NVMA Members enjoy discounted registration until January 1

Become an Exhibitor or Sponsor

Welcome to the Winter Conference Exhibit Hall of the Nebraska Veterinary Medical Association (NVMA) at the Crowne Plaza/Younes Conference Center North in Kearney, NE. We would like to invite you to participate in the Exhibit Hall, which is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday, January 25, 2024 and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, January 26, 2024.

We are so grateful to you for your support of the NVMA.

Exhibitor registration is required to reserve your space in the Exhibit Hall. For 2024, we are using an online registration form. Please use the link below to complete the registration. An email receipt will be sent when payment is received. We ask that all partners register no later than January 5, 2024.

Several new sponsorship opportunities are available for 2024. The NVMA would like to offer tote bags, notepads, and custom lanyards for attendees. Would you consider partnering with the NVMA to bring this to fruition? Sponsor options are below.

The NVMA Winter Conference Exhibit Hall is a powerful strategic tool to develop your business in 2024 and beyond! This event is an outstanding opportunity to build relationships with the veterinary community. We are looking forward to having another great Conference and having your company with us.

Sponsorship and Exhibit Opportunities

Winter Conference Sponsorship Opportunities

  • Premier Sponsor – $4,000
    (includes exhibit booth, representatives’ registration, and an opportunity to address membership)
  • Membership Lunch – $2,000 (5 min address to membership, one available)
  • Awards Lunch – $2,000 (5 min address to membership, one available)
  • Coffee Break – $2,000 (two available)
  • Tote bags – $2,000 (includes company logo, one available)
  • Trivia Night – $1,500 (one available)
  • Notebooks – $1,000 (one available)
  • Lanyard – $500 (may include company logo, one available)

Speaker Sponsorship – $1,500 each speaker
Limit one sponsor per speaker, first come, first serve

  • Justin Thomason, DVM, DACVIM – Small Animal, Cardiology and Ultrasound
  • Hans Coetzee, DVM, DACVCP, DACAW – Large Animal, Pharmacology (SPONSORED by Fera Diagnostics)
  • Logan Donaldson, DVM, DACVIM – Small Animal, Neurology
  • Jordan Thomas, PhD – Large Animal, Reproduction
  • Brad White DVM, MS – Large Animal, Practice Management and Herd Health
  • Alex Hilgenkamp, LVT – Veterinary Technician Track, Diagnostics
  • Jan Woods – General Session, Opioid Training

Exhibit Booth

  • Exhibit Booth – $800
    2 representatives’ registration and lunches
  • Double Exhibit Booth – $1,450
    4 representatives’ registration and lunches

Electricity at booth — you will need to supply your own extension cord and/or power strip.

Exhibit Rules

Exhibit rules and regulations are to be construed as part of all contract for exhibit space. NVMA reserves the right to interpret them, as well as make final decisions, on all points not herein covered.

The Conference Exhibit Hall is open on January 25 and 26, 2024. The educational sessions start at 8 a.m. on Thursday, January 25 and Friday, January 26.

It’s not required or necessary that you be in your exhibit area except for scheduled exhibit hours, e.g., breakfast, coffee breaks, lunch sessions, social hours and so forth. At other times, your presence in the Exhibit Hall is optional.

Other than regular hotel security, there will not be a security guard specifically in the Exhibit Hall. We strongly recommend that you remove valuable items as the NVMA will not be responsible for any losses.

Exhibits may be torn down after 4 p.m. on Friday, January 26.

RESERVING EXHIBIT SPACE Companies that wish to exhibit at NVMA annual conference must complete and return the contract with full payment. This contract, accompanied by full payment, is the only means by which space may be reserved; no telephone reservations will be accepted. Exhibitor agrees it will accept NVMA’s space assignment, which is done on Sponsorship, priority to those that have exhibited in the past and then on a first-come, first-served basis. NVMA reserves the right to assign, designate or change your booth location.

EXHIBIT REPRESENTATIVES Two exhibitor badges will be provided for single booths; four for double booths. Additional badges are available at $20 each. Please indicate your need on the contract or by contacting the NVMA office. All exhibitors are required to wear name badges at all times during the meeting.

INDEMNIFICATION The exhibitor agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Nebraska Veterinary Medical Association and the Crowne Plaza/Younes Conference Center North, Kearney, Nebraska, from any damage to persons or property caused by or arising from the exhibitor’s exhibit or the action of the exhibitor’s employees or agents. All exhibitors must insure themselves at their own expense against property loss or damage, and against liability for personal injury.

SECURITY The exhibit hall will be secured during non-exhibit hours. It is required that a representative be present in the exhibitor’s booth during all exhibit hours.

OPERATION OF EXHIBIT SPACE All business activities of the exhibitor must be within the exhibitor’s assigned space. NVMA reserves the right to decline or prohibit any exhibit or part of any exhibit which in its opinion, is not in keeping with the policies of the Association. This reservation refers to persons, products, and printed matter. Exhibitors must comply with ordinances and regulations set forth by the building, fire, and police departments of Kearney, Nebraska, and any regulations set forth by the Crowne Plaza/Younes Conference Center North in the interest of common safety.

CANCELLATION A full refund for cancellations, less $300 processing fee, will be made upon written request if such request is received on or before January 15, 2024.

Important Dates

January 8, 2024 Last day to submit Exhibit Booth Contract.

Wednesday, January 24, 2024 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. — Exhibitor set-up.

Thursday, January 25, 2024 7:15 a.m. – 5 p.m. — Exhibitor Hall open.

  • 7:15 – 8:30 a.m. — Breakfast
  • 9:50 – 10:30 a.m. — Break
  • 2:50 – 3:30 p.m. — Break
  • 5 p.m. – Exhibitor Hall closes

Friday, January 26, 2024 7:15 a.m.- 4 p.m. — Exhibitor Hall open.

  • 7:15 – 8:30 a.m. — Breakfast
  • 9:50 – 10:30 a.m. -­ Break
  • 12:20 – 1:30 p.m. – Lunch
  • 4 p.m. – Exhibitor tear-down

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Kearney. The NVMA rates are available until January 6, 2024.

Crowne Plaza Hotel & Younes Conference Center North
707 Talmadge Rd
Kearney, NE 68845

Discounted Room Rate until January 6

Request our Discounted Group Rate of $149/night

Online Reservations Link