The 2023 VETTY Awards is Now Accepting Entries!

Recognizing Marketing Excellence in the Animal Health Care Industry

Medal illustration of NAVC’s annual marketing awards.

The NAVC’s annual marketing awards program
dedicated to recognizing marketing excellence
in the animal health care industry.

The VETTY Awards® is the NAVC’s annual marketing awards program dedicated to recognizing the innovation, creativity, and excellence in the art of communicating about animal health care products, services, and programs. The North American Veterinary Community, (NAVC), is the world’s leading not-for-profit dedicated to supporting the global veterinary health community and host of the world’s largest annual veterinary conference, VMX. NAVC presents the VETTY Awards® each year to recognize and reward the marketing excellence that helps fuel the rapidly growing $104 billion animal health industry.

The 2023 theme “Best of Show” incorporates a dog wearing a marketing awards medal and standing up with front paws on a stool.

It’s Your Turn to Be the Best of Show!

7th Annual VETTY Awards® to Celebrate Animal Health Marketing Excellence

Submit the marketing you have done this past year to keep our furry, feathered, and scaly friends happy and healthy. The open period for the 7th Annual VETTY Awards® program will start September 1 and run through November 7, 2023. (Early Bird deadline is October 31, 2023.) With this year’s “Best of Show” theme, the awards program will recognize the very best in animal health care marketing that took place from November 1, 2022 through October 31, 2023. Winners will be revealed at the annual Veterinary Meeting and Expo, VMX 2024, hosted by the NAVC in Orlando, FL. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to shine a spotlight on your amazing work.

Entries Open: September 1, 2023

Early Bird Deadline: October 31, 2023

Final Deadline: November 7, 2023

Winners Notified: Mid-December 2023

Brown dog with white chest and floppy ears looks straight ahead to illustrate some of the healthy animals who use products and services recognized in this marketing awards program.
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Be recognized as the best during NAVC’s annual marketing awards program in the animal health industry. Just as the NAVC supports the advancement of veterinary medicine, we also recognize the dedication, passion, and creativity from animal health marketing teams and agencies that distinguish the profession we love. Let the world see and celebrate your outstanding work and contributions!

Entering is Easy

You’ve already done the hard work. This is why we make it easy to enter the VETTY Awards®.

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Pick Your Project

Select a campaign you’ve accomplished this last year. (This might be the hardest part.)

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Select A Category

Match your entry to the right category. View our nonprofit and for-profit categories.

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Upload a Visual

Choose a photo or video to illustrate your project. If you’d like, create a PDF with several images of one project.

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Press Enter

Submit and let us do the rest! No long summaries or explanatory essays required.

Looking for Inspiration

See last year’s marketing awards winners

2023 The Vetty Awards® NAVC gold medal ribbon
2023 Vetty Awards exhibitor booth announced the marketing awards winners for 2022 at VMX 2023.
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Who will be awarded Best of Show? We will announce the winners of this year’s VETTY Awards® at VMX 2024, the world’s largest and most comprehensive annual veterinary conference. All winning entries are featured in our VETTY Awards® Expo Booth inside the VMX Expo Hall held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando. Grand prize winners will be recognized on stage during our annual VMX awards ceremony which precedes our big Monday night concert with entertainment by Tyler Hubbard. VETTY Award® winners’ medals and certificates are available for pick up at VMX – so winners can proudly display them at the conference.

Be sure to visit us! Take photos, use our hashtag, and join the celebration this coming January!

Two huskies, side-by-side, to illustrate the pack it takes to work on marketing excellence campaigns that win marketing awards.

Celebrate Your Pack

Duplicate your medals and trophies for your team!