Advance registration ends May 31 for AVMA Convention 2017

Published on May 12, 2017

Advance registration ends May 31 Register now and saveAVMA Convention 2017 in Indianapolis is fast approaching, and if you’re thinking about joining us, now is definitely the time to register. Advance registration ends May 31, and the basic registration cost for veterinarians will increase by $100 after that date ($75 for retirees and honor roll members). Registration costs for veterinary technicians and other non-veterinarians also will increase.

With more than 800 CE sessions from leading industry experts, a smorgasbord of hands-on labs, and 300-plus exhibitors showcasing innovative products and solutions, AVMA Convention is the conference to attend to stay ahead of the curve on the latest veterinary trends and advancements.

Making the decision to register before the May 31 advance registration deadline can make a big difference to your pocketbook --- or to your employer’s, if you’re lucky enough to have some (or all!) of your registration reimbursed.

More ways to save

Of course, the advance registration discount is just one of many opportunities you can take advantage of to reduce the cost of attending AVMA Convention. If you’re a veterinarian but not currently a member of the AVMA, joining the AVMA now is one of the best ways to lower your registration cost.  AVMA members can save as much as $225 on convention fees!

Plus, here are some other savings opportunities you don’t want to miss:

  • AVMA Convention Loyalty Program – save $25-100 for attending consecutive conventions.
  • Complimentary Lunch – receive a $15 credit to be used at the Exhibit Hall Café.
  • Travel Discounts –save on airfare when you book with our special codes on United or Delta Airlines. Get coupon codes on the Ways to Save page.
  • Coupons to popular attractions and eateries - Just show your badge and present these coupons to experience the best Indianapolis has to offer.

There are additional ways to save, so be sure to check them all out.

Need to convince your boss?

If you still need help convincing your boss why you need to be at AVMA Convention, we have a toolkit to help you make your case. We’ve developed a variety of resources such as a sample letter outlining the benefits of the conference, an expense worksheet, and a session schedule, for you to use when making your pitch. These could make the difference in swaying your boss' decision, so be sure to check out the toolkit. Your boss also might want to know about the practice management curriculum offered at AVMA Convention. It's the most complete and in-depth practice management program at any veterinary conference; your boss might want to attend in person or designate you to attend some sessions. Share the video below with your boss as an introduction to this CE curriculum and other important facets of AVMA Convention.

Remember, AVMA Convention 2017 takes place July 21-25, but you’ll want to act on these savings soon. Visit to register before May 31 and start planning your trip today!