ABVP Symposium

We’ll be coming around the mountain…

October 10 – 13, 2019
Denver, Colorado
Denver Hilton City Center

The ABVP Symposium is a leading CE event for ALL veterinarians, veterinary residents, veterinary technicians and students!

Exhibitors & Sponsors

Exhibiting and sponsoring companies are the lifeblood of all meetings. Without them, there wouldn’t be a show. If you are interested in gaining access to some of the most dedicated and highly motivated veterinarians in today’s business, be sure to participate with us. Learn more about what we have to offer!

Exhibitor Registration



Registration is now OPEN! The Early Bird deadline ends on Friday, August 9 at 11:59 PM Central.


Registration Rates
Early Bird/Regular Rate

General Registration: $467/$525
ABVP Diplomate/Applicant/Candidate: $415/$467
ABVP Examinee: $315/$357
ABVP Resident: $315/$357
Technician: $357/$388
Veterinary Student: $189/$241
One-Day Registration: $246/$273

Hotel Accommodations

ABVP has a room block at the Hilton Denver City Center. Our contracted room rate is $209/night plus all applicable taxes. Reservations must be made by Tuesday, September 17, 2019, in order to qualify for the contracted room rate. You may call the hotel directly at +1-303-297-1300 or make reservations online.


Royal Canin Young Veterinarian Scholarship 

The American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP) is pleased to announce a scholarship opportunity sponsored by Royal Canin. The scholarship will provide a free registration to the ABVP Symposium for up to 20 young vets. The cost of registration will be refunded to the recipient upon the conclusion of the Symposium and the winner’s participation at the Symposium.

Applicants must be veterinarians from North America, younger than 35 years of age as of October 10, 2019, and not be board certified nor currently enrolled in an internship or residency program. Those chosen must attend the full Symposium and are invited to attend a dinner with the ABVP Council of Regents hosted by Royal Canin.

Please note this scholarship does not include the cost of hands-on workshops, ABVP Diplomate Dinner, or other events requiring an additional fee. This scholarship does not cover the cost of hotel accommodation, travel, or ancillary expenses.

Deadline to submit your name for consideration: Friday, August 23, 2019, at 11:59 PM CST
Notification of winning: Friday, August 30, 2019, by 5:00 PM CST
Acceptance of position: You must notify ABVP via abvp@navc.com by 5:00 PM CST on Friday, September 6, 2019, at which point the next name(s) on the list will be asked and your spot will be automatically forfeited
Evaluation: Up to 20 young vets will be chosen at random

You can notate your interest in the scholarship ONLY through the registration process for the ABVP Symposium itself. Click here to register.


RACE Approval

This program (755-37568) has been approved for 23.00 hours of continuing education credit for veterinarians and/or veterinary technicians in jurisdictions which recognize RACE approval.

NY State CE Approval


Future Dates

2020: Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile, October 15 – 18, Chicago, Illinois

2021: New Orleans Marriott, September 16 – 19, New Orleans, Louisiana