2022 Mid-Year Meeting

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The VetPartners 2022 Mid-Year Meeting will take place at the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront on September 28-30, 2022

Wednesday, September 28

12:00 PM 5:00 PM Board Meeting
5:30 PM 7:00 PM Welcome Reception

Thursday, September 29

8:00 AM 8:30 AM Registration/Breakfast/Table Network – Assigned Seats
8:30 AM 8:45 AM Welcome – President Welcome and Business
8:45 AM 9:00 AM New Member Oath and Pinning
9:00 AM 9:15 AM Premier Sponsor #1 – 10 Minutes
9:15 AM 9:30 AM Break
9:30 AM 10:30 AM Profitability: Diving into Revenue – Karen Felsted with liaison Wendy Hauser (Panelists Pending)
10:30 AM 11:30 AM Profitability: Diving into Expenses – Karen Felsted with liaison Wendy Hauser (Panelists Pending)
11:30AM 12:00 PM Discussion/Break
12:00 PM 1:30 PM Lunch
1:30 PM 1:45 PM Change Assigned Seats/Table Network
1:45 PM 2:15PM New Member Elevator Speeches (3-4)/Sponsor Time
2:15 PM 3:15 PM Practice Impossible Panel – Joy Furman (Panelists Pending)
3:15 PM 4:00 PM Discussion/ Break with Snacks
1:40 PM 2:00 PM New Member Elevator Speeches
4:00 PM 4:30 PM SIG Reports
4:30 PM 5:45 PM SIG Networking/Meeting – Bar with one drink ticket/for purchase
5:45 PM 7:00 PM Free Evening – Attendees dining individually

Friday, September 30

8:00 AM 8:30 AM Registration/Breakfast/Table Network
8:30 AM 8:45 AM President/Emcee Welcome Back/Business/Sponsor
8:45 AM 9:00 AM New Member Elevator Speeches (3-4)
9:00 AM 9:15 AM Premier Sponsor #2 – 10 Minutes
9:15 AM 9:30 AM Break
9:30 AM 11:00 AM *official title pending*: The Millennial’s Ideal Offer – Dr. Tierra Price with liaison Monica Perry
11:00 AM 11:15 AM Break
11:15AM 12:30 PM Where Have All The Vet Techs Gone? – Meghan Parks, RVT with liaison Heather Kvitko-White
12:30 PM 1:45 PM Lunch
1:45 PM 2:00 PM Sponsor Time/New Member/Other
2:00 PM 3:00 PM Courageous Conversations in DEI – Peter Weinstein, DVM, MBA and Phillip Nelson, DVM, PhD with liaison Linda Markland
3:00 PM 3:30 PM Discussion/Wrap-Up
3:30PM 3:45 PM President Conclusion/Program Committee Forecast
3:45 PM 5:00 PM Break
5:00 PM 7:00 PM CareCredit Reception



Get special rates – starting at $179 – in the VetPartners Annual Meeting room block now. Space in the room block is available to register attendees only.

Register for the conference and book your room early – the VetPartners special rate will only be available through 5:00PM EST September 9, 2022.  After that, prevailing rates and availability will apply.

Hotel Reservations


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Call the hotel toll free at 800-546-9513 and ask for the VetPartner’s Group Rate

Reservation details:

  • Rates are exclusive of taxes and fees
  • A valid conference registration is needed to reserve a room at the attendee rate in the conference block
  • Hotel reservations will be guaranteed by a first night deposit
  • Complementary Wifi in the hotel will be available to Marriott Reward Members during their stay. If not a Rewards Member, you may join here.
  • Valet Parking is available for $49/per car/per night or $78 for oversized vehicles.
  • Self-parking is available – please see attached map for locations

Program Information 


Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront
1401 SW Naito Parkway
Portland, OR 97201

Please be vigilant if dealing with any companies or services other than VetPartners, Capitol Hill Management Services or the Portland Marriott that imply or claim an affiliation with the VetPartners 2022 Mid-Year Meeting. Reservations made through any other agency will be at your own risk.  If you are contacted by a housing company attempting to sell hotel rooms, please notify Show Management at admin@vetpartners.org.