Pets & Money


 The Pets & Money Summit is an exclusive one-day event, 
connecting pet care brands with industry executives, strategic buyers, 
financial buyers and retailers.

The event will showcase the latest innovations, explore key trends and consumer priorities, and identify actionable strategies you can use to grow your business or secure your next acquisition target.

Read on for an exclusive APPA member discount.

APPA estimates Americans will spend $72.1 billion on our pets this year, up almost 30% from five years ago.


There has never been a better time to connect!  
Enter the inaugural Pets & Money Summit.
View the agenda here

The meeting is designed for both Mass and Prestige pet brands in Food, Treats, Supplements, Accessories and Hard Products, Insurance, Retail, Services and Technology, along with investors from Angel, Venture Capital, Private Equity & Multinational Consumer Good Companies and Retailers.

You will be able to pre-schedule up to 12 one-to-one meetings with fellow attendees so you can grow your business or secure your next acquisition target.

Best in Show Spotlight
Our very own CEOBob Vetere, will be sitting on the selection committee for the Best in Show Spotlight, a unique opportunity for start-up and SME brands to take the main stage and pitch your company to the entire audience. 

Submit your application.

The deadline for entries to the Best in Show Spotlight is October 12.


In addition to Bob, you will hear from pet industry leaders including:

  • Carol Frank, Managing Director – Business Development, MHT Partners
  • Gabby Slome, Co-founder & Chief Experience Officer, Ollie
  • Ben Jacobs, Head of Ventures, Mars Petcare
  • Michael Landa, Founder and CEO, NULO
  • Blythe Jack, Managing Director, TSG Consumer Partners
  • Bobby Modi, VP Pet Growth & Strategy, J.M Smucker
Exclusive Discount for APPA Members
Use code APPA10 at checkout to receive an additional 10% discount off the current ticket pricing.