Be Creative and Innovate!

At GlobalPETS, we believe that creativity and innovation  are vital for your business. In China, the government is promoting via their fiveyear plan to transform the economy from a production economy to an economy where real innovation will become one of the drivers. In the light of this development, it is our pleasure to invite you to the third GlobalPETS Forum Asia. 



What is in it for you?

  • Become a creative thinker and implement a successful innovation strategy.
  • Learn from major pet retailers and online platforms from around the world.
  • Meet business partners from all over the world.
  • Combine with the CIPS trade show.

The GlobalPETS Forum Asia 2017 online brochure

Learn more about the Asian pet industry and innovative businesses.
The brochure includes: 

  • facts and figures of the Asian pet marketcompany profiles of leading Asian companies in the pet industry
  • keynote speakers Detlef Reis and Tendayi Viki, who will speak about innovation and creative thinking
  • workshops
  • our social evening  
  • leading global pet retailers
  • the interactive retail panel

Read brochure 



Join us!

Are you a decision-maker in the pet industry? Attend for just €595 (plus VAT), including all breaks, lunch and the social evening, plus a handout. Receive €50 early bird discount until 1 September 2017. Promotional material in the gift bag: €50 (plus VAT) per insertion.





09:00 - 10:30Detlef Reis: Creative thinking
10:30 - 12:00Tendayi Viki: Lean innovation
12:00 - 13.00Lunch break and networking
13:00 presentation
13:34 - 14:30Dave Bolen: Change in pet retail
14:30 - 15:30Retail panel: Discussion with global retailers
15:30 - 17:15Workshop: Tools for creative thinking
15:30 - 17:15Workshop: Creative methods to improve products
17:15 - 18:30Inspiration from pet industry startups
18:30 - 21:30Social evening


Detlef Reis
Dr. Detlef Reis is a creativity and innovation expert. As Founder and Chief Ideator of Thinkergy Limited, his mission is to create and empower innovators in Asia and beyond with the help of highly effective innovation methods in the form of innovation trainings, projects and licensing solutions.

Tendayi Viki
Dr. Tendayi Viki is an academic, author, entrepreneur and consultant. His research examines the various factors that influence successful innovation within organizations. He applies his academic work in his consultancy work as he helps larger companies to innovate like startups.

Dave Bolen
Dave Bolen has made a career in pet retail. He served as EVP at Petco, and the last years he has been President and CEO of PetSupplies ‘Plus’. Today, he is operating as an advisor to leaders in the pet industry.

Hotel reservations

We look forward to welcoming you to Shanghai. You can now book your room at the Shanghai Intercontinental Hotel, at a discounted rate. We recommend that you book your hotel well in advance. 

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GlobalPETS Forum Asia is a partnership between CIPS and GlobalPETS, powered by PETS International. CIPS is the main trade event for the pet industry in Asia. GlobalPETS is the leading b-to-b platform for pet industry professionals, with 40,000 customers in over 130 countries.