Register by July 19

Can’t Miss Events

8/2
Friday

VMAE Annual Awards Luncheon

Noon – 1:30 PM
Marriott Marquis | Room: TBD

Bring your VMA President and join us Friday afternoon to recognize and honor exceptional service in the veterinary profession. Awards will be presented for the Executive of the Year, Best in Business, and Distinguished Service. Your first guest is included in your registration fee, additional guests are $70 each.

VMAE Networking Event

4:30 – 6:30 PM
Washington DC Tour

Friday late afternoon enjoy an airconditioned mobile tour of DC monuments while sipping adult libations and conversing with colleagues! We will make stops at some of the historical monuments along the way and enjoy a casual picnic in one of the cities many outdoor spaces.

We will leave the Marriott Marquis at 4:30 pm and return at 8:30 pm. Your ticket is included in the registration fee, guests are $45.

Small Group Dinners

7:00 – 9:00 PM
Various Washington DC Restaurants

Join your peers for dinner in intimate groups of 6-8. Share an evening sampling local food at a “pay your own way” dinner at select restaurants. VMAE will make several dinner reservations in the area and send attendees a link to a sign up form. Please sign up early so we can make adjustments to the reservations as necessary. These dinners are optional and attendees are responsible for paying their own dinner.

8/3
Saturday

VMAE Membership Meeting Luncheon

12:30 – 2:00 PM
Marriott Marquis | Room TBD

VMAE members are invited to attend the 2019 Annual Membership Meeting Luncheon to hear VMAE updates, meet and vote for our 2019/2020 Board of Directors candidates, and enjoy lunch and networking with colleagues.

Small Group Dinners

6:30 – 8:30 PM
Various Washington DC Restaurants

Join your peers for dinner in intimate groups of 6-8. Share an evening sampling local food at a “pay your own way” dinner at select restaurants. VMAE will make several dinner reservations in the area and send attendees a link to a sign up form. Please sign up early so we can make adjustments to the reservations as necessary. These dinners are optional and attendees are responsible for paying their own dinner.

Live Life, Love All

8:00 – 10:00 PM
Penn Social

The veterinary industry is home to a wide variety of people; let’s celebrate what makes us different and the profession that brings us all together. Put on your dancing shoes and come to Penn Social, home to a large collection of arcade games, plus food, drinks, and music. Enjoy a DJ set, then a live performance from Chicago mash-up band Sweet Diezel Jenkins. The group takes popular songs and mashes them together with incredible results! Check out their mash-up of Beyonce’s “Crazy in Love” with Warren G’s “Regulate,” or their combination of “Lollipop” by Lil Wayne, “Back in Black” by AC/DC and “Dead or Alive” by Bon Jovi. They’re sure to keep you on the dance floor all night!

This is a complimentary entry for all AVMA Convention attendees and VMAE attendees. Cash bar and appetizers available. Please check the box on your registration if plan to attend.