks, a practice operations theater, and sponsor-led workshops, New York Vet provides a comprehensive experience in a convenient two-day format! Gain up to 16 hours of RACE-approved Continuing Education (CE) while engaging with and learning from the foremost thinkers, visionaries, and practitioners in small animal medicine.

Dates: November 8th - 9th, 2024

Where: New York, NY


10. American Association of Equine Practitioners Annual Convention (AAEP)

The AAEP Annual Convention & Trade Show stands as the globe's largest ongoing education event exclusively focused on equine practice. Centered around over 100 hours of continuing education, this event boasts a robust trade show with 300 exhibitors showcasing the latest products and services for practice. Attendees can also participate in various networking and social events, providing opportunities to reconnect with old acquaintances and foster new professional connections.

Dates: December 7th - 11th, 2024

Where: Orlando, FL


Visit GlobalVetLink’s booth at AAEP 2024 and learn more about how our solutions can help your practice! 

We hope to see you at one or a few veterinary events this year! Happy planning!