Joining the VMG is easy; simply complete the Application Form and submit this to the VMG Office. Once received, you will be sent your membership pack and you will be able to apply to join the members’ only section of the website. A £5 discount is available for those wishing to pay by direct debit. If you wish to take advantage this discount, please complete the DDI Mandate and return it to us with your application form. Alternative ways to pay are listed on our Payments Page.

Categories of Membership

Associate

Available to those studying for the Veterinary Practice Administration Certificate (VPAC), student veterinary nurses, and veterinary students. Associate Members receive access to the Member Area of the VMG website, the VMG E-group and are entitled to discounted fees for all VMG events.  The annual cost is £85.60 with a £5 discount for those wishing to pay by direct debit.

Individual

Full membership status for those with a role or interest in management within the veterinary industry. Open to all individuals involved in or interested in practice management, Individual Membership allows individuals to receive the monthly VMG E-newsletter, attend VMG CPD Events and annual Congress at discounted rates, join the VMG E-group forum, access the Members Only area of the VMG website, take advantage of discounted fees for VMG events, along with the discounts and benefits listed on the Members’ Benefits page of the VMG website. Individual Membership also confers voting rights at the VMG AGM, and allows enrolment for the highly respected Certificate in Veterinary Practice Management (CVPM). The annual cost is £160.03 with a £5 discount for those wishing to pay by direct debit.

Group

Full membership status for groups of more than 3 people working at the same address. Open to all individuals involved in, or interested in, practice management, Group Membership allows all individuals from the same practice or organisation to join the VMG E-group forum, access the Members Only area of the VMG website, and take advantage of discounted fees for VMG events, along with the discounts and benefits listed on the Members’ Benefits page of the VMG website. Group Membership also confers voting rights at the VMG AGM, and allows enrolment for the Certificate in Veterinary Practice Management (CVPM). The annual cost is £160.03 per person with a £5 discount per person for those wishing to pay by direct debit discounted to £144.02 per member with a £5 discount per person for those wishing to pay by direct discount where 3 or more members at the group are registered at the same address.

Company – NEW FOR 2019!

Non-voting membership for industry supporters. Company Membership allows trusted industry colleagues to communicate their products and services to the VMG members (via an annual mailshot), contribute to the monthly VMG E-newsletter, receive a listing on the VMG website, be included on a monthly Company Members social media post and provides the opportunity to be a preferred partner at VMG regional meetings. Company Membership does not confer voting rights at the VMG AGM or allow enrolment for the Certificate in Veterinary Practice Management (CVPM). The annual cost is £360.00 with a £5 discount for those wishing to pay by direct debit. Those organisations wishing to apply for Company Membership should complete the application form here and scan and email it back to: office@vetmg.com Membership subject to Board approval.

The benefits and costs of each membership category are summarized below

Membership Type

E- Group

Event Discount

CVPM Eligibility

Voting Rights

Member Section 

on Website

Other Benefits

Associate

N

Y

N

N

Y

N

Individual

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Group

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Company

N

N

N

N

Y

N

Membership Subscriptions for 2019/2020

Membership types Cost including VAT  (£)
Journal

£59.10 (zero rated for VAT)

Associate

£85.60

Individual

£160.03

Group x 3 or more

£144.02 for each person
where there are 3 or more members registered at the same address only

Company

£360.00