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07 Sep 2023

Veterinary Practice News & NAVTA Programming the Vet Tech Theater at New York Vet

Veterinary Practice News & NAVTA Programming the Vet Tech Theater at New York Vet

NEW YORK, Aug. 24, 2023 - Veterinary Practice News, a leader in veterinary news and information, and the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA) are jointly partnering with New York Vet to program the Veterinary Technician Theater at the upcoming New York Vet Show. The 2-day educational veterinary conference will be held at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City from November 8-9, 2023.

“At New York Vet, we strive to provide our attendees with an unparalleled educational experience that offers something for everyone," said Joseph Kowalsky, Event Director for New York Vet Show. "We are delighted to partner with Veterinary Practice News & NAVTA for this year's show and look forward to offering their expertise in programming our Veterinary Technician Theater."

Veterinary Practice News and NAVTA are programming 8 sessions in the Vet Tech theater including:

  • Triage Tactics: Navigating Veterinary Patient Emergencies with Marlaina Hrosch
  • Nutritional Support of Cancer Patients with Ed Carlson
  • Using Kirby’s Rule of 20 to Care for Critical Patients with Marlaina Hrosch
  • Nutritional Approach to Diabetic Felines with Ed Carlson
  • Don't Be a Pain: Analgesia for the Emergency and Critical Care Patient with Karen Roach
  • Are You Keeping Score? The Importance of Pain Scoring Systems with Karen Roach
  • How to Tell if Your Patient is in a Toxic Relationship: Toxicology 101 with Marlaina Hrosch
  • Pet Food Trends. What's All the Buzz About with Ed Carlson

"We, along with NAVTA, are thrilled to bring our extensive experience in providing comprehensive veterinary news and information to the Veterinary Technician Theater at the New York Vet Show," said John MacPherson, Director of the Kenilworth Veterinary Group. "This partnership allows us to further extend our reach and provide valuable learning opportunities for both experienced veterinary technicians and those just starting out."

To register for the New York Vet Show, visit For more information about the Veterinary Practice News, visit

Media Contact: 
Shanna Allen 
Senior Marketing Manager 
US Vet Show 



CloserStill Media recently was awarded the Stickiest Show Floor designation for NY Vet from Trade Show Executive, honoring the best strategy for keeping attendees on the show floor. The online conference, Vet Show @ Home also was named Best Virtual-Hybrid Experience at the Trade Show News Network awards. CloserStill Media has built an exemplary reputation with a focused portfolio operating best-in-class events throughout Europe, the United States (U.S.), and Asia. The group, which has over 400 employees, delivers events across a range of dynamically growing industry verticals including corporate learning and HR, enterprise technologies, eCommerce, healthcare, and veterinary. CloserStill Media has experienced substantial growth since entering the U.S. market in 2017 through the launch of New York Vet (+ 2 regional shows), as well as the acquisition of LearningGuild (formerly FocusZone) in 2018 which established the group as the biggest provider of corporate learning and learning technology events in the US. CloserStill Media also acquired a majority investment in the Influence Group, which provides hosted leadership retreats for C-level executives. The Influence Group events continue to expand with 4 additional events being added to the portfolio through 2023. Most recently, in January, CloserStill Media announced a majority investment in CommerceNext, the leading U.S e-commerce conference, and community. 


Veterinary Practice News is dedicated to informing U.S. veterinarians about industry trends, best practices and new products as it relates to practice management, small animal and equine care, Veterinary Practice News is a BPA Worldwide audited publication, reaching 57,000 practicing veterinarians, technicians, managers and others allied to the animal health care field. 

Like the publication, the website,, provides comprehensive and timely coverage of industry news and new products, highlights successful veterinary practices and practitioners, provides fresh and objective coverage of issues, trends and events, and serves as an open forum for discussing controversial topics, including new profit centers and best practices.  


NAVTA is a dynamic community of Credentialed Veterinary Technicians dedicated to advancing the profession of veterinary nursing through advocacy, awareness, and professional development. NAVTA serves as the voice for the profession both within the entire veterinary industry and to the public.





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