2018 October Annual Event Sponsors

**You do not need to be a member of our group to attend a meeting, simply register for the meeting(s) of your choice. For hospitals or clinics who have never attended one of our meetings before, we often offer a first meeting free to one of your managers or owners, with the exception of our October Annual Event, other exceptions may apply. Please contact us for the first meeting free. We look forward to meeting you and hope you decide to become a member of our group. Thank you for your interest in the CVMG.**

Upcoming events

    • 03 Oct 2018
    • 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • The Stonegate Conference & Banquet Centre; 2401 W Higgins Rd, Hoffman Estates, IL
    • 217

    Join us for our annual CE event.  We are excited to announce Mark Opperman as our speaker! Mark is the founder of Veterinary Management Consultation Inc and the Veterinary Hospital Managers Association.  He is also a former hospital management editor of Veterinary Economics.  In 30 years, he’s consulted with more than 2,000 veterinary hospitals throughout North America, providing timely, practical assistance in such matters as hiring associate veterinarians, establishing partnerships, developing exit strategies, addressing employee issues, and focusing on profitability and efficiency. 

    Financial Management: Your practice pulse points can help you achieve the financial goals you've set.  Learn how to reach your own benchmarks over again, as well as those of the industry.  Do you know how you stack up?  Find out what numbers you should be looking at and what to do about them.  Discover how doctor production comparisons can make help your doctors practice better medicine and improve your revenue streams.  Knowing which monthly numbers to look at will help empower you to steer your practice down the course you wish. 

    Implementing Internal Controls and How to Set Client Fees: Implementation of effective management systems that will "plug the holes in your bucket," allowing your practice to achieve greater profitability without necessarily increasing your fee schedule.  How to charge your clients appropriately and effectively. Presentation of a fee-setting formula. 

    Contemporary Concepts in Veterinary Practice Management: This lecture details the latest in practice management techniques.  Topics covered include, "Developing Excellence In Your Practice Management," "Advanced Personnel Management Techniques," "Goal Planning," "Marketing In The Waiting Room and Exam Room," "Communication," and "Planning For You And Your Practice's Future."  Truly an all-encompassing lecture dealing with innovative practice management concepts. 

    Top 10 List of Amazingly Stupid Things Veterinarians Do: In David Letterman style, find out what the most common pitfalls are and how they affect your productivity, efficiency, and practice satisfaction.

    Registration ends September 26th. Registration fee only $65! 

    Registration begins at 8:00am. Due to the volume of material to be covered, the seminar will start promptly at 9:00am.            

    Please Note: You must pay your registration fee at the time of registration or your registration will not be valid. There is a final step in confirming your payment that is often missed. Please be sure to watch for this final step. Once your payment has been processed, you will receive an email to confirm the registration. If you do not receive this email than your payment was not processed correctly and your registration is not confirmed. We are sorry but we can not offer any refunds for cancellations after September 19th. 

    • 14 Nov 2018
    • 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
    • Dundee Animal Hospital; 199 Penny Ave. East Dundee
    • 24

    Join us on for our last meeting of 2018 at Dundee Animal Hospital.  Sponsored by Boehringer Ingleheim, we present HR Consultant Adriane Johnson. Founder of Populus XP LLC in 2006, she will discuss common HR mistakes made by small businesses. 

    Hope to see you there!

    PARKING INFO: Dundee Animal Hospital asks that those attending the meeting park on Dundridge Circle, the street on the south side of the hospital. You may park on either side of the street. Please park after the hospital entrance. Please be mindful to not block the entrance/exit of the business across the street.

    PLEASE NOTE:  Attendance fee is due at the time of registration. If your membership is not current the attendance fee is $25 total per meeting. We are sorry but we can not offer any refunds for cancellations after November 8th. 

Past events

19 Sep 2018 September General Meeting - RACE APPROVED - Pathway Planning; A Road Map to Success
15 Aug 2018 August General Meeting - RACE APPROVED - #MeToo and Sexual Harassment
18 Jul 2018 July General Meeting - RACE APPROVED - Increasing Practice Revenue
20 Jun 2018 June General Meeting - CVPM APPROVED - Writing Job Descriptions
23 May 2018 May General Meeting - RACE APPROVED - Common Worker's Comp Injuries and How to Improve Employee Safety
18 Apr 2018 April General Meeting - Creating Teams that Work
21 Mar 2018 March General Meeting - Modern Digital Marketing Techniques That Grow Practices.
21 Feb 2018 February General Meeting - Build an Engaged & Productive Team
17 Jan 2018 January General Meeting - Round Table Discussion
08 Nov 2017 Train Your Doctors in Communication
04 Oct 2017 2017 CE Event featuring Dr. Ernie Ward
13 Sep 2017 September General Meeting - PNC BANK - "Fraud Protection and Work Flow Efficiency"
09 Aug 2017 August General Meeting -HR Topics: What Do I Do or What Do I Say?
12 Jul 2017 July CVMG Meeting Cancelled
14 Jun 2017 Double Your Dentistry with Dr. Charlier and Midmark Animal Health
10 May 2017 Consumer Insight
12 Apr 2017 What Managers Can Do to Influence Practice Profitability
08 Mar 2017 March General Meeting - Principles of Marketing
08 Feb 2017 February General Meeting - Managers and Compassion Fatigue
11 Jan 2017 January General Meeting - Round Table Discussion
09 Nov 2016 November General Meeting - Wellness Plans
05 Oct 2016 October Annual Event - Dr. Andy Roark
14 Sep 2016 September General Meeting - Brenda Tassava CVPM, Advanced Marketing Workshop
10 Aug 2016 August General Meeting - Veterinary Consumer Discussion Panel
13 Jul 2016 July General Meeting - Fear Free Visits
08 Jun 2016 June General Meeting - Debbie Hill CVPM, Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
11 May 2016 May General Meeting - Maximize Practice Earnings by Efficiently Using Staff
13 Apr 2016 April General Meeting - Compassion Fatigue
09 Mar 2016 March General Meeting - eBusiness
10 Feb 2016 February Meeting - How to Survive a Surprise OSHA Inspection
13 Jan 2016 January General Meeting - Roundtable Discussion

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