VSPA Spring 2024 Conference, St Louis MO
VSPA Spring 2024 Conference, St Louis MO
May 15 - 17, 2024  ·  Live! By Loews

The VSPA Spring 20234 Conference warmly invites the owners and administrators of independently owned veterinary specialty and emergency hospitals that are not in the competitive area of a current member to see what VSPA is about by attending our conference in-person or virtually. Is that you? If so - Welcome!

Check the VSPA Member Directory - Veterinary Specialty Practice Alliance (specialtyvets.com)

All sessions are open for VSPA hospital team members, invited guests, and sponsors to attend unless otherwise stated in the session description. And most sessions will also be presented virtually.

We are available anytime by email, text, or phone, and we look forward to hearing from you. pam@specialtyvets.com  or 919.219.5210


The conference hotel is Live! By Loews St Louis. See the Hotel page and click on the Hotel photo or name for the reservation link.

Agenda
Tuesday, May 14
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Meet in the hotel bar - we will walk to a local restaurant at 6:45 - ByoCC = bring your own credit card :)
Wednesday, May 15
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
What was one of the best ideas you implemented in the past year or so? We will have markers, stickers, etc., to bedazzle!
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
VSPA Members Only
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Presentation of Compiled Management Statement and Compensation Survey VSPA Members Only
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Presentation of Compiled Management Statement VSPA Members Only
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Breakout discussions - In-person guests welcome
5:10 PM - 6:40 PM
5:10 PM - 6:40 PM
with Beverages served to you at your table :)
6:40 PM - 8:00 PM
6:40 PM - 8:00 PM
with hors d'oeuvrs
Thursday, May 16
8:00 AM - 8:45 AM
8:00 AM - 8:45 AM
8:45 AM - 9:00 AM
8:45 AM - 9:00 AM
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Importance of tracking new revenue to a hospital.
10:15 AM - 10:30 AM
10:15 AM - 10:30 AM
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
11:45 AM - 12:00 PM
11:45 AM - 12:00 PM
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM
1:30 PM - 1:35 PM
1:30 PM - 1:35 PM
Depart promptly at 1:30pm. It's a short ride!
1:45 PM - 5:45 PM
1:45 PM - 5:45 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Local restaurant, each practice covers team member expenses.
Friday, May 17
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM
The New Operating System for the Modern Animal Hospital
9:15 AM - 10:05 AM
9:15 AM - 10:05 AM
Cyndie Courtney, DVM, Founder | The Jerk Researcher® LLC Make your world less mean
10:15 AM - 11:05 AM
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
11:30 AM - 11:45 AM
11:30 AM - 11:45 AM
11:45 AM - 12:30 PM
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
4 topics & breakout group reports (see description below)
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
4:00 PM - 4:15 PM
4:00 PM - 4:15 PM
4:15 PM - 5:30 PM
4:15 PM - 5:30 PM
Roundtable wrap-up & Closing Remarks -Lessons learned, action plans – etc. In-person attendees only
Our Generous Sponsors
Enduring Sponsor - Nestle Purina
Platinum Plus
Gold Sponsor
LOCATION
Live! By Loews, 799 Clark Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63102
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Location: Live! By Loews, 799 Clark Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63102