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Petfood Forum: The global event for the pet food industry

Mark your calendar to be a part of next year’s exclusive educational and networking opportunities on April 23-25, 2018 in Kansas City!

On April 3-5, 2017 Petfood Forum celebrated its 25th anniversary with a record-breaking number of pet food professionals from around the world in attendance. The exclusive three-day event kicked off with Petfood Innovation Workshop, which focused on sensory analysis, palatability and consumer insights, and continued with two full days of exclusive networking opportunities and educational sessions, including keynotes from Randi Zuckerberg and Temple Grandin, PhD.

The 2017 edition of Petfood Forum featured a sold-out, expanded Exhibit Hall floor providing attendees with the opportunity to meet with over 275 of the pet food industry’s top suppliers and manufacturers. For the third consecutive year, Petfood Forum was held in Kansas City, Missouri, which is the heart of the Animal Health Corridor, giving attendees access to the more than 300 animal health companies located within it.

Make plans to attend Petfood Forum 2018 and be a part of the next edition of the global pet food industry’s largest event! Check back for details on next year’s conference and exhibition, which are expected to be released within the coming months.

Petfood Forum is:

  • The best opportunity for thousands of pet food industry professionals from all over the world to come together to learn the latest pet food trends, network with experts, discover new tools for success and conduct business.
  • Where pet food market leaders come to engage with the global industry’s top decision makers, including major pet food manufacturers, pet food ingredient, pet food packaging, pet food safety and pet food processing technology experts.
  • A focused forum for exclusive networking with peers to form meaningful partnerships the old-fashioned way, face-to-face.

Petfood Forum 2017 educational sessions featured a dynamic lineup of over 40 globally recognized pet food industry experts. These valuable learning opportunities provided insights on the latest pet food market trends, pet food ingredients research, pet food safety, pet food packaging trends, and more.

Attendees included professionals working in pet food nutrition, ingredient and processing technologies, packaging, food science, R&D, product development, food safety, QA/QC, purchasing, import/export and regulatory compliance.

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