AVMA Convention

AVMA Convention

July 30 – August 3, 2021
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Registration opens
March 2021

CE Certificate

To claim your CE certificate:

  1. Sign in to the Convention Attendee Service Center
  2. Add the sessions you attended
  3. Download your CE certificate or email it to yourself

Email AVMA_CEatavma [dot] org for any questions.



2020 AVMA Virtual Convention

Thanks to all our presenters and participants for a great event! We can’t wait to see you in 2021.

Get your 2020 CE certificates here

Questions? AVMA_CEatavma [dot] org

Hear from attendees themselves!

“This has been a great conference so far. It does have the AVMA ‘feel’ to it despite being virtual!  Thank you.”

“Love being able to watch sessions and then being able to go back later to watch others that were scheduled for the same time.”

“Just wanted to say thank you for adapting and making this online convention possible.”

“Lots of great resources in this online setting! Really enjoying everything so far!”

Why attend?

2020 convention by the numbers
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AVMA Convention 2021 has something for every background and interest. Everyone is welcome—it's your convention and it's Powered By You! Gain an educational edge through best-in-class CE, including hands-on labs and workshops, panels, and lectures taught by experts in veterinary medicine. Network with colleagues, make new friends, and discover products and services that will enhance your veterinary career.

Not only can you take advantage of customized CE tracks and the chance to deepen your professional connections, AVMA Convention is also your opportunity to step back from the day-to-day, reconnect with your veterinary community, and rekindle your passion for veterinary medicine. We can't wait to host you in Minneapolis!

NEW for 2021: Stream select sessions LIVE from Minneapolis in a virtual format! More information coming soon.

Registration opens March 2021.

Something for everyone

Immerse yourself in the most complete selection of veterinary CE anywhere. Join us live in Minneapolis or tune in virtually from anywhere. No matter what your interest or area of focus, you'll discover it at AVMA Convention.

Content areas include tracks in:

  • Companion animal medicine
  • Food animal / equine
  • Interactive labs and workshops
  • Practice management
  • Professional development
  • Public and corporate practice
  • Veterinary technology


AVMA Convention is truly a family affair. For parents attending the live event, we'll be offering childcare options and multiple lounges for those in need of a convenient private spot.

Childcare reservations open in May 2021.


Have an idea for a trending topic session?

Submit your proposal for trending topics to present at AVMA Convention 2021. AVMA is looking for topics in these categories:

  • Emerging issue
  • Significant impact on profession
  • Trending
  • Broad interest across all stakeholders
  • Relevance to profession
  • Cross disciplinary
  • Significant economic impact

Abstracts submitted will be reviewed by AVMA's Convention Education Program Committee. The deadline to submit a proposal is February 28.

Submit a proposal

Convince your boss

This toolkit will help you make the case!

AVMA Convention 2021 gives you access to:

  • More than 40 hours of CE with education sessions ranging from the latest medical discoveries to practice management and profitability
  • Exhibit Hall, featuring today's latest products and solutions
  • Speakers, exhibitors, and attendees who are at the forefront of the veterinary profession
  • Networking opportunities with peers, potential partners, suppliers, and experts
  • New knowledge, trends, connections, and inspiration for your organization

We understand that cost and time could be roadblocks to your attending Convention. So, we've developed resources to help you make your case.

Approval Letter

This customizable letter helps you put your justification into words that will resonate with your boss.

Expense Worksheet

Outline your estimated expenses for the trip and help your boss plan to accommodate the budget.

What's the cost?

Attendee registration will open March 2021.

Not an AVMA member yet?

Become a member before you register, and SAVE up to $100 on your AVMA Virtual Convention 2021 registration.


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Catch the most popular CE sessions from AVMA's in-person events, including AVMA Convention, the Veterinary Leadership Conference, and more! If you have questions about which type best meets your needs, check the veterinary state licensing board website or CE criteria. 

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