Join us in celebration of the veterinary community coming together at VMX! After full days of learning, we’ve got you covered with exclusive nightly entertainment and events – plenty of opportunities for you to let your hair down and have some fun with other veterinary professionals just like you.
Welcome Session with Terry Crews
Saturday, January 18
11:15 AM • Hyatt Regency
Action-movie hero, sitcom star, syndicated game show host, Old Spice pitchman, former NFL player and best- selling author, Terry Crews has been one of those actors you see almost everywhere. Whether he’s the overworked dad on Everybody Hates Chris, a tough guy in the Expendables series, the loveable goofball in White Chicks, Will McAvoy’s bodyguard in The Newsroom, or randy congressman Herbert Love in Arrested Development, he’s proven that he’s adept at both drama and comedy.
Opening Ceremony with Howie Mandel
Saturday, January 18 7:30 PM • Hyatt Regency
Howie Mandel is executive producer and host of the game show “Deal or No Deal,” for nine seasons he has served as a judge on NBC’s hit summer talent competition series, “America’s Got Talent,”. Mandel’s versatile career has encompassed virtually all aspects of the entertainment spectrum, including television, film and stage. Mandel’s frank, funny and no-holds-barred memoir, “Here’s the Deal: Don’t Touch Me” made The New York Times bestseller list on its first week and revealed his ongoing struggle with OCD and ADHD, and how it has shaped his life and career.
VMX Concert Series with Jake Owen
Monday, January 20 8:00 PM Hyatt Regency
Jake Owen has ascended to stardom with five #1 smashes – the 2X PLATINUM anthem “Barefoot Blue Jean Night,” PLATINUM-certified hits “Beachin’,” “Anywhere with You,” “Alone with You” and “The One That Got Away.” Known for his thrilling performances and laid-back style of country, Owen showcased a much different side on his acclaimed single “What We Ain’t Got.” Fans, music critics and radio alike are eagerly embracing the talented singer’s fresh sound.