Membership Categories & Prices

Membership Categories & Prices 2018-04-19T15:19:49+00:00

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

Journal

For those who wish only to receive quarterly print copies of ‘Practice Life’ magazine. No other membership benefits are included, and journal subscribers do not have access to Members Only areas of the VMG website. The annual cost is £59.10 (zero rated for VAT) with a £5 discount for those wishing to pay by direct debit.

Associate

Available to those studying for the Veterinary Practice Administration Certificate (VPAC), student veterinary nurses, and veterinary students. Associate Members receive quarterly print copies of ‘Practice Life’ magazine, 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 an interest in practice management. Open to all individuals involved in or interested in practice management, Individual Membership allows individuals to receive quarterly print copies of ‘Practice Life’ magazine, join the VMG eGroup and Vetpol 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 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 more than one individual from the same organisation. Open to all individuals involved in or interested in practice management, Group Membership allows two or more individuals from the same practice or organisation to receive quarterly print copies of ‘Practice Life’ magazine, join the VMG eGroup and Vetpol 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

Non-voting membership for industry supporters. Company Membership allows individuals within the member organisation to receive quarterly print copies of ‘Practice Life’ magazine, join the VMG eGroup and Vetpol forum, access the Members Only area of the VMG website, and take advantage of discounted fees for VMG events, along with discounts on display stand fees at VMG events. 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.

The benefits and costs of each membership category are summarized below

Membership Type

Journal

E- Group

Event Discount

CVPM Eligibility

Voting Rights

Member Section 

on Website

Other Benefits

Journal

Y

N

N

N

N

N

N

Associate

Y

N

Y

N

N

N

N

Individual

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Group

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Company

Y

Y

Y

N

N

Y

N

Membership Subscriptions for 2018/2019

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