Registration is open for Petfood Forum 2014, scheduled for March 31-April 2, and Petfood Workshop: Marketing to Today’s Consumers, April 2-3. Participants who register by January 27 can save 15% on registration and even more on Petfood Workshop if they register for both events.
The conference portion of Petfood Forum 2014 will start on April 1 with an opening keynote by Steve Dale, a leading pet journalist, on how he embarked on his career and what he has learned throughout it from pet owners, including their perceptions (and misperceptions) about petfood and pet nutrition.
Further conference sessions will cover the latest research on pet nutrition and petfood ingredients, marketing, processing and safety. On April 2, new discussion sessions will focus on nutritional sustainability of petfoods, how distributor consolidation is affecting petfood retailing and new petfood guidelines from the Food and Drug Administration. Petfood Forum concludes with a closing keynote by America’s VetDogs, an organization that provides guide and service dogs to US veterans.
Immediately following Petfood Forum, Petfood Workshop will feature industry experts delivering information and insights on how pet owners shop, their perspectives on petfood, how to build trust and credibility with them, connecting with them through social media, balancing marketing with science and regulatory requirement and much more.
Both conferences take place at the Renaissance Schaumburg new Chicago, Illinois, USA, and offer numerous opportunities to network with other petfood professionals. Petfood Forum also includes a large exhibit hall featuring top industry suppliers.
To register for Petfood Forum and Petfood Workshop, click here.
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