The Global Learning Series is free for all registered attendees, including retailers, distributors and manufacturers. With over 40+ hours of live education, this is your chance to learn everything you need for a successful business. From workshops to presentations, exhibits to conversations, sessions are designed to reflect sound adult learning principles and the best thinking in the field, informed by theory, research and practice.
Global Learning Series takes place across four days, from March 19-22, 2024.
The 2024 Call for Speakers is CLOSED!
The series is composed of four learning pathways, each designed to reflect sound adult learning principles and the best thinking in the field, informed by theory, research and practice:
PAWS2LEARN Hosted on the Spotlight Stage at the New Products Showcase. Quick, 15-minute, learning experiences covering Hot Topics, Wellness, New Initiatives, Good Works, and glimpses into Retail Success Series sessions.
MARKET DATA & INSIGHTS What to plan for in 2024 and beyond, including the latest data in pet ownership, profitability, and more.
RETAILER SUCCESS SERIES These sessions present a wide range of subjects including Customer Experience, Human Resources, Leadership, PR & Marketing and Profitability & Growth that are relevant to the successful management of a retail pet store.
NEW! INNOVATION & TECHNOLOGY Discover the most innovative technology and trends that will keep your customers coming back for more.
Within the pathways, sessions focus on specific Knowledge Areas:
- Customer Experience
- NEW! Digital Strategy
- Human Resources
- PR & Marketing
- Profitability & Growth