18 Dec 20
VET Honours is launched to recognise and celebrate the veterinary community for its dedication and commitment over the past year
Nominations are open between 18 December 2020 - 26 April 2021
Like many other industries, the past year has presented unprecedented challenges to the veterinary sector. With the backdrop of a worldwide pandemic, veterinary practices have continued to work and serve the people and animals around the country.
10 Mar 20
Following the success of our ‘Avoiding the crash box crisis’ CPD session at VetFest 2019, we’re really excited to be returning with even more sessions for our nursing stream this year.
As well as bringing back this very popular session, we’re adding two new options to our programme: ‘Career progression beyond the clinical RVN’ and ‘A holistic approach to consults and conversations around pet health and wellbeing’.
27 Feb 20
MSD Animal Health launches a new online platform with information for veterinary professionals and pet owners.
For more than a century, MSD, a leading global biopharmaceutical company, has been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world’s most challenging diseases.
14 Feb 20
MWI Distinct Advantage from MWI Animal Health is the first membership programme built to support your veterinary practice, creating time, maximising profit and boosting performance so you can focus on what matters most, your patients.
14 Feb 20
Outstanding Speaker Line up for VET Festival 2020 5-6 June, Loseley Park, Guildford, Surrey
Global experts from all areas of veterinary medicine are on the programme for VET Festival 2020, the two-day learning event for the veterinary team, that uniquely combines world-class continuing professional development (CPD) with an inspiring, outdoor, ‘festival’ environment.
18 Jun 19
Notching up record delegate and exhibitor numbers, this year’s VET Festival, received an overwhelmingly positive response from delegates for the calibre of speakers and entertainment.
With wellness a strong focus for VET Festival, the Wellness lecture tent was packed for Lara Heimann, an American who has achieved global recognition for her unique vinyasa yoga style and regularly leads international retreats and workshops.
24 Apr 19
The organisers of VET Festival 2019 are excited to announce that this year's VETFest™ Conversation will take place with broadcaster and author Fearne Cotton.
Following the wonderful and enlightening conversations of previous years with Jonathan Ross and Russell Brand, VET Festival wanted to continue this unique session designed to be relevant and personal to all delegates.
9 Jan 19
American physical therapist and Master Yoga teacher Lara Heimann will join veterinary experts from around the world on the speaker panel of VET Festival 2019.
The two-day event, now in its fifth year, aims to combine inspiring, world-class CPD for the whole practice team with an outdoor ‘festival’ atmosphere.
16 Jun 18
On Friday 8th and Saturday 9th June, VET Festival, in partnership with Centaur Services, welcomed a record number of over 1700 delegates.
The two-day outdoor conference truly lived up to its name as it provided unparalleled inspiration and education of the highest possible standard.
15 May 18
VET Festival, in partnership with Centaur Services, is proud to have sustainability at the heart of the event.
This year organisers Fitz All Media have backed a number of environmentally conscious initiatives and are proud to be supporting the Learning Without Landfill campaign and will sign their pledge at the event.
3 May 18
Renowned for their musical mashups and unique arrangements, Madhen are set to headline the evening.
VETFest™ Live Party Night is back for another year and is a cause for celebration for all, with live music, street food and drinks in an ultimate festival experience.
23 Apr 18
This year at VET Festival we are thrilled to introduce the VETFest Conversation, with television and radio presenter Jonathan Ross OBE.
Moving away from the traditional conference keynote format, the VETFest Conversation will be a relaxed discussion between Jonathan and founder of the event, Professor Noel Fitzpatrick.
19 Apr 18
All-inclusive and stress-free exhibitor package is available, comprising a ready built marquee, furniture, electrics and delegate tickets all included in a one-off fee.
VET Festival’s growing reputation has enabled a significant 40% year on year growth in delegates, providing 50 innovative exhibiting companies the targeted opportunity to engage with a forecasted 1,800 veterinary professionals at the unique outdoor CPD event
10 Apr 18
Reflecting on careers as well as personal development through wellness.
Delegates at VET Festival 2018, in partnership with Centaur Services, will be encouraged to reflect on their career as well as personal development through a series of content centring on wellness.
16 Mar 18
by Catherine Oxtoby, Risk Manager, The Veterinary Defence Society
I’ll be the first to admit, I’m a bit behind with the news, but I was listening to the radio the other day and the ex-Australian prime minister was being interviewed about her new role as an international educator...
14 Mar 18
Camping and glamping offered at VET Festival 2018.
Delegates at VET Festival 2018, in partnership with Centaur Services, will be able to relax and recharge in the idyllic Surrey countryside, as camping and glamping accommodation will be offered onsite at the outdoor conference in Loseley Park, Surrey on Friday 8th and Saturday 9th June.
5 Mar 18
91% of respondents said that they were proud to work in the veterinary profession.
At a time when the recruitment and retention of veterinary professionals is increasingly challenging in the UK, a recent survey by VET Festival, in partnership with Centaur Services, has revealed that there is however still great pride amongst the veterinary profession.
23 Feb 18
Dedicated Nursing stream covers both days of the conference
The dedicated Nursing stream at VET Festival 2018 covers both days of the conference and assures an extensive scope of subject areas as well as exclusive access to pioneering opinion leaders who are not usually found on the speaker circuit.
6 Dec 17
Driving passion and innovation forward in the veterinary industry.
Centaur Services is joining forces once again with VET Festival as it has been announced that they are the official Headline Partner for the 2018 event, and will work with the team to deliver the unique outdoor conference on Friday 8th and Saturday 9th June 2018.
4 Dec 17
Rehabilitation stream to cover both days of this year's VET Festival.
In response to continued delegate feedback, the dedicated Rehabilitation stream now covers both days of the conference on Friday 8th and Saturday 9th June, assuring huge diversity and stronger interaction in sessions delivered by three world thought-leaders in their field.
10 Nov 17
Featuring 14 streams and over 120 lectures
VET Festival, in partnership with Centaur Services, has announced its 2018 conference programme comprising over 120 lectures, brand new subject areas and featuring over 30 pioneering, internationally renowned speakers.
15 Sep 17
8th & 9th June 2018 at Loseley Park, Surrey
One of the most anticipated events in the veterinary CPD calendar, VET Festival, will return to the field at Loseley Park in Surrey on Friday 8th and Saturday 9th June 2018 to continue its mission to break the mould for the delivery of veterinary education.
6 Sep 17
VET Festival receives ‘Best Conference by a Small Company’ award
VET Festival, in partnership with Centaur Services, received the award for ‘Best Conference by a Small Company’ at the Conference Awards 2017, in recognition of the innovative and dynamic learning environment and practically relevant CPD programme.
The tents, benches and bunting, along with the buskers all gave it a lovely relaxed vibe and the perfect way to be in the right state of mind for learning. It is certainly the most enjoyable, informative and memorable CPD I have ever done and I will definitely be back next year.
So relevant for my role and such great CPD in a relaxed, festival outdoor environment which reinvigorates you! Brilliant, approachable speakers and great value for money