SOURCE: Veterinary Hospital Associations


October 20, 2015 08:30 ET

Veterinary Hospitals Association Hosts 2015 VHA Expo

Highlights Include Keynote Speaker John Sweeney and Leading Sponsors Patterson Veterinary

SOUTH SAINT PAUL, MN--(Marketwired - October 20, 2015) - Veterinary Hospitals Association (VHA), will be hosting the 2015 VHA Expo on Wednesday, November 4, 2015 from 8:00-4:30pm at the Saint Paul RiverCentre in Saint Paul, Minn. This event is expecting to be visited by nearly 300 veterinarians, practice managers, and veterinary technicians, and will be highlighting the newest products, services, and programs in the industry.

This event will be highlighted by marquee speakers, including expert innovation behavioralist John Sweeney. Sweeney, with over 20 years' experience, will be discussing the culture of innovation and ways to move from fear to discovery. Other speakers include Dr. Julia Wilson, DVM, Executive Director of Minnesota Board of Veterinary Medicine; Kit Welchlin, public speaker focusing on customer service and team building; and Jim Poissant, Director of Business Services for VHA.

The 2015 VHA Expo is sponsored by leaders in the veterinary industry, including Patterson Veterinary, Hill's, and Royal Canin. Brian Kapsch, Territory Manager for Patterson Veterinary, is a strong supporter of the event, saying, "We are partners with VHA, and strongly support the Expo because of its multiple benefits to attendees." He continues, "It gives us a great opportunity to interact directly with attendees, and they come away with CE credits, important industry updates, and a fresh perspective on different topics covered in the clinics."

"The 2015 VHA Expo is the highlight event of our year," says VHA Executive Director Jeff Benson, "With our compelling tracks and new credit opportunities, plus time to directly interact with some of our leading industry partners, it's an event veterinarians won't want to miss."

To learn more about the 2015 VHA Expo and to register to attend, visit

About Veterinary Hospitals Association

Established in 1984, Veterinary Hospitals Association (VHA) is a member-driven association organized to represent the interests of members and the veterinary community. VHA currently serves more than 345 member veterinary practices. The goal of VHA is to enhance the profitability of each member practice by positively impacting its bottom line. With member involvement, VHA will continue to offer services that either save money or make money for all members. Follow VHA on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

Contact Information

  • Media Contact

    Stephanie Duncan
    Communications Coordinator
    Veterinary Hospitals Association
    (507) 360-6929