Press Releases Pet Connections Expo Announces Keynote Speaker Published 2 years ago on July 6, 2018 By PETS+ Staff Share Tweet (PRESS RELEASE) PHILADELPHIA – International Conference Development LLC (ICDevents) announced that Rodney Habib will be delivering the keynote presentation on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, at the second annual Pet Connections Expo. Habib is an award-winning pet nutrition blogger, podcast/radio show host, and magazine writer, as well as a pet parent and advocate. His website and blog posts have allowed thousands of dog owners worldwide to join him in his search for answers and to share the discoveries he has made in natural dog healthcare as well as his efforts to get his pets to “live forever!” “We are excited to announce the addition of Rodney Habib to an exciting presentation lineup. Mr. Habib joins Dave Ratner as a keynote speaker. Rodney believes strongly that we all need to be the change we wish to see in the world, a value that aligns with our Pet Connections Expo and one that we are proud to support and share with our attendees,” said Bill Doherty, ICDevents president and show director. Habib’s massive social media presence has gained him worldwide recognition, including being honored at the Canadian House of Parliament for having one of the biggest brand followings in the country. In 2015 he received the Communicator of the Year Award at the International Summit, and Facebook recently recognized him for having the largest and one of its top pet health pages, allowing him to include his message in over 100 million news feeds. In 2016, Habib gave the first TED talk on pet health; this talk currently stands as the highest viewed TED in history pertaining to dogs. He was also featured alongside Dr. Jane Goodall and Sir Richard Branson in the inspiring book, 101 Reasons To Get Out of Bed (and Change the World). Advertisement Previously the host of the No. 1 radio show in Canada, In The Dish, Rodney left the radio world to pursue his passion in film-making, specifically creating micro-documentaries for his social media platform. He also filmed and produced a documentary series on the canine cancer epidemic ravaging the planet called The Dog Cancer Survival Series. Habib has made numerous TV, social media, movie, and radio/podcast appearances including on ABC National News, BBC London, CBC, Global National News TV, Financial Post, National Post, the Pet Food Documentary “Dog Food Mythbusters,” Ty Bollinger’s Truth About Cancer series, and Dr. Marty Goldstein’s upcoming box office movie on pets. The Pet Connections Expo will bring together pet industry buyers and suppliers from around the country. After launching in 2017, this year’s focus will continue to be on topics that are most important to independent pet retailers. Further details on the 2018 event can be found at www.petconexpo.com. Advertisement Related Topics:International Conference Developmenttrade shows click to Comment(Comment) Advertisement You may like Pet Connections Expo Goes Virtual SuperZoo Postponed Until 2021 Due to COVID-19 Pandemic Interzoo Postponed Beyond 2020 Promoted Headlines Category Spotlight: Terry Naturally® Animal Health Category Spotlight: eTailPet Are You Ready For Adventures Beyond The Backyard? Tall Tails Advertisement Latest Trending Videos Photo Gallery10 hours ago Get Inspired by These Chew Displays at Indie Pet Stores Press Releases1 day ago Lightspeed Unlocks New Revenue Stream for North American Retailers with the Launch of Subscriptions Press Releases1 day ago Zesty Paws Names New CFO True Tales5 days ago Employees: Leave Your Pot at Home to Keep Your Job Columns1 week ago How Beer Helped Me Promote My Pet Business Columns1 week ago 3 Things Customers Want and Need from Pet Businesses Trace's Store School2 days ago Video: Trace’s Store School Covers Lessons Learned from COVID-19 America's Coolest2 weeks ago Video: Take a Tour of Bark Life in Seminole, FL Trace's Store School3 weeks ago Video: Learn How to Do Holiday on a Budget at Trace’s Store School Advertisement SubscribeBULLETINS Get the most important newsand business ideas from PETS+. Advertisement Most Popular True Tales5 days ago Employees: Leave Your Pot at Home to Keep Your Job Columns1 week ago How Beer Helped Me Promote My Pet Business Columns1 week ago 3 Things Customers Want and Need from Pet Businesses Photo Gallery5 days ago 19 Photos That Show Why Dexter’s Deli Is One of America’s Coolest Pet Stores Headlines1 week ago Yelp to Flag Businesses Accused of Racism With ‘Consumer Alerts’ Photo Gallery4 days ago New Edibles for Cats, Vegan Bars for Dogs and Toys for the Holidays [GALLERY] Columns4 days ago 4 Tips for Negotiating the Best Lease for Your Pet Business Real Deal1 week ago How Do You Handle Know-It-All Customers in Your Store?