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Welcome to CVMA Convention 2017 -

the largest gathering of the veterinary community in Colorado!

Top 5 Reasons to Attend

1 | Create your own learning experience: Choose from over 100 hours of world-class education and earn up to 27 hours of CE credit over four days.

2 | Convenient schedule: 
Come for a day or attend all four days with CVMA’s flexible schedule options, allowing you to customize your schedule and maximize your time.

3 | Relevant information: 
Inspire yourself and your team with new and relevant information that you can immediately use in your practice.

4 | Stay connected: 
Keep the conversation going with over 700 veterinary and industry professionals as you continue to expand your networking circle.

5 | Dr. Andy Roark: 
CVMA is excited to welcome NAVC Practice Management Speaker of the Year and host of the the YouTube show Cone of Shame. Dr. Roark will kick start convention at the Thursday Opening General Session as well as our NEW Morning Keynote Session on Friday morning!

Can't Miss
Opening Session

CVMA Opening General Session with Dr. Andy Roark
Kick off your convention experience on Thursday afternoon for the opening session of CVMA Convention 2017! Join us for an entertaining and informative session with Dr. Andy Roark, NAVC’s Practice Management Speaker of the Year two of the last three years! Learn why his popular Facebook page has over 125,000 fans and his humorous education videos have been viewed over a half million times!

NEW! Morning Keynote

Morning Keynote Sessions with Dr. Andy Roark and Dr. Betsy Charles
Designed with all veterinary professionals in mind! Friday morning begins with Dr. Andy Roark, who will remind us why we entered veterinary medicine and encourage us to re-apply ourselves to the task of molding our careers into what we want them to be. Then, begin day two with nationally recognized speaker Dr. Betsy Charles, who will address veterinary medicine and how challenging and overwhelming the profession can sometimes be.

Casino Night

Family Game & Casino Night
Bring the family for this fun and exciting evening that will feature games, food, cash bar, and gambling events with “CVMA dollars.” Spend the evening socializing, playing cards, black jack, craps, and family-friendly games. At the end of the evening you can “cash in” your tokens for raffle tickets where prizes will be raffled off. It’s a fun evening and a great way to wind down after a day of great learning.

Key Highlights
Labs &  Workshops

Thursday, September 21
Our pre-conference Learning Labs and Like Skills Workshops offer focused curriculum, smaller class sizes, and the interactive experience you want for your personal growth. Great opportunities for those who want to expand their learning or for those who can’t attend all of convention but still want to freshen up or learn a new skill.  Click here to learn more.

Friday, September 22
Fuel up between sessions in the exhibit hall! Grab lunch and walk the hall, chat with colleagues and business partners, learn more about the many products and services available to enhance your practice efficiency, and discover what’s new and exciting in the world of veterinary medicine. Our exhibitors are excited to network with you and provide solutions to your daily practice challenges.

Networking Lunch
Celebration Luncheon

Saturday, September 23
Bring the team to celebrate with those that keep the profession strong as we recognize contributions and service to the veterinary community in Colorado. Learn about the past year’s successes, hear updates on your state association, learn what’s ahead, and welcome the new CVMA officers. We also celebrate CACVT, the team who works in tandem with Colorado veterinarians to help deliver the very best care and skill to patients and clients.


Embassy Suites Hotel, Spa, and Conference Center
4705 Clydesdale Parkway
Loveland, CO 80538
(970) 593-6200

Conveniently located at the intersection of I-25 and Crossroads Boulevard, The Embassy Suites by Hilton Loveland Hotel Conference Center & Spa offers full-service experience and all-suites accommodations to meet your needs.

Reserve your room today to ensure availability of CVMA’s discounted group rate!

Discounted CVMA Group Rate
$132 + tax for a two-room suite accommodation, up to double occupancy; includes hot breakfast

Rate available until September 1, 2017 or until the group block fills up, whichever comes first

How to Make Your Reservation

  • Phone: 800-362-2779. Ask for CVMA group rate and code VET.
  • OnlineClick here and use code VET.
  • CVMA rate available until September 1, 2017 or until the group block fills up, whichever comes first.

Don’t miss out…register by AUGUST 11 for Early Bird pricing!


CVMA members can save up to $185 on Convention registration!

Not a current CVMA member? Join/renew before you register and SAVE!

  • Learning Labs / Life Skills Workshops

  • $205
    • Lab / Workshop Topics include:
    • Dental Radiology
      Dental Extraction
      Veterinary Spanish Workshop
      Practice Profitability Workshop

      Basic Small Animal Abdominal Ultrasound
      Cracking the Perfectionism Code

      Pathway to Excellence Workshop
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Best Value
  • Full Package

  • $405
    • Full Package includes:
    • Education Sessions
      Opening Session with Dr. Andy Roark
      NEW! Morning Keynote Sessions

      Breakfast with the Experts
      Networking Lunch
      CVMA / CSU Reception
      Celebration Luncheon
      Casino Night
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  • Daily Packages

  • $205
    • Thursday Package includes:
      Opening Session
    • Friday Package includes:
      Education Sessions
      Breakfast with the Experts
      Networking Lunch
      CVMA / CSU Reception
    • Saturday Package includes:
      Education Sessions
      Celebration Luncheon
      Casino Night
    • Sunday Package includes:
      Education Sessions
      VMLRP Breakfast


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  • Social Package

  • $205
    • Social Package includes:
    • Exhibit Hall Entry
      Daily Breakfast & Refreshment Breaks

      Networking Lunch
      CVMA / CSU Reception
      Casino Night
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Send-a-Student to Convention!

Support the Next Generation of Veterinarians!
CVMA and contributing sponsors of the Send-a-Student program are committed to being an integral component of the next generation’s personal and professional success. Through your Send-a-Student donation, you provide scholarships for dedicated veterinary students to attend CVMA Convention or BIG Ideas, where they can improve their leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills by attending education sessions, engaging with skilled veterinarians, and observing their role models in action.

Support the profession. Invest in the next generation. Sponsor a student to attend 2017 CVMA Convention today!

Become an Exhibitor or Sponsor  Learn More