Hotel & Travel
Hotel Reservations for Petfood Forum & Petfood Essentials 2023
Rooms are available to pre-registered, Petfood Forum attendees and exhibitors on a first-come, first-served basis. Due to the high demand at our headquarter hotel, only pre-registered attendees and exhibitors of Petfood Forum 2023 and Petfood Essentials may reserve hotel rooms within the Petfood Forum room block.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: In order to ensure the best possible rate and room availability, all reservations require a two-night, non-refundable deposit upon, per room, upon reservation. If reserving rooms outside of the event date, call the hotel directly to inquire about availability.
PLEASE BE AWARE: In order to appropriately and safely secure your hotel rooms, please use the links below to ensure you are booking within the official Petfood Forum room blocks. We do not affiliate with anyone that conducts telephone or email solicitations for booking hotels and do not recommend you arrange your hotel reservations with any of those groups.
Please note that Petfood Forum does not sell, rent or share the attendee database, or conduct in phone outreach to help book hotel room reservations.
The Kansas City Convention Center main parking lot costs $12 per day and is called the Barney Allis Plaza Garage located between 12th & 13th and between Central & Wyandotte. It is in front of the Marriott Hotel. There is an underground tunnel into the Convention Center from inside the Barney Allis Plaza Garage. This garage is located directly across from the Little Theatre/Music Hall.
Taxis are available from the Kansas City International Airport (MCI) to the Kansas City Marriott Downtown Hotel and Kansas City Convention Center; the estimated fare to/from downtown Kansas City is $52, plus fees. Kansas City Marriott Downtown is 20 miles from the MCI (KCI) Airport.
Uber and Lyft are also available.
Discounted parking of $12/day at the Kansas City Convention Center is available to Petfood Forum attendees and exhibitors driving to Petfood Forum and Petfood Essentials.
In front of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown Hotel and directly across from the Little Theater/Music Hall, the Convention Center main parking lot is the Barney Allis Plaza Garage located between 12th & 13th and between Central & Wyandotte. There is an underground tunnel into the Convention Center from inside the Barney Allis Plaza Garage.
Explore Downtown Kansas City
After hours, Petfood Forum participants can network and socialize in the newly revitalized Power & Light District with countless dining and entertainment options, just a few blocks’ walk away from the convention center and Marriott.
Several area businesses offer Petfood Forum attendees special rates and discounts. Check out the exclusive deals brought to you by Visit KC.
Known as the barbecue capital of the world and for its live jazz, join thousands of your pet food industry colleagues at the 2023 Petfood Forum in Kansas City. Kansas City is a gracious and historic blend of cultures, arts and professional sports featuring vibrant restaurants, hotels, shops and art galleries.