VGP Conference 2020

June 18 - 20, 2020 | Sofitel Noosa

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Positive Communication to Boost Your Practice!

Positive Communication is crucial to having a great culture and a happy team.


Happy teams are subsequently focused on the best outcomes for your practice and are more productive!!

This Conference will teach you the skills to turn negative situations into positivity and in turn drive your practice forward.

Don't miss the chance to learn from and be entertained by Shawn McVey, one of the world's leading presenters in the veterinary industry.

And it's at Noosa!


Day 1 - June 18th

8:00am to 8:45am      Registration & Reception


8:45am to 9:00am      Conference opening


9:00am to 10:30am    Presentation: Understanding YOU – overview of Emotional Intelligence

10:30am to 11.00am    Morning tea

11:00am to 12:30pm    Presentation: Understanding your Team - all about working styles


12:30pm to 1:30pm     Lunch

1:30pm to 3:00pm      Presentation: How Team interactions impact your Culture


3:00pm to 3:30pm      Afternoon tea


3:30pm to 5:00pm      Workshop: How to get the most out of your team so everyone is HAPPY! 

6:30pm                          Networking Dinner - Poolside

Day 2 - June 19th

9:00am to 10:30am    Presentation: Creating a Culture of Positivity

10:30am to 11.00am    Morning tea

11:00am to 12:30pm    Presentation: Conflict conversations - How to Turn a Negative into a Positive


12:30pm to 1:30pm     Lunch

1:30pm to 3:00pm      Presentation: Coaching conversations - How Can We All Learn From Each Other


3:00pm to 3:30pm      Afternoon tea


3:30pm to 5:00pm      Afternoon activities / Team Building

6.30pm                          VGP Conference Dinner & Awards

Day 3 - June 20th

10:00am to 12:30pm  Workshop 1 - Planning for Success


                                        Workshop 2 - In Consult Communication Skills

                                        Workshop 3 - Pricing Services & Products




Shawn is an open, honest person who will push all the right buttons to get you to work together as a team and realise your full potential as a leader. He combines his background as a psychotherapist with 25 years of in-the-trenches experience building specialty and emergency practices to show you what “is” in your practice, along with what “could be.” He knows how to get you there - to a workplace that’s more team-oriented, flexible, happy, respectful, and productive.

Shawn is the Chief Culture Officer for VGP US and Pathway Vet Alliance and advises and trains veterinary practice teams approximately 50 times per year.


Each VGP Member practice receives 1 FREE ticket to the VGP Conference (if using Provet as their primary wholesaler)

If a VGP Member invites a qualified non-VGP Member to attend the VGP Member the Member practice receives 1 extra FREE ticket. (Guest to be approved by VGP).

VGP Members in the Monthly Coaching stream receive 2 FREE tickets to the VGP Conference

VGP Members who do not use Provet as their primary wholesaler can purchase tickets at $550.00 per ticket. For each qualified non-VGP guest invited & approved the Member & guest tickets are FREE.

VGP Members who use Provet as their primary wholesaler can purchase extra tickets at $220.00 per ticket.





Platinum Sponsor

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors


Location & Venue

Sofitel Noosa Pacific Resort

14-16 Hastings Street,

Noosa Heads QLD 45



VGP Membership if FREE!

You get loads of benefits as well as being able to attend our Conference for FREE.

Why wouldn't you?


P.O. Box 159

Toowong QLD 4066


P: 1300 847 838

ABN: 92 615 376 246

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