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IPATA Chicago Conference
November 1-5, 2019

Join IPATA in Chicago, Illinois USA for the next pet shippers conference in 2019.

Attend the only international conference exclusively for pet shipping experts to grow your business. IPATA conferences are for members only.

Not a member? Submit your membership application by August 1st and Join IPATA!

2019 IPATA Conference Registration is NOW open!

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By sponsoring an IPATA Conference, you are adding value to the attendee’s experience while featuring your brand’s products and services to a target audience. IPATA’s Conference Sponsors have access to continuous exposure and create brand preference among the attendees.

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November 1

New Attendee Reception

Icebreaker Reception

November 2-5

Educational sessions

Professional Training


November 5

Gala Event with red carpet reception, dinner, awards, dancing & more

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Unless you are an American citizen, you may need a valid American visa to enter the country.

America has specific guidelines about applying for a visa to attend a conference, please see this website for detailed instructions on obtaining an approved visa:

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Need a Visa Letter invitation from IPATA?

Members are STRONGLY encouraged to submit a letter of invitation with their visa applications. To receive an invitation, please login and fill out the form on this page: VISA LETTER REQUEST

Each meeting attendee is responsible for insuring they have a visa authorizing them to travel to the country where a meeting is being held. IPATA is not responsible nor liable for travel being denied due to the lack of the appropriate visa and any registration fees paid will not be refunded. However, an attendee may register for a meeting and if the consulate or embassy denies their visa prior to the start of their travel, then a refund of registration fees may be possible; please email for details.

Registration Details

2019 IPATA Conference Registration is NOW open!

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