It’s finally the week of BVNA Congress 2023!

We’re so excited to welcome the veterinary nursing profession to Telford International Centre from Friday 6th to Sunday 8th October.

Here are a few top tips to make the most of your time with us:

✅ Most importantly – don’t forget to book your ticket!

You can pre-book your ticket before Tuesday 3rd October at 12.30pm. After then, you’ll need to buy your ticket on the door. Visit to register and find all the information you need about the event.

✅ Download the free BVNA Congress App

View the programme, plan your schedule, and access all the information you need about this year’s exhibitors – all in one convenient place. Simply download from your usual mobile App store.

✅ Look out for our 50th anniversary special events

Our social events are already sold out, but there are still lots of opportunities to celebrate our special golden year with us. Here’s just some of our special programme which are all open to everyone:

🎟 Prize draw on the BVNA stand, raising funds for the Daphne Shipman Benevolent Fund

🗣 Keynote lecture from Paula Boyden, on our Congress theme of ‘Empowerment’

🥂 Happy Hour in the Exhibition

🍰 Vetlife Afternoon Tea with 50th Anniversary Celebrations – sponsored by VN Times and IVC Evidensia

👟 parkrun powered by VNs, raising funds for Vetlife

🪑 Plus join us in The Hub in the Exhibition Hall to learn more about new products, projects and innovations within the industry to benefit VNs, veterinary practices and patient welfare.

Find out more here;

✅ Meet our Exhibitors

Our exhibitors are looking forward to seeing you, and this year we’re also including a Makers Market too! View our list of exhibitors via the BVNA Congress App, or on the BVNA website here;

Don’t forget to take part in our special Treasure Hunt competition – find and scan all the gold coins to be in with a chance of winning the £1,000 Treasure Chest!

Drop by the BVNA stand!

We can’t wait to see you, so make sure you come and say hello to the BVNA team on stand P1.

Learn more about how we are representing the VN profession, and if you’re not already a member, find out how BVNA membership can support you in your career. Don’t forget to complete our new survey too!

✅ Most of all – enjoy your time with us!

We’re sure you’ll feel empowered, inspired and energised by joining us for BVNA Congress 2023. It’s the highlight of our calendar at BVNA, and we can’t wait to share our extra-special golden celebrations with you this year!

Visit for registrations, the full programme, and information about all our social and special events.