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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The American Feed Industry Association appreciates your commitment to the support of this industry. Sponsorships help maintain reasonable registration fees and exceptional educational sessions. Sponsors must be AFIA members. Sponsorship is on a first come, first served. 

To view our multiple sponsorship options, please click here. Contact Lynette Tucker at (703) 558-3573 for additional details.




At ADM we develop creative and unique offerings for the growing pet food market, with tailor-made solutions, supported by science, leveraging the best of the ADM pantry and application expertise.  With ADM you have access to the most comprehensive range of products and value-added services in the pet food industry. 




Founded in 1980 by Irish entrepreneur and scientist Dr. Pearse Lyons, Alltech delivers smarter, more sustainable solutions for agriculture. Our products improve the health and performance of plants and animals, resulting in better nutrition for consumers and a decreased environmental impact. We are a global leader in the animal health industry, producing additives, premix, self-fed supplements and feed. Celebrating 40 years in 2020, we carry forward a legacy of innovation and a unique culture that views challenges through an entrepreneurial lens. Our more than 5,000 talented team members worldwide share our vision for a Planet of Plenty™. We believe agriculture has the greatest potential to shape the future of our planet, but it will take all of us working together, led by science, technology and a shared will to make a difference. Alltech is a private, family-owned company, which allows us to adapt quickly to our customers’ needs and maintain focus on advanced innovation. Headquartered just outside of Lexington, Kentucky, USA, Alltech has a strong presence in all regions of the world. For more information, visit


Kemin is a global manufacturer providing local, innovative nutritional and health solutions for a changing world. Kemin will act in partnership with our customers to fulfill their needs and expectations while achieving mutually profitable results. Kemin will achieve our mission by placing the needs of our customers first, creating technology at the molecular level and fostering continuous improvements in our people, processes and products.

Trouw Nutrition 

Trouw Nutrition, a Nutreco company, is a global leader in providing the companion animal industry with technology-based ingredients originating from sound research and development. At our facilities, we offer the highest-quality vitamin and mineral premixes, pre-blends, and exclusive functional ingredients. At Trouw Nutrition, we transform technology into products that improve the performance and well-being of companion animals. Headquartered in The Netherlands, the company has locations in 32 countries and employs approximately 8,500 people. 



Darling Ingredients 

Darling Ingredients Inc. (NYSE: DAR) is one of the world's leading producers of organic ingredients, producing a wide array of sustainable protein and fat products while being one of the largest producers of renewable clean energy. With operations on five continents, Darling collects waste streams from the agri-food industry, repurposing into specialty ingredients, such as hydrolyzed collagen, edible and feed-grade fats, animal proteins and meals, plasma, pet food ingredients, fuel feedstocks, and green bioenergy. The Company sells its products around the globe and works to strengthen our promise for a better tomorrow, creating product applications for health, nutrients and bioenergy while optimizing our services to the food chain. Darling is a 50% joint partner in Diamond Green Diesel (DGD), North America's largest renewable diesel manufacturer, currently producing approximately 275 million gallons of renewable diesel annually which products reduce Green House Gas (GHG) emissions by up to 85% compared to fossil fuels. For additional information, visit the Company's website at


A pioneer from the earliest days of feed additives, we are one of the world’s leading suppliers of: vitaminscarotenoidseubiotics, and feed enzymes to the global feed industry. We are successful in this sector because we provide our customers, such as feedmills, integrators and farmers with products and solutions that help them succeed in a dynamic and ever-changing global market, enhancing both profits and environmental sustainability. 

The Poultry Protein & Fat Council 

The Poultry Protein & Fat Council grew out of leadership action by the poultry rendering industry. The initial group convened as the By-Products Committee to draft recommendations to the Southeastern Poultry & Egg Association board of directors (now U.S. Poultry & Egg Association).


WellPet is home to a portfolio of premium natural pet food, treat, and dental chew brands, including Wellness®, WHIMZEES®, Old Mother Hubbard®, Holistic Select®, Eagle Pack®, and Sojos®.

While every brand offers your pet a little something different, there’s one thing our family shares in common: Our commitment to nutritional innovation and product quality.

For over 100 years, we have put your pet’s wellbeing at the heart of all that we do – and it’s been that way from the very start.

Zinpro Performance Minerals 

Zinpro Corporation pioneered the research and development of organic trace minerals more than 49 years ago with the goal to improve animal health and well-being. As a family-owned, privately-held U.S. based company, our steady growth is a result of quality innovative products, a focus on science based nutrition from world-class people. Today, Zinpro has Global sales offices in 11 countries and markets its products in more than 70 countries worldwide.   


The American Feed Industry Association, based in Arlington, Va., is the world’s largest organization devoted exclusively to representing the business, legislative and regulatory interests of the U.S. animal food industry and its suppliers. AFIA is also the recognized leader on international industry developments and holds membership in the International Feed Industry Federation.



PetFood Industry

Petfood Industry provides reach to the most extensive global audience and portfolio of marketing solutions in the pet food and pet treat manufacturing industry, connecting product, service, consulting and technology partners. With a qualified audience of 65,000+; Petfood Industry magazine,, Petfood Industry Newsletter and Petfood Forum Events deliver original content via multi-channel capabilities, plus convene influencers and decision-makers to further the industry and meet increasing consumer demands. 

Petfood Processing 

Pet Food Processing, a division of Sosland Publishing Company, is an online media provider and print B2B magazine focused on the production, formulation and food safety of pet food and treats in North America. We share news and information about processors and brands in the industry, new products and trends, innovations in equipment and ingredients, regulatory compliance, packaging, and other related topics.

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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.