Embassy Suites Portland Airport

Sep. 25-26, 2017

Starting at 8:00am

20+ Speakers

Come & Learn!

Only 78 seats

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F.A.Q.

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  • When should I arrive and depart?

  • What should I wear?

  • Is there a way to get the attendee list?

Meet the Sponsors

MEET OUR SPONSORS

Sturdi Pet Products

Sturdi Products has become a leading producer of pet carriers and portable pop up shelters for cats and toy to small sized dogs!

Dog is Good

Dog is Good, a Dog lifestyle company, creates and markets gifts and apparel for dog lovers. Located in Los Alamitos, CA, the company sells wholesale and retail, and licenses the brand to numerous manufacturers in the pet, gift and home product industries. Primarily still recognized as an apparel company, Dog is Good is quickly gaining recognition in the gift and pet markets. They have also developed a reputation for generously giving back to animal welfare organizations.

The company’s success lies in its ability to deliver messaging that resonates with dog lovers. With clever and poignant sentiments, they remind us all how great it feels to be with Dog.

Just Fur Fun

Exquisite Pet and People Accessories
Dressing up can be so much fun!  Now when you accessorize so can your furry friends!  Just Fur Fun® has a full line of unique canine, feline, human and equine hand-beaded accessories; so pairing together the perfect dog collar for them, with matching belt for you, will be fun and easy!   Just Fur Fun® wants to help create that extra special bond between you and your animals because we believe expressing your individual style should continue through the leash!
Our supple leather leashes and collars are adorned with beading handmade to match each other, as well as fun accessories for you crafted especially to match!  Our Just Fur Fun® unique product line includes:  pet collars, pet leashes, leather belts and other accessories and for the equine set; handmade beaded browbands, spurs and spur straps.  All Just Fur Fun® items are 100% handmade in the USA.  Be prepared for the oohs and ahhhs because now a walk in the park will turn heads with your matching beaded pet and people accessories!

CONFERENCE SWAGBAGS FOR ATTENDEES!

Dog is Good, a WIPIN sponsor, will be providing all attendees with their popular Tote Bags. Thank you to Dog is Good for their support!

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Kennel Connection

Kennel Connection is software designed, programmed, and sold by Blue Crystal Software.  Our company has been in business, serving the pet care industry for over 25 years.  Kennel Connection features modules for boarding, grooming, daycare, training, pet sitting and special services and is available as an installed product or a cloud product.  The software handles all aspects of managing a pet care facility, including retail and employee management. Sold by module, you buy just what you need, and nothing that you don’t.

In use in over 5,000 pet care facilities both large and small.  Kennel Connection simplifies all your daily tasks so that you have all the information you need about your facility at your fingertips, such as complete client and pet record keeping, along with their schedules, and leave you more time for the pets you care for. Backed by a full team of sales professionals, support representatives, and programmers, Kennel Connection is packed solid with tons of features to give you the edge on managing your facility. And with more and more features being added every day, you can rest assured knowing that your software will stay on the cutting edge of the pet care industry.

Pricing

Members Be Sure to Use Your Member Discount code at checkout for $100 off!

  • FULL CONFERENCE PASS
  • HIGHLY EFFECTIVE NETWORKING
  • EXPERT PANEL SESSION
  • DISCUSSION FORUMS
  • 3 KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
  • ADMISSION INTO AWARD SHOW
  • PRE-CONFERENCE EVENTS
  • MEALS INCLUDED
  • MEET THE FINALIST SESSION
  • DOG IS GOOD SWAG BAG

Member Pricing

$349 (ends 8/31/17)
  • FULL CONFERENCE PASS
  • HIGHLY EFFECTIVE NETWORKING
  • EXPERT PANEL SESSION
  • DISCUSSION FORUMS
  • 3 KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
  • ADMISSION INTO AWARD SHOW
  • PRE-CONFERENCE EVENTS
  • MEALS INCLUDED
  • MEET THE FINALIST SESSION
  • DOG IS GOOD SWAG BAG

Future Member Pricing

$449 (ends 8/31/17)
  • FULL CONFERENCE PASS
  • HIGHLY EFFECTIVE NETWORKING
  • EXPERT PANEL SESSION
  • DISCUSSION FORUMS
  • 3 KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
  • ADMISSION INTO AWARD SHOW
  • PRE-CONFERENCE EVENTS
  • MEALS INCLUDED
  • MEET THE FINALIST SESSION
  • DOG IS GOOD SWAG BAG

Women of the Year Nomination

Call for Nominations for 2017 Woman of the Year

The Pet Industry Woman of the Year is in for AMAZING things! Some of them are:

  • A full year of media and executive coaching with WIPIN President Shawna Schuh, a Certified Speaking Professional and Executive Coach;
  • Exposure in pet industry media outlets throughout the year;
  • A feature on the cover of the WIPIN Top Women in the Pet Industry Winter Magazine;
  • Serve as a featured guest during a WIPIN Monthly Growth Call;
  • Appearances and recognition at pet industry events;
  • Gifts and treats provided by other top women in the pet industry.

Nominations will be accepted now through June 29th, 2017 and the entry fee is $59 for WIPIN members and $99 for non-members. (please note – this nominal fee is to support doing a not-to-be missed awards show when winners are announced live)

There are five (5) Categories in the Pet Industry Woman of the Year – please nominate yourself in one of these categories only – there will be a winner in each of the categories and then out of these five an overall Pet Industry Woman of the Year will be announced.

Any Pet Industry Woman of the Year is: Inspirational, exhibits leadership skills, has drive, knows about giving and connecting and is creating a wonderful reputation for herself.

Advocate Category – This woman is a giver at heart and is an advocate for pets – She has or does something to benefit animals and the humans that love them.

Corporate Category – This woman is either the founder/president/ceo of a corporation or works for one in a leadership role.

Entrepreneur Category – One business or many – this woman is the big thinker and has a team or employees to help make her vision happen and grow.

Solopreneur Category – Doing it all and doing it with grace describes this woman. She is a solo shop – though of course is smart about hiring her CPA and other businesses services. The rest of the time she does her business on her own.

Rising Star Category – This woman is new to the pet space or is in a new role. Rapid growth and high performance are key to why she is a rising star.

Please note:

You are a woman in the pet industry, you are doing great things – YOU are the most qualified to tell your story – Step up and do this now – Just answering the questions will help you on your journey and isn’t getting better your goal? Nominate yourself now!