Petfood Forum transitions to virtual experience

The global pandemic has disrupted the pet food and treat industry on many levels.  Building partnerships when in-person meetings are not possible has become more important for continuing product development, conducting trials, stocking pipelines, establishing distribution of raw materials and securing supplies.

In this time of uncertainty, Petfood Forum CONNECT is the platform to bring the entire pet food and treat industry together to network, learn and continue conducting business.

Be a part of the only virtual pet food event occurring in the industry this year on September 9-10, and 15-17. Petfood Forum CONNECT includes opportunities to meet with industry professionals from all over the world, learn the latest pet food trends, access a full network of industry suppliers and collaborate in one-to-one partnership meetings to share ideas and conduct business.

Petfood Forum CONNECT attendees will have access to the entire platform to watch 15+ live and on-demand educational sessions, build connections during virtual networking meetups and happy hours, participate in live Q&A discussions with speakers and chat with pet food professionals from around the world. Plus, there will be registration options for exclusive access to a directory of digital showrooms, allowing you to schedule one-to-one partnership meetings with key pet food industry suppliers.

Watch our short video series to get an idea of what the virtual event will look like and the many features it will offer to attendees and sponsors.

Registration is now open. Registration includes access to all educational content, panel discussions, digital showroom directory with 150+ supplier companies, multiple pet food tech talks, student research presentations and more.

With expert insights and unique networking Petfood Forum CONNECT will help you find solutions to market challenges and opportunities for tomorrow. Make plans to attend and be a part of the pet food industry’s only virtual event of this year!

Petfood Forum CONNECT is:

  • The only opportunity for thousands of pet food industry professionals from all over the world to learn the latest pet food trends, network with experts, meet one-to-one with qualified industry suppliers, discover new tools for success and conduct business.
  • Where pet food market leaders come to engage with the global industry’s top decision-makers from major pet food manufacturers and brands, ingredient, packaging, pet food processing technology and safety experts.
  • A focused forum for exclusive opportunities to participate in one-to-one partnership meetings
  • The best place to discover the latest pet food technologies and academic research

Who attends?

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

Who will have a digital showroom?

Digital showrooms will include suppliers from the pet food industry’s largest directory of companies that supply pet food manufacturers, brands and private-label manufacturers with products and services. Attendees will have opportunities to set up one-to-one meetings with exhibitors during the virtual tradeshow.

Attendees by job function in 2019: 

Sales/marketing 37%
Owner/management 28%
R&D 11%
Purchasing 7%
Nutritionist/vets/consultants 5%
Production management 4%
QC/food safety 4%
Other 4%