Rockford, IL – September 6, 2016 – Representatives from Petfood Industry have announced that registration is open for the 25th Anniversary edition of Petfood Forum. Petfood Forum will take place at the Kansas City Convention Center in Kansas City, Missouri, USA on April 3-5, 2017.

In addition to the launch of a new registration platform, a mobile-optimized Petfood Forum events website has been created which aims to provide a more user-friendly experience. The structure of the revamped Petfood Forum website allows users to easily access the latest information on all Petfood Forum workshops, conferences and exhibitions, with each event having its own dedicated section.

Petfood Forum 2017 is seeking to improve the attendee experience online and offline as well, with a move to host this year’s exhibit hall in closer proximity to the educational sessions at the event. Due to the sellout status of the 2016 exhibition, the decision was made to expand the exhibit hall floor to accommodate projected growth. This expanded space is already proving to be a necessity, as over 53% of booth spaces have sold within the two weeks that registration has been open. With over 120 companies already committed to having a presence on the hall floor, attendees can expect to engage with the global pet food industry’s top ingredient suppliers, packaging, technology and equipment professionals.

Pet food industry subject-matter experts will not only be interacting with attendees through the exhibition, but during educational sessions, as well. Speaker abstracts are currently being accepted and reviewed, and are expected to be finalized in the coming months.

“The value that our educational sessions bring to our attendees is really one-of-a-kind, as content and speakers are carefully selected in order to ensure that we are providing information that really matters for the success of their business,” said Debbie Phillips Donaldson, Editor-In-Chief of Petfood Industry. “Educational session topics are going to be tailored to a variety of different roles in the industry as Petfood Forum truly is an event that an entire team can benefit from by attending.”

Early Bird registration is available now and provides attendees with the opportunity to save up to $300. For further details and the most up-to-date information on Petfood Forum 2017, please visit

About Petfood Forum & Petfood Industry
Petfood Forum is organized and hosted by Petfood Industry ( Both are owned by WATT Global Media, a content company founded in 1917 that provides exceptional business content and solutions to the agribusiness industry. As an industry innovator, WATT Global Media has connected buyers and sellers in the poultry, pig, animal feed and pet food industries through its media channels for more than 95 years (

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