Early bird registration for Petfood Forum Asia 2016 will end January 25, 2016. The fifth edition of this event will be held March 30, 2016, in Bangkok, Thailand. Petfood Forum Asia is held in conjunction with VICTAM Asia/FIAAP Asia, one of the largest agri-feed trade shows in the world.
With the early bird special, you can register now and save US$50. Pre-registration is required to reserve your seat. Registration includes all educational sessions, session materials, breakfast, networking lunch and refreshment breaks.
Petfood Forum Asia is a conference for the Southeast Asia pet food and pet treat industry. Petfood Forum Asia provides the ability socialize and network with industry peers from throughout Southeast Asia and to meet those hard-to-reach prospects, have project update meetings on-site with customers, and meet new leads through networking events.
Petfood Forum Asia attendees include professionals working in nutrition, ingredient and processing technologies, packaging, food science, research and development, product development, food safety, quality analysis/quality control, purchasing, import/export and regulatory compliance.
Petfood Forum Asia will be co-located with VICTAM Asia together with the 9th Aquafeed Horizons Conference and FIAAP Animal Nutrition Conference on March 29, 2016. The 2016 VICTAM Asia combines the FIAAP, VICTAM and GRAPAS exhibitions (and their respective conferences) under one roof at Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Center (BITEC) in Bangkok, Thailand, March 29-31, 2016.
Frank Yiannas, Walmart’s vice president of food safety, will be the opening speaker for Petfood Forum Asia. Following Yiannas, other industry experts will share their latest research and insights on the dynamic Asia pet food market, pet nutrition and pet food ingredients, safety and processing.
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