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28th EditionTrade Show

Petfood Forum USA

22 - 24 Sep 2021 New Date Reminder
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"Must-attend event for the global pet food and treat industry"
Petfood Forum: A place to collaborate and find solutions to market challengesConsumer desires are changing rapidly which is impacting how pet food is processed, distributed, marketed and sold. Petfood Forum provides an immersive educational experience for learning about consumer purchasing behavior, trends and innovations.With expert insights and unique networking, the conference and exhibition can help you find solutions to market challenges and opportunities for tomorrow.The 2021 edition of .. continue reading Petfood Forum will present a unique global event experience accessible to everyone regardless of ability to travel. An in-person conference and exhibition in Kansas City, Mo., in addition an on-demand program will be offered, delivering valuable educational sessions, networking and meetings. The global pet food industry is an essential business and continues to grow and evolve. Petfood Forum will be there to support and facilitate this growth every step of the way.

Highlights

  • Opportunity for pet food industry professionals to come together to learn the latest pet food trends
  • Where pet food market leaders come to engage with the industry’s top decision makers.
  • A focused forum for exclusive networking with peers to form meaningful partnerships

Timings

9:00 AM - 7:00 PM (Sep 22) (General)
7:00 AM - 5:30 PM (Sep 23) (General)
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM ( Sep 24) (General)
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Entry Fees

Paid Ticket Starts from 195 USD
Exhibit Booth Cost Starts from 3700 USDView Details

Estimated Turnout

3000
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350 Exhibitors Estimated Count

Category & Type

Trade Show
Food & Beverages
Animals & Pets

Editions

Sep 2021 28th Edition
+5 more editions

Frequency Annual
Next edition likely in Sep 2022

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Wed, 22 Sep 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM Session
Petfood Essentials
Located at the Marriott
Wed, 22 Sep 10:00 AM - 06:30 PM Registration
Registration
Lobby 2300
Wed, 22 Sep 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM Session
Exhibitor move-in
Halls D and E
Wed, 22 Sep 05:00 PM - 06:30 PM Session
Petfood Forum and Pet food Essentials opening reception
Hall B
Thu, 23 Sep 07:00 AM - 05:30 PM Registration
Registration
Lobby 2300
Thu, 23 Sep 07:00 AM - 02:00 PM Session
Coffee bar
Lobby 2300
Thu, 23 Sep 07:00 AM - 08:00 AM Session
Breakfast
Hall C
Thu, 23 Sep 08:00 AM - 08:50 AM Session
Welcome and opening keynote: Using innovation to be a pet food David within a Goliath- Tom Fishburne, Marketoonist
Tom Fishburne, a consumer goods marketing expert who creates cartoons under the name Marketoonist, will explain how pet food Davids can com...continue reading
Thu, 23 Sep 08:50 AM - 09:30 AM Session
General session: Connecting with pet food consumers in a changing landscape Michael Johnson, CEO, Finn Cady
Johnson analyzes shifting consumer attitudes and behaviors in todays pet marketplace. Businesses rise and fall based on their abilit...continue reading
Thu, 23 Sep 09:30 AM - 06:00 PM Session
Exhibit hall open
Halls D and E
Thu, 23 Sep 09:30 AM - 11:30 AM Session
Paws for a Break (visiting pet charities)
Lobby 2300
Thu, 23 Sep 09:45 AM - 10:30 AM Break
Coffee break
Halls D and E
Thu, 23 Sep 09:45 AM - 12:00 PM Session
Petfood Forum Student Program presentations
Halls D and E
Thu, 23 Sep 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Session
Pet Food Tech Talks
Pet Food Tech Talk Stage, Halls D and E
Thu, 23 Sep 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM Break
Lunch
Hall C
Thu, 23 Sep 01:30 PM - 04:15 PM Session
Concurrent sessions: Sustainability in pet food
1:30-2:00 p.m.  Partnering with consumers to meet your sustainability goals via upcycling ...continue reading
Thu, 23 Sep 01:30 PM - 04:15 PM Session
Concurrent sessions: Ingredient and nutrition research
1:30-2:00 p.m.  Innovation and alternative pet food proteins ...continue reading
Thu, 23 Sep 01:30 PM - 04:15 PM Session
Concurrent sessions: Keeping pet food safe with technology
1:30-2:00 p.m.  Regulating popular pet food market trends ...continue reading
Thu, 23 Sep 02:35 PM - 03:05 PM Break
Coffee break
Halls D and E
Thu, 23 Sep 04:15 PM - 05:30 PM Networking
Networking reception
Halls D and E
Thu, 23 Sep 04:30 PM - 05:15 PM Session
Student and industry research poster meet-and-gree
Halls D and E
Fri, 24 Sep 07:00 AM - 02:00 PM Registration
Registration
Lobby 2300
Fri, 24 Sep 07:00 AM - 02:00 PM Session
Coffee bar
Lobby 2300
Fri, 24 Sep 07:00 AM - 08:00 AM Break
Breakfast
Hall C
Fri, 24 Sep 08:00 AM - 08:30 AM Session
General session: Consumer conceptions about pet food formats: Kibble, canned, alternative David Sprinkle, publisher, Packaged Facts
Sprinkle explains how developments in the pet food category, though the quintessential and sometimes conservative pet product staple...continue reading
Fri, 24 Sep 08:30 AM - 09:00 AM Session
General session: Intellectual property update: Turn your pet food IP rights into a competitive advantage
Robinson and Rakers offer an update on the current state of intellectual property law (patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets) a...continue reading
Fri, 24 Sep 09:15 AM - 10:30 AM Session
Panel session 1: Fresh/human-grade pet food research and executive roundtable: Why digestibility, the microbiome and other factors differ
Fresh and human-grade pet food, and similar formats and formulations, keep gaining in sales and popularity with pet owners, with mor...continue reading
Fri, 24 Sep 09:15 AM - 10:30 AM Session
Panel session 2: Optimizing the e-commerce boom for your pet food business
Already in growth mode before 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic sent pet food e-commerce into overdrive, also fueling brands with direct-t...continue reading
Fri, 24 Sep 09:15 AM - 10:30 AM Session
Panel session 3: Cats are unique creatures: New nutrition research
Though a smaller part of the overall pet food market, cat food represents a growth segment globally, as more pet-loving consumers tu...continue reading
Fri, 24 Sep 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Break
Coffee break
Halls D and E
Fri, 24 Sep 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Session
Petfood Forum Student Program presentations
Pet Food Tech Talk Stage, Halls D and E
Fri, 24 Sep 12:00 PM - 01:15 PM Break
Lunch
Halls D and E
Fri, 24 Sep 01:15 PM - 02:00 PM Closing Ceremony
Closing session: Exclusive consumer research: Pet ownership and consumer engagement post-pandemic Steph Wissink, managing director,Jefferies
What are current pet owner attitudes toward pet food transparency and trust of the industry, plus specific pet food product types, c...continue reading

