Why Should You Attend the MVC?
Year after year, attendees give high marks to all aspects of the Conference, from speakers and education to the Exhibit Hall and special events:
94% 2016 attendees who rated the MVC speakers as very good or excellent
94% 2016 attendees who rated the overall MVC as very good or excellent
99% 2016 attendees who reported that the 2016 MVC met or exceeded their expectations
91% 2016 attendees who reported the value was very good or excellent
91% 2016 attendees who would recommend the MVC to a colleague
Top 5 Reasons:
1. The CE & Wet Labs
4.4 / 5
rating of MVC CE
As one of the largest veterinary conferences in the U.S., the MVC is an ideal place to fulfill your CE requirements. Attendees can take advantage of more than 400 hours of cutting-edge education covering a wide range of topics. In addition to lectures, the MVC also offers hands-on labs, lunch programs and workshops. There is something for everyone!
For Ohio veterinarians and technicians, each hour of class time is approved for one hour of CE by the Ohio Veterinary Medical Licensing Board. Attending the full Conference (6 sessions per day on all 4 days) will earn attendees 24 total hours of CE.
2. The Speakers
4.53 / 5
rating of 2016
The MVC brings together dozens of nationally and internationally renowned expert speakers, who provide the most current, cutting-edge information from the veterinary world. Recognized names — including Temple Grandin, Ernie Ward, Kate Hurley and Philip Seibert, among others — have spoken at MVC over the years, as well as a variety of local veterinary experts from one of the nation's top veterinary colleges.
3. The Exhibit Hall
4.23 / 5
rating of Exhibit Hall
Year after year, attendees rank the Exhibit Hall as one of the most important aspects of the Conference. With nearly 200 exhibitors offering product demos, complimentary samples, invaluable services and more, you're sure to find dozens of useful ideas and technology for your clinic.
4. The Networking Opportunities
4.58 / 5
rating of special
At the MVC, it's not just about working hard—it's also about having fun! As part of the Conference, attendees are invited to a variety of social and networking events. Enjoy a free meal and learn about a hot topic from a well-known keynote speaker at MVC Sunday Lunch. There are even networking and social opportunities for students, too: the Student Appreciation Reception, Connection Corner networking luncheon, and the Veterinary Exploration Conference. And, if you'd like to get out and explore Columbus, there's so much to do that you definitely won't be bored!
5. The Value
rated the value of
the 2017 MVC as
equal to or greater
than other events
Year after year, attendees note on Conference evalutions that one of the best parts of the MVC is its value. The MVC offers an exceptional amount of high-quality education for registration fees far below other regional and national veterinary conferences. Go ahead and compare—you'll easily see how MVC stands out against the competition!