Pet Food Conference

January 24, 2023 | 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. ET
Georgia World Congress Center B302-303 | Atlanta, Ga.


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 and exhibitors at the IPPE. 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.




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

BESTMIX Software

Since 1974, BESTMIX® Software, formerly known as Adifo, has developed and serviced a unique range of food and feed industry-specific software tools for least-cost recipe formulation, quality data management, ration calculation, cloud services and ERP. Over 1000 customers in 60 countries apply BESTMIX® software to optimize their resources, achieve the highest quality products, achieve optimal animal performance, service their clients and become more efficient and profitable. 


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.   



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


Royal DSM is a global, purpose-led company in Health, Nutrition & Bioscience, applying science to improve the health of people, animals and the planet. DSM’s purpose is to create brighter lives for all. DSM’s products and solutions address some of the world’s biggest challenges while simultaneously creating economic, environmental and societal value for all its stakeholders – customers, employees, shareholders, and society at large. As the only manufacturer to produce 11 of the 13 essential vitamins -- including our extensive ROVIMIX(R) portfolio -- DSM delivers a range of stable, sustainable, nutritionally exceptional products for the food and feed industry that no other ingredient supplier can match. The company was founded in 1902 and is listed on Euronext Amsterdam. More information can be found at


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.

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).

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. 

Wellness Pet Company

At Wellness Pet, we fulfill a life of wellbeing together with pets. From our high-quality, natural meals and tasty treats, to our dental chews that help maintain dental health, we are proud to be a team of caring professionals who bring joy, love, and wellbeing to pets and their parents. We are home to a portfolio of premium natural pet food, treat, and dental chew brands, including Wellness®, WHIMZEES®, Old Mother Hubbard®, Good Dog®,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.

Wilbur-Ellis Nutrition

Since the beginning, Wilbur-Ellis has prided itself on looking forward. This relentless vision helped us grow into a multibillion-dollar portfolio of four businesses focused on providing the essentials for the world to thrive. It’s this tradition of always staying ahead that will carry us into the future.



Trouw Nutrition 



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. 

Pet Food 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.