Join pet shipping experts from all over the world in Melbourne, Australia!

The International Pet and Animal Transportation Association (IPATA) is hosting our annual international conference in Melbourne, Australia September 21 - 25, 2018. This conference is for IPATA members. Non-members looking to attend must apply for membership no later than June 15, 2018 and be approved prior to conference. Conference attendees include pet shipping experts, animal handlers, kennel operators, veterinarians, airline partners, and government officials from around the globe, who are dedicated to the care and welfare of pets during transport.

Benefits of the conference include:

  • Grow your business
  • Personally meet with airline representatives
  • Professional training
  • Promote your brand among the world's leading pet shippers
  • Network with potential customers
  • Learn the latest updates on animal welfare, health, ethics, industry, and government issues
  • Attend IPATA Annual Membership Meeting and Regional Meetings

Meet Online!

All attendees can interact on the conference app! JOIN US!
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Planning on Attending?

The visa process can be time consuming. It is URGENT that you apply for a VISA quickly if required. SEE DETAILS HERE

"It was terrific to network with our peers, put faces to names we have worked with, and to partake in the training sessions. Being a part of IPATA continues to help us grow our business, it provides valuable access to other members, industry standards, discounts, and training on how to grow and maintain our business."

Cassandra Luppens