KibbleCon FAQs

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General Questions

If you are involved in the manufacturing, marketing or development of commercial pet foods, then you need to be here.

If you’re new to the industry, this is a chance for you to learn where opportunities exist and understand where the risks are.

If you’ve been around for a while, this is an opportunity for you to gain more information to support and justify your processes.

Even if you’re upper-level management, KibbleCon has something for you. From navigating final product validation to building a methods portfolio to support your business, KibbleCon has the expertise and connections you need.

Pet lovers, including:

  • Pet food industry thought leaders.
  • Risk mitigation specialists.
  • Market analysts.
  • Leading equipment, service and ingredient suppliers.
  • Researchers and graduate students.

Business casual.

If you are interested in sponsoring future events, email us at [email protected].

Attendees will be provided an access link to KibbleCon content after the event.

Travel & Accommodation Questions

We try to ensure the best possible value to our attendees. Once details have been set for future events, we will provide any discount details on the travel and accommodations page.

Alumni Center parking lot validation can be requested at the registration table to avoid getting a parking ticket. Parking is also available at the Student Union Parking Garage, across the street from the Alumni Center. Parking rates are $2.00/hour up to a daily maximum of $16.

Refer to the travel and accommodations page to learn more about the transportation and housing options available in Manhattan.

Registration Questions

Regular registration is open until October 30, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. CST, but the registration price will increase to $300.00 on October 25, 2023, at 12:00 a.m. CST. Late registration will be open to the start of the event. 

The online registration form accepts American Express, Discover and Diners, Mastercard and Visa or ACH debit payments. Once you submit your registration online, you will receive an email confirming that we have received it. Registration questions should be directed to [email protected].

Admittance to all of the activities outlined on the itinerary— including noted meals and refreshments. 

The following meals and refreshments are included in the registration cost: lunch, snacks, and appetizers at the evening reception on November 2. Please note any allergies or dietary restrictions on your registration. 

Registrants may cancel any time before 11:59 p.m. CST on October 18, 2023, and receive a full refund minus a processing fee. 

Confirmed registrants who do not participate or who cancel after 11:59 p.m. CST on October 18, 2023, will forfeit their full registration fee. Registrations received after this date will not be eligible for refunds. 

If you need to cancel due to special circumstances — including those related to COVID-19 — please email [email protected] with your request. Note that requests will be reviewed within 14 business days. 

Substitutions for registrants can be made at any time. 

In the event KibbleCon is cancelled, registration fees will be refunded in full. 

Cancelling your KibbleCon registration does not automatically cancel your travel and/or housing reservations, if applicable.

Health & Safety Questions

Kansas State University is monitoring the ongoing pandemic facts and taking appropriate precautions for hosting a safe event. We will be releasing guidelines for attendees before the event and will distribute to all participants with time to prepare for attending.