Sustainability at the heart of VET Festival
VET Festival, in partnership with Centaur Services, is proud to have sustainability at the heart of the event.
VET Festival, in partnership with Centaur Services, is proud to have sustainability at the heart of the event, supporting the long term goal for all CPD events to be more environmentally sustainable.
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.
Initiatives include minimising plastics by having a no drinking straw policy, using recycling bins throughout the event and encouraging all delegates to attend with a refillable water bottle. Delegates are also encouraged to think about consumable energy and switch off devices during the day where possible along with recycling both badges and lanyards for future events. The organisers have also used food suppliers with a commitment to ethically sourcing and the food served throughout the event promotes good health, uses organic produce certified by the soil association and products are supplied in reusable packaging.
Learning Without Landfill is a campaign started by two vet nurses keen to see a reduction in the waste we see at large CPD events and VET Festival has committed to sign their pledge at the event this year.
Jane Davidson commented “We are pleased to support VET Festival and share their environmental ethos – a truly inspirational event where there are NO single use plastics and every factor has been planned to have the least impact on the environment. We cannot care for our patients and ourselves if we do not care for the environment”
VET Festival tickets are still available to buy on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/vet-festival-2018-tickets-35876825551.
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VET Festival is a CPD conference for companion animal veterinary professionals and is in its fourth year. Conceived by Professor Noel Fitzpatrick (Managing Director of Fitzpatrick Referrals), VET Festival launched in 2015 at the University of Surrey before it relocated to Loseley Park in 2016. VET Festival has presented many world-class speakers from across the world to make it the most engaging, clinically relevant and innovative CPD conference in the UK. Multiple lecture streams take place in a professional and contemporary atmosphere, which is combined with an exhibition arena for industry representatives.
Centaur Services is the only veterinary wholesaler in the UK with two fully stocked and fully licenced distribution centres, improving access to medicines and providing superior levels of efficiency and reliability. Our customers enjoy best-in-class service, a state-of-the-art ordering platform, and the security of our temperature monitored delivery network. As part of the AmerisourceBergen Animal Health UK team, our combined knowledge, reach and partnership deliver a comprehensive and fully integrated suite of practice management and business intelligence solutions to help our customers focus on their animal patients. We are united in our responsibility to create healthier futures.