Registration Opens for the Second Annual Pet Industry Leadership Conference
The 2017 Pet Industry Leadership Conference is scheduled for Jan. 30 to Feb. 2, 2017, at the Montage Hotel in Laguna Beach, Calif.
The American Pet Products Association (APPA), Pet Industry Distributors Association (PIDA) and Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council (PIJAC) announced that registration for the 2017 Pet Industry Leadership Conference is now open. The conference is scheduled for Jan. 30 to Feb. 2, 2017, at the Montage Laguna Beach in Laguna Beach, Calif.
Attended by pet industry CEOs, CFOs, owners, sales and marketing VPs and other C-level executives, the conference provides an opportunity to network, discover service providers and attend educational breakout sessions covering various topics and critical issues affecting the pet industry. Attendees can select the sessions that resonate most with their businesses.
The 2017 keynote speakers include Josh Linkner, an entrepreneur who received the President Obama Champion of Change Award; Chris Kuehl, managing director of Armada Corporate Intelligence; Nathan Richer, a partner at Wakefield Research; and Tony Hazard, an Australian entrepreneur, radio and television host.
A tabletop show will feature suppliers of relevant products and services to manufacturers and distributors including packaging suppliers, truck leasing companies, software developers, marketing experts, financial services and more.
In addition to the presentations and tabletop show, 26 one-on-one executive sessions are available to bring manufactures and distributors together for concentrated discussions on everything from building business relationships with trading partners to planning marketing strategies and new products and promotions. These sessions are only available to PIDA members. To join, visit www.pida.org.
Registration for the Pet Industry Leadership Conference is open to APPA, PIDA and PIJAC members as well as additional industry professionals, and is available online at www.pida.org. To see the complete list of scheduled events for the 2017 Conference visit the link here.