Sessions-grouped by date

From workshops to presentations, exhibits to conversations, this event is filled with real-world learning that makes a real difference in your business. Best of all, there is a format for every kind of learner.

 

Wednesday, March 20

8:00 AM — 9:00 AM Attendee Orientation: How to Navigate Global Pet Expo 2024
9:30 AM — 9:50 AM Proactive Cat Health and Litter: uncovering the link between behavioral issues, asthma, and the litter in your home
10:00 AM — 4:00 PM Fireside Chats
10:00 AM — 11:15 AM The Growing "Unfair Marketing Advantage" in the Pet Industry
10:00 AM — 10:45 AM How to Drive Profitable Growth Online & In-Store with Unified Commerce
10:00 AM — 11:15 AM Top Five Ways to Skyrocket Profits in Your Pet Business
10:00 AM — 11:15 AM Turn Your Team Into A Championship Team: Hiring, Training, Management, Motivation and Retention
10:00 AM — 11:15 AM Unleash Your Retail Magic With Strategic In-Store Events! (PANEL)
10:00 AM — 10:15 AM Is there magic in what you do?
10:20 AM — 10:35 AM Human Animal Bond Innovation Awards Launch featuring HABRI and Pet Peace of Mind
10:40 AM — 10:55 AM Sharpen the Communication Skills of Your Team - For SALES and Retail Success!
11:00 AM — 11:45 AM How ingredient suppliers can help pet food companies move towards sustainability targets.
11:00 AM — 11:15 AM Creating Welcoming Spaces: The Role of DEI in Retail Success
11:20 AM — 11:35 AM Vote Up or Vote Down Trending Technologies for the Pet Business
11:30 AM — 12:45 PM When AI is and isn't IT for your business
11:30 AM — 12:45 PM Growing Pet Ownership by Removing Barriers to Pets Where We Live, Work and Play
11:30 AM — 12:45 PM Employee Onboarding: The Key to Retaining Great Hires
11:30 AM — 12:45 PM The State of Pet: The Full View of the Omni Pet Channel & Shopper
11:40 AM — 11:55 AM Tips from a Pet Food Nutritionist for creating a nutritionally balanced bowl, tailored to your furry friend's needs.
12:00 PM — 12:15 PM Learn The 10 Commandments of merchandising and how to creat a perfect selling end cap!
12:20 PM — 12:35 PM Marketing Mastery: Simple Strategies for Boosting Sales in Your Pet Store
12:40 PM — 12:55 PM Trust Transformation
1:00 PM — 1:15 PM Instagram Marketing Tactics & Strategies to Implement in 2024
1:25 PM — 1:45 PM Performance Poetry by Shawn Welcome
1:30 PM — 2:45 PM Epic Fails: lessons I have learned from both sides of the table.
1:30 PM — 2:45 PM Trust Transformation
1:30 PM — 2:45 PM 5 Ways To Make Your Small Business More Successful
1:30 PM — 2:45 PM Embracing the NEW Workforce Revolution: Recruit. Retain. Develop.
2:00 PM — 2:45 PM From Difference to Dollars: How Diversity Fuels Success in Pet Retail (Panel)
2:00 PM — 2:45 PM Sustainability Panel
3:00 PM — 4:15 PM Instagram Marketing Tactics & Strategies to Implement in 2024
3:00 PM — 4:15 PM Quit trying to be the business you were four years ago
3:00 PM — 4:15 PM How "Dog Dollars" Increase Your Chance for Success
3:00 PM — 4:15 PM Employee Performance Appraisals that Motivate
3:00 PM — 4:00 PM Red, Blue, and Gray: The 2024 political landscape and the potential impacts it will have on the Pet Industry
4:30 PM — 5:30 PM Retailer Excellence Awards
5:30 PM — 8:30 PM Unleashed - Global Pet Expo Welcoming Party

Thursday, March 21

8:00 AM — 9:00 AM Your Business Is Under Attack! What Are You Doing To Protect It? An Advocacy Townhall Featuring Updates From Washington And Across The Country
8:30 AM — 9:30 AM Introducing the New Model Pet Food and Specialty Pet Food Regulations
9:30 AM — 9:50 AM Primal Pet Foods Presents Kibble in the Raw
10:00 AM — 11:15 AM Undercover Boss: Clues to Create a Team of Superheroes
10:00 AM — 11:15 AM Content to Cash Flow: The Marketing to Money Formula Using AI
10:00 AM — 10:45 AM How To Differentiate Your Packaging to Drive Incremental Sales
10:00 AM — 4:00 PM Fireside Chats
10:00 AM — 11:15 AM The State of the Industry: Insights into Pet Owners 2024 and Beyond
10:00 AM — 11:00 AM The New AAFCO Common Food Index (CFI) - How Will It Impact Ingredients in Pet Food?
10:00 AM — 10:15 AM 10 Off Beat Pet Events to Host!
10:20 AM — 10:35 AM Inventory Turn Explained Simply
10:40 AM — 10:55 AM How Technology Transforms Pet Parenthood: A Decade of Smart Solutions for Happy Tails
11:00 AM — 11:15 AM Pet Care Trust
11:00 AM — 11:45 AM Emerging PetTech and Its Impact on Your Business
11:20 AM — 11:35 AM Plastic Packaging In the Industry
11:30 AM — 12:45 PM Google Business Profiles: How to Optimize Your Listing to Rank Higher & Double Your Business on Google
11:30 AM — 12:45 PM Using AI Ethically to help Market Your Pet Business
11:30 AM — 12:45 PM Get More Cash Flow Right Now
11:30 AM — 12:45 PM The Pet Food Regulatory Framework: Is It Time to Modernize?
11:40 AM — 11:55 AM Sponsored Session by ADM
12:00 PM — 12:45 PM The Power of Paid Advertising for Pet Products: Building a Dual Strategy for Your eCommerce Brand
12:00 PM — 12:15 PM FACE FIRST- Service Skills for Customer Facing Teams!
12:20 PM — 12:35 PM ARF
12:40 PM — 12:55 PM Pet Adovacy Network
1:00 PM — 1:20 PM Reel Ideas That Don't Require You To Be On Camera
1:25 PM — 1:55 PM The State of the Industry: Insights into Pet Owners 2024 and Beyond
1:30 PM — 2:45 PM Empowering Women-Led Startups in the Pet Industry: From Concept to Market Success
1:30 PM — 2:45 PM Why Millennials Make the Best Clients
1:30 PM — 2:45 PM The Power of No: How Boundaries Avoid Burnout
1:30 PM — 2:45 PM Create a Business of Exceptional Experiences
2:00 PM — 3:00 PM Purina Pet Care Innovation Awards
2:00 PM — 2:45 PM Pet Inclusive Housing
3:00 PM — 4:15 PM Where Are All Your Customers: Tools and Tech to Supercharge Your Retention Results
3:00 PM — 3:45 PM Maximizing the Digital Shelf
3:00 PM — 4:15 PM Next Wave Private Label: How Independent Retailers Can Play with the Big Dogs
3:00 PM — 4:15 PM The Best Buyers do These 5 Things
3:00 PM — 4:15 PM Starting a Podcast for Your Pet Business
3:10 PM — 3:30 PM Sponsored Session by Tarter Shield
3:35 PM — 3:55 PM Sponsored Session by Ziwi Pet
4:00 PM — 4:45 PM The Top Pet Creator Panel