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SuperZoo Education Lineup Unveiled

The event will be held at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas Aug. 16-18.




RIVERSIDE, CA — SuperZoo has unveiled the education lineup for the 2023 event.

Produced by the World Pet Association, SuperZoo 2023 will be held at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas Aug. 16-18, with educational sessions commencing on Aug. 15. The event will feature over 65 sessions led by more than 32 industry experts.

“SuperZoo has long been recognized as providing the most comprehensive and cutting-edge education for pet retail and services professionals,” said Mike Karsting, senior vice president of events for the World Pet Association. “We are thrilled to offer such a diverse and exciting educational program for SuperZoo 2023.

Attendees can purchase specialty passes for Retail Education, Grooming Education or both to access sessions on Tuesday and Wednesday. The Retail Education Pass and Grooming Education Pass are available for $125 each for a single day or $199 for both days. The Retail & Grooming Education Pass can be purchased for $150 per day or $250 for both days. The education program also includes 30-Minute Free Show Floor Talks in Booth #5725, as well as featured programming in the Emerging Brands lounge.

Featured Sessions and Speakers

SuperZoo 2023 offers an impressive lineup of featured speakers who will share their expertise and insights with attendees. These include:

The Future of the Retail Workplace: How to Attract, Engage & Retain a 5-Generations Work Force


Scott Lesnick, Speaker, Successful Solutions LLC

Tuesday, Aug. 15

Creating Content that Stands Out and Helps You Sell: Learning to Interact and Build Customer Loyalty with Your Social Media

Lynn Switanowski, President, Pet Retail Helper

Crystal Vilkaitis, Retail Social Media Expert, Speaker, Crystal Media

Wednesday, Aug. 16


How to Answer the Most Common Pet Health Questions

Dr. Ruth MacPete, Veterinarian

Wednesday, Aug. 16

Nutrition Panel Moderated by Micah Kohles

Micah Kohles, DVM, MPA, Chief Veterinary Officer, Compana Pet Brands/Oxbow Animal Health

Wednesday, Aug. 16



SuperZoo has expanded its education program by offering additional grooming education workshops on Thursday, which can be purchased individually during registration.

CPR-PetTech First Aid and Care for Your Pets

Beth Cristiano, Owner, Pretty Paws LLC

Mary Oquendo, CMPTI, Owner, Pawsitive Educational Training

Thursday, Aug. 17; Cost: $99 (Professional Grooming Credential Approved Education)

Groomer’s Masterclass Guide to Skin Health: Dermatological Anatomy, Diseases, and Why Skin is So Important

Micah Kohles, DVM, MPA, Chief Veterinary Officer, Compana Pet Brands/Oxbow Animal Health

Thursday, Aug. 17; Cost: $30



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