Visitor Ticket Price

Standard Rates(Aug. 1 - Sept. 21, 2021)
1595 USDBEST Value! Petfood Forum Full Conference Pass & Pet food Essentials Combo Pass
1295 USDPetfood Forum Full Conference Pass(Onsite registration price $1495)
995 USDPetfood Essentials Pre-Conference Seminar-Only(Onsite registration price $995)
895 USDPetfood Forum Conference Day Pass(Onsite registration price $995)
695 USDPetfood Forum Exhibit Hall-Only Pass(Onsite registration price $795)
275 USDStudent or Human Resource Professional Petfood Forum Full Conference Pass
195 USDPetfood Forum On Demand-Only
Early Bird Rates(May1- July31 2021)
1595 USDPetfood Forum Full Conference Pass & Petfood Essentials Combo Pass
1245 USDPetfood Forum Full Conference Pass(Onsite registration price $1495)
895 USDPetfood Essentials Pre-Conference Seminar-Only(Onsite registration price $995)
795 USDPetfood Forum Conference Day Pass(Onsite registration price $995)
595 USDPetfood Forum Exhibit Hall-Only Pass(Onsite registration price $795)
275 USDStudent or Human Resource Professional Petfood Forum Full Conference Pass
195 USDPetfood Forum On Demand-Only

Exhibit Space Cost

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Apr 2019 prices for reference
Standard Booth (100 sq.ft.)

USD 3700

Exhibitors Profile

Leading exhibitors will gather here from all across the globe to showcase a wide range of products and services such as nutritious petfood and treats, new techniques, ingredients related to the pet food industry.

Thomas Foods International

Palo Alto,USA

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3 Followers

TC Transcontinental Packaging

Chicago,USA

Smithfield Pet

Denver,USA

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1 Follower

39.100000-94.579000

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