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Great Ideas Conference

June 19, 2024
Deerhurst Resort

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It's back! The 2024 Great Ideas Conference will be held June 19-21 at a brand new, beautiful location: Deerhurst Resort. Be sure to mark your calendars to join us for an amazing summer getaway in beautiful Muskoka.


Register online


Our online registration system uses special codes for each registration type. If you'll be registering online, ensure you use the correct code for your corresponding registration type. 
 
Registration Type Online Registration Code

DVM/Industry Professional
Full Conference Registration
 
A1 DVM/Industry Full Conference
DVM/Industry Professional
Wednesday Evening Registration
 
A2 DVM/Industry Wed Eve
DVM/Industry Professional
Thursday Registration
 
A3 DVM/Industry Thu
DVM/Industry Professional
Friday Registration
 
A4 DVM/Industry Fri
DVM/Industry Professional
Wednesday and Thursday Registration
 
A5 DVM/Industry We/Th
DVM/Industry Professional
Thursday and Friday Registration
 
A6 DVM/Industry Th/Fr
DVM/Industry Professional
Wednesday and Friday Registration
 
A7 DVM/Industry We/Fr
Practice Manager/Technician/Hospital Personnel 
Full Conference Registration
 
C1 PM/HP Full Conference
Practice Manager/Technician/Hospital Personnel
Wednesday Evening Registration
 
C2 PM/HP Wed Eve
Practice Manager/Technician/Hospital Personnel
Thursday Registration
 
C3 PM/HP Thu
Practice Manager/Technician/Hospital Personnel
Friday Registration
 
C4 PM/HP Fri
Practice Manager/Technician/Hospital Personnel
Wednesday and Thursday Registration
 
C5 PM/HP We/Th
Practice Manager/Technician/Hospital Personnel
Thursday and Friday Registration
 
C6 PM/HP Th/Fr
Practice Manager/Technician/Hospital Personnel
Wednesday and Friday Registration
C7 PM/HP We/Fr

Pre-registration closes June 10. Register online (review online registration codes below) or complete and submit the below registration form to info@ovma.org today to secure your spot!

FAQ

Join us for a transformative conference designed exclusively for veterinary professionals seeking to excel in leadership, prioritize well-being and implement best practices in their field. This conference offers a venue where attendees can engage in insightful discussions, gain practical skills, and explore innovative strategies to thrive personally and professionally in a beautiful and picturesque location.

Whether you’re a seasoned practitioner, an aspiring leader, or a dedicated veterinary professional, this event promises to inspire, educate and empower you to make a positive impact in the veterinary community and beyond.

Come by yourself, with your clinic staff or bring the whole family!

We encourage anyone on the practice team, including veterinarians and practice managers, to join us!
  • Top-notch practice management continuing education.
  • Personal and team wellness education.
  • Networking and social outings with colleagues.
  • An opportunity to unwind in a breathtaking and relaxing atmosphere.
  • A wide array of recreational amenities and activities to help you relax after a busy spring season.

Deerhurst Resort offers a wide range of ameneties. Enjoy everything from exceptional golf, boating, hiking, kayaking, treetop trekking, axe throwing and ATV riding. The scope of activities and things to do right on the property is unmatched by any other Ontario resort.

Be sure to explore the local town of Huntsville with its Group of Seven Outdoor Gallery, unique shops and many restaurants.

Our room block at Deerhurst Resort is sold out.

Unfortunately, we don't have a second room block available, however, Hidden Valley Resort currently has 15 rooms available between June 19-21. Call 705.789.2301 today to secure your accommodations before they sell out. 

Registration Program

View the Great Ideas Conference Registration Program to learn more about what to expect from this year's event, including:

  • Morning plenary highlights.
  • Details on each course track.
  • Exciting extras, including this year's Fun Run/Walk and Swim with Darren.
  • Deerhurst Resort and Huntsville activities.


Proceedings

Download to conference proceedings to learn more about each session!