VLC Registration & Housing

Registration & Housing

Registration is now open for the 2017 Veterinary Leadership Conference. Fee: $340/person. In order to register, you must have a VIP Code. You will also be required to sign in with your AVMA login credentials. If you need assistance, do not know your VIP Code and/or do not have an AVMA login, please contact VLC Staff at vlc@avma.org. Check out Who Should Attend VLC for information on attendee tracks and what AVMA provides.


Make hotel reservations directly with the Hyatt Regency Chicago by clicking here: https://resweb.passkey.com/go/avma2017

Please note that if AVMA requests your arrival and departure dates during the registration process, we will be booking your reservation for you. The last day to receive AVMA's discounted room rate of $99/night is December 21, 2016. All room rates are subject to local sales and occupancy tax. Reservations received after December 21, 2016 will be confirmed on a space and rate available basis.

For more information on the Hyatt Regency Chicago click here: http://chicagoregency.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html
Complimentary sleeping room and meeting room internet access will be available in addition to 10% discount on hotel parking.

Travel Information

AVMA has partnered with GO Airport Express Shuttle to provide a 10% discount off round-trip ground transportation reservations between the airport and Hyatt Regency Chicago.  This discount is only available through the reservation portal below:

Book Now & Save! Go Airport Express The Only Way To Go 

Student Applications

New in 2017 - one student from each of the veterinary colleges represented in the SAVMA House of Delegates is invited to participate in the 2017 AVMA Veterinary Leadership Conference.

The AVMA will reimburse airfare/mileage and up to three nights shared hotel room and tax. Registration fees ($340) are not reimbursed by the AVMA. Below is the link to the application! Applications are due by October 15th at 11:59pm CST: https://goo.gl/forms/XxM4huKaSNfaqPxs1

VLC Benefits YOU!

Need help convincing your stakeholders that you MUST attend? Click here.

Additional Information

  • To help facilitate networking throughout the conference please remember to bring your business cards.
  • CE will be provided for attending select educational sessions.
  • Suggested Dress code, Men’s Attire: collared shirts, business suits, sports jackets or blazers with coordinated slacks, and dress shoes. Women’s Attire: business suits, pantsuits, business dresses, coordinated skirts, blouses, sweaters, blazers; and dress shoes.

Helpful Links


Questions? Contact us at vlc@avma.org

A special thank you to Zoetis for their continued support of VLC and their commitment to the veterinary profession.