Sponsors and Exhibitors
The Sponsors and Exhibitors joining us at Congress include:
Congress 2018 Exhibition plan and layout can be found here >>>
The Sponsors and Exhibitors joining us at Congress include:
Congress 2018 Exhibition plan and layout can be found here >>>
|The animal health branch of Boehringer Ingelheim was founded in the 1950s, and established a UK presence in 1980. Since that time, the company has expanded to be one of the largest and fastest growing veterinary pharmaceutical companies in the UK.|
|Citation is the leading provider of compliance systems in Health & Safety and Employment Law, with over 20 years of expertise helping veterinary practices large and small. Simply put, we help you stay protected. We listen to what you need, and then advise on all aspects of Health & Safety and Employment Law compliance. With support 24 hours a day, we work side by side with you – taking away the worries, so you can get on with running your practice.|
|Bayer’s Animal Health Division is one of the world’s largest suppliers of veterinary medicinal products for use in household pets, horses and livestock. Bayer's current UK product range includes a comprehensive range of parasite treatments for dogs and cats and ground-breaking antimicrobial products.|
|A provider of companion animal biologicals and pharmaceuticals including the recently launched innovation in flea and tick control Bravecto™|
|Zoetis (zō-EH-tis) is the leading animal health company, dedicated to supporting its customers and their businesses. Building on more than 60 years of experience in animal health, Zoetis discovers, develops, manufactures and markets veterinary vaccines and medicines, complemented by diagnostic products and genetic tests and supported by a range of services.|
|Visit our stand to find out how Agria can help your practice introduce lifetime pet insurance for dogs, cats and rabbits. Agria’s package is designed so you can display, issue or recommend pet insurance to your clients at key times, when they are most receptive to pet health-oriented ideas.|
|Centaur’s mission is to be the best resource to the animal health profession by delivering superior value, efficiency and innovation.|
|Elanco Companion Animal Health, a global innovation-driven pharmaceutical company, develops and markets products that enable vets to help pets live longer, healthier, higher quality lives. The consistent flow of new products from our pipeline is backed by:
- World class technical support.
- Support for veterinary professional education.
- In-clinic tools to aid client education and reinforce the bond between pets, pet owners and vets.
|Hill’s is proud to support the joint SPVS/VPMA Congress 2018. Come and talk to us about our new products, support for your practice and health care team and discover what we can do to help grow your business. Together, we can work towards providing your patients with the best nutrition that they need and deserve.|
|Accountants, Taxation and Business Development specialists for the Veterinary sector. We are the largest specialist veterinary accountancy team in the UK now acting for in excess of 500 practices nationwide.|
|Simplyhealth Professionals are the UK’s leading provider of preventive healthcare packages for cats, dogs and rabbits. For 10 years we’ve been helping practices build and run payment plans. The plans help to build client loyalty, increase visit frequency and improve the health of pets, while providing your practice with a regular income.|
|With over 20 years of experience in the veterinary industry, the Hazlewoods Vet Team have the knowledge and understanding of every type of practice. We work with veterinary practices all day, everyday, currently advising over 250 veterinary practices throughout the UK. Hazlewoods is one of the UK’s Top 30 Chartered Accountants and Business Advisors. In the past three years they have advised on the sale and purchase of veterinary practices with a combined value of over £100m.|
|Norbrook Laboratories has established itself as a global leader in the development of revolutionary veterinary medicines, with a long-held reputation for quality products. Our expanding ranges for companion animals, equine and large animals offer a wide selection including antimicrobials, anthelmintics and NSAIDs. Recent exciting launches in the UK include Peptizole – an omeprazole paste for the treatment and prevention of recurrence of gastric ulcers in horses; and Marbodex Aural, a marbofloxacin based treatment for otitis externa in dogs. Other key products include Noroclav, Loxicom, Vetofol, and Closamectin Pour On.|
|Petplan is the UK's largest pet insurance provider, specialising in pet insurance and paying over £5million in claims weekly.
