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BEVA delegates congratulate congress exhibitors

13 September 2019, at 12:58pm

Three outstanding exhibitors at this year’s BEVA Congress (11 to 14 September 2019) were given special awards for their creative use of stand space. BEVA delegates voted for the winners of the competition, which was sponsored by Veterinary Practice magazine. Delegates voted via the BEVA App, identifying exhibitors who showcased their brand with flair and imagination within an inviting environment.

Boehringer Ingelheim won the Veterinary Practice Best Large Stand Award for their fun, interactive Boehringer Ingelheim Derby stand which gave delegates the chance to compete on horse racing simulators.

Boehringer Ingelheim won the Veterinary Practice Best Large Stand Award
Boehringer Ingelheim won the Veterinary Practice Best Large Stand Award

Left to right: Nick Catterall Veterinary Practice magazine, Nick Todd, Meredith Ceronie, Pete Holland, Amelia Powell Veterinary Practice magazine editor, Megan Brady, Linda Greaves, Jennifer MacDonald, Richard Shuttleworth of Boehringer Ingelheim Renate Weller BEVA President

Pete Holland UK and Ireland Sale Manager at Boehringer Ingelheim said: “We are having a great time at BEVA this year and have enjoyed spending fun time on the stand with all of our customers and we are delighted to have won this award.”

The Donkey Sanctuary won the Veterinary Practice Best Shell Scheme Stand Award for their colourful use of space and display of educational resources that are used to promote their outstanding work worldwide.

The Donkey Sanctuary won the Veterinary Practice Best Shell Scheme Stand Award
The Donkey Sanctuary won the Veterinary Practice Best Shell Scheme Stand Award

Left to right: Nic Catterall Veterinary Practice magazine, Getachew Mulugeta Adako, Chris Platts, Gemma Lilly, Shelley Fifer Richardson of The Donkey Sanctuary BEVA and Amelia Powell editor of Veterinary Practice magazine

Chris Platts, Laboratory Manager at the Donkey Sanctuary, said: “Our tubs of hundreds of knitted donkeys made by our dedicated supporters were the talk of Congress and the launch of the dentistry edition of The Clinical Companion has been very well-received.”

Swissvet won the Veterinary Practice Best New Exhibitor Award for their streamlined patriotic display of power dentistry equipment. Ruedi Steiger CEO of Swissvet said: “We have distributors throughout Europe, but it is the first time Swissvet has exhibited at BEVA. It has been a fantastic experience and I am thrilled to have won this award. I definitely plan to come back next year.”

Swissvet won the Veterinary Practice Best New Exhibitor Award
Swissvet won the Veterinary Practice Best New Exhibitor Award

Left to right: Nic Catterall Veterinary Practice magazine, Dr Ruedi Steiger Swissvet, Renate Weller BEVA President and Amelia Powell Veterinary Practice magazine editor

BEVA is a highly regarded authority representing the industry at the highest level, running outstanding CPD and producing universally respected journals. The annual Congress is the largest equine veterinary conference in Europe and attracts more than 1,200 equine and mixed vets each year. As well providing more than 90 hours of CPD lectures BEVA Congress has a substantial exhibition hall and demonstration area.

The Awards were presented by BEVA President (outgoing) Renate Weller, Veterinary Practice magazine Editor Amelia Powell and Veterinary Practice magazine Sales Manager Nic Catterall.