Monday, July 7, 2014

46th Annual Association of Zoo Veterinarians

46th Annual Association of Zoo Veterinarians
21st Annual Association of Reptilian and Amphibian Veterinarians Conference
13th Annual Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians Conference
Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort
Lake Buena Vista, Florida
October 18-24, 2014

The 21st Annual ARAV and 13th Annual AEMV Conferences will be held October 18-24, 2014 at Disney’s Coronado Springs resort in Lake Buena Vista, FL. This will be yet another landmark event for these three groups as they will be meeting together for the second time. As always, experts in their respective fields from all over the world have been invited to participate making this a truly global continuing education experience. We realize these are still challenging economic times and appreciate the loyal support you have shown over the years whether through exhibits, sponsorship, auction donations, or supplies for labs. The live auction will be on zoo day at Disney’s Animal Kingdom park on Tuesday, October 21, 2014. Information on who to contact and where to send you auction donations for ARAV will be included at the close of this letter.

Monetary sponsorship will be available at the following levels and is on a first come, first serve basis. We are also open to any ideas you may have such as coffee mugs, water bottles, pens, portfolio pads, registration “briefcases”, etc. if you would prefer to participate in that manner.

• ARAV Sessions - $750 each
o Infectious Diseases
o Physiology/Conservation
o Clinical Techniques
o ARAV/AEMV Joint Session
o Master Classes
o Pharmacology
o In Depth Sessions (Musculoskeletal System)
o Case Reports
o Fish Medicine
o Diagnostics and Imaging

• ARAV Labs/Workshops
o Statistics for the Zoo/Exotic Clinician (M. Mitchell, didactic) $750
o Designing Studies, Collecting Data and Interpreting It
o Exotic Animal Behavior: Applying the Science of Learning Across Species
to Optimize Animal Health and Wellbeing (L. Clayton, didactic) $750
o Special Focus: Tortoise Medicine (A. Maas, didactic) $750
o Diagnostic Hemotology and Cytology of Reptiles (N. Stacey, didactic) $750
o Basic (Lizard) Endoscopy (Divers & Stahl) $1250
o Intermediate (Chelonian) Endoscopy (Divers & Stahl) $1250
o Soft Tissue Surgery of Green Iguanas (A. Bennett) $1500
o General Reptile Echocardiography and Ultrasound (L. Schilliger) $1250
• Coffee Break- $1500 (there will be an am and pm coffee break Monday-
• Lanyards/Name Badges-$750
• Monday ARAV Business Lunch-$3000
• Continental Breakfasts (Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday-$3000
• AEMV/ARAV Banquet-$4500
• ARAV Past-President’s Breakfast-$500.00

Levels of Sponsorship (based on the contributions to the above):
Bronze - $500-$750
Silver - $751 – $2000
Gold - $2001 – $4500
Platinum - $4500 and over

Commitment for sponsorship deadline will be September 1, 2014. All sponsors will be
• listed in the program book
• signs with the company logo will be displayed at sponsored sessions/labs
• if a lunch and/or banquet is sponsored, will be allowed to give a brief
presentation at the event
• mentioned in the opening and closing remarks

Thank you for considering these opportunities and we look forward to seeing you in October. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Nicole Johnson, DVMPlease contact at:
ARAV 2014 Development Committee
ARAV 2014 Member-at-Largefor the shipping address for auction

ARAV 2014 Auction Chairitems

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