• The NAVC Conference 2017: Events & Entertainment Schedule

    Check out our social events and evening entertainment.

    Saturday, February 4, 2017

    As the featured General Session speaker, Robin Roberts will kick off the week by sharing stories about her award-winning career, her battle against multiple life-threatening illnesses and her triumphant return to the anchor desk of Good Morning America.

    Orange County Convention Center: West Concourse | Tangerine Ballroom
    DOORS OPEN – 8:15 AM
    SHOW STARTS – 8:30 AM

    Join the Dirty Jobs TV host and Deadliest Catch narrator, Mike Rowe, for the opening ceremony and kick off the NAVC Conference in style.

    DOORS OPEN – 6:30 PM
    SHOW STARTS – 7:00 PM

    Sunday, February 5, 2017

    5K Fun(d) Run
    Enjoy a 5K run to benefiting the WSAVA Foundation.5e99bc744f2c4a2e95ecd79835043c99_seaworldorlando_logo_2014_250w

    EVENT BEGINS – 7:00 AM

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    Sunday “big game” event
    Calling all sports fans! Join us Sunday evening for a big game viewing party to watch the two final teams face off for the championship. With the Exhibit Hall closing at 4:00 PM and no other nightly events scheduled, there’s no excuse to miss the game.

    EVENT BEGINS – 5:30 PM

    Monday, February 6, 2017

    CONCERT Series: Darius Rucker
    Merck Animal Health and the North America Veterinary Community welcome Grammy Award-winning artist Darius Rucker to Orlando this February. Get ready to groove with his number 1 hits “Wagon Wheel” and “Alright”.

    DOORS OPEN – 7:30 PM
    SHOW STARTS – 8:00 PM

    Tuesday, February 7, 2017

    Join us for a golf tournament benefiting the WSAVA Foundation.

    EVENT BEGINS – 8:00 AM

    Other Exciting Events

    NAVC Fitness Class: Yoga

    Start your Sunday morning off with serenity with this ancient physical, mental and spiritual practice including exercise, stretching, breathing techniques and relaxing meditation.

    Sunday, February 5 • 6:30 AM
    Hyatt Regency

    NAVC Fitness Class: Zumba

    The NAVC Zumba Class will get everyone moving on Monday evening! With a mix of Latin and International music and moves, Zumba participants can enjoy a fun, effective workout in the form of a dance fitness party.

    Monday, February 6 • 5:30 PM
    Hyatt Regency

    Veterinary Technician’s Networking Reception

    Come relax while you recharge your phones and connect with other veterinary technicians. Attend special educational snippets and events by industry partners, learn about technician specialties and connect with board members from NAVTA. A schedule of events will be posted at the lounge entrance.

    Tuesday, February 7 • 5:00 PM
    Hilton Orlando

    Alumni Receptions

    Renew old friendships at NAVC Conference Alumni Receptions, sponsored by each university’s alumni association for veterinarians and their families.

    Tuesday, February 7 • 7:00 PM
    Hilton Orlando

    Finale Party

    The NAVC welcomes all Conference attendees to bid adieu to the NAVC Conference 2017 with a fun and energetic farewell celebration.

    Wednesday, February 8 • 7:00 PM
    Hyatt Regency Ballroom

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