Committed to the veterinary profession, offering unrivalled support, training and various tools and materials making it easy to promote pet insurance to clients.
|Royal Canin is a specialist provider of veterinary diets for cats and dogs of all ages, sizes, breeds and physiological states. Our strong ties with the veterinary profession make us an adaptable partner; we bring you not only a high quality product but innovative solutions in business growth and practice management. Be sure to speak with one of our staff at congress!|
|We believe the best way to support independent practice members is to keep things simple; secure great rebates and service partners so that they can deliver and sustain a fair and competitive service to their clients, without impacting upon margins or taking them away from running a practice.|
|Vets4Pets have over 400 practices in the UK comprised of both standalone locations and those inside Pets at Home stores. In our joint venture partnership model, we recognise clinical freedom for our veterinary partners is of paramount importance and we therefore concentrate on providing a business support role, leaving the clinical side of the business to the veterinary partner.|
|Taking care of your build, while you take care of your patients. Our award-winning, multi-disciplinary company specialises in the design, building-management and project delivery of veterinary and animal welfare facilities. Our service is tailored to you and we’ll deliver the best results for your budget, no matter what size.|
|ALBERT WAESCHLE Veterinary specialises in the development of diagnostic instruments for use in the Veterinary profession. By using our 60 years experience we continue to utilize our first-class technical knowledge to develop the OPTICLAR brand to deliver superb product performance.|
|For over 25 years Animalcare has built its reputation on our wide range of quality products, including idENTICHIP microchips, POM-V medication, pet welfare and practice equipment. We are proud of the customer service we provide, including technical and client support materials, as well as product and CPD training for all customers.|
|We are a fundraising and grant giving charity directed by vets and vet nurses, which uses veterinary knowledge to improve the welfare of all animals. By working directly and proactively with the veterinary profession to identify pressing animal welfare issues we are able to use expert knowledge to advance animal welfare for generations to come.
To find out more, please contact us at email@example.com or visit www.animalwelfarefoundation.org.uk.
|AT VETERINARY SYSTEMS provide the leading practice management system Spectrum, rota management and internet solutions. Our systems are advanced, robust and easy to use. Call 01359 243400 or visit www.vetsystems.com.|
|AVID designs, manufactures and supplies pet identification MicroChips and scanners, as well as managing the 24hr UK PETtrac Database. Instant electronic MicroChip registration services via website, supporting practice systems via VetXML & smartphone and tablet apps!
|The recently formed British Bee Veterinary Association is dedicated to raising awareness and education in all species of bees to the profession. We are promoting the science of bee health, evidence based medicine, management and efficacious medications. The "Be Bee Friendly" practice scheme is being launched to help educate vets, nurses, support staff and clients in the importance of bees for pollination.|
|Burgess Diagnostics provides mobile MRI and CT scanner services exclusively to the veterinary profession. Having a fleet of mobile scanners enables practices to have diagnostics delivered directly in a convenient, cost effective, flexible arrangement|
|The British Veterinary Hospitals Association has been involved with the promotion and development of standards for Veterinary Hospitals in the UK for 45 years. To help further these objects the BVHA organises a the biannual Practice Design Awards and holds Practice Visiting Weekends both in the UK and abroad.|
|Carefree Credit provide interest free and low APR payment options for clients through a quick, online, paperless system with pay-out to the practice in a matter of days.|
|Cass has recently launched a part-time two-year Masters degree designed by their world-class researchers, exclusively to train healthcare professionals in leadership and management. The programme is open to doctors and veterinarians. Cass Business School is the home of professional leadership, with a strong research background in healthcare business intelligence and leadership.|
|Central CPD provides attendance courses in Central London for Vets and Vet Nurses and for the whole Practice team online at www.vet-ecpd.com from as little as £75/person/year for all of their CPD requirements.|
|Client attrition following pet loss is up to 19%. No practice can afford to sustain these losses. Let Compassion Understood support you in empowering your veterinary team to provide the best to your clients through their pet loss experience. Our online training is accessible and affordable with Practice Plans from just £30 per person and is suitable for the whole practice team. Come and see us at Congress stand 70 and make 2018 your year for exceptional compassionate care.|
|We help veterinary practices stand out from the online crowd and use content marketing to drive business through your website, email news and social media pages.|
|With 27 years of experience our main aims are to:
• Improve patient access and lower or eradicate patient complaints about access via telephone
• Improve patient satisfaction
• Reduce time spent dealing with telephone enquiries and free up staff for other duties and improve staff productivity
• Safeguard your practice against possible complaint or litigation
|Dogs Trust is the UK’s largest dog welfare charity and cares for over 17,000 dogs each year through its network of 20 rehoming centres in the UK - and one in Dublin.
