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Meet the Veterinary Education Network Team

The VEN team is a perfect blend of professionals who have extensive veterinary experience and industry business relationships in multiple areas of the marketplace as key subject matter experts. Our only focus is in veterinary science.

Our highly experienced staff understands the veterinary business, the challenges and the rewards.
We collaborate closely to use our years of expertise for the benefit of furthering the Veterinary industry.​


The VEN team has over 25 years experience in veterinary science and producing CE/CME meetings worldwide and specializes in adult learning principles and integrating CSR initiatives into meeting planning. The team is focused exclusively in the veterinary world. 



Dana Rhoden, CMM, HMCC



Dana has over 25 years experience in animal and human healthcare producing CE/CME events worldwide including two of the top exhibit/trade shows in U.S.  She was a founding staff of the Southwest Veterinary Symposium and served as the Director of Operations. Dana was the Director of Strategic Events for Meeting Professionals International (producing events for meeting professionals worldwide). She is a sought after speaker specializing in topics such as how to use special events, media relations, fundraising and community outreach as a marketing tool to build your business. She is passionate about the veterinary world  and serves on a variety of boards in animal rescue, the Animal Control Commission for the City of Dallas and Veterinary Practice  Manager's associations while working with corporate America to implement their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives helping animals worldwide.  


She has also been the Director of Marketing for CityVet, a privately owners group of small animals practices in Texas and Colorado.  She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Kauai Humane Society. 

Named the International Meeting Professional of the Year by Meeting Professionals International and she has won many leadership awards.  Read more





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