AVMA Convention

JULY 13-17, 2018

Denver, Colorado

Colorado Convention Center

AVMA Convention
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Why attend?

AVMA Convention 2018 has something for every background and interest. Gain an educational edge through interactive CE opportunities, hands-on labs, panels and lectures taught by the best and brightest in veterinary medicine. Network with your peers, and discover products and services that will enhance your veterinary practice and career. Registration is open!

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Elevate your passion

Immerse yourself in the most complete selection of veterinary CE anywhere. No matter what your interest or area of focus, you will discover it at the AVMA Convention.

Content areas include tracks in:

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

Join us for AVMA Convention 2018!

Convince your boss

This toolkit will help you make the case!

Attending AVMA Convention 2018 gives you access to:

  • Earn more than 40 hours of CE by attending education sessions ranging from the latest medical discoveries to practice management and profitability
  • Exhibit Hall with 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
  • And more!

You will bring back all the knowledge, trends, connections and inspiration for your organization, but your boss may still be concerned about cost and time away from the office and clients. We've developed resources to help you make your case.

2017 AVMA Convention by the numbers

Helps you put your justification into words that will resonate with your boss

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

What's the cost?

Full Convention Advance
by May 23
after May 24
AVMA Member Veterinarian $550 $650
AVMA Honor Roll / Retired Member $450 $525
Member of Foreign Veterinary Medical Association $550 $650
AVMA Member 2018 Veterinary Graduate FREE FREE
Recent Graduate 1 - One Time Only 2013-2017 FREE FREE
Veterinary Student 2 FREE $100
Non AVMA Member Veterinarian $775 $875
Veterinary Technician $300 $350
Veterinary Technician Student 2 FREE $100
Non Veterinarian $300 $350
Practice Staff $300 $350
Additional fees apply to Events, Interactive Labs and Workshops
Single Day Advance
by May 23
after May 24
AVMA Member Price Per Day $275 $275
Non AVMA Member Price Per Day $400 $400
Veterinary Technician Price Per Day $200 $200
Non Veterinarian Price Per Day $200 $200
Practice Staff Price Per Day $200 $200
Additional fees apply to Events, Interactive Labs and Workshops
Exhibit Hall Advance
by May 23
after May 24
Exhibit Hall Only $150 $150
Additional fees apply to Events, Interactive Labs and Workshops
Guests 3
Adults (Age 18 and Over) $60 $60
Children (Under Age 18) FREE FREE

1 AVMA accredited veterinary school graduates, upon joining the AVMA, are eligible for one complimentary AVMA Convention registration within five (5) years from the date of graduation (year of graduation 2013-2017). Eligibility will be verified from AVMA membership records.

2 Students working towards a veterinary degree and Veterinary Technician Students. Non-SAVMA Member Students must present school ID when picking up registration materials onsite.

3 AVMA welcomes the guests and children of attendees to participate in some events. Guests and children are not permitted to attend continuing education (CE) classes. The 2018 Keynote is open to all convention registrants and guests.

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