We hope you're as excited about the 2024 Midwest Veterinary Conference as we are! Here's the complete guide of what you can do to prepare for an amazing educational experience.

  1. Download the MVC mobile app | Details »
  2. Review or plan your schedule | Details »
  3. Download/print your session documents | Details »
  4. Pack your bags | Details »
  5. Route your trip & reserve parking | Details »
  6. Pick up your on-site materials in GCCC Hall A | Details »
  7. Learn, explore, and have fun! | Details »
  8. Where to find additional help »

1. Download the MVC mobile app

AVAILABLE ON: Apple, Android and in a web browser

LOGIN EMAIL: Be sure to use the email address you registered with, or you will not be able to log in.

NEED HELP? Check the mobile app FAQs for how-to's and solutions to common problems.

MVC mobile app brought to you by:

merck animal health

2. Review or plan your schedule

If you registered for sessions: Review and update your schedule as needed by signing in to the mobile app.

  • On the home screen, tap the schedule icon in the bottom bar.
  • Tap on the My Schedule tab.
  • Add and remove sessions by pressing the + and - signs as needed.

Having trouble removing a session you registered for? Click here to find out why.

If you did not register for sessions: Easily add sessions to your registration via the MVC mobile app. These changes will sync to your permanent attendee record.

  • Log in on the app or website.
  • On the home screen, tap the calendar icon in the bottom bar to open the event schedule.
  • Tap the plus sign next to any session to add it to your agenda. Tap the checkmark to un-register yourself.

Your CE Record: Any sessions you add to your schedule in the mobile app will be auto-populated on your transcript, so be sure your schedule is accurate! You can add and remove sessions up until the session's end time.

Check for Program Updates: Due to unforseen circumstances, certain programs have changed since registration opened. Be sure to check the program updates to see what's changed.

Registered for a Wet Lab? Click here for details and final instructions.

3. Save/print your session documents

If you would like to have a copy of your session notes and/or presentations (if the speaker provided these materials), please download them to your device and/or print them prior to the MVC. Access the Conference Proceedings via:

The MVC mobile app: Access the associated documents by tapping on the session and scrolling down to the Attachments section.

Can't access the documents for a particular session? You must be registered for that session in order to view the documents in the mobile app. Simply add the session to your schedule to access the attachments. Otherwise, you can view the documents via the next option.

The MVC website: Go to www.mvcinfo.org/notes and enter the password found in your mailed confirmation or by logging in to your attendee profile.

4. Pack your bags

What to Bring

  • Your confirmation packet and name badge (if you registered by Jan. 22)
  • Session notes/documents to reference on site
  • Charging cords for your devices

Not sure what to wear? We recommend business casual, but the weather can be unpredictable, so be sure to check the Columbus forecast before you pack!

Bringing a Guest? You can purchase Exhibit Hall Visitors Passes in advance or on site for $25 per day. Please note, Exhibit Hall passes do not include access to CE or special events (with the exception of Exhibit Hall Happy Hour).

What Not to Bring

Reminder: Do NOT bring pets. In keeping with the law, only service animals are permitted. Learn more »

5. Route your trip & reserve parking



Are you a session moderator? Refer to the volunteer kit for specific parking locations and other instructions.

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Have a long trip ahead of you? Cue up the MVC Preview Series on Fully Vetted Podcast! Available on all major podcast platforms. Learn More »

6. Pick up your on-site materials in GCCC Hall A

Did not receive your badge or need to make changes?

Stop by the self-serve badge printing station, located inside the Hall A directly across from the entrance. Simply scan the QR code in your MVC reminder email, or look up your registration manually. You will be able to preview your badge before printing. Once you have your badge, proceed to the Program Materials station.

Already have your badge?

If you received your confirmation packet in the mail, be sure to bring it with you! You can go directly to the Program Materials station, located to the left of the Exhibit Hall entrance, to pick up a packet containing:

  • An on-site program
  • Flash drive of Conference Proceedings
  • Badge lanyard
  • Complimentary pen and notepad

Are you a session moderator?

Be sure to check in at the Speaker counter every day you are volunteering. Refer to the volunteer kit for complete instructions.

On-Site Hours

Wednesday 2/21
5–6:30 p.m.

Thursday 2/22
7 a.m.–6 p.m.

Friday 2/23
7 a.m.–6 p.m.

Saturday 2/24
7 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

Special thanks to these sponsors:


Attendee packets and notepads




Attendee Pens

7. Learn, explore, and have fun!

While you're on site, don't forget to have fun in between all the learning! Here are some other activities you don't want to miss. For a complete schedule and list of special events, refer to the mobile app or visit the MVC website.

Happy Hour in the Exhibit Hall
Canine Spectrum of Care Coffee & Conversation, sponsored by the Stanton Foundation
Technician Appreciation Breakfast & Panel

On-Site Services

Community Bulletin Board*: If you're looking for a new staff member or selling a practice, you can print/bring a notice with you to post on the bulletin board, located in the Gathering Corner (north end of Hall A). Space is available on a first-come, first serve basis.

*You can also post notices in the mobile app! Find Out How »

Rabies Titer Testing: Available on Friday from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Learn More »

Nursing Mothers: There is a private room designated for nursing mothers located on the south side of the GCCC/Hyatt connector. Mothers who would like to store their equipment or need access to a refrigerator during sessions may use the OVMA staff office. Stop by the Attendees desk to inquire.

Exhibit Hall Visitors Passes: You can purchase Exhibit Hall Passes for your guests in advance or on site for $25 per day. Please note, this does not include access to CE or special events (with the exception of Exhibit Hall Happy Hour.

Need more help?

If you have any questions before or during the MVC, you can:

The OVMA office will be CLOSED from Wednesday, Feb. 21, through Sunday, Feb. 25. During this time, we will be unable to answer phone calls or respond to voicemails. If you have MVC-related questions, please email us, and we will reply as we are able. Please be patient in waiting for a response, as our first priority is handling on-site matters.

Thank you for supporting the MVC. We look forward to seeing you in Columbus and hope you enjoy the conference!