SPECIAL EVENTS

Join us for cocktails or try your luck at Cover-all bingo while visiting the exhibit hall! There is no shortage of exciting events at the 60th Ocala Equine Conference.

COCKTAIL RECEPTION
Saturday, Jan. 20
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Welcome to your exclusive industry experience! One of our premier benefits is exclusive networking opportunities. That’s why we’re welcoming you to OEC with an exciting night of networking with key industry representatives. Join us in the exhibit hall to meet, greet, and chat with exhibitors offering some of the latest and greatest in equine veterinary technology, products, and services.

Over the last decade, our Cocktail Reception has sparked many career-enhancing connections – who will you meet?

MENU
▪ Spanakopita
▪ Coconut Shrimp
▪ BBQ Pulled Pork Sliders
▪ Nashville Hot Chicken Sliders
▪ Vegetable Display

BINGO RAFFLE
Sunday, Jan. 21
12:40 p.m.

Win prizes by spending time in the exhibit hall. To play, present your badge at each participating exhibitor booth. Once you get your badge scanned by all 29 participating exhibitors, you’ll automatically be entered to win.

Don’t miss your chance to win:

  • $500 Grand Prize
  • Apple Watch SE
  • Apple AirPods
  • YETI Soft Cooler
  • Portable Griddle Grill
  • $100 Amazon Gift Cards

GRAND PRIX
Saturday, Jan. 20

This year’s exciting conference is set during the same time WEC will be hosting a Grand Prix, part of the 2024 Winter Spectacular Show Series, offering 12 weeks of world-class hunter/jumper competition sanctioned by U.S. Equestrian (USEF), five of which will also be internationally rated by the Fédération Equestre International (FEI).

Come to OEC for CE lectures in the morning and stay for the Grand Prix under the lights at WEC! The competition is free to attend and takes place Saturday evening in the Grand Arena, after the cocktail reception.

CHRISTIAN VETERINARY MISSION MEETING
Saturday, Jan. 20
12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Grab lunch and join the Christian Veterinary Mission for a fellowship meeting with guest devotional speaker, Dr. Justin Phillips. No frills — just good company, hearty conversations, and a shared sense of purpose.

Join us in office 1 at the Expo Center!


AAVSB/RACE Information

AAVSB/RACE program # 20-1092718 is approved for 25 continuing education credits. Veterinarians may earn up to 17 hours from continuing education sessions and veterinary technicians may earn up to 14 hours from continuing education sessions. Veterinarians who attend the comprehensive equine ultrasound wet lab may earn an additional 8 hours of continuing education credit, for a total of 25. Conference attendees’ CE hours will be reported to AAVSB/RACEtrack.