Media Center

The Western Veterinary Conference Media Center assists reporters and editors with tracking down sources for quotes on veterinary issues. Press members are welcome to attend the Annual Conference. Please contact Tracy Covert at 702.739.6698 or to request press credentials.

General Information

  • The 85th Annual Western Veterinary Conference will be held February 17-21, 2013, at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • The 2012 Annual Conference attracted nearly 15,000 attendees.
  • The goal of the Annual Conference is to provide comprehensive, progressive and practical continuing education for veterinary practitioners and paraprofessionals.
  • WVC offers 5 days of continuing education taught by world-renowned instructors in the form of Scientific Lectures, Symposia, Lunch & Learn Sessions, Workshops and Hand-on Labs.
  • WVC is the premier veterinary forum in the world with the latest information, breakthroughs and procedures in veterinary medicine.
  • Networking with more than 6,000 Veterinarians and nearly 2,000 Veterinary Technicians and Practice Managers.
  • More than 500 leading exhibitors showcase the latest products and services in the industry inside the 350,000 square foot Exhibit Hall.
  • Western Veterinary Conference is an American Association of Veterinary State Boards Registry of Approved Continuing Education (AAVSB RACE) Provider and a non-profit organization.
  • WVC owns and operates the Oquendo Center in Las Vegas. Conference Hands-on Labs are held at this state-of-the-art venue. The Oquendo Center is a year-round facility for medical and veterinary education, and a site for special events.