Women-Focused Pet Conference Seeks Speakers

Women in the Pet Industry Network (WIPIN) is looking for business experts to share their knowledge and tips as speakers at The Start of Something Big! Conference & Awards Show, which will be held in Portland, Ore., Aug. 23–25.


Confirmed speakers include Yvonee DiVita of BlogPaws, Kristen Levine of Fetching Communications and David Blanchard of Cognesis Marketing Concepts.


WIPIN seeks speaker proposals for the following categories: business strategies and growth; marketing, advertising and social media; networking and communication; partnering, collaboration, teams and staff; time and energy management, organization and systems; and leadership, presentation skills and mentorship. Interested experts can download the speaker application online at womeninthepetindustry.com/conference.


The first-ever women-focused pet business conference and awards show will offer members, speakers and pet industry sponsors networking opportunities, education sessions and roundtable discussions, along with the first WIPIN Pet Industry Women of the Year Awards, which will recognize outstanding women in the industry in four categories: soloprenuer, entrepreneur, corporation and advocate.