Oct 29, 2019
Pet Industry Leadership Summit offers resources

The Pet Industry Leadership Summit 2020 will be held Jan. 13-15, 2020 in San Diego, California. The Summit 2020 is jointly sponsored by APPA, PIDA and WPA and offers resources to participants that include a mix of networking events and informational sessions.

Resource Highlights

Monday, Jan. 13, 2020

  • Tour at San Diego Safari Park
  • The Summit’s opening dinner

Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020

  • Keynote Address: Robyn Benincasa, Leading Through Change
  • Industry Updates: PLC, HABRI
  • Panel Presentation: The Omnichannel Supply Chain: Competing in a Brave New World
  • PIDA Executive Conferences
  • Breakout Session: Pet Trends for the Taking — Michael Johnson, FINN CADY Marketing & Professional Services
  • Breakout Session: Transparency in the Age of Radical Activism: What the Pet industry Should Know — Hinda Mitchell, Inspire PR

Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020

  • Keynote Address: Brian Beaulieu — Managing for Growth in an Uncertain Economy
  • Industry Updates: PIJAC & The Pet Care Trust
  • Keynote Address: Rich Karlgaard — Trump, Tech, Trade, Turbulence, and the 2020 Election
  • Breakout Session: Advocating with the Underdog Edge: What It Is, How to Get It, and Why You Need It for Legislative Advocacy Success — Amy Showalter, The Showalter Group
  • Breakout Session: The Myths and Realities of Pet Industry Mergers and Acquisitions:  Revelations from a Pet Industry M&A Insider — Carol Frank, BirdsEye Advisory Group, LLC

For more information on The Summit 2020, visit https://pida.memberclicks.net/the-summit-2020-welcome.

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