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Animal Welfare CEO Forum

2024 CEO Forum, Long Beach, CA


Promoting Excellence in Animal Care, Sheltering, and Law Enforcement since 1909™

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Wallis Annenberg PetSpace
Presents the 11th Annual

Animal Welfare CEO Forum

We are pleased to again bring together animal welfare leaders in California for an all-inclusive, executive-level experience. Limited to the president, CEO, executive director, or animal care and control director of CalAnimals' shelter and animal control agency member organizations, this invitation-only event focuses on improving the welfare of our companion animals by joining and strengthening the animal welfare leaders. Come prepared to exchange ideas, socialize, and leave with a renewed sense of purpose and direction.

January 27-29, 2025

Monday, 6:00pm, through Wednesday, noon

Embassy Suites SFO Waterfront
Burlingame, CA


  • Attendance is limited to CEOs only, from current CalAnimals'shelter and animal control agency member organizations.

  • Registration Fee: $600, with the remaining costs covered by the Annenberg Foundation, Maddie's Fund, and our other generous sponsors.

  • This is an all-inclusive event.

    • All meals, sessions, evening events, and hotel room for Monday and Tuesday nights are included.

    • Plan to stay with us at the hotel.

  • We encourage you to register early, then book your travel. We expect to sell out.

  • Remember, the CEO (primary account holder) must be signed-in (using their own credentials) to register for this event.

Better than ever!

  • Even more networking and discussion events

  • Monday - Wednesday schedule, it was a hit last year

  • Free SFO Airport Shuttle

  • Stunning Tuesday Off-site Event Location

  • January date - No fires, no floods, no kittens - maybe!

  • Stay to visit Peninsula Humane & SPCA Wednesday after the event

Updated  7/3/2024

Register Early - Sell out expected! 

Each person’s participation and engagement are key to making this a great event for all. To encourage candid discussion and exploration of issues, we will ask you to treat discussions as confidential. The sessions will be live only, and not recorded.

**You must be signed-in as the agency's CEO (primary account holder) to register.

Try your work email or contact for any assistance.

View the Agenda here - coming soon

2025 CEO Forum Speakers & Facilitators
To be revealed soon!

Sponsored by:

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