Infographic: What people are saying about Petfood Forum

Attendees and exhibitors identified networking with colleagues and vendors as the top reason to attend Petfood Forum, according to the 2022 event survey.

Building long-term partnerships is now more important than ever, and Petfood Forum 2023 provides a place for business collaboration. During the annual conference and exhibition, professionals have numerous opportunities to meet during nightly receptions, time on the exhibit hall floor, and during multiple breaks and lunches.

“Petfood Forum is for everyone, even if you don’t consider yourself part of the immediate pet food industry. There’s ample diversity of people, product, and promotion hosted under one roof and you’re guaranteed to learn something new.” –  Michael Granche, National Corn Growers Association/Kansas Corn Growers Association

Agenda and speakers

Over 65% of survey participants identified keeping up to date on industry trends and issues as a top reason to attend Petfood Forum.

The conference features educational sessions led by dog and cat food experts, providing insight on the latest pet food market trends, ingredient and nutrition research, sustainability, pet food safety, technology and much more. View the agenda.

Exhibit hall

Seeing new products and developments and meeting industry suppliers were identified in the top five reasons to attend. Over 300 supplier companies will participate in the 2023 exhibition, allowing pet food manufacturers to find new solutions to industry challenges and move business forward.

View the 2023 floor plan

Confirmed longtime exhibitors include ADM, AFB International, Alltech, Darling Ingredients, Extru-Tech Inc., IQI Trusted Pet Food Ingredients, Kerry Ingredients, Pappas, Peel Plastic Products, Schenck Process, Trouw Nutrition, The Peterson Company, Wenger Manufacturing, and others. Many first-time exhibitors will be joining the show floor including Bepex, Delkor, Global Food Ingredients, IFF, Interscience Labs, Neospectra by Si-Ware, Probiotech Internationals, Proliver, Sani-matic and SEW-Eurodrive.


Register now to be part of Petfood Forum in person on May 1-3, 2023, to network on a global scale, learn the latest in pet food trends and conduct business. Multiple pass options are offered to fit any budget, plus, group discounts are available.