Nominations for First For Forum 2024 are now closed

5 winners will be selected to receive a Petfood Forum & Petfood Essentials Combo Pass – a $1895 value. Winners will be notified by email on December 4, 2023.

For the second year, Petfood Forum is accepting applications for First For Forum, an exclusive attendee program, offering pet food professionals who have never attended Petfood Forum in the past a chance to attend for free.

The annual conference and exhibition provides numerous opportunities to network and conduct business with industry professionals from around the world, learn the latest in trends and innovations, discover new tools for success and share ideas. Petfood Forum 2024 is scheduled for April 29-May 1, in Kansas City, Mo., USA.

Candidate qualifications:

  • Professionals working in pet food manufacturing, brand experts, private label/co-manufacturers, consultants and nutritionists will be considered
  • Must be a first-time attendee or have not attended since 2017
  • Executives may nominate no more than two (2) individuals from the respective organization, or self-nomination

Selected individuals will receive access to all Petfood Forum & Petfood Essentials educational sessions, exhibit hall, Petfood Essentials mixer, Monday opening reception, Tuesday networking reception, breakfast, lunch and coffee breaks. Travel and hotel expenses are the responsibility of the selected candidates. 

Meet the 2023 First For Forum Ambassadors