GlobalPETS Forum 2025 in Prague

Join us in January 2025 for the 25th edition of GlobalPETS Forum - three days of networking with other executives and inspiring speeches from top industry players and experts.

GlobalPETS Forum 2025 in Prague

The leading networking event for the pet industry

What to expect

At this networking event, you can expect to:

  • 300 executives from the world’s leading pet companies together in one room
  • Meet and make deals with new international business partners through facilitated networking
  • Be inspired by world-class speakers on the latest trends and where the pet industry is going
  • Hear from leading retailers and other key industry players
  • Combine business and pleasure during the social evening 
  • All at a 5-star hotel in the beautiful Prague

The program

Our three day program is jampacked with networking opportunities and inspiring keynote speeches:

  • Day 1 – Wednesday January 22     (Afternoon only)
    • Retail tour     (Optional – limited availability)
    • Informal get-together     (Optional – but included in ticket)
  • Day 2 – Thursday January 23
    • Keynotes
    • GlobalPETS Forum Award ceremony
    • Social evening – our 25th anniversary celebration at a surprise location
  • Day 3 – Friday January 24      (Half-day)
    • Keynotes
    • Final networking lunch
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The GlobalPETS Forum is the TOP event in the pet industry. It is the best place for qualified discussions with the absolute leaders in our pet world – simply a must-have.

- Torsten Toeller
Founder/Chairman of Fressnapf

The speakers

Dušan Plaček
Plaček Group
CEO
Mike Davies
NielsenIQ
Analytics Leader
Claire Gavin
Claire Gavin Innovations
Director
Marc Hogan
Comedian & psychologist
Ellinor Persdotter Nilsson
Musti Group
CCO
Dr. Matthias Koch
Anibene
Founder
Sam Farnfield
PwC Strategy&
Director

Who should attend

Since 1999, we’ve been welcoming a diverse group of senior level executives (C-suite or VP/Directors) from across the pet industry:

  • Retailers
  • Distributors
  • Manufacturers (Pet food, toys and other accessories)
  • Suppliers (Ingredients, packaging..)

For optimal networking, we limit the max number of attendees to 300 executives.

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Global Pets Forum gives me inspiration and many great ideas. It's a great opportunity to meet all the leaders in the pet business in one place. Therefore, I'm very happy to come back every year.

- Dušan Plaček
CEO of Plaček Group
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I always find it beneficial to pull the 3 days out of my business calendar for the GlobalPETS Forum. The networking is more intense and effective than when we have tight schedules during trade shows and the like.

- Henriette Bylling
CEO of Aller Petfood
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Great event! Definitely coming back. Really inspiring with an amazing crowd. I was really influenced and inspired to lead my company in the right direction.

- Nikola Ninov
Managing Director of Petmall

FAQ

Here are some of the most frequently asked questions:

  • Are there any exhibiting possibilities at the event?
    • Yes, you can book a ‘Table top’ (a small booth) to gain more exposure, see registration form.
  • Are meals included?
    • Yes, lunches on Thursday and Friday and dinners on Wednesday and Thursday are included.
  • Do I have to attend on Wednesday?
    • No, the retail tour and the evening event are 100% optional.
  • What can I expect from the retail tour?
    • During the retail tour, we visit three different retail locations in the area by bus.
    • Find out what these stores look like, how products are displayed and get inspired.
    • Retail tour spots are limited.

Do you have any other questions? Email us at events@pets.nl.

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