Register by June 29

Can’t Miss Events


VMAE Annual Awards Luncheon

Noon – 1:30 PM
Hyatt Regency Denver | Centennial Ballroom F

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.

R3 | Retirement Recognition Reception

5:00 – 6:00 PM
Hyatt Regency Denver | Mineral Hall A

Join us for a hosted reception to toast retiring colleagues.


VMAE Membership Meeting Luncheon

1:00 – 2:30 PM
Hyatt Regency Denver | Mineral Hall B

VMAE members are invited to attend the 2018 Annual Membership Meeting Luncheon to hear VMAE updates, meet and vote for our 2018/2019 Board of Directors candidates, and enjoy lunch and networking with colleagues.

VMAE Networking Event

3:00 – 6:00 PM

Saturday we have a fun afternoon planned for VMAE members and their guests. Think steampunk-inspired décor, amazing cuisine, one-hour experiences and Team VMAE at Denver’s premier escape room venue!

With different rooms that follow unique story-lines, groups of 6-8 people will have 60 minutes to escape your adventure of choice by cracking codes, solving puzzles and following clues.

We will leave the Hyatt Regency Denver at 3:00 pm and walk 15 minutes to Escapology. Your ticket is included in the registration fee, guests are $34.

Live Life, Love All
The Official AVMA Diversity and Inclusion Jam Session, Featuring the Barkin’ Cats

7:00 – 11:00 PM
Hard Rock Cafe

Come one, come all, come everybody! Celebrate in an evening of fun at the Hard Rock Café with all members of the veterinary community sponsored by the AVMA and powered by diversity of veterinary medicine and friends. Enjoy live music and a DJ at this inaugural event as we celebrate the differences that make us unique and the profession that brings us all together.

Who are the Barkin Cats? Members of the veterinary community who will provide a diverse and amazing musical experience to include: AVMA Board Members, WVLDI, LGVMA, AAIV, AAVMC, VetPartners, and more…

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