Call for Speakers Share your expertise with the Southeast’s largest gathering of groomers and pet service professionals.


The pet grooming and boarding industry is big business — $8 billion big, in fact — and GROOM’D is where the best of the best gather each year to explore new tools, training, insights and connections. An industry this big is ripe with opportunity, and there’s still plenty of room to grow. That’s where you come in. If you have specialized expertise to share with our audience to help expand their grooming skillset, business acumen, marketing knowledge or beyond, we want to hear from you.  


Independent Retailers within the Pet, Grooming, and Service Industries

What We are Looking For:

Ideas and Initiatives for Independent Retailers and Groomers to Grow their Business

Topics may include:

  • Grooming Demonstrations
  • Business Strategy
  • Sales and Staff Training
  • Marketing
  • Social Media
  • Trends
  • Merchandising
  • How to Stay Competitive in the current market

Please note:

This is an opportunity to share information and is not a showcase for the promotion of a business, service or product. Any proposal or presentation that appears as if it constitutes a sales pitch will not be considered.

submission guidelines

Please have the following details prepared in order to submit your proposal:  

Title of Your Presentation 


Key Takeaways for Attendees 

Brief Bio and headshot