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2023 APDT/CAPDT  Educational Conference and Trade Show

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The 2023 Conference

Three Days of Educational Talks
18-20 October 2023
Covington, KY

The 2023 APDT/CAPDT Annual Conference has something for every dog training background and interest. Gain an educational edge through three days of the best available CEU opportunities, learn about new trends through lectures, workshops and panel discussions taught by professional dog training experts. Network with your peers and discover products and services that will enhance your dog training business and career. Observe the demo area while experts exhibit dog training techniques and tricks! The annual APDT/CAPDT Annual Conference is the premier dog training conference for dog training professionals and behaviorists. 

The 2023 APDT/CAPDT Annual Educational Conference and Trade Show will be held at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center in Covington, KY. This includes all speaker sessions, the Exhibit Hall, and special events, including REGIception on Tuesday, October 17.

The Conference

About APDT

Whether you are just embarking on a dog training career or a seasoned industry veteran, the Association of Professional Dog Trainers is where you will find the advice, support, and education you need.

We help professional dog trainers improve their experience, qualifications, and increase customer referrals, while providing access and the benefits of a 4,000-strong global community with the same passion for dogs.

Join APDT today and become a member of the largest dog training association in the world while also saving on conference fees. 


For 30 years, the Association of Professional Dog Trainers has offered an annual conference focused on providing dog trainers the education needed to foster the bond between canines and humans. 







* Earn up to 30 CEUs with in-person sessions and watching the on-demand conference recordings

Keynote Speakers

Proud to bring industry experts from across the globe.

Supporting Organizations

2023 Sponsors

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