Petfood Forum Guide - 2018 - 1
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DON'T MISS OUT ON NETWORKING
GET THE MOST FROM
Receptions, coffee breaks and meals - Get reacquainted
with longtime pet food pals during Monday evening's
jam-packed opening reception, plus meet new
industry peers and business contacts then, and during
breakfasts, lunches, coffee breaks plus the Tuesday
and Wednesday receptions. You won't leave Petfood
Credentials - Please wear your name badge at all times for
entry to all sessions, meals, receptions and exhibits.
Petfood Forum app - Take advantage of the app's networking function: Simply log in with your badge number to see
other registrants who are at the conference and also
logged in, and send private emails through the app.
You can also use the app to create your own custom
schedule, find exhibitors in the Exhibit Hall and
get deals on Kansas City restaurants and activities.
Search for Petfood Forum 2018 in iTunes for Apple devices or in
Google Play for Android devices, or visit http://chirpe.com/PFF18.
Photos - John Grossman of Images Photographics will be
taking general crowd shots for future articles and promotions.
If you prefer not to be included in a photograph, feel free to
Visit with pet charities - In case you need a reminder of why you
do what you do, these organizations and their
inspiring work will help. Get your warm and fuzzy
fix and meet with representatives of Battle Buddy
Service Dogs, which teams rescue dogs with
military veterans in need and guides the veterans
in training their own service dogs to create a
sense of purpose and renewed confidence. Plus,
meet wonderful Australian Shepherds and Border Collies being helped by
the Barkin' Dogs breed rescue group.
Social media - Post selfies with the pets, plus your thoughts and
comments, on social media to share your Petfood
Forum experience with your followers and connections. Tweet or post to Facebook at #petfoodforum.
Petfood Forum TV - Check out the monitors around the convention
center to see your peers interviewed
as part of this unique 30-minute
program. It will also feature highlights
from Petfood Innovation Workshop: New Product Development Journey
(held Monday, April 23). You can even watch the program in your hotel
room at the Marriott.
CE credits - If you are a member of the American Registry
of Professional Animal Scientists, you will earn 11 continuing
education units for attending Petfood Forum. Visit www.arpas.
org to claim your earned credits.
Videos - ReelPaws Productions will be videotaping for
Petfood Forum TV, as will Petfood Industry and WATT editors
for news coverage. They will ask permission before videotaping
anyone or any booth.
Feedback - Please watch your email for follow-up surveys to
give us your valuable feedback on this year's show.
For more information on
PETFOOD FORUM 2018 turn to these pages:
2 Topics and speakers
10 Student papers
16 Exhibitor profiles
43 Corporate profiles
See the Exhibit Hall map and Petfood
Forum schedule in the special Schedule
of Events and Floor Plan brochure:
❯ Kansas City Convention Center map
❯ Full Petfood Forum schedule
❯ Exhibit Hall map
❯ Exhibitor booth listing
2018 Petfood Forum