Dogs Trust’s Hope Project provides help with the cost of veterinary treatment for any dog whose owner is homeless.
Dogs Trust’s Freedom Project is a dog fostering service for people who are fleeing domestic abuse in parts of the UK.
|Dotvet is a full- featured PMS developed by vets, accountants and programmers with long experience of Veterinary computing.
Cloud based, inexpensive, easy to set up and use, it includes unique built-in attributes eg Portable Hospitalisation system, real online booking, multiple dosing reminders and integrated graphical displays of lab results and other data
We can also add special reports and programs for your own practice at little or no cost.
|Take back control of your healthcare plan. We’re guided by the principles that they’re your clients, and your money so there are no set-up costs, client joining or renewal fees, it’s paper free and easy, save 30%-60% per collection AND get unbeatable customer service. Switch (it’s free!) before 30th March 2018 and receive 3 months’ free access to Onswitch’s Health Plan Index - the only mystery shopper service that specifically targets healthcare plans. Come and see us at stand 78.|
|EICKEMEYER is an independent family-owned veterinary equipment company with over 50 years of experience in veterinary medicine.|
|A specialist non-clinical recruitment agency supporting practices UK wide. With veterinary industry experience, we bring a fresh approach to recruiting pivotal staff such as Receptionists, Client Care, Practice Managers etc. A risk free approach to sourcing top talent, widening the net and ensuring the best possible fit for your practice.|
|Of 750 UK utility brokers, Full Power is one of only 40 Premier brokers (top level) with direct access to every supplier for gas, electricity and waste contracts. Special terms for SPVS / VPMA members.
|Henry Schein Animal Health, The Veterinary Wholesaler. With our range private brand consumables, innovative business services and specialist veterinary equipment we are committed to helping vets run modern day practices successfully.|
|Henry Schein Veterinary Solutions is the largest provider of veterinary practice management software in the UK.
We also offer solutions that integrate with our software platforms, including marketing and communication services and hardware sales.
Working together, we can help you achieve the freedom that comes from a successful practice.
|Work less. Care more. Animana makes it easier to run and grow a veterinary practice, so you can focus on providing the best possible care for your patients.|
|We are a group of veterinary practices pooling resources, skills and knowledge. Run by and for vets, clinical excellence drives our business. Every practice is run by its local team.|
|Krka UK has an expanding range of products in the companion animal and food producing animal sectors. Krka is proud to offer high quality generic medicines that derive from 60 years of experience and refined vertical manufacturing processes at the global headquarters in Slovenia.|
|We are genuine independent specialists in arranging all types of deposit free, fixed rate, tax efficient, Veterinary finance for all kinds of Equipment & Vehicles from the Suppliers of your choice.|
|Lloyd & Whyte provide professional financial planning and insurance advice tailored to veterinary professionals. Having been in partnership with the BVA for over 10 years, they have helped countless vets take care of what matters to them - at home and in the work place.|
|Merlin Telecommunications provide Vets all over the UK with bespoke telecom and data solutions for their practices. We understand exactly how a veterinary practice works and can provide a totally managed, scaleable and flexible solution, giving you the ability to improve your profit margins by minimising the impact of lost business and save money on your current phone bills too.|
|In-house diagnostics give you the tools to remove guesswork, achieve better patient care, have more satisfied clients, improve profitability and practice a level of medicine that offers clients and patients convenience and compassion. MiLab’s client support is second to none and endorsed by our clients – MiLab - where veterinary practices and laboratory come together - CALL 01379 855595 TO DISCUSS|
|A buying group that brings corporate benefits to independent practices. We are clear, concise and competitive, with a strong customer focus, providing great rebates on products and services around your practice needs.|
|Since 1997 Mount International United Services has been a trusted provider of advanced diagnostic imaging equipment and service and maintenance contracts to the medical and veterinary professions. We supply new and refurbished equipment and our range encompasses CT, MRI, Fluoroscopy, Digital X-Ray and Ultrasound.|
|Our whole sales team are Veterinary Nurses who understand your needs in practice. Come and see how we can help support your practice with our natural product range which is 100% exclusive to Veterinary Practices.|
|NVS is the UK’s largest veterinary wholesaler supplying veterinary products and services to veterinary practices and other approved outlets the next working day.
