AFIA Pet Food Conference

Jan. 26, 2021
10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. ET
Virtual Event
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Missed the event?

Missed the event? The recorded and slide proceedings are available for purchase, click here for more information. 

Who plans this event?

The American Feed Industry Association’s Pet Food Committee oversees the planning of the conference. AFIA thanks these 17 dedicated leaders representing all segments of the pet food industry for their hard work in planning a fantastic program.

What are the registration costs?

The early-bird fees are $50 for Members, $100 for Nonmembers if you register by January 5, 2021.  After that the rates go up to $100 for Members, $150 for Nonmembers.  Registration closes on January  25, 2021.  Registration will include login information for the pre-recorded sessions, the live event, and a recorded version after the event.

Who and why should I attend? 

Who? This program is designed for pet food and pet treat manufacturers and those supporting the industry, such as ingredient manufacturers and equipment suppliers. 

Why? The American Feed Industry Association’s (AFIA) annual Pet Food Conference covers a variety of topics from regulatory issues to the technical aspects of pet food production to product claims, marketing and nutrition. 

How do I register?

Registration will open shortly on this website. 

What is the registration cancellation policy?

There are no refunds being offered at this time. AFIA reserves the right to cancel any conference it deems necessary to comply with state and local health and safety guidelines or otherwise. AFIA will not be responsible for costs incurred by registrants.

Is the conference approved for ARPAS credits?

AFIA has applied for ARPAS credits and is awaiting a response. 

What is the dress code?

You pick, we can't see you! 

What if I need a special accommodation for a disability?

This meeting is open to all persons without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age or disability. If you are a person with a special dietary need, or who requires reasonable accommodations due to a disability, and/or who requires alternative means of communication (e.g., Braille, large print, sign language or language interpretation), please contact the AFIA meetings department at

How do I get a copy of AFIA's antitrust policy?

By registering for this event, you agree to abide by the AFIA Antitrust Compliance and Confidentiality Policy. For a copy of the policy, please click here, visit the registration desk onsite or contact AFIA at

What are the terms and conditions of registering?

By registering for AFIA’s conference, you are agreeing that any photos or videos taken throughout the conference or at any networking events may be used for AFIA’s communications and marketing purposes. AFIA also reserves the right to use recorded proceedings in any matter for marketing purposes. You agree to abide by the AFIA Antitrust Compliance and Confidentiality Policy. Registrants will receive a name badge that must be worn for entry into all speaking sessions, exhibit halls, meals and social functions. AFIA reserves the right to deny entry into the conference or to cancel any conference it deems necessary. AFIA will not be responsible for airfare, hotel or other costs incurred by registrants. Should you have any concerns about these terms, contact Veronica Rovelli, AFIA’s senior director of meetings and events, at

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Contact Us


Contact Louise, AFIA’s director of regulatory affairs, any questions regarding conference agenda, committee questions and event expectations. 

SARAH NOVAK     (703) 558-3574       SNOVAK@AFIA.ORG

Contact Sarah, AFIA’s vice president of membership and public relations, for any questions regarding AFIA membership opportunities. 


Contact Lynette, AFIA’s specialist of meetings and events, for any questions regarding sponsorships and registration.