Pet Food Conference

January 30, 2024 | 7 a.m. - 4 p.m. ET
Georgia World Congress Center | Thomas B. Murphy Ballroom | Atlanta, Ga.
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AFIA's Friend of Pet Food Award


Launched in 2019, the American Feed Industry Association’s Friend of Pet Food Award recognizes individuals who have made recent significant contributions to support the growth of the pet food industry.

Nominations are closed for the 2022 Friend of Pet Food Award to be announced at the AFIA Pet Food Conference on Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2022 at the International Production & Processing Expo in Atlanta, Ga. Nominations for the 2023 award will open in the summer of 2022, or email Louise Calderwood, AFIA’s director of regulatory affairs. 


2021 AFIA Friend of Pet Food Award Recipients


                Michael Panasevich, Summit Ridge Farms        Galen Rokey, Wenger Manufacturing        


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

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

Contact Sarah, AFIA’s manager of membership & engagement, for any questions regarding AFIA membership opportunities. 


Contact Lynette, AFIA’s specialist, meetings and events, for any questions regarding sponsorships, registrations, travel and hotel accomodations.