OCTOBER 21 – 23   •   ALPHARETTA, GA   •   500+ Attendees

THE SOUTH’S MOST SOUGHT AFTER VETERINARY CONFERENCE.

With fantastic show hours, premium education courses & a vibrant location, you can bet that your company will generate top-notch leads and forge lasting connections with GA’s finest Vet Practices.

How We Compare

Total veterinarian & technician attendees

491
83%

of registrants self-identified themselves as Veterinarians

of registrants self-identified themselves as Practice Owners

27%
19

States Represented in Attendance

of registrants self-identified themselves as either Practice Owners/Co-Owners or Associate Vets

69%

*These are statistics from 2018, the last veterinary license non-COVID, license renewal year in Georgia. These numbers are most representative of the expected 2022 attendance.

2022 Schedule

Friday, October 21

8:00 – 11:00 A

Exhibitor Move-In

11:15 A – 12:45 P

Lunch in Exhibit Hall

2:30 – 3:30 P

Afternoon Break in Exhibit Hall

Saturday, October 22

7:30 – 8:00 A

Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall

9:40 – 10:10 A

Morning Break in Exhibit Hall

11:40 – 1:20 P

Lunch in Exhibit Hall

3:00 – 3:30 P

Afternoon Break in Exhibit Hall

3:30 – 5:30 P

Exhibitor Move-Out

General Information

Location & Accommodations
The Hotel at Avalon
9000 Avalon Blvd
Alpharetta, GA 30009
678.722.3600

Attendance Stats
In 2018 the VetSouth Fall Veterinary Conference drew 491 attendees (veterinarians, practice managers & veterinary technicians–does not include exhibitors/guests) from 19 states. Around one-third of our attendees continue to be Practice Owners and over 83% self-identified as Veterinarians. These are statistics from 2018, the last veterinary license renewal year in Georgia. The numbers are most representative of the expected 2022 attendance (based on history).

Hotel
VetSouth has a contractual obligation to fill a guaranteed block of rooms at the Hotel at Avalon. Significant financial penalties will be assessed should VetSouth fall short of the expected number of occupied guest rooms. By staying at the conference hotel you will enjoy the convenience of a short commute to your room, Avalon restaurants & entertainment and to a far greater extent provide valued assistance in support of VetSouth’s financial obligations.
View Booking Info Here.

Exhibit Contract
After submitting your contract and fee to the GVMA, an exhibitor kit will be sent via email to you. Information about ordering electrical, shipping, etc. will be supplied in the exhibitor kit. Please note that the exhibit hall is carpeted. Exhibit space includes (1) 6’x30″ table, 2 chairs, 1 trash-bin, and hall and meal access for 2 company representatives.

Sponsorship Options

Hickory Sponsor ($5K) SOLD

Exclusive to one company

  • Priority Booth Placement – Premium Booth at Standard Booth cost
  • Sponsorship of CE track of your choice
    • 2 minute announcement of sponsorship at the beginning of class
    • Company materials at back of room
    • Logo featured on classroom screen as attendees arrive
    • Logo on signage outside the room for your track
  • Acknowledgement from podiums in all GVMA Friday opening sessions (excludes Animal Law Conference)
  • Breakfast & Lunch Sponsorship (choice of day) – acknowledged on signage & at podium upon break announcement
  • Logo and listing as Hickory Sponsor in all promotional materials and during registration
  • Logo on registration signage
  • Logo and listing as Hickory Sponsor in meeting app
  • Logo in printed and digital proceedings provided to all conference attendees
  • Opportunity to provide bag stuffer of choice (at sponsor’s expense) to be provided to all attendees in conference bags.

Maple Sponsor ($3.5K)

Multiple opportunities

  • Priority Booth Placement – Premium Booth at Standard Booth cost
  • Sponsorship of CE track of your choice
    • Logo featured on classroom screen as attendees arrive
    • Logo on signage outside the room for your track
  • Breakfast and Lunch Sponsorship for 1 day – acknowledged on signage & at podium upon break announcement
  • Logo and listing as Maple Sponsor in meeting app
  • Logo in electronic promotions & Webpage
  • Logo on registration signage

Oak Sponsor ($2.5K)

Multiple opportunities

  • Priority Booth Placement – Premium Booth at Standard Booth cost
  • Logo and listing as Oak Sponsor in meeting app
  • Logo in electronic promotions & Webpage
  • Logo on registration signage
  • Opportunity to provide custom bags , lanyards or note-pads (at sponsor’s expense) to attendees to be handed out at conference check-in.

Dogwood Sponsor ($1K)

Multiple opportunities

  • Priority Booth Placement – Premium Booth at Standard Booth cost
  • Logo and listing as Dogwood Sponsor in meeting app
  • Logo in electronic promotions & Webpage
  • Logo on registration signage
  • Opportunity to provide bag stuffer of choice (at sponsor’s expense) to be provided to all attendees in conference bags.

Tricky Tray Raffle Sponsor ($50+)

In an effort to increase traffic to the exhibit hall, attendees will be entering a raffle for a variety of prizes through tickets handed out by vendors. By contributing toward the purchase of these prizes, your company will get:

  • Logo in printed and digital materials regarding the raffle
  • Logo on conference webpage
  • Increased booth traffic by handing out raffle entry tickets to attendees

Exhibitor Fees & Layout

By registering online for an exhibit booth or sponsorship, you will be able to complete your contract, list your booth choices and pay your fee. Priority booth placement will be given to 2022 VetSouth sponsors first and then on a first come, first served basis in order of payment received. Exhibitors who purchase a premium booth (highlighted in blue on floor plan) will get a piece of artwork to place in their booth in participation with the Tricky Tray Raffle. If you have questions regarding this process, please contact Susan Blevins at susan@gvma.net or (678) 309-1135.

Booth Type

Premium Booth

Standard Booth

Rates

$1,350

$1,025

Extras

Additional Representatives, per person

Early-Bird Rates

$100

* Conference Sponsors receive priority booth selection. Note that all booth space is 6’x30″ Tabletop Space.

Booth Availability

Premium booths are shown in blue.
Unavailable booths shown in red.

Become an Exhibitor

Contracts and fees must be received no later than September 22, 2022 in order for the exhibitor’s name to be printed in the conference materials.

Still have questions?

Please contact our office:

(678) 309-9800
gvma@gvma.net

NOTICE: Sales are currently open to 2019 exhibitors until XX/XX.

If your company was not an exhibitor with us in 2019, we will accept your application but your booth will not be assigned until sales close to 2019 exhibitors.

Thank you to our previous Exhibitors!

2i Nova, Inc
Alliance Animal Health
AMDEC Anesthesia Service
Anivive Lifesciences
AVMA LIFE
Banfield Pet Hospital
Blue Ridge Imaging Technologies
Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health
Ceva Animal Health, LLC
Companion Animal Health

Cresilon
Deceased Pet Care
Elanco Animal Health
First Citizens Bank
Good Shepherd Pet Services
Heavenly Paws Pet Aquamation
IndeVets
Morton Construction
National Ultrasound Inc.
Nelson & Associates, Inc.

North Georgia Veterinary Specialists
Nutramax Labs Veterinary Sciences
NVA
Paws Whiskers & Wags
People, Pets & Vets
PetVet Care Centers
Revo Squared LLC
Schultz Technology
Scratch
Simmons & Associates, SE

Southeast Design
Southeast Medical Books
Southern Financial Consultants, Inc.
Southern Veterinary Partners, LLC
Summus Medical Laser
UGA College of Veterinary Medicine
Universal Imaging
Virbac Animal Health
Visbiome Vet
Zomedica

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