|Onswitch provide Call Coaching, training and business consultancy to veterinary practices across the UK and Ireland. With Onswitch Index™, Bertha Training and the Fixer, your practice can be the best in town!|
|Pet Cremation Services - www.pcsonline.org.uk
Pet Cremation Services, a division of the Time-Right Group, our commitment to customer service is
Paramount. The company as built up a network of UK crematoria & cemeteries with an excellent reputation by offering a wide range of essential services within the small animal veterinary market place.
|Pet-ID Microchips provide the ultimate microchip solution for animal identification. We understand the importance of offering clients the right microchip and supply a variety of formats to suit implanter preference.|
|PetSavers is the charity division of the British Small Animal Veterinary Association. Since 1974 PetSavers has raised money to fund clinical veterinary studies to improve the diagnosis, management and treatment of serious illnesses and diseases that afflict companion animals.|
|On January 1st 2018 Photon Imaging Systems Ltd & Surgical Systems Ltd merged to become Photon Surgical Systems Ltd. We are now able to offer an even wider range of imaging and surgical veterinary equipment supported by highly experienced technicians.|
|Pioneer Veterinary Products are comprehensive suppliers to veterinary hospitals and surgeries.
We pride ourselves on supplying quality products at competitive prices, and delivering a fast, stress-free service. From product ranges and special offers, to ease of ordering, we aim to give you the very best.
|Premier Buying Group allows you to take advantage of specially negotiated discounts, yet have complete flexibility on the manufacturers you use, giving you complete control over how you shop and save.|
|Protexin Veterinary is dedicated to producing innovative, research based products of the highest quality, providing a complete range of companion animal and equine products for the veterinary market.|
|Provet Cloud is the leading cloud based veterinary practice management system used by vets across the UK and Europe. Built on twenty years of knowhow, our intuitive system is at the forefront of practice management technology helping vets in all sectors of the veterinary profession including hundreds of first opinion practices, farm and equine vets as well as four large referral and university hospitals.|
|At PURINA our commitment is not just to work with you to improve the lives of pets but also to partner with you and your practice to find new ways to improve your business performance. Visit our stand for a conversation with our specialist team today at congress.|
|Specialists in veterinary accounts, RA Accountants offer personalised accountancy services and tax planning advice. Speak to us to explore our exciting new digital offering which provides easier access to your business financials through the use of your PC, smartphone or tablet device.|
|The RCVS is the regulatory body for veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses in the UK. We set, uphold and advance veterinary standards, and accredit practices under the Practice Standards Scheme.|
|Combining my veterinary background knowledge along with my love for watercolour painting, I have produced an individual range of quality cards which can be customised for your individual practice needs and offer exceptional value for money. NEW designs, Pet Casket Bags, Remembrance Seeds and Memory Envelopes now all available.|
|Manufacturers of handcrafted silver jewellery bearing pets’ actual paw prints. A great way to reward your team; to thank your loyal customers; and to support clients with a highly emotive, physical reminder of their beloved pets, when they need it most.|
|Shire Veterinary Insurance And Finance Brokers are a long standing veterinary supplier, with expert knowledge of the sector. Stop by their stand to find out more about how they can help your practice - whether it be via insurance, health cover, employee benefits or a whole host of financial services.|
|Summit is a veterinary ‘Specials’ manufacturer committed to providing high quality innovative solutions exclusively to veterinary surgeons, eliminating application and dosage problems with precise manufacturing at affordable pricing. Products are for use under the provisions of the Cascade, enabling veterinary surgeons to fulfil their commitment to their client’s health and wellbeing.|
|Team driven, peer rewarded training. Our system ensures your team follow your business processes consistently, making your practice more efficient and reducing training costs, whilst ensuring excellence in clinical and client care. Designed to evolve with your business Training-Progress is essential for new policy implementation, team development and PSS compliance.|
|TrustVet is a Pet Healthcare Plan Managment Provider. Our software allows you to create fully customised pet health care plans for your practice. Our innovative online payment platform integrates directly with your website. Our fully automated subscription tools will improve your cash flow, boost your turnover, grow your practice and delight your clients.|
|The go-to publication for anyone with an interest in how to make their veterinary practice work better. the UK's longest running independent veterinary business title continues to deliver the news, views and insights that matter.|
|Educate clients and create selling opportunities whilst they are sat in the waiting room:
• No lengthy contracts or forced advertising!
• Personalised media – promote your clinics, services and products.
