March 24-26, 2021
Orange County Convention Center
Orlando, FL
American Pet Products Association (APPA) Pet Industry Distributors Association (PIDA)

Speaker Requests for the Global Pet Expo Academy

Global Pet Expo Academy offers FREE educational seminars on the latest trends and best practices for building and growing a pet business. Expert presenters will cover a broad range of topics, including marketing, merchandising, customer service, human resources, employment law, management, and more.  We endeavor to present a wide range of subjects that are relevant to successful management of a retail pet store and your submission should be focused on the pet retailer as the target audience. 

Speaker Selection Process

All prospective Global Pet Expo Academy speakers are required to complete this Speaking Engagement Request Form, and submit with session descriptions and a short bio. Completed forms must be received by July 31, 2018. Forms received after this date will be rejected. Final selection of speakers and topics will be made by August 31. Speaker selection is solely at the discretion of show management and will be based on the following criteria: 

  • Suitability of topic for the audience.
  • Speaker’s experience with or demonstrated understanding of the retail pet industry.
  • Speaker’s ability and willingness to make multiple presentations on different, but related, topics.
  • Speaker’s references.
  • Total cost including speaking fee and travel expenses for the value received. 

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