Navigating the Veterinary Conference Circuit: Unmissable Events in 2024

The events you DON’T want to miss this 2024!

As the year unfolds, these events stand out as crucial milestones for veterinary professionals!

1) BSAVA 21st-23rd March 2024 Manchester Central

If you’re committed to staying at the forefront of veterinary medicine, the BSAVA Congress is an unmissable opportunity to engage with cutting-edge knowledge, network with peers, and explore the latest advancements in the field.With over 150 CPD sessions covering a range of disciplines and learning styles — from lectures and discussions to interactive and hands-on workshops in the practical promenade — the CPD programme is inclusive and accessible to all veterinary professionals, including nurses, veterinarians and practice support staff.

2.  VMG (Veterinary Management Group) When 25th-26th March. Where: Crowne plaza. Stratford-Upon-Avon

VMG conferences are a must for those keen on enhancing their leadership and management skills. These events provide a unique platform for veterinary professionals to delve into the nuances of effective practice management. From expert speakers to interactive workshops, VMG conferences offer a holistic approach to navigating the challenges of veterinary leadership.This is your chance to build on what you know—master team leadership, enhance practice performance and prioritise self-care. Leave the VMG Congress feeling invigorated and empowered to reach new heights.

3. BVA Live  NEC BIRMINGHAM |  6-7 JUNE 2024

Not all vet shows are the same. BVA Live is a different animal.

From the organisers of the London Vet Show and the British Veterinary Association comes a world-class event that has everything you need in one central location in Birmingham.

 With a focus on education, innovation, and the latest developments in veterinary science, BVA live  is a hub for knowledge exchange. From practical workshops to thought-provoking discussions, BVA events cater to diverse interests within the profession.

4. Vetempowered 24th March Manchester central

Vetempowered are a breath of fresh air in the veterinary landscape and now have their first ever LIVE event! These events are designed to empower veterinary professionals, focusing not only on clinical skills but also on personal and professional development. Attendees can expect inspirational talks, networking opportunities, and practical strategies for finding balance and fulfilment in their veterinary careers. This energising day is tailored for veterinary professionals seeking to boost confidence, step forward whilst understanding imposter syndrome differently, and reconnecting with what truly matters to them. As pioneers in veterinary personal development, Katie Ford and Claire Grigson will be sure to create a one of a kind, incredible event!

5. BVNA (British Veterinary Nursing Association) 11th -13th Telford international centre.

For veterinary nurses seeking a dedicated space for learning and networking, BVNA events are unparalleled. These conferences delve into the specific challenges and advancements in veterinary nursing, providing a platform for skill development and knowledge sharing. BVNA events are perfect for staying abreast of the latest trends in veterinary nursing.

6. LVS (London Vet Show) EXCEL LONDON | 14-15 NOVEMBER 2024

Last but certainly not least, the London Vet Show remains a highlight in the veterinary events calendar. Known for its diverse array of speakers, engaging exhibitions, and the latest advancements in veterinary medicine, the LVS is a playground for professionals seeking a comprehensive experience. It’s a fantastic opportunity to connect with industry leaders, explore new products, and gain insights into the future of veterinary practice.


As the year unfolds, these events stand out as crucial milestones for veterinary professionals. Whether you’re eager to refine your leadership skills, stay updated on clinical advancements, or connect with fellow professionals, these conferences offer a rich tapestry of opportunities. Being a locum shouldn’t mean you miss your chance to be a part of the dynamic and ever-evolving world of veterinary medicine!