April 15-17, 2013                                           April 17-18, 2013

 

 

Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel

1551 Thoreau Drive North

Schaumburg, IL 60173, USA

1-847-303-4100

 

 

 

 Join 1,200+ industry colleagues and peers in intensive learning, networking and celebrating the successes of our industry. As the petfood industry has continued to grow over the past 10-15 years, so have Petfood Forum and Petfood Workshop. So for 2013, the events will return to the beautiful Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel with an even larger exhibit hall and more space for conference sessions, receptions and other networking opportunities.

 

This year Petfood Workshop focuses on new product development. New products have been a driving force behind the petfood industry's continual growth, but new product development requires much more than a good idea. In this interactive seminar, you will learn from experts on how to successfully bring a new petfood product to market.

 

Register for both events and save even more on your Petfood Workshop: New Product Development registration!

 

Group discount available to five or more attendees. For more information email OutreachRegistration@niu.edu or call 815-753-7922

Full registration includes all refreshment breaks, receptions and meals except dinner, plus access to all conference sessions and exhibit hall.

 

How to Register:

 

Note that if your company is an exhibitor, you will enjoy additional savings on your registration fee, even if you will not be working at your company's booth.  So please be sure to register using the exhibitor link or form, not the attendee form, if your company is exhibiting.

 

ONLINE: Attendees click here.Exhibitors click here. All major credit cards accepted.

Attendee Group Registration is also available online by clicking here.

There is a 5% discount (up to 15%) for every 5 attendees registering together from the same organization/company.

 

By MAIL: please send completed registration form along with payment to:

Outreach Registration

Northern Illinois University

Swen Parson 140

DeKalb, IL. 60115, USA

 

By FAX: please send completed registration form along with valid payment information to 815.753.6900.

 

By P.O. or INVOICE: please MAIL or FAX completed registration form along with the organization/company's

FEIN (Federal Employer Identification Number). 

We will not be able to process P.O. or invoice one's company without the FEIN.

 

Download Attendee Registration Form here  

Download Exhibitor Registration Form here

PLEASE NOTE: NIU Outreach manages the registration process for these events.

If paying by credit card, the charge will appear on your statement as 'NIU Outreach, DeKalb, IL'.

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Map/Directions: Click here or copy/paste the following link into your internet browser: http://www.marriott.com/hotels/maps/travel/chirs-renaissance-schaumburg-convention-center-hotel/

 

HOTEL RESERVATIONS AT THE RENAISSANCE SCHAUMBURG

Rooms are available at a special rate for Petfood Forum & Workshop of $174 PLUS TAX

1551 N. Thoreau Dr., Schaumburg, IL 60173

Dates Valid: Sunday, April 14 thru Wednesday, April 17.

To reserve a room call 1-800-468-3571 or 1-888-236-2427

http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/chirs?groupCode=wabwaba&app=resvlink&fromDate=4/12/13&toDate=4/20/13

 

HOTEL RESERVATIONS AT THE EMBASSY SUITES CHICAGO - Schaumburg/Woodfield

Rooms are available at a special rate for Petfood Forum & Workshop of $144 PLUS TAX

1939 North Meacham Rd.

Schaumburgh, IL 60173

Rates available until March 23.

To reserve a room call 1-847-397-1313

http://embassysuites.hilton.com/en/es/groups/personalized/C/CHISBES-PET-20130415/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG

 

 

 

Ground Transportation Information:

 

GO AIRPORT EXPRESS

$27.20 per person

 

Advance reservations can be made using one of the following three options:

 

1. Direct with this link or copy/paste the link below into the web browser:

    http://airportexpress.hudsonltd.net/res?USERIDENTRY=PETFOOD&LOGON=GO

2. Online at www.AirportExpress.com (enter the code “PETFOOD”)

3. By phone at (800) 284-3826 (use the code “PETFOOD”)

Shuttles depart airport every 20 minutes

Airport Express loading zones and ticket counters are located at Doors 1E, 2E, 3E, and 5D (across from baggage claim)

Pricing may not include gratuity



Attention:  If you need to make changes to your registration order you will need to contact NIU Outreach Registration to make changes.  You are unable to edit your order online.  To request changes to your registration order, please email OutreachRegistration@niu.edu.

 

Forum Attendee Cancellation Policy: Cancellation requests accepted up to 2/15/13 with a processing fee of $150 per person.  No cancellation or refund after 2/15/13 -- only substitution of personnel or credit toward event in following year.  Email cancellation requests to OutreachRegistration@niu.edu.

 

Workshop Attendee Cancellation Policy:  Cancellation requests accepted up to 2/1/13 with a processing fee of $85.  No cancellation or refund after 2/1/13 --only substitution of personnel or credit toward event in following year.  Email cancellation requests to OutreachRegistration@niu.edu.

 

Student Cancellation Policy:  No cancellation or refund allowed - only substitution.  Email substitution requests to OutreachRegistration@niu.edu.

 

QUESTIONS?  Please contact NIU Outreach Registration at:

Email: OutreachRegistration@niu.edu

Phone: +1.815.753.0277

FAX: +1.815.753.6900

Mailing Address:  Outreach Registration, Northern Illinois University, Swen Parson 140, DeKalb, IL 60115, United States

PLEASE NOTE: NIU Outreach manages the registration process for these events. If paying by credit card, the charge will appear on your statement as 'NIU Outreach, DeKalb, IL.