New Location - New Dates - Same Great Conference
Starting in 2017, the North American Veterinary Conference will host our annual NAVC Conference at the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) in Orlando, Florida. Mark your calendar for February 4-8, 2017 and register today!
We know you love the NAVC Conference and that’s why we’re making it even better than ever before with scientific sessions, exhibits and breakout sessions in one centralized location, giving you more time and flexibility to experience all that the NAVC Conference has to offer. Furthermore, the Orange County Convention Center is within walking distance of tons of local shops and restaurants, and provides entertainment options for the entire family. By popular demand, we are enhancing our footprint to expand programs, improve shopping with your favorite vendors and increase opportunities for more personal interaction.
Here’s why this move will be great for you:
All sessions in one centralized location: It’s easier to attend all the sessions you want, from lectures to luncheons, Hands-on Laboratories to Masterclasses and more. And, we’ll be adding more programs to cover a broader range of disciplines and interest.
One Exhibit Hall: See everything in one place, from hundreds of companies. This gives you more time to browse new technologies and other solutions, try them out, ask questions and invest in the best for your practice.
Major hotels within walking distance: You’ll find top-notch amenities for relaxing, dining and networking at the Hilton Orlando, the Hyatt Regency: Orlando and the Rosen Centre Hotel – all connected by skybridges to the OCCC.
Restaurants and shopping within walking distance
Plenty of space to experience the best of our Conference and all that Orlando offers: The OCCC is the second largest convention center facility in America. Its location is central to the city’s most exciting attractions for entertainment, dining, shopping and outdoor activities.
Your toughest challenges - solved. That’s what you want for every patient: the right diagnosis, right away. At the NAVC Conference, you’ll learn how to make it happen more often whether you’re a seasoned veterinary professional or you’re in training. With over 1,200 CE credit hours to choose from, you’ll find relevant learning offered at your level, your way, including:
Traditional 50-Minute Didactic Lectures
15-Minute Clinical Briefs
Daily 75-Minute Intensive Morning Sessions
Early-morning Breakfast Sessions
We LEAD Women’s Initiative
Meet the Professor Luncheons
Behind the Scenes Tours
Comprehensive Evening Sessions
In-exhibit Educational Offerings & Product/Service Demonstrations
IGNITE! TED-like* Talks Featuring Fresh Ideas, Perspectives & Demons
Reconnect with peers who inspire and recharge you
Be part of the annual event where you can share insights and friendships with 16,000+ other veterinary professionals and guests from around the world.
Flock to Florida this winter to soak up knowledge and a little sunshine
After all, our Orlando location lets you explore all the CE topics you want while enjoying a winter break in paradise. Enjoy tours designed just for you at some of the area’s most spectacular attractions.
Enhance and refine your knowledge and skills, while keeping up with the latest medical advances and techniques
The NAVC Conference is designed to support your lifelong passion for animals; the passion that drives your work every day. Choose from the largest variety of exceptional CE programs (over 1,200 hours). If you’re looking for new products, services and equipment to take your practice to the next level, you’ll find not one, but TWO Exhibit Halls filled with the most innovative possibilities. With more than 650 exhibitors ready to solve your problems, you’ll move towards a smarter and more efficient practice.
Laugh, dance and monkey around at a variety of events
Our exclusive NAVC Conference entertainment, including concerts, receptions, guest speakers and special social gatherings offer fun for you and your peers, away from the workplace.
Bring the entire wolf pack
The North American Veterinary Conference may be all about learning and networking for you, but for your family, the agenda is packed with relaxation and recreation in Florida! Adventure and excitement abound in the Orlando area, and we can offer you an all-access pass with once-in-a-lifetime tours that take you behind the scenes of the area’s most captivating attractions.
From the topics you want to learn about to the people you want to talk to, the NAVC Conference has got you covered.
What does the leading veterinary conference of the year mean for your organization?
More than you could ever imagine.
As you know, thousands of veterinary professionals come to the NAVC Conference each year. But they don’t just come to earn CE credit hours. Most of them are eager to see the latest advancements in veterinary equipment, supplies and services. They’re looking for solutions that will help them enhance their skills and practice success.
Why Should You Exhibit?
No other veterinary industry event offers this reach in one place.
As the first and largest veterinary conference of the calendar year, the NAVC Conference attracts over 17,300 attendees with more than 10,000 veterinary professionals.
The North American Veterinary Community (NAVC) is a nonprofit organization that provides world-class continuing professional development and support services for the global veterinary healthcare community.
We started as a single flagship event, the North American Veterinary Conference. Over the years, we have evolved into an organization that educates, empowers and connects the global veterinary community all year long.