Upcoming Meetings for Pet Shippers

Last updated 9-28-2020

Calendar of Industry Events

To add an event to the below calendar, please email .
Photo gallery of events attended by IPATA members.

2020 Click on an event for more detailed information.

Oct 28-30

  • ERC Global Workforce Symposium - Virtual
2021 Click on an event for more detailed information.

Oct. 29-Nov. 2

  • IPATA International Conference (Bangkok, Thailand) >
2022 Click on an event for more detailed information.

Sept. 17-19

  • IPATA International Conference (Honolulu, Hawaii) >

IPATA International Conference

IPATA has been holding international conferences since it was formed in 1979, and has members attending from all around the globe.

Topics change as the pet shipping industry changes, but the purpose is always the same - to share, to learn and to network - the vital keys to providing more professional services to our clients and the pet shipping industry.

The next conference will be held in Bangkok, Thailand in 2021.

The IPATA International Conference is open to IPATA pet shipping members as well as Member & Non-Member industry partners such as airlines, airports, government agencies and suppliers of goods and services to the pet shipping industry. Join Us!

Conference registration includes:

Attendance at the Icebreaker Reception on Friday evening Lunches and morning/afternoon breaks
Attendees have access to all of the presentations during the conference Annual Meeting
Gala Event on Tuesday night which includes the Awards presentations, Dinner, and More Handouts from the speakers (when available)
Networking is encouraged through open forum discussions and activities.
Face to Face (one-on-one) appointments with airline representatives and other vendors.
Sharing of brochures and other company materials among conference attendees.

IPATA Regional Meetings

The regional meetings provide an opportunity to unite IPATA members in each region around a common set of goals and values, while fostering a shared understanding of how the parties can work together as a team towards the betterment of the pet shipping industry. After a regional meeting is held a summary of the meeting and attendee list will be posted in the IPATA Members Only Section under the Regions once it is received from the Regional Director.


Non-Member?

Registration for the conference is for members only. Applications for membership must be received in time to process before the conference.
See information on joining IPATA's global network!

Visa Requirements

Please note: Many countries require a visa for visitors. Please see this website to see if you will need a visa to the next meeting.

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.

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