This is a low-cost opportunity to meet qualified buyers from around the world in one place. Food Export will be sponsoring buyers from China, Colombia, Mexico, Vietnam and Europe. All buyers are qualified and have expressed interest in a variety of US pet food and pet food ingredient products.
The buyers mission format includes one-on-one meetings with buyers in which pet food ingredient suppliers can provide product samples, build relationships and drive sales. Participating companies will also gain critical insight into demand, competition and market-specific growth opportunities.
Register for the Pet Food Forum Buyers Mission at foodexport.org. The early registration fee is US$150 before February 19. The price then increases to US$225 and final registration is March 12. All participants must also be registered to attend the Pet Food Forum as an exhibitor or attendee. More information is available at www.petfoodforumevents.com.
Food Export-Midwest and Food Export-Northeast are State Regional Trade Groups that help small to medium-sized agriculture based food and pet food companies export. They are funded by the Market Access Program of the United States Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service. More information can be found at foodexport.org.
Petfood Forum provides an opportunity for pet food professionals from around the world to network, exchange ideas and do business with one another and with the industry's leading pet food manufacturers and suppliers. Petfood Forum 2018 will take place at the Kansas City Convention Center in Kansas City, Missouri, USA on April 23 -25, 2018.
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