Southwest Veterinary Symposium is a partnership of the Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas VMAs, as well as Oklahoma Veterinary Technician Association and Texas Association of Registered Veterinary Technicians to provide continuing education for veterinary professionals in the southwest region and the nation. Symposium profits are returned to the partner states.
The annual symposium is held each fall in the Southwest and includes continuing education, exhibits, interactive labs, and social activities. We serve DVMs, RVTs, hospital personnel, veterinary and technician students, and the suppliers who provide the products and services that support veterinary medicine.
Partner Power Package for Clinics
Share the wealth of knowledge with your clinic staff! Bring your staff and save money.
One DVM and up to three technicians/office staff/practice managers for one package price!
Complete 4-day registration for each
Southwest Veterinary Symposium is the premier veterinary conference for profitable face-to-face interaction, networking, sales and professional development opportunities for exhibitors. Our annual 4-day conference draws more than 3,000 veterinary industry professionals seeking high-quality continuing education and the latest advancements in veterinary products and services from industry leaders just like you!
SWVS creates an unparalleled environment to cultivate connections between qualified buyers and industry experts. The Exhibit Hall offers a tradeshow with leading-edge veterinary medical, business and practice management products and services. We invite you to be a part of the largest veterinary conference in the Southwest.
Why Should You Exhibit At SWVS?
SWVS is committed to partnering with exhibitors to increase your sales pipeline so you can experience the greatest return on investment:
Market your products or services nationally to 20,000+ veterinary professionals
3,000+ SWVS website visitors monthly
Introduce your products and services face-to-face to 2,500+ qualified buyers, including 1,500+ DVMs.
Engaged attendees who are looking for products and services to meet their specific need.
96% of SWVS attendees say the exhibit hall hours are more convenient than those other symposiums
94% of SWVS attendees spend between 1-5+ hours in the exhibit hall
Historically, $2 million in sales are purchased by attendees on the exhibit hall floor during the 3-day symposium
SWVS gives away more than $9,000 in shopping sprees to attendees who must then spend
it during the symposium on the exhibit hall floor