The following Social Events will take place during the WVAC2024.
Please be advised that refunds for the official Congress Dinner at GOLD will not be available starting from March 1, 2024.

Tuesday 16 April 2024, 18h30

Welcome Reception in Exhibition Hall (sponsored by Design Biologix).

Attendance to the reception is included in your registration fee. Join us for a taste experience of Cape Town’s finest wines.

Wednesday 17 April 2024

13h20 – Boehringer Ingelheim Celebration

Boehringer Ingelheim invites you to join us at our stand on the 17th of April for a special celebration:

“Innovation and Jubilation: 25 Years and Beyond”.

The festivities kick off at 13h20 sharp.

Participate in a 10-question group quiz and stand to win one of the following 3 prizes:

– FLEX CF55 Camping Fridge-Freezer
– GIT DT99 Night Vision Binocular with Camera
– Monster Power Jump Starter Power Bank

17h00 – WVA Global Veterinary Awards & Reception (supported by Ceva Santé Animale)

19h00 -SAEVA: Robin Rous Gala Dinner – The Two Oceans Aquarium, V&A Waterfront (click here to RSVP)

19h00 – RuVASA Social Dinner

Dear Ruvasa member

Please join us for an unforgettable dinner at the Two Oceans Aquarium ( a must-see in Cape Town!  
Only R450 pp, including a welcome drink, buffet dinner, and free access to the Aquarium (valued at R235).

Don’t delay: Please confirm attendance by 10 April 2024.  
Booking is only confirmed once payment is made.

– Date: 17 April 2024 19h00
– ⁠Book here:
– Make payment here:

Calling all Wildlife Vets:
Join the Wildlife Group at the Bouchon Bistro ( and enjoy the perfect pairing of wine and tapas.

Book your ticket for 17th April (7pm) below,
Wildlife Group members free, non-Wildlife members/accompanying persons R295
Wine on arrival for all.  


Cash bar

Limited space!   More info:

Thursday 18 April 2024, 18h00

Official Congress Dinner

Join us for the official Congress Dinner at GOLD Restaurant for a truly authentic African experience. So much more than just an African restaurant,
a night at GOLD is an immersive experience that will take you on a 14-dish taste-safari paired with traditional Mali puppets and entertainment.

This is not your typical black-tie gala dinner, but an experience of African culture and cuisine!
It is a versatile multi-level venue, with a variety of seating options in an ambient setting.

Transport will be arranged from the CTICC to Gold, first busses leaving at 18h00, and return to the CTICC, starting at 21h30
(please note that very limited private parking is available).

Dress Code

Cost is not included in your registration fee.
Pre-registration is required and will close on 12 April 2024.

Join us for a night of GOLD!