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Join 3,000 attendees from 38 countries at the must-attend pet food industry event

Be part of 2019’s exclusive global event unlike any other in the pet food industry on April 29-May 1, 2019, in Kansas City, Mo., USA. Petfood Forum includes a three-day agenda loaded with opportunities to meet with industry professionals from all over the world, learn the latest pet food trends, discover new tools for success and share ideas. The conference and exhibition will kick off with Petfood Innovation Workshop and will continue with two full days of educational sessions.

The 2019 edition features an expanded Exhibit Hall floor where attendees will engage with over 350 of the pet food industry’s top supplier companies, an increase of 32% over 2018. For the fifth consecutive year, Petfood Forum is taking place in Kansas City, Mo., which is the heart of the Animal Health Corridor, giving attendees access to more than 300 animal health companies located within it.

Make plans to attend Petfood Forum 2019 and be a part of the next edition of the global pet food industry’s most valuable conference and exhibition. Registration is available now.

Petfood Forum is:

  • The best opportunity for thousands of pet food industry professionals from all over the world to come together to learn the latest pet food trends, network with experts, discover new tools for success and conduct business.
  • Where pet food market leaders come to engage with the global industry’s top decision makers, including major pet food manufacturers, pet food ingredient, pet food packaging, pet food safety and pet food processing technology experts.
  • A focused forum for exclusive networking with peers to form meaningful partnerships the most effective way, face-to-face.
  • The best place to find the ideal addition to your company through the Student Career Center

Petfood Forum 2019 educational sessions will feature a dynamic lineup of globally recognized pet food industry experts. These valuable learning opportunities provide insights on the latest pet food market trends, pet food ingredients research, pet food safety, pet food packaging trends, and more. View the agenda.

Attendees include professionals working in pet food nutrition, ingredient and processing technologies, packaging, retail, food science, R&D, product development, food safety, QA/QC, purchasing, marketing, sales, import/export and regulatory compliance.

Press and media seeking admission into Petfood Forum must be approved by the event organizers. Organizers will provide press releases, and video footage taken by Petfood Forum staff upon request. Please contact Steve Akins at for more information.


Petfood Forum is doing its best to help your company have a successful show. Show management has mandated increased measures to protect exhibitors and attendees from suitcasing (non-exhibiting suppliers or non-paying attendees) at and near the show venue. View the Suitcasing Policy.



Pet Food Manufacturers 45 %
Suppliers 42 %
Distributor/Broker/Import 5 %
Consulting – Veterinarians/Nutritionists 3 %
Other 3 %
University/Government 2 %

Group Discounts

Invite your whole team and save on registration!

10% Off for Groups of 5-9, 20% Off for Groups of 10-14 and 30% Off for Groups of 15 or more!

For more details on group discounts please email:

Discounts cannot be combined. Student rate not eligible for Early Bird discount offer.

Petfood Forum is a unique and exclusive event serving the global pet treat and pet food manufacturing industry, and includes an exclusive exhibition of industry suppliers, co-packers and service providers.