• Strengthen client relationships – encourage dialogue during consults
|The Veterinary Defence Society is a mutual insurance company run by and for veterinary surgeons, which:
insures the practising profession against the effects of claims of negligence, including those resulting in human injury
ensures each case is handled by an experienced veterinary colleague
provides legal representation
offers advice and guidance to members.
|Vet Direct specialist supplier to the veterinary profession. Providing an extensive range of innovative equipment, uniforms and consumables - “it’s the little things that we do that makes a big difference to you".|
|VBS DIRECT K-Laser - rehabilitation and pain management laser for wounds and joints. V-PET, proven canine and equine regenerative medicine for pain management and post surgery. Aesculight advanced CO2 surgical lasers for soft tissue surgery. VBS Direct Supplements - GMP, pharmaceutical grade, palatable pet supplements, own brand complete veterinary range.|
|The Veterinary Pathology Group is a network of responsive labs and experienced practitioners across the UK and Ireland, consisting of TDDS, CTDS, PTDS, VLSI and Bridge Pathology.
Together we provide high quality diagnostic services to help Veterinary Surgeons deal with the daily challenges of practice. We offer diagnostic services and outstanding expertise in all aspects of Veterinary Pathology.
|VetHelpDirect.com - www.evetmarketing.com Internet Marketing Services for the veterinary profession. Includes social media, SEO, email marketing, blogs, online reviews, websites, staff training and more.|
|Vetlife provides Independent, confidential and free help for everyone in the veterinary community including veterinary nurses and students. Our charity provides a 24/7 phone and email helpline; professional mental health support; financial assistance; information and resources.|
|Vet-One is a cloud-based, practice management system.
As the first system to develop and install an online-hosted and remote veterinary software solution, Vet-One eliminates the need for expensive and high-maintenance servers.
From first opinion to referral and equine to livestock, all you need is a browser and an internet connection.
|Working in collaboration with our practices, we aim to care for people, their pets and our profession. Established in 2015, we provide centralised support tailored to individual practice requirements in areas from HR to finance, IT and marketing. Veterinary practice is all about its people, and we nurture a caring, supportive culture making it easier to do the job you love.|
|Vet Record Careers is the natural choice for veterinarians looking for jobs, and practices looking for the best candidates to fill vacancies. We provide online job listings, print job listings, a place for collating applications, digital job promotion and design support. We feature jobs in all sectors and locations across the UK and worldwide - we get results.|
|Vetstoria provides an Online Booking Software that allows your clients to book appointments from any device at any time. It is fully synchronised with your Practice Management Software diary and the client process is highly customisable to suit your website branding and specific scheduling needs.|
|Vetstream’s industry leading suite of online services, is the essential tool kit for all veterinary practices and institutions. All you’ll need is our TLC – Treat, Learn and Communicate. Offering peer reviewed online clinical reference sources, CPD e-learning, purpose built websites and online marketing services. Our comprehensive digital support offers the highest standard of care.|
|Vetsure provides Pet Insurance and Buying Group services to a growing network of veterinary members. The Vetsure Pet Insurance® strategy is entirely unique in that it operates a system of ‘Directional Care’ whereby policyholders are incentivised to use a developed network of service providers. Our Vetsure for Vets and Vetsure Platinum Buying Groups add value to suppliers, the consumer and the channel as a whole.|
|Governed by SPVS and chaired by Nick Lloyd, the VetXML Consortium is an industry body dedicated to the development of VetXML – an open common data format that facilitates electronic data exchange between practice management systems and industry suppliers for processes such as insurance claims, microchip registration, benchmarking and laboratory reports.|
|During the last two decades, VetZ successfully established itself as one of the leading providers for Practice Management Software in the European veterinary sector. As globally acting and growing company, VetZ can satisfy the constantly increasing requirements of the veterinarian marekt and therewith of their customers.
We provide an all-embracing solution: easyVET, the only Practice Management Software with a direct integration of diagnostic imaging, easyIMAGE pacs and the high premium XDR x-ray system.
As a matter of course, all of that is connected to our internet services on VetzXL.com, the biggest European hub for veterinarian data base and communication.
With our solution, you can experience an unprecedented, easy going workflow.
|iRecall® offers text and email reminder services to transform your client service, profit and compliance with no extra work. Improve your parasiticide sales by 37%, engage clients and offer a fantastic service level, completely automatically.|
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