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Feb. 21–24, 2019 | Greater Columbus Convention Center | Columbus, Ohio

activities & events

The MVC is more than education! Network, socialize, and even make a difference in the community at these special events throughout the Conference.

Events for All Attendees

Wine Tasting Fundraiser for Ohio Animal Health Foundation

Hosted by the OVMA president, this tasteful fundraiser benefits the Ohio Animal Health Foundation, which not only supports the MVC Shelter Animal tracks and scholarships, but funds animal-related projects

MVC Job Fair

This event brings together practices seeking to hire new staff members with individuals looking for jobs. A list of participating employers will be posted once registration opens.

MVC Sunday Lunch

All attendees are invited to join us on Sunday for lunch and a presentation from our keynote speaker.

Auxiliary Silent Auction

As you make your way through the Exhibit Hall, be sure to stop by the OVMA Auxiliary silent auction to browse items for sale and place your bid. Proceeds from the auction are used to fund student scholarships.

Events for OVMA Members

Connection Corner: Student/DVM Networking Lunch

What are your secrets for surviving veterinary school, preparing for NAVLE, and looking for a job? Share your expertise and experience with students at this annual networking lunch!

OVMA Member Business Meeting

OVMA Members are encouraged to attend the annual Association business meeting on Friday morning. Enjoy a continental breakfast while you hear important membership updates from OVMA officers.

Auxiliary Annual Meeting & Lunch

After the annual meeting, Auxiliary members will enjoy lunch and a presentation from a keynote speaker.

Events for Students

OVMA Student Member Appreciation Reception

OVMA Student Members are invited to the annual Student Appreciation Reception, where they can kick back with fellow students and hear from a keynote speaker on a timely topic.

Connection Corner Networking Lunch

You’re getting a top-notch education in veterinary school, but what’s life like in the real world? Join your future colleagues at this lunch and speed networking event to find out!

Veterinary Exploration Conference

Do you know a young person who wants to follow in your footsteps, or does your child want to learn more about a career in veterinary medicine? The Veterinary Exploration Conference, held in conjunction with the MVC, is the perfect place to start.

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