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Petfood Forum CHINA

Where the Global Petfood Industry does business.

August 17, 2016

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Petfood Forum China Frequently Asked Questions


When and where will the next Petfood Forum China take place?

This premier conference will celebrate its 4th exciting edition in Shanghai, China, at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Center and will feature expert speakers, leading industry supplier-sponsors and networking opportunities.>Petfood Forum China will again be co-located with Pet Fair Asia, one of the largest trade shows for the pet industry in China. The exact date for Petfood Forum China 2015 will be announced by the end of 2014.

Who attends Petfood Forum China events?

Petfood Forum China is a conference for the Chinese and Asian petfood and pet treat industry. Attendees include professionals working in nutrition, ingredient and processing technologies, packaging, food science, R&D, product development, food safety, QA/QC, purchasing, import/export and regulatory compliance.

Who exhibits at Petfood Forum China events?

Petfood Forum China sponsorships

Petfood Forum China features multiple opportunities for sponsors, such as tabletops, coffee breaks and sponsorship of several types of conference materials (lanyards, program guide, USB drives, etc.). Please check back in June for opportunities for Petfood Forum China 2014. For information, please contact Steve Akins, VP/publisher, via email or at +1.815.209.6444.


Petfood Forum China 2015 will not have any exhibits; all exhibits for Pet Fair Asia are completely separate. For information, please visit the Pet Fair Asia website.

Do Petfood Forum events serve the global Petfood industry?

Yes. Petfood Forum provides show visitors from all over the world with opportunities to network with industry peers, learn from leading petfood experts, consultants and technical experts, visit with suppliers, and of course transact business with one another on a global level. Our international events include: Petfood Forum Asia, Petfood Forum China and Petfood Forum Europe

What is the mission of Petfood Forum?

The Petfood Forum group of conferences and exhibitions are unique and exclusive events serving the global petfood manufacturing industry. They deliver the opportunity to learn the latest research and innovative information on pet nutrition, global petfood market growth, petfood safety, processing, packaging and much more—all from leading, recognized industry experts. In addition, Petfood Forum conferences are the ideal opportunity for petfood professionals from around the world to network, exchange ideas and do business with one another and with leading industry suppliers.

When did Petfood Forum events get their start?

Petfood Forum attracts the petfood industry's largest collection of companies that supply brand and private-label manufacturers with ingredient, additive and formulation solutions, processing and packaging equipment, flexible packaging solutions, co-packing solutions and services, and consulting and additional services, all in one location. Demand was so high, the exhibit hall show floor sold out booth space for the 2014 event.Since 1992, the annual Petfood Forum and Petfood Workshop conferences in the United States have been taking place and growing every year. Petfood Forum and Petfood Workshop have always been based in the Chicago area until relocating to a larger venue for the 2015 event, which will be held in Kansas City, Missouri. Petfood Forum conferences also offer one-day events outside of North America, including Petfood Forum Asia, Petfood Forum China and Petfood Forum Europe. These are held in partnership with other shows — Petfood Forum Asia is held every two years in Bangkok, Thailand, in conjunction with Victam Asia. Petfood Forum China is located in Shanghai in partnership with Pet Fair Asia. Since 2007, Petfood Forum Europe has been held in partnership with Victam International, with its upcoming conference taking place next on June 10, 2015, in Cologne, Germany.

How are Petfood Industry magazine and WATT Global Media affiliated with Petfood Forum?

Petfood Forum is organized and hosted by Petfood Industry magazine. Petfood Industry has been the leading source of information for the global petfood manufacturing for more than 50 years, delivering insights and knowledge via a monthly magazine, website, e-newsletters and other media. Both are owned by WATT Global Media, a full-service publishing and media company founded in 1917 that provides exceptional business content and solutions to the agribusiness industry. As an industry innovator, WATT Global Media has connected buyers and sellers in the poultry, pig, animal feed and petfood industries through its media channels for more than 97 years.