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OVMA Conference and Trade Show

Join us for the 2019 OVMA Conference and Trade Show on Jan. 31 - Feb. 2 at the Westin Harbour Castle in Toronto. 

The OVMA Conference and Trade Show is the largest veterinary conference in Canada, offering world-class continuing education opportunities and the most extensive veterinary trade show in the country. Each year the program offers a great lineup of speakers and sessions that you won’t want to miss. 

Every morning kicks off with plenary sessions that are sure to energize, inspire and motivate you for the rest of the day. 

Our educational program focuses on a range of topics, including small animal, equine and practice management series. We also offer a popular focus on infection program, plus master classes and workshops with a variety of topics to choose from.


View the 2019 OVMA Conference and Trade Show Program



Conference Proceedings


On-site Registration

Conference pre-registration is now closed. Delegates are welcome to register on-site and are encouraged to bring their completed registration form to avoid line-ups. Prices remain at the regular rates, as shown on all registration forms. The on-site registration desk is located on the second floor of the venue in the Metro foyer. The desk hours are:

  • Wednesday, Jan. 30: 1:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, Jan. 31: 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Friday, Feb. 17 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Saturday, Feb. 27:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

​Payment can be made by Visa, MasterCard or cash. Cheques cannot be accepted. 



All rooms at the Westin Harbour Castle have been reserved. If you still require accommodation, a block of rooms at the Radisson Admiral Hotel, located just a few blocks from the conference venue, has been set aside at a discounted rate of $239 for OVMA conference delegates. To book a room, call 1.800.333.3333 by Jan. 18 and indicate that you're attending the OVMA Conference to receive the discounted rate.

Guests at the Radisson Admiral Hotel also have access to underground parking for $26/day, including in-and-out privileges. These rates are subject to availability and will be available until Jan. 18. All pricing is subject to change.


Westin Harbour Castle Parking

Valet parking with in-and-out privileges for hotel guests is available at $45/day at the Westin Harbour Castle. Availability is not guaranteed. Self-parking outside is available for hotel guests at $35/day. Rates are subject to change. Other above ground parking at various costs is also available at several locations in the vicinity of the hotel. Click here to view the map. All pricing is subject to change.


2019 Trade Show

View the list of companies currently registered to exhibit at the 2019 OVMA Trade Show and find where they'll be located by clicking below:


Conference App

The OVMA Conference and Trade Show app is available to download on your Apple or Android device. Use our interactive app to build a schedule, view maps of the conference venue, pre-plan your Exhibit Hall visit, access presentation notes and discover things to do while you're in Toronto. Plus, the app enables you to easily connect with colleagues through a messaging platform, as well as social media!

To download, visit the iTunes or Google Play store. 


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Phone: 905.875.0756 / (toll free) 1.800.670.1702  



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