The 2022 Indepet Conference was held last week at the Sea World Resort on the Gold Coast, Queensland, and the industry was out in force.

Running over four days from 22-26 May, the theme of the Conference was ‘Stronger Together’ and featured speakers from across the industry, a supplier trade exhibition, and the chance to mingle and network with a sprinkling of fun events throughout the week.

Here are some highlights from day two of the Indepet Conference:

Ben Lincoln and Bill Hansen, KONG Co
Grant de Berg and Kim Sheridan, Central Pet
Damien Zuch and Elizabeth Branigan, Hill’s
Matthew Akers, Jodie Wyatt and Rebecca Roberts, Boeringher
Natasha Arens and Alira Willcocks, Prestige Pet
Lauren Plakias and Alisha Mitchell, Virbac
Sharen Simpson, Zoetis
Paul Mckee, Kazoo
Michael Strike and Kailee Smith, Elanco
Tia Wishart, Caroline Duveau-Clayton, Head of Conferences & Events, Village Roadshow theme Parks and Sea World Resort; Sally Milesi from Indepet
Todd Clarkson, CEO, Indepet
Todd Clarkson and Tia Wishart, Indepet
Superman and Superwoman made a special guest appearance
Fernando Vilallon, Boeringher; Brendan Westaway, Pet Distination; Ben Lincoln and Bill Hansen, KONG Co
Brad Manktelow, Pet Pacific and Marnie Williams, Aquarium Industries
Back: Murray and Leslie Hill from Pet Essentials – Hastings & Porirua; June Cummings, Pet Essentials – Whangarei; and Ben Drinkwater from The Pet Brands Co
Front: Leslie Martin, Pet Essentials – Whangarei; Lisa and Paul Harris, Pets North; Mike Tasker, Pet Essentials – Whangarei
Murray Hill, Pet Essentials – Hastings & Porirua; Todd Clarkson, Indepet; Mike Tasker, Pet Essentials – Whangarei
Andrew Rainbow, MARS Petcare; Paul Harris, Pets North; Neil Djukic, MARS Petcare
Richard Brodie, Indepet; Mike Tasker, Pet Essentials – Whangarei; Damien Pratt, Kong’s Australia
Gene Maurice, Hugh Cooper, Darren Dempsey from Royal Canin with Kailee Smith from Elanco

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