KANSAS CITY, Missouri — Nov. 3, 2023 — Petfood Forum has confirmed Daniel Levine and Tamara Ghandour as keynote speakers for the 2024 event, scheduled for April 29-May 1 in Kansas City, Mo., USA. Registration is open with super-early-bird savings available, providing attendees the lowest rates offered to attend the global pet food industry conference and exhibition.

“This year’s all-star keynote lineup for Petfood Forum 2024 will help brands, and their employees, drive change and elevate performance,” said Debbie Phillips-Donaldson, editor-in-chief of Petfood Industry. “Levine and Ghandour will provide tips and strategies on leveraging trends and innovation at all levels of a company.”

Daniel Levine, director of the Avant-Guide Institute, will kick off the morning sessions on Tuesday, April 30 during his presentation “Barking up the right tree: How consumers, culture and technology are changing the way people feed their pets.” His insights will guide pet food producers and professionals in understanding approaching trends and turbocharging their innovation.

Levine operates a New York-based trends consultancy and works with many companies, including McDonald’s, American Express, Microsoft and Dior, to help them anticipate the coming trends that could most affect their businesses. He leads a large team of trendspotters who track the latest ideas and experiences around the globe.

Continuing the innovation theme, Tamara Ghandour, founder of LaunchStreet and creator of the Innovative Quotient Edge (IQE) assessment tool, will present “Moving at the speed of innovation: Amplifying human capital for business breakthroughs” on Wednesday, May 1. Her work combines her 25 years of business experience with neuroscience, brain mechanics and behavioral psychology.

In her interactive session, Ghandour will show you how to harness your greatest competitive advantage — your unique Everyday Innovator style — to outmaneuver and outperform others in today’s high-pressure, cluttered landscape. She will also present during a Women in Petfood Leadership lunch on Wednesday, May 1.

In addition to the keynote presentations, Petfood Forum includes unique networking opportunities with top decision-makers and dozens of educational sessions, led by globally recognized experts focused on the latest pet food developments and research. The 2024 event also features a robust exhibit hall floor where attendees will engage with supplier companies crucial to the global pet food industry.

For more information or to register, visit www.PetfoodForumEvents.com.

About Petfood Forum & Petfood Industry
Petfood Forum is organized and hosted by Petfood Industry. Both are owned by WATT Global Media. WATT Global Media has grown agrifood and pet food businesses with proven results for over 100 years. WATT’s brands and product portfolio provide access to market expertise, engaged audiences and targeted solutions that lead to successful connections in the poultry, feed and pet food markets. With WATT Global Media, gain a global advantage in implementing dynamic marketing solutions through innovative technology and delivery channels.

Lynzee Branstetter, Marketing